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  Do you think you are a good listener? - You might be wrong! Our free training will give you eleven tests to check if you are a good listener - or not! Most people are not good listeners, in spite of their own perceptions of their listening ability. [ Free Training Blog ]

If you don't ask the right questions.... - you will never get the right answers! You need to understand how different questions and questioning styles will help you to understand someone more fully. This is true in sales, management, training or coaching, asking the right questions can make the difference between understanding and confusion. [ Free Training Blog ]

Does anyone set up a new business planning to fail? - Or do they simply fail to plan? Our Business Plan training will help you to avoid one of the biggest mistakes made by many business owners - failing to plan. Many people have the idea that a business plan is a complex accounting document that they have to produce to apply for finance, but with little practical use. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you constantly trying to catch up? - You Need to Delegate! Watch the training videos to learn how to delegate effectively. If you followed our coaching course last week, then you should now be able to delegate some of your work to your staff, safe in the knowledge that they will do a good job. [ Free Training Blog ]

Our Free Online Time Management course takes just 2 hours! - And then you will save time every day forever.... A time management course should NOT take 4 days! Which is why ours takes less than two hours! Our time management video training course can be completed in under two hours and show you how to save hours every week, work more efficiently, and take control of your time. [ Free Training Blog ]

Use your Team more effectively - Match the job role to the person using our training. Some people want you to give them responsibility. But others hate it! Use the training videos so that you know how to decide which person is which type and then manage them effectively. [ Free Training Blog ]

Once you learn about yourself you will be more effective. - How do others really see you? Are you Determined but Aggressive, Decisive yet Intimidating? The management training course will tell you all you need to know about the different personality types and how their personalities can impact on your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

Without Sales your Business will Die! - Obvious perhaps, yet often overlooked. This is why our Free Sales Training Course is one of the most popular on the website. This course covers the complete sales process from first contact right through to the post-sales activities such as gaining referrals. [ Free Training Blog ]

Invest 1 hour watching our Free Time Management Videos and - Gain an Hour a Day for Ever! All of the video training on our website is free to use as often as you want, whenever you want. So just invest one hour this week in watching the Time Management Training Videos, and then you will gain an extra hour a day in useful time by working smarter instead of harder! [ Free Training Blog ]

Performance Management can be a Minefield without Training - Our training videos on Performance Management will help you to manage your staff. To improve your business, you need to monitor and manage the performance of your staff. If you do this well, then the result can be remarkable, but if you do it badly the result can be a disaster. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you set Goals in your Business? - Why not? I assumed you answered no, because very few people do consciously set goals for their business! Yet, goalsetting can be one of the most effective methods of improving your business performance. [ Free Training Blog ]

Your own mind can be your Best Friend or Worst Enemy! - Analyse how your body responds when you are in a new situation. When you are going into an important meeting, giving a presentation, or meeting people for the first time, how your mind and body react can help or hinder your chances of success. [ Free Training Blog ]

What exactly is Stress, and what causes it? - Many people today suffer from stress, and yet in many cases it is totally unnecessary! Stress can cause physical, mental and emotional problems, however by understanding the mechanism that is involved in stress it is possible to minimise its impact. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you learn better when you are shown something? - Or when you are told about it? Or do you learn best by doing? People typically have a preferred style of learning that is based around how their brain perceives the world. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you ever finish someone else's sentences? - Or do you interrupt people when they are speaking? Listening is one of the most important skills we possess. We listen to learn, to understand, to obtain information - and yet we often fail to listen effectively. [ Free Training Blog ]

Have you ever measured how you use time? - Why not? Most people measure many things in their lives, and yet they never measure how they spend their time - possibly their most valuable asset. I guarantee if you have never carried out a simple time measurement exercise before, you will be amazed at where your time goes. [ Free Training Blog ]

Is Coaching a Useful Business Skill? - Or Just a Modern Buzz Phrase? By coaching an employee you can: Increase their competence; Improve their confidence and self-esteem; Increase job satisfaction and help them to realise their full potential; And build a bond between you and the employee. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you have staff working for you? - How do you manage your staff? Performance management is vital if you are going to get the best out of your staff, and yet many managers totally fail to appreciate how important this is. [ Free Training Blog ]

How do Your Customers find your Business? - Marketing is the Key to any Successful Business. Far too many small businesses have no marketing plan, little marketing activity, and no idea why they don't have enough customers to make any money! [ Free Training Blog ]

Whether your business is a New Start or Established - You still need a plan. Many people think that a Business Plan is something that you only need when you first start a business, and then you file it away. If you want a successful business, then a business plan is essential, and it must be kept up to date. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you Manage People? - What Type of Manager are You? In business, managers are often promoted into the role because they were good at their previous job, good at sales, or the longest serving member of the team. [ Free Training Blog ]

Sales Training is not just about Selling! - It also covers many Key Life Skills The skills that you can learn from our Sales Training course will also help in a variety of different life situations and circumstances. For example, listening skills and recognising personality types will always be useful. [ Free Training Blog ]

Even if you have Never given a Presentation before - You can still succeed if you Follow our Guidelines Do you know how your body changes when you give a presentation? There are a number of vital physiological changes that occur when you stand up to make a presentation and they can either help or hinder you. [ Free Training Blog ]

The press and the BBC have been talking about Happiness - Finally, today they mentioned Stress Hi, the media this week has finally reached the conclusion that stress is one of the main causes of unhappiness! Stress can also cause other problems such as lack of sleep, poor health, weight loss (or gain), digestive problems, high blood pressure, and many more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Is the BBC reading our Newsletter? - Because today they have started talking about Goal Setting! The BBC were saying how much more successful people are when they set goals and then measure their performance against them. This was the subject of our newsletter two weeks ago so perhaps the BBC read it, did their own research, and then turned it into a feature, complete with interviews, for BBC Breakfast this morning. [ Free Training Blog ]

If I gave you an extra hour a day . . - would it help? If you work through our Time Management Training Course I guarantee that you will gain more time in your day. Invest just one hour today and then gain an hour a day for the rest of your life! [ Free Training Blog ]

