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TrainingZONE Newswire #355 – Win tickets to walk over hot coals with Anthony Robbins


TrainingZONE Newswire - Issue 355
25 April 2005

1. Feature: Beat E-Learning Inertia
2. Parkin Space: Holy Grail or Poisoned Chalice?
3. Optimising Your Greatest Asset
4. Companies Neglect Board Development
5. Skills Shortages Bite as Jobs Pick Up

Editor's note
This week we are giving away a free pair of tickets for life
coach Anthony Robbins' latest course. The event takes place in
London Docklands over the weekend of 6 - 9 May. For an idea of
what makes Robbins' courses such an unforgettable experience
read what our community manager Dawn-Marie Dart and other
members of the Sift team had to say about their time under the
tutelage of the man who has worked with the likes of Nelson
Mandela, here:

To take part in the draw simply recommend a friend to
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course involves, click on the link below:

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Editor, TrainingZONE
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News and features
To keep up to date with training news visit TrainingZONE
daily. This week's highlights:

Feature: Beat E-Learning Inertia
Tracy Lowles, Channel and Inside Sales Marketing Manager at
Thomson NETg outlines a strategy to help overcome cultural
resistance to e-learning.

Parkin Space: Holy Grail or Poisoned Chalice?
Godfrey Parkin warns that a single-minded pursuit of competency
based learning management can lead to losing sight of what's
really important.

The Way I See It... Optimising Your Greatest Asset
Jacqueline Costello, Head of Business Intelligence and Knowledge
Management at ZEDA, offers her advice on how to instigate a 10
point knowledge management plan.

Teambuilding through cooking!
The Gourmet Challenge Ltd provides team building programmes
through cooking, delivered in superb kitchen and training
facilities all around the UK. Cooking together in a professional
kitchen provides much opportunity for learning about team
dynamics, and how improvements in effectiveness can be made.
Tell me more...

Companies Neglect Board Development
Organisations are said to spend more effort on recruiting and
developing graduates than their board members.

Skills Shortages Bite as Jobs Pick Up
The skills gap is widening as the job market recovers, according
to the latest survey from the Recruitment Confidence Index.

TAP Wins Queen's Award for Enterprise
The Training Foundation has been recognised with the Queen's
Award for Enterprise for its Trainer Assessment Programme.

Survey Reveals Culture of Lookism
A personal trainer could be as important to career development
as any professional training, according to employment experts at
law firm Eversheds.

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:

Any Answers
Catch-up with the latest questions being asked by the

What makes a great learning and development professional
and what are the traits that set leaders in the field apart?

Joanne Hord is developing a soft skills course and is looking
for ideas on how to accredit the delegates performance once.

Susan Broadhurst needs an exercise to explain preparation
and why it's important.

Pete McOnie wants ideas for a performance management session
with the wow factor.

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