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TrainingZONE Insider #67 – Recouping training costs; How to beat presentation nerves


TrainingZONE Insider - Issue 67
Wednesday 20 April 2005

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1 Tip of the Week: How to Beat Presentation Nerves
2 Coaches Diary: Born Worrier?
3 Recouping Training Costs
4 Review: Financial Accounting and Reporting
5 Resources: Team Development Tools
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Editor's note
With demand for skills at a high, it is perhaps not surprising
that many organisations are looking to protect their investment
in staff development. Clauses that claim back all or part of
development costs if a member of staff leaves within a certain
period of completing training are becoming more common, but is
the eventual cost to the company of such a scheme far higher
than the outlay on training? Members have their say on the
controversial topic of recouping training costs. Join in the


Claire Savage
Editor, TrainingZONE
mailto:[email protected]

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Trainer's Tip: How to Beat Presentation Nerves
"I am a hypnotherapist as well as a trainer and one of the main
reasons people come to me is for presenting nerves. Something
you can do on your own is to go through the process in your mind
experiencing yourself carrying it off really well, coping with
interruptions, staying calm and confident when things don't go
according to plan. Do this in as much detail as you can, as
often as you can, seeing it in your mind, hearing your own
confident tone of voice, and getting a sense of confidence in
your body." Read more of Lynda Hudson's advice:

Any Answers Answered

Presentation Skills Course
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KPIs for People Management
Members offer their advice on key performance indicators for
line managers that go beyond the 'tick box' approach.

Key Phrases for a Contact Centre
How do you come up with motivational phrases for staff that
aren't patronising? Click below for some inspired suggestions.

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New questions posted on Any Answers include:

Mary-Ann Reynolds asks what to call a handbook for employees
which covers performance standards aw well as disciplinary,
attendance etc?

Mags Baird needs some advice on bridging the knowing-doing gap.

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Training Standards.

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Community News

Resources: Team Development Tools
Forty-one pages of practical help and exercises, for team
managers and trainers, to support team building and team
development. Starting with an initial diagnostic activity the
manual includes 12 practical activities.

Browse all documents in the TrainingZONE Library:

Coaches Diary: Born Worrier?
Olivia Stefanino works with a client who by projecting worst-
case scenarios into the future is turning her negative thoughts
into self-fulfilling prophecies.

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Review: Financial Accounting and Reporting
Dr Jeff Wooller reviews one of the best-selling and leading
texts in the accounting field.

New Members
This week TrainingZONE welcomes new members from organisations
including: Dyfed-Powys Police, The British Council, Penn
Pharmaceutical Services, NTL, Siemens Business Services, London
Borough of Richmond, Reed, Environment Agency, Alliance and
Leicester, Vodaphone, Hilton UK and Ireland, Orange and GSL.

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