Coach your staff and grow your business! - It really will help. Coaching is one of the most important and yet most neglected skills in management. People seem to think that coaching is a natural talent that we are all born with and so we don't need to learn it. [ Free Training Blog ]

Coaching your staff can make a huge difference - And Boost your Business! In this week's newsletter I am exploring the benefits of coaching for business. If you want your business to grow then coaching is essential. [ Free Training Blog ]

This week we've been looking at goal setting. - Have you set yours? If you make just one change this year, then let it be active goal setting. Almost everyone who is successful in business sets goals and then monitors their performance against these goals. Watch the Goal Setting Training Videos and find out how to set and monitor your goals. [ Free Training Blog ]

A business without a goal is probably going nowhere - Find out why. Watch the goal setting videos and find out why your business needs goals, and how to set effective ones. Without having a goal and a plan your business is likely to be drifting. Watch the Goal Setting Training Videos and find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Have you set your goals for 2012 yet? - Set goals, don't make resolutions! Watch the Goal Setting videos and find out how to set goals for 2012 that you really can achieve. If you run your own business then this is one of the key secrets to your success. Watch the Goal Setting Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

To survive Christmas, control your Time - and your Stress. Time and Stress are the biggest complaints that people have over Christmas. We can help you to control both of these factors with our easy to follow training. Visit the website any time over the Christmas period and watch either the Time Mangagement or Stress Management training videos. [ Free Training Blog ]

Today, even the BBC have been talking about Stress - at Christmas! If you can already feel the stress building up inside you, then spend a few minutes to download our Guide to Stress Management. By spending a little while reading this guide, you will be able to control your stress more effectively. Download the Stress Management Guide today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Whether you're cooking the turkey, or meeting friends.. - Time is Important. So, just take a few minutes to look at our Time Management training, either in video form, or you can download the accompanying book if you prefer. In this book you will find all the tools you need to manage your time more effectively. Visit the Time Management Training section of our website today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Christmas is rushing closer, time is running out! - Manage your Time! Time management is normally trained as a business course, but managing your personal time is almost as important, especially now on the run-up to Christmas. Learn about time management now, while you still have time(!), by watching the Time Management Training Videos. [ Free Training Blog ]

Did you try our Stress Test yesterday? - If not, then why not? In just 5 minutes you will be able to identify which of life's stressors is affecting you, and the impact that they will possibly have on you. [ Free Training Blog ]

Take our Stress Test and find out your Stress Score. - Then change your Life! The comprehensive Stress Test will enable you to look at your life and determine the levels of stress that you are being subjected to. Once you know what is causing your stress, and the effect it is having on you, then you can begin to make the changes necessary to reduce your stress levels. Download the free stress test today by visiting the Stress Management section of our website. [ Free Training Blog ]

More relationships break up at Christmas - than any other time! Many people think that this is simply due to the stress of the whole occasion and the expectations placed on people at this festive time. Our Stress Management course can help you to identify your sources of stress and, more importantly, how to manage them. Either watch the training videos or download the Guide to Stress Management today, while you still have time! [ Free Training Blog ]

Stay calm on the run up to Christmas. - Follow our Guide to Stress. By using the techniques we will teach you in our Guide to Stress you should be able to cope with Christmas without collapsing in a stress attack! If you can only spend a few minutes, then download our Stress Guide Book and learn how to minimise your stress. [ Free Training Blog ]

Christmas is coming, a time of joy, merriment . . . - and stress! Strangely, Christmas is a time that many people find stressful with so much to do and so little time! If you can just spend a few minutes looking at our stress management training videos then you may find this Christmas is less stressful for you. You can watch all of the Stress Management Training Videos for free today. [ Free Training Blog ]

The tone of your voice will give a clue to your NLP type. - High, middle or lower pitched. Just by listening to the tone of someone's voice it is possible to begin to determine what NLP type that person is. Also the speed of their speech is another clue. Put all this together by watching Modules 8 and 9 of the Sales Training Course. [ Free Training Blog ]

Can you see ..? What I'm saying is .. I'm here to explore .. - These are ways of communicating. And depending on your NLP type you will prefer a different form of communication language. All of the people that you deal with on a day-to-day basis will also have a preferred style and if you use their language then your message will be understood more easily. If you watch Modules 8 and 9 of the Sales Training Videos then you will find out in just a few minutes how to communicate more effecitvely. [ Free Training Blog ]

Does that look good to you? How does that sound? - Can you feel the difference? These phrases are typical for each of the three main NLP types, and if you habitually use one type of language then it is likely that you are one of these three main NLP types. [ Free Training Blog ]

Everyone has a preferred method of learning. - Do you know yours? Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) defines the three main methods as visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic. We explain all of this and much more, in a very simple video training package that is informative and easy to follow. Watch the Sales Training Videos Modules 8 and 9 to find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Did you spend just ten minutes to improve your - listening skills? In just ten minutes, our training can help you to become a better listener. Without good listening skills, your business is likely to suffer - certainly once you learn to listen effectively then your business will benefit. Either watch the training video module 7 or download the training manual from the Sales Training Course. [ Free Training Blog ]

By reading just eight pages, you will be able to improve - your listening skills. If you want to improve your listening skills then just download the free book from the website and read pages 57 to 64 - you don't need any more information than you can find in these eight pages. [ Free Training Blog ]

If you don't actively listen, then you may miss - something vital! A lot of people regard listening as a purely passive situation, they simply sit and 'listen'. But good listeners are active participants in the conversation, fully involved and taking part in the communication. Learn how to listen actively by watching the Sales Training Module 7 video. [ Free Training Blog ]

Listening is one of the most important skills you have... - If you have it! Do you ever catch yourself looking at your watch while listening? Or do you ever finish other people’s sentences? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then perhaps you need to review your listening skills. Watch Module 7 of the Sales Skills Training Videos and find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you a good listener, or do you - just think you are? Whatever your business, if you are a good listener, you will be better at sales, better at managing your team, better with your customers, and your business will benefit from this. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you still getting spam emails from your friends? - Let them know. Then send them to our website so that they can find out how to clean their computer and remove the malware that is controlling their system. Without this help they are likely to be sending out spam emails, and worse, for ever! Once they have registered they can access the Computer Tutorials for free. [ Free Training Blog ]

