TrainingZONE Insider #79 - Memory tricks and icebreakers, the SHABBY revolution

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TrainingZONE Insider - Issue 79
Wednesday 13 July 2005
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/community/anyanswers
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********** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ***** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ******
1 Tip of the Week: Ditch the Name Plates
2 Coaches Diary: Stick With the Plan
3 How Did I Get Here? Rona Cant
4 How to Combat Learner Apathy
5 Handling the Transition to Management
********** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ***** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ******

Editor's note
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The issue of goals has been high on the agenda this week, with
SMART supporters and detractors battling it out in response to
John Driscoll's critique of SMART targets. Has John started a
SHABBY revolution? Have your say:
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142464

And if you find that name badges are ditched by delegates before
the first coffee break - and well before you've a chance to
remember anyone's name - don't miss our Trainer's Tip below.

Best regards

Claire Savage
Editor, TrainingZONE
mailto:[email protected]

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Trainer's Tip: Ditch the Name Plates
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Paul Sinclair offers a memorable tip that works as an ice-
breaker and a great way of remembering delegates names.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/143167

Any Answers Answered
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How to Combat Learner Apathy
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On the staff surveys they demand training, but then courses
remain unfilled - find out how to overcome learner apathy.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142942

Handling the Transition to Management
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Members tips on how training professionals can help guide staff
on their first steps into management.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142940

Openers for Meetings
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Run out of ideas for an opening for the latest meeting? Read
these pointers.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142989

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New questions posted on Any Answers include:
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Alice Ma would like some suggestions for what to put on her
learning and development staff intranet.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/143141

Ruth Gobey is tasked with revamping her company's development
centre and would love to hear from those who have done similar.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/143160

Donna Johnston would like some advice on how to implement ROI
within her organisation.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/143128

Got the answer or want to pose a question of your own? Go to:
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/anyanswers

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Community News
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Resources: Team Development Tools
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A 41-page manual for team managers and trainers to support team
building and team development. Including an initial diagnostic
activity accompanied by 12 practical activities.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/doc/2727

Browse all documents in the TrainingZONE Library:
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/ppv

How Did I Get Here? Rona Cant
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Adventurer, author and development consultant Rona Cant explains
her outlook on life, work and exploration.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142683

Coaches Diary: Stick with the Plan
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Olivia Stefanino faces clients who feel like they've come off
track, only to discover they never had a route map.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/143169

The Naked Truth: A Working Woman's Manifesto on Business
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Jo Lambe-White reviews a book that looks at whether women really
have broken the glass ceiling.
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142345

Jobs and Opportunities
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New Members
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This week TrainingZONE welcomes new members from organisations
including: BT, Thomson Scientific, Capita, Office of Fair
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Rowntree Foundation, RAC, HSBC, Epson Europe, Northamptonshire
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