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Avoid Decision Making Traps

We have all fallen into these traps when making decisions, learn to recognise and avoid these decision making traps

Type: pdf        Scope: 2. Fundamentals

Size: 0.6MB




Wheel of Life Coaching Activity

Discovery is an essential phase of the coaching process; discovery helps us to find out where clients are today and how they got there. This exercise will help clarify priorities , allowing the client to plan so that their life is closer to their definition of balance

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Trainer Tips Managing The Classroom Challenger

Tips for neutralising Mr Obnoxious. Trainers the sooner you do this the quicker that support will be available

Type: pdf        Scope: 4. Detailed

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Working Styles A Case Study From Spectrain

Do you have a be perfect style, or perhaps you like to please people, In the real world, people don't always fit into the neat boxes of a framework like this.However, most of us still fit more into some of the boxes than others. We fit even more closely when we are under stress as this seems to emphasise some of our weaknesses.

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Finding the Weeds in Your Human Resources Garden

Performing a HR audit can reveal those issues where best practice has lapsed a little. An audit of the HR department can identify those areas where small yet essential details have been missed and are in danger of becoming habit. Like the process of rooting out small weeds in the garden before they become established and infect the rest of the garden and the wider environment.

Type: pdf        Scope: 2. Fundamentals

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Training Needs Analysis Are you Competent

Many purchasers of training have failed to ask the questions that analyse the individuals development needs in the context of their role. They seem to adopt some unfocused finger in the wind activity method of identifying training needs.

Type: pdf        Scope: 2. Fundamentals

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Training Twaddle and Evaluation

Evaluation is traditionally represented as the final stage in a systematic approach with the purpose being to improve interventions (formative evaluation) or make a judgment about worth and effectiveness (summative evaluation). Why evaluate when the game is over? Evaluation is an integral part of instructional design and it starts BEFORE the training at the beginning of the design stage.

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Why be in the training rat race if your not a rat

With increasing competitive pressure it is essential that training is aligned with the business strategy, this will benefit training providers who offer measurable business solutions. Like rats leaving a sinking ship, many ad hoc providers of training when faced with questions relating to measures, return on investment and evaluation will flee

Type: pdf        Scope: 2. Fundamentals

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Purchasers of Training Beware Cuckoo in the Nest

Purchasers of training, would you recognise a cuckoo in your nest? Perhaps not, because cuckoo’s use remarkable forms of deception to achieve their goal. Acting as a host to these providers whether knowingly or unknowingly creates an unacceptable risk in your business.

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Pre Workshop Questionnaire

Ever wondered why people are attending your course? Have they been sent, perhaps they have been promoted and what are their learning preferences? This pre course questionnaire will provide you with answers to all of your questions

Type: pdf        Scope: 3. Outline

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Trainer Survival Guide Part Three

Part three in our trainer survival tips includes guaranteed ways to engage participants during a lecture in a training event

Type: pdf        Scope: 3. Outline

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Training the last step

Training is about change and the sad truth is that many companies go about initiating that change in entirely the wrong way. Training is effective as the LAST step to contributing to personal and organizational change but it is rarely an effective FIRST step….Why?

Type: pdf        Scope: 3. Outline

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Training Provider Assessment Criteria

Before selecting a provider of training it is essential that you ensure that your requirements the outcomes from the training and the standards are clear. Having invited suppliers to tender for the work you may find the following checklist useful.

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The Seven Step Consulting Framework

This activity describes a number of stages in the consultancy process to provide a framework; The stages can be performed independently or parallel to each other.

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The OSKAR Framework Focused Business Coaching

A really powerful approach to coaching - solutions-focused coaching. At its core is the focus on helping the coachee find solutions rather than problems, building on strengths rather than weaknesses and finding positive ways forward rather than examining barriers.

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Avoiding Pitfalls When Decision Making

If you want to be aware of the common pitfalls in decision making....download this resource

Type: pdf        Scope: 2. Fundamentals

Size: 0.5MB




The CLEAR Coaching Model

This case study will enable practice of a coaching scenarion using the CLEAR Model

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Has your critical path taken you over a cliff

Is your organisation heading towards the cliff edge? Perhaps you are stuck in what appears to be a bottomless cavity on the brink of an abyss. Let’s head off that terminal dive with a detour into strategic straits to help you to regain direction and pursue new and innovative paths.

Type: pdf        Scope: 2. Fundamentals

Size: 0.2MB




Trainer Survival Guide Part One

One of the series of our survival guides for trainers containing tips for encouraging application and transfer of learning

Type: pdf        Scope: 3. Outline

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Trainer Survival Guide Part Two

The average adult can sit and just listen for about twenty minutes. After that, concentration starts to wander. The question is what can you do to keep your participants engaged? Talk faster? Outline the bullet points? No, of course not! But you can build active learning techniques into the structure of the course and I guarantee you will maintain your audience’s attention

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Stakeholder Engagement Strategy with Hindsight

stakeholder engagement must be closely managed at each stage of the project; organisations who realise this take a long term view with a strategy that includes allocation of resources and responsibilities supported by clear objectives.

Type: pdf        Scope: 2. Fundamentals

Size: 0.2MB