If someone is sending emails from your computer - then what else? If they can send emails then they can probably access all of your files and read them. Even worse, they may be able to 'watch' your keyboard so when you enter your password for your bank account, they can read that too! Act now by reading the Computer Protection Tutorials. [ Free Training Blog ]

In the past month, more and more of my friends' computers - have been attacked. I know because I have received an increasing number of spam emails from their computers that they know nothing about. There are many ways that hackers can use to gain access to your computer and then take control of it for their own purposes. [ Free Training Blog ]

Is your computer sending out emails that - you don't know about? More and more computers are being attacked by hackers and scammers and then used to send out emails advertising a whole variety of unsavoury products. Even worse, some of these emails send your friends to websites that then attack and infect their computers. Make sure your computer is protected by reading the Computer Tutorials today before it is too late. [ Free Training Blog ]

Your Business Plan isn't for your Bank Manager - It's for you! And for your business success. When you follow our simple guide to producing your business plan, you will build a complete guide to your business success including ways to measure your progress, and make modifications if necessary. You can download the Guide to Planning for your Business by clicking on the link. [ Free Training Blog ]

How large is your industry? Who are market leaders? - Do you have a USP? There are so many questions that will be answered when you write your business plan that it will soon become clear to you how vital a business plan is for your business. You can either watch the Business Planning videos, or download the guide book by visiting Business Plan Training. [ Free Training Blog ]

While you are writing your business plan, you will learn - about your business. You will also learn about your market, your competition, your financial needs, how your business operates and much more. By spending time to put your thoughts onto paper, you will be surprised at how much you and your business will gain. Watch or read how to produce a Business Plan for your Business today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Your Business Plan can be large or small - as long as it exists! Most people would not set off in their car without any idea where they were going. Then why do so many people set off in business without a plan? [ Free Training Blog ]

At any stage of your business - You need a Plan! Without a plan your business is unlikely to achieve your goals. If you plan your progress, and then monitor your performance against that plan, then you are much more likely to succeed. Watch the free Business Plan Training Videos now and make sure that your business is on track. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you facing barriers to delegation? - Over come them today! By following our simple training courses in Coaching and Delegation, you can overcome the most common barriers to delegation and almost immediately you will see the benefits to your business. Watch the Delegation Training Videos today and defeat the barriers to delegation. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you afraid to delegate your work to someone else? - Why? Is it because they might not do it as well as you can? Or are there other reasons? Many managers are worried about delegating their work to their employees, and yet if you don't delegate, then your business will never grow. The free Delegation Training Videos will show you how to delegate effectively. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you working most evenings and weekends? - Try delegating more! Use our free training to find out how you can delegate more of your work to others in your company. If you delegate effectively you will find that you gain, your business will gain, and your staff will also gain. Watch the Delegation Training Videos and find out how to delegate in your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

Have you ever delegated something - and had it go wrong? Find out what caused this problem while you were delegating by watching the free Delegation Training videos today. Many people blame the employee when delegation fails, but normally it is the fault of the manager! Spend a little time now watching the Delegation Training Videos and learn how to delegate successfully. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you employ people but still feel like you do most of - the work yourself? Take our free eleven question test to find out if you are not delegating enough. In just two minutes this quiz will analyse your performance and help you decide if you need to delegate more of your work. Watch the Delegation Training Videos and find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

A coaching session should be planned in advance - for the best results. Coaching is so vital to your business that you must ensure that each session is run effectively. By doing this you and your employee will both gain the maximum benefit from the experience. Watch the Coaching Training Videos and find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you have the skills required to be a good coach? - And build your business? Learn the 17 key skills required to be an effective coach in your business. The free training videos will show you all you need to know in order to coach your staff and help to build your business. Watch the Coaching Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Some People ask - Why should I coach my staff? - The answer is simple. It increases their competence, confidence and self-esteem, it improves their performance, and helps them to realise their potential. Of course, it also benefits the company by increasing productivity, profitability, and also improving staff morale. Watch the free Coaching Training Course and find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are five basic steps to Coaching - Learn them for Free! By watching the free training videos you can quickly discover the five steps to effective coaching that will enable you to improve the performance of your staff and hence your company. View the Coaching Training Videos now to find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

If you have anyone working for you, - then Coaching is Vital. Our free coaching training course will help you to discover how coaching can help you to develop your staff. When you use the right techniques to coach people, you will be amazed at how much everyone involved gains from the experience. Watch the Free Coaching Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

This unique perspective on Time Management - is very eye opening. Watch this free Time Management video for a unique perspective on time management from someone who had every reason to be acutely aware of how precious our time is. View the Time Management - A Personal Perspective video today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Many of us complain that we have no time. - What if that were true? This free Time Management training was provided by someone for whom time really was running out. The trainer, Randy Pausch, had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and given 3 to 6 months to live. [ Free Training Blog ]

Time has never been more precious than for this expert - Watch and Learn why. Watch this free video for just over an hour and it will change your attitude to time management. The trainer had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and he used this fact to focus his perspective on time, and to make sure that he was not wasting any! Watch the Time Management Training Video now to change your perspective on time. [ Free Training Blog ]

If you have a deadline, does your time management improve? - How crucial is your time? When a deadline is actually life and death, then time management becomes one of the most important things in our lives. Yet, by applying the same basic principles to our everyday business or personal lives we can greatly improve our productivity and our lives. Watch this inspirational free Time Management Training Video today. [ Free Training Blog ]

If you only had three months to live, how well would - you manage your time. Watch this free time management training video produced by Randy Pausch, in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University, 3 months and 12 days after he had been diagnosed with just 3 to 6 months to live. [ Free Training Blog ]

