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TrainingZONE Insider #35 – Praise Where Due; Health & Safety Training; TNA


TrainingZONE Insider - Issue 35
Wednesday 8 September 2004

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1 Health and Safety Training Essentials
2 Training Needs Analysis
3 Trainer Delivery Styles
4 Assessment Centres
5 Resources: Training Methods
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Editor's note
When did you last receive or offer praise? Judging by the
comments posted to Michael Massey's The Way I See It this week
the consensus seems to be that Brits need some training in the
art of giving motivational praise.

Jane Smith offers the suggestion of using a three-to-one ratio of
praise to development comment, or three stars and a wish, as she
puts it. While Peter Hunter puts forward a practical exercise to
help create the discipline of giving praise that he says can
deliver great results.

Read Peter and Jane's comments, or add one of your own:

Elsewhere David Taylor's vision of a people-centred future for
business has gained general support, but not without some


Claire Savage
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This week members have shared advice and best practice on:

Health and safety essentials for induction courses.

Ideas for a workshop on training needs analysis.

Different trainer delivery styles.

Training for working in assessment centres.

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Barry Anstey would like some advice on managers' rights.

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