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TrainingZONE Insider #71 – Tips to get their full attention


TrainingZONE Insider - Issue 71
Wednesday 18 May 2005

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********** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ***** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ******
1 Tip of the Week: Getting their Full Attention
2 Coaches Diary: Make an Impact
3 Unleash the Power Within Follow Up
4 The Brain Bath?! Big Brother house
5 Resources: Team Development Tools
********** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ***** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ******

Editor's note
It may have just been the afternoon apathy that is the post-
lunch slump, or the misfortune of getting a lackadaisical group,
but few trainers have not been faced with delegates whose get up
and go has sadly, well, gone. In this week's Trainer's Tip,
TrainingZONE member Jenny Kent shares a trick to make sure that
they hang on your every word!

And by popular demand, the Sift team members who took part in
last October's Anthony Robbins course reflect on whether, in the
long-term, the experience really was worth walking over hot
coals for.

Best regards

Claire Savage
Editor, TrainingZONE
mailto:[email protected]

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Trainer's Tip: Getting their Full Attention
"Something I find works is to generate an element of competition
into the proceedings. However un-interested or 'grumpy'
delegates are, most people like to compete!" Jenny Kent reveals
her fail-safe method of making sure delegates are paying

Any Answers Answered
Body Language
Members offer their helpful hints on how to deliver a workshop
on positive non-verbal cues.

Equal Opportunities
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session, read this advice first.

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New questions posted on Any Answers include:
Jacky Briggs asks: Is there a process or methodology for
consistent future planning within competency development?

Iain Milligan needs your help with evaluation exercises.

Emma Newman would like to hear suggestions for practical
exercises to use in an interviewing skills course.

Got the answer or want to pose a question of your own? Go to:

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shows trainers how to draw on their strengths. Click here to
find out more.

Community News
The Brain Bath?! Big Brother
The Brain Bath?! asks the ultimate dinner party question with a
twist - who would you like to see in the Big Brother house?

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: Make an Impact
Olivia Stefanino helps a client get over his presentation

How Did I Get Here?
Stuart Clark, General Manager of the Inter-Tel Academy offers an
insight into his award-winning training division.

Review - Strategy
Jeff Wooler reviews 'Strategy - A Step-by-Step Approach to the
Development and Presentation of World Class Business Strategy'.

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New Members
This week TrainingZONE welcomes new members from organisations
including: Hitachi, Ikea, Royal Bank of Scotland, Foreign &
Commonwealth Office, Campaign for Learning, Norfolk
Constabulary, Telewest Broadband, NPower, AXA Insurance, The
Fire Service College, Cancer Research UK, Earth Tech
Engineering, Hertfordshire County Council, Mattel and HBOS.

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