As the economy continues to falter, and businesses struggle - Marketing is Key. Use the free guide to Marketing to learn how to market your business effectively in these tough economic times. With the information contained in this training, you may be able to build your business and find new sources of income. You can download the free Marketing Guide today. [ Free Training Blog ]

A Wealth of different marketing ideas can help you - to Build your Business. By using the free marketing training you can decide which of the dozens of different ideas can help you to build your business. Everyone business is unique, yet many of the tried and tested marketing ideas can help your business to grow. Watch the Marketing Training Videos today and find out how to boost your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

Once you have finished your market research you can decide - how to market your business. The free training will show you many different ways to market your business. Surprisingly, the internet is not always the best way to bring your product or service to the market, for some businesses the more traditional marketing tools are still the most effective. Watch the Marketing Training Videos to find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are three key areas of research you need to address - In your Marketing Plan. Use the free Marketing Training to work through these three key areas for your business. Once you have done this research, you will be able to build your marketing plan. Visit the Marketing Training Programme today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Before you start your marketing plan, you need to ask - Eight Key Questions. Use the free training to identify the market for your business. Once you have answered these eight key questions then you can go on to look at your marketing plan in more detail. Visit the Free Marketing Training course today and find out about your market. [ Free Training Blog ]

With high unemployment, many people are looking at starting - their own business. The free online New Business Resources are available for anyone who is taking the brave step of starting their own business. Without these skills, a new business is likely to run into problems very soon after starting. Watch the collection of Business Startup Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Business Planning, Marketing, Sales Skills, Time Management - For Business Startups. The free Startup Resources cover all of these subjects and more in detail, specifically designed to help the new startup owner to develop his or her business. By spending a little time learning the business essentials, anyone starting their own business will have a greater chance of success. Watch the free videos with Business Startup Training. [ Free Training Blog ]

Most people starting their own business have a good idea - But little business knowledge. Use our free business startup resources to find out how to launch your new venture. With the help of our videos and training resources, you will learn the basics of running your own business before it's too late! All of the training and resources are available here - Free Business Startup Resources. [ Free Training Blog ]

If you are starting your own business - Or thinking about it . . . The free business startup resources will ensure that you have everything you need to get off to a flying start. They include training in Business Planning, Marketing, Time Management, Goalsetting, Sales, Stress and much more. Find out about starting your own business by clicking on the link Business Startup Resources. [ Free Training Blog ]

So are you a Driver, Analytical, Expressive or Amiable? - You need to Know! The free training will show you how to analyse your personality types and then give you the information you need to ensure that you make the most of your talents. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you everyone's friend? An Amiable type? - Does this affect your business? Check the free training to find out how your personality type will impact on your business, and how you can use your strengths and weaknesses to improve your business performance. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you very artistic, with a certain flair? - Are you an Expressive? Watch the free training videos to find out how your personality traits will affect how you run your business. You need to be aware of your personality, and your strengths and weaknesses, if you are going to run a successful business. Watch the Free Training Videos Modules 2 and 3 to find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you Drive yourself and your Business? - Or do you Analyse it? Use the free training to find out whether you are a Driver, an Analytical, an Expressive or an Amiable personality type. Once you know your dominant type or types, then you can work to your strengths and watch out for your weaknesses. Watch the Management Training Videos Modules 2 and 3 and find out who you are. [ Free Training Blog ]

Did you invest a little time to learn how to save time? - Save Time Every Week! Read the free Time Management Guide and in just a few minutes you will learn the secret of using your time effectively and cutting out waste. If you prefer, you can watch the Time Management Training Videos instead of reading the guide. [ Free Training Blog ]

What is your most valuable asset? - It's Time!! Use the free Time Management training to ensure that you use your time effectively. Most of us waste between 10% and 30% of the time we have available each day. [ Free Training Blog ]

Have you ever said "Where did the day go?" - Or even, the week! Read the Free Time Management guide for a few minutes and you will quickly be able to find out exactly where your hours, days and weeks have gone. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you ever start the day planning to achieve loads? - And then do nothing! The free time management training will help you to use your time effectively, with minimum effort, and maximum gain. We are all guilty of failing to use our time effectively, and this training will help you to improve your performance. Watch the Time Management Training Videos and find out how. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you struggle to shake off that cold? - Or have stomach problems? Use the free Guide to Stress and find out if your health is suffering because of stress and, more importantly, what you can do about it. Using the tools we provide you with as part of this course, you can learn about your stressors and take control of your reactions to those stressors. Improve your health by watching the Stress Training Videos. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you comfort eating and putting on weight? - Or the opposite? Read the Free Guide to Stress and find out if you are eating too much, or too little, because of stress. Appetite is one of the first indications of the impact of stress and can give you an early warning of impending problems. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you tired all the time? - Can't sleep? Read the free guide to stress and find out if your sleepless nights are caused by stress, and if they are, how you can overcome this stress and start to sleep properly again. The Free Guide to Stress can be downloaded from the website today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you Ill? Or suffering from Stress? - Can you tell? Watch the free Stress Management Video course and you will quickly learn whether you are ill or whether your body is rebelling against the stress that you are inflicting on it. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you stressed out in your business? - Many people are! Watch the free Stress Management training videos and learn how stress affects you, why you feel stress, and how you can use it instead of it trying to destroy you. Watch the Stress Management Training Videos today and find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you have to share your Computer with other Users? - You must do it right! Read the free tutorial about how to share your PC with other users so that you can each have your own features and preferences without constantly having to adjust the settings. Save time, money, and constant changes to your computer, by reading the Free Computer Tutorials. [ Free Training Blog ]

Many of the Windows default settings will slow you down - Find out why. Just read the free tutorials for a few minutes and follow the simple step-by-step instructions to check the settings on your computer and make sure that they are how you want them. [ Free Training Blog ]

Have you ever checked your Internet Security settings? - No? Big mistake! Read the free tutorial for just 5 minutes and then check that your computer's internet settings are how you want them, not just the standard Microsoft default. Then you have control of your own computer. Click on the link - Free Computer Tutorials today and take control! [ Free Training Blog ]

