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Management Training News: w/c 29th November 2010

Management Training News: w/c 29th November 2010

Last week we brought you news of two new ManageTrainLearn training apps for the iPad. This week, we have two more. They are Communications and Training Skills. Both of these new iPad apps use the groundbreaking Combobook training system developed by our publishing partners, Intersog. If you thought you'd seen everything there is to see in training, then you ain't seen nothing yet!

Other items in this week's "Management Training News" include a new selection of testimonials from members and customers; one in our series of "7 Steps to Management Heaven" called "7 Steps in the Art of Non-Doing"; a fascinating article on one of the giants of management, Abraham Maslow; and our run-down on the top 3 management training icebreakers.

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commscombobook_1422 More Mobile Learning Apps Are Published

On November 19th 2010, in partnership with Intersog, the leading publisher of applications for the iPhone, iPod and iPad, ManageTrainLearn launched the second two of its mobile management training products for the iPad. They are Communications and Training Skills. Both products use the revolutionary training system called Combobook. Look below for details of each of these brand new training products as well as some of the unique features of the Combobook system.

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Read What Our Customers and Members Think About Us

testimonials02_142 "I just wanted to commend ManageTrainLearn on the quality, breadth and scope of materials which you have made available over the past few years. I am particularly impressed by the content from recognized authorities in their field which you have distributed as a value-added service to the management training community. While many companies give away their own white papers of dubious quality in an attempt to lure new customers, ManageTrainLearn actually offers real value with its products." (Colin Mansell, ICUC)

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7 Steps to Management Heaven: "The Art of Non-Doing"

sevensteps02_142 Managing people without doing anything is a strange concept for some people who believe that, to get a group of people to work, you have to tell them what to do. But when you are sending them in the wrong direction, and against the flow, it is like pushing a river upstream: it's hard work and will probably not succeed. The alternative is to let things happen by taking your foot off the pedal and going with the flow, working with the group's energy not against it. This is the art of non-doing and here are 7 ways that you can practise it.

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Giants of Management Thinking: Abraham Maslow

maslow02_142 Abraham Maslow is regarded as one of the giants of modern management theory through his work in the 1940's and 50's on motivational psychology. His theory of the Hierarchy of Needs is still used in business schools and universities as the classic study on what motivates people at work. Read our review for a history of Maslow's life, the unusual way he developed his theory of needs, and an overview of the Hierarchy of Needs itself.

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What's Your Top Management Training Icebreaker?

icebreaker02_142 Icebreakers are valuable ingredients in any successful training event. You can use them for breaking the ice at the start of a course, bringing people together at the close, and changing the energy of a group at any point during the course. So what are the 3 most popular icebreakers? Well, we carried out a straw poll amongst our training contacts and this is the result. See if you agree.

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