What do you do when your PC crashes? - Is everything lost? Use the free tutorials now, before the crash that will inevitably come(!), to prepare your computer so that you can hopefully recover everything after a crash. Follow these simple steps now by clicking on the Computer Tutorials link. [ Free Training Blog ]

Have you ever adjusted your Windows Taskbar? - Why not? The free tutorials will help you to customise your Windows Taskbar to complement your way of working with your computer. Most people don't adjust their Windows settings because the either don't know how to, or they are afraid! Read the Free Windows Tutorials and make your computer work for you! [ Free Training Blog ]

Our Free Computer Tutorials have again generated - a huge response! People are desperate for simple-to-follow computer guides that help them to understand Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 and so our free tutorials with their simple step-by-step approach are extremely popular. Simply follow the link for Free Computer Tutorials. [ Free Training Blog ]

If you haven't customised your Windows PC then you are - wasting hours a month. Read the free Tutorials and find out how to change the settings in your Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 PC to help your productivity. By making a few simple changes, you can make your computer work for you more efficiently and make your working day easier. Read the Free Computer Tutorials today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Learn the Secrets of using Windows on your Computer - and Boost your Business. The free Tutorials will enable you to tailor Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 to your exact requirements so that your computer is working with you not against you. Read the simple Computer Tutorials today and tame your computer! [ Free Training Blog ]

Learning about Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 will... - improve your productivity. Use the free tutorials to learn more about your version of Windows and you will improve your productivity. By optimising your computer to your way of working, you will benefit every day you use it. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you use Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7? - Do you need help? The free tutorials are full of hints and tips to help you to get the most out of your computer whether you are using XP, Vista or Windows 7. [ Free Training Blog ]

NLP can sound really complicated, or look daunting - but it doesn't have to be. Use the free training to learn how to understand people and be able to talk to them in a way that works for them. Often, we communicate in our own style, with no regard for the preferred style of the people we are talking to. Watch the Sales Training Videos Modules 8 and 9 to find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

You can learn how people around you think - in just a few minutes. Using our free training you can learn the basics of NLP in just a few minutes, and then you will be amazed at much more clearly you can understand those around you. Watch the Sales Training Videos Modules 8 and 9 to find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Everyone has a preferred style of communication - If you only knew which one! The free training will show you how to recognise anyone's preferred style of communication and, once you know, then you can use it to make sure they understand your message. Watch the Sales Training Videos Modules 8 and 9 to find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

To understand people you could spend months learning NLP - Or spend an hour! Watch our free training video and learn the basics of NLP to help you to understand those around you. We will give you a basic understanding in just an hour and then you will be amazed at how much just drops into place. Watch the Sales Training Modules 8 and 9. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you an interactive listener? - Or a snoozer?! Read the free training guide to find out how to listen actively to people instead of letting your brain coast along in neutral. Once you learn this skill you will find that your conversations with people are much more rewarding. Download the Sales Training Guide. [ Free Training Blog ]

You will remember less than half of what is said. - Many remember much less. Learn for free how to listen effectively and you will remember much more of every conversation. In business, details can make the difference between success or failure, and if you don't listen to your customers then you will never be able to meet their needs. Watch the Sales Training Module 7. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you ever finish other people's sentences? - Learn to Listen instead! Using our free training, in just a few minutes you can learn how to listen effectively and then you will be amazed at how much better you communicate with those around you. [ Free Training Blog ]

Learn the Eleven Habits of Good Listeners - - - All for Free. Watch the training video or download the key facts book and discover the eleven habits of good listeners and you will be amazed at how much more you learn about those around you. Watch Sales Training Video Module 7. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you think you are a good listener? - You might be wrong! Our free training will give you eleven tests to check if you are a good listener - or not! Most people are not good listeners, in spite of their own perceptions of their listening ability. Watch the Sales Training Video Module 7 and find out how good you are at listening. [ Free Training Blog ]

Our free computer protection tutorials have been a real hit! - Not surprisingly! Computer security is vital for your business - a virus, trojan or hacker attack can destroy all of your data, and can even damage your computer beyond repair. And yet, many users still have little or no protection for their computers. Read the Computer Protection Tutorials today and protect your computer. [ Free Training Blog ]

Criminal Hackers are constantly searching for new targets - Protect yourself! Read the free tutorial to learn how simple it is to hide your computer from these criminals and hackers who are trying to find weak computers to attack. Don't let them pick on you! Read the Computer Protection Tutorials today. [ Free Training Blog ]

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Your computer could be attacking other internet users - while you use it. Use our free tutorials to find out how to block access to your computer by hackers who want to use your computer to attack other people or websites. [ Free Training Blog ]

Is your computer just asking to be hacked into? - Are you really safe? Use our free computer tutorials to avoid the problems that too many people suffer from with their computers. A significant number of computer users connect to the internet with no protection, no security, and no safety precautions and then they are surprised when their computer is attacked. Read the Computer Protection Tutorials today for step-by-step guidance on securing your computer. [ Free Training Blog ]

When you are asking questions do you always get... - one word answers? Then you must watch the free training videos and find out how to get the other person to open up with you. Only by asking the right questions can you expect to receive the answers you need. Watch the Performance Management Training modules 6 and 7. [ Free Training Blog ]

The types of question you ask can make you seem Aggressive - or Vague! By watching the free training videos you can learn how to change your style of questioning depending on the situation. If you always use one style then you will appear one dimensional and fail to learn as much as you could. Watch the Performance Management Training modules 6 and 7. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are eight main types of question. - How many do you use? With the free training, you will learn how to use different questioning styles and techniques to gather the information you need for any given situation. Watch the Performance Management video modules 6 and 7 today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Many people only ask one type of question and wonder why - they get one type of answer! By using the free training to learn the different styles of question available to you, you can learn much more about the people you are talking to. [ Free Training Blog ]

If you don't ask the right questions then you will never - get the right answer. The free training will help you to understand how different questions and questioning styles will help you to understand someone better. This is true in sales, management, training or coaching, asking the right questions can make the difference between understanding and confusion. Watch the Performance Management Modules 6 and 7 to find out how. [ Free Training Blog ]

A marketing plan is a dynamic tool for your business - So keep it up to date. The free training shows you how to keep your business plan up to date, and how to make sure that it is a useful part of your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

Many traditional marketing tools are still valid today - But which ones? The free marketing course will show you how to analyse your market and then decide which marketing systems are best for your business. For some small businesses, a new twist on an old marketing idea could be ideal. Watch the Marketing Videos and find out how to boost your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

The Internet could be your best marketing tool - Or totally irrelevant. The free training will help you to identify exactly how to market your business. Many companies spend hundreds or thousands of pounds on marketing that does precisely nothing! Watch the Marketing Training Videos now and make sure that you are spending your marketing budget wisely. [ Free Training Blog ]

You could have the best product in the world but - with no marketing it will fail! Find out for free how to market your products or services using the free training videos on the website. A common mistake that business owners make is thinking that people will buy from them just because they are good at what they do. Watch the Marketing Training Videos and find out how to market your business effectively. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you too busy to Market your Company? - You won't be for long! Watch the free marketing training videos to find out why you should market your business, and how to do this effectively. Each business has different marketing requirements, and we show you how to plan for the needs of your business. The complete Marketing Training is available online now. [ Free Training Blog ]

If you are thinking of starting your own business then - A Business Plan is Vital. Use the free Business Plan training to ensure that your business plan is accurate and complete. This will then form the blueprint for your business development from Day 1. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are eight key sections to a Business Plan - We cover them all. The free Business Plan training will enable you to complete all eight sections of your business plan to produce an excellent blueprint for your business. The training takes you through each section step-by-step and shows you all of the questions you need to answer about your business. Watch the Business Plan Videos today and find out about your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

Business Plans are not just about Finance. - But much more! The free Business Planning course will show you the full depth of information that is required to produce an effective business plan. Many people are put off producing a business plan because they think it is just an accounting exercise. [ Free Training Blog ]

Business Plans are just for New Starts, right? - No, wrong! Our free business planning course will show you how to plan for your business success, whatever the current stage of your business development. Many people produce a business plan to show the bank manager when they start a business, and then put it in a drawer. [ Free Training Blog ]

Does anyone set up a new business planning to fail? - Or do they fail to plan? Free Business Plan training will help you to avoid one of the biggest mistakes made by many new business owners - failing to plan. Many people have the idea that a business plan is a complex accounting document that they have to produce to apply for finance, but with little practical use. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you planning to work all weekend? - Don't! Delegate instead. Use the free training to learn how to delegate effectively, then you should be able to take some time off at the weekends. This means that you will return to work refreshed, recharged and ready for a new week. Learn how to delegate effectively by watching the Delegation Training Videos. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are three main fears that stop people Delegating - Overcome them now! The free Delegation Training explores these fears and show you how to overcome them. Most of the fears about delegation are unfounded and can stop you from growing your business. Watch the Delegation Training Videos and find out how. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are the right times, and the wrong times - to Delegate. The free delegation training videos show you when to delegate, and when not to. Many managers fail to understand the that delegating at the wrong time can cause huge problems, whereas delegating at the right time will boost the business. Watch the Delegation Training videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Delegation can improve the relationship between the manager - and the workforce. Use the free training to make delegation a key part of your management strategy. Performed correctly, delegation will boost morale and improve your relationship with your staff. Done incorrectly, delegation will demoralise your staff and harm your business. Watch the Delegation Training Videos and find out how to delegate effectively. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you constantly trying to catch up? Yes? - You need to Delegate! Watch the free training videos to learn how to delegate effectively. If you followed our coaching course last week, then you should now be able to delegate some of your work to your staff, safe in the knowledge that they will do a good job. Watch the Delegation Training Videos and find out how to delegate effectively. [ Free Training Blog ]

Fear is the biggest barrier to Coaching in Business - But there are more! Use the Free training to learn how to overcome the barriers to effective coaching and then use it to boost your business, motivate your staff, and give yourself more time. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you know the coaching style you tend to use? - And do you vary it? Use the free training to help you to analyse your preferred coaching style and also to learn how to vary your style to suit the individual that you are working with. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you a Natural Coach? - Or do you need help? The free coach training will give you all of the skills you need to become a good coach. If you follow the simple steps given in this training course then you will be able to improve the performance of your staff, and this will help you to build your business. Watch the Coaching Training Videos and boost your business today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Your company will benefit when you start to coach your staff - So begin today. Our free training will show you in minutes how to coach your staff effectively. This will increase the overall standards in your company, improve morale, and increase productivity and profitability. Watch the Coaching Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Spend a little time Coaching your Staff - And save hours! Use our free training to find out how coaching your staff can give you the opportunity to delegate some of your work to them. This can free up hours every week and enable you to concentrate on the key elements of your business. Watch the Coaching Training Videos today and find out how. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you use email? Or does it use you? - Email can be a real problem. Our free training will show you how to take control of your email instead of letting it control you. Many people are slaves to their email accounts and they allow email to steal hours out of their week. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you disorganised in your work? - Then use the 3 D's! Our free time management course will teach you the 3 D's to overcome the disorganisation that many of us suffer from. This very simple system will prioritise your work and give you the tools you need to organise your day. Organise your work today by watching the Time Management Training Videos. [ Free Training Blog ]

When you have analysed how you spend your time.. - Then use the Free Planner. This simple planning tool will enable you to prioritise your day-to-day activities and ensure that you achieve your goals each day. There are a host of complex, expensive work planning systems available but our simple system works and is highly effective without any complexity and it's free! All of these downloads are available with the Time Management Training Course. [ Free Training Blog ]

Download our free, simple time analysis tool and find out - where your time goes to! I guarantee you will be surprised at how much time is simply lost through the day when you use our analysis tool. When you know where your time goes, then you can finally take control of it! Use the complete Time Management Pack and take control of your day. [ Free Training Blog ]

A time management course should NOT take 4 days! - Maybe two hours! Our free time management video training course can be completed in under two hours and show you how to save hours every week, work more efficiently, and take control of your time. [ Free Training Blog ]

Some people analyse, others drive, or build relationships, - or are creative. The free training this week has highlighted all of these personality types, how to recognise them and how best to use them in your business. If you have spent just 30 minutes watching these videos, then you will understand both yourself and your team much more, and your business will benefit. Watch Modules 2 and 3 of the Management Training Course. [ Free Training Blog ]

Is someone in your team an enthusiastic visionary - with high energy? With our free training you can learn how to use this person most effectively. Their drive and energy can motivate a whole team and push your projects through to completion. [ Free Training Blog ]

Who is the best Mediator in your team? - A very good team player? Use the free training to find out why some people are very good with people, they have no hidden agenda, and are a great front line interface with the public. [ Free Training Blog ]

One type of person is great at gathering information - Others are not. The free training will help you to identify which individual is best at each task so that you can allocate work to the person most suited to each individual task. Watch modules 2 and 3 of the Management Training Course and find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Some people want you to give them responsibility. - Others hate it. Use the free training videos so that you know how to decide which person is which type and then manage them effectively. If you make the wrong decision, you will suffer, your business will suffer, and so will your employees. Watch Modules 2 and 3 of the Management Training Videos and find out about the people in your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

Different personality types each have their own Strengths - And Weaknesses! The Free training shows you how to maximise these strengths and minimise the weaknesses. We all know people that fit into each category, and by mixing the percentages of each personality type you can quickly build a profile. Watch Modules 2 and 3 of the Management Training Course and find out more! [ Free Training Blog ]

Positive but Excitable, a Visionary yet Disorganised - Is that you? The Free training videos will help you to identify your strengths and weaknesses, and those of the people you work with. This means that you can build teams that complement each other and reduce the chances of conflict. Modules 2 and 3 of the Management Video Training Course will explain all you need to know. [ Free Training Blog ]

Positive but Indecisive; a Team Player but not a Leader - Sounds familiar? Use the Free videos to learn more about this personality profile. People with this personality can be great in a team and with customers but are not good at making decisions. Find out how to work with this type of person by watching Management Training Videos Modules 2 and 3. [ Free Training Blog ]

Perceptive but Introverted; Questioning but Critical. - Is that you? Watch the Free Management training videos to find out how your character traits may be perceived by others, and how your strengths and weaknesses can be used to develop your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you Determined but Aggressive, Decisive yet Intimidating - Or is that someone you know? The Free management training course will tell you all you need to know about the different personality types and how their personalities can impact on your business. View the Free Training Videos Module 2 and 3 to find out all you need to know. [ Free Training Blog ]

This week I have focussed on our Free Sales Training - Did you Watch the Videos? Small businesses are often poor at selling; many business owners don't consider that selling is a part of their job. But if they don't sell then who does? [ Free Training Blog ]

If you don't Sell then - Your Business will Die! Which is why our Free Sales Training Course is one of the most popular on the website. This course covers the complete sales process from first contact right through to the post-sales activites such as gaining referrals. Watch the Sales Training Videos - everyone can learn something from these videos today! [ Free Training Blog ]

Everyone in Business is involved in Sales but - Some don't know it! Anyone in business should watch the Free Sales Training videos to find out how to provide the best service to their customers. Selling has changed over the past ten years but if you follow a number of simple steps then you will be able to make the most of any sales opportunity. Watch the Sales Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you know the difference between Hard Facts - and Soft Facts? Find out with the Free Sales Training course. Once you know the difference between these types of facts, and how to ask the right questions to find out this information, then you can really learn about your customers. Watch the Sales Training Videos today and learn about Soft and Hard Facts. [ Free Training Blog ]

We all know that People buy from People. - Or do we? The phrase is often quoted, and we all seem to know instinctively when a salesperson 'clicks' with us. But what is really happening? Why do some salespeople seem to have natural skills, and others don't? Watch the Complete Sales Training Course now for Free and find out. [ Free Training Blog ]

Have you ever tried the Holmes Rahe Stress Test? - Try it Today! Our free Stress Management course includes a version of the Holmes Rahe stress test so that you can measure the extent of the stress that is affecting you. [ Free Training Blog ]

Changed appetite, sleep problems, poor sex life, can all be - Stress related. Control long term stress by following the free Stress Management video course. If you suffer from stress over a number of months or years, then these symptoms can be overwhelming. [ Free Training Blog ]

Heart racing, sweating, nausea, dry mouth - - All symptoms of Stress! We can teach you how to avoid these problems, and more, with our free Stress Management training videos. These are short term symptoms, in the long term the effects are much more severe and can result in illness. Watch the Stress Management Training Videos now before you inflict long term damage on your body. [ Free Training Blog ]

Survival, Internal, Environmental, Fatigue are all - Forms of Stress. We cover these and more in the free Stress Management course. Once you know how you respond to the different forms of stress then you can learn how to respond in a way that is more constructive and better for you! Watch the Stress Management Training Videos and find out now! [ Free Training Blog ]

Is Stress trying to Kill You? - Or are you using it? Our free Stress Management training course will show you how to differentiate between stress that is killing you and stress that is spurring you on! We all face stress in our lives and businesses, but how we respond to that stress is what matters. Watch the Stress Management Training Videos today to learn how to use stress positively for your business and life. [ Free Training Blog ]

So, have you now gained an extra hour every day? - No? Then use the Free Time Management Training Videos to find out how to manage your time effectively. We will show you how to analyse how you currently spend your time, and then give you the tools to work more effectively. All of the training is free when you visit the Time Management Training section of our website. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you Surrounded by Bandits? - Stealing your Time? Watch our Free Time Management Videos and find out how to identify the 'Time Bandits' that are stealing time from you every day. Once you know who or what they are, then you can take the steps needed to eliminate them from your working day. [ Free Training Blog ]

Use our Free Time Analysis System to find out where - Your Time Goes! The very simple but effective analysis tools that we provide for free will enable you to determine exactly where your time goes and how much of it you are wasting! [ Free Training Blog ]

Invest 1 hour watching our Free Time Management Videos and - Gain an Hour a Day for Ever! All of the Video training on our website is free to use as often as you want, whenever you want. So, just invest one hour this week in watching the Time Management Training Videos, and then you will gain an extra hour a day in useful time by working smarter instead of harder! Access the video now by clicking on the link - Time Management Training for Free. [ Free Training Blog ]

I hope you are having a relaxing Holiday Monday! - Of course, our free training videos are still available today, so if you want to brush up on any of your business skills then just visit http://www.freetrainingdirect.com . Cheers [ Free Training Blog ]

This week with our Free Training we've looked at - Performance Management. If you've watched the videos then you will now be able to hold effective appraisals and manage your staff performance effectively. This will boost your business, your staff, and give you more time to concentrate on growing your company. If you haven't watched them yet, then follow the link to the Performance Management Training Videos today! [ Free Training Blog ]

The Four main personality types need different - approaches at an Appraisal. If you don't know how to adapt your style to suit your employee at their appraisal, then you could be heading for conflict! Of course, everyone is an individual, but by following these simple steps, you can produce a much better interview experience. Find out how by watching the Performance Management Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

'Appraisal' has become a Dirty Word in many Companies - because Managers don't understand. Professional appraisals are a vital part of performance management, and yet many managers fail to perform useful appraisals because they don't understand how to! When used properly, an appraisal is a motivating tool that will improve staff performance. Watch the Performance Management Training Videos and find out how to give great appraisals. [ Free Training Blog ]

Performance Management is based on Four Basic Steps - Learn them Now for Free. Using the four basic steps in Performance Management will ensure that the process is successful and helps to boost your team, your business, and your profit. Watch the Performance Management Training Videos now for Free. [ Free Training Blog ]

Performance Management can be a Minefield without - Our Free Video Training! To improve your business, improve the performance of your staff. If you do this well, then the results can be remarkable, but if you do it badly the result can be a disaster. Our free training videos on Performance Management will help you to manage your staff performance. [ Free Training Blog ]

This week we've looked at Goalsetting, next week we will - look at Performance Management. Goalsetting and performance management should be intrinsically linked so next week we will look at how these two skills are integrated. If you haven't watched the Goalsetting Videos then click on the Goalsetting Training link now. [ Free Training Blog ]

You might think that you don't set goals . . - But I guarantee you do! Whenever someone says that they don't set goals, they are mistaken! Everyone sets goals in some form or other, but they frequently fail to transfer this skill to their business life. Find out how to set goals for your business in a few minutes by watching the Goalsetting Training Videos. [ Free Training Blog ]

Many People are Afraid - To Set Goals! Strange though that may sound, many people are afraid to set goals for themselves or their business. Fear is just one of the barriers to goalsetting that we explore in the training course. Spend a few minutes watching the Goalsetting Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Why is it that most people don't set goals? - Is it that hard? The trouble is that goal setting is often seen as a difficult task that is surrounded by mystery. In reality everyone at some stage in their lives sets goals, either consciously or subconsciously. Goalsetting will boost your business, so watch the Goalsetting Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you set Goals in your Business? - Why not? I assumed you answered no, because very few people do consciously set goals for their business! Yet, goalsetting can be one of the most effective methods of improving your business performance. To find out how to goal set effectively, watch the Goalsetting Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

This week you will have learned more about how - your mind works! That is, you will have done if you watched the video we recommended to you. If you just spend twenty minutes watching this video then you will be surprised at how your own mind can help or hinder you. Watch the Presentation Skills Training Video Module 3 now and find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Not only does your Mind control your Body - - It also works in Reverse! Most people fail to realise how much their body can also control their frame of mind. By controlling various aspect of your body and posture, you can have a huge impact on your state of mind. Watch the Presentation Skills Video Module 3 to find out. [ Free Training Blog ]

What do you do when the Adrenalin Burst - hits you? When you are in a new situation, the adrenalin pumps, your heart rate increases and your 'fight or flight' reflex is activitated. What do you do now? How does it affect you? Find out by watching the Presentation Skills Training Video Module 3. [ Free Training Blog ]

Analyse how your body responds when you - are in a new situation. Once you know how your body and mind respond to a stressful meeting, or giving a presentation, then you can use these changes to your advantage. [ Free Training Blog ]

Our own Mind can be our best Friend - Or our Worst Enemy! When we are going into an important meeting, giving a presentation, or meeting people for the first time, how our mind and body react can help or hinder our chances of success. Watch the Presentation Skills Training Videos Module 3 and find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Did you Check your Stressors? - If you watched the videos on stress, then you should now be able to identify what things cause you stress, and how your strategy for dealing with stress could be improved. If you haven't watched them yet, then go now to the Stress Training Videos page of the website. [ Free Training Blog ]

How does Stress Affect You? - It is Important to Know! Stress can operate in both a short-term and long-term manner. This will impact on your health and body in a variety of different ways and, if you don't take action, it can cause serious problems. Watch the Stress Management Videos and find out how to control your stress. [ Free Training Blog ]

In Nature we Developed a Stress Response - to Survive! The well known 'Fight or Flight' response is hardwired into our DNA to help us to survive in dangerous situations. Unfortunately as real danger has become less, 'internal' danger has become more prevalent. [ Free Training Blog ]

What Exactly is Stress? - And, what causes it? Many people today suffer from stress, and yet in many cases it is totally unnecessary! Stress can cause physical, mental and emotional problems, however by understanding the mechanism that is involved in stress it is possible to minimise its impact. Watch the Stress Management Training Videos today and find out how. [ Free Training Blog ]

Did you work out your preferred learning Style? - No? Then check it out now! By watching the Sales Skills training videos now, you can find out how to recognise your own and other peoples way of thinking. Watch the Sales Skills Training Videos Modules 8 and 9 today and find out how your mind works. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you learn better when you are Shown Something? - Told about it? Or do you learn best by doing? People typically have a preferred style of learning that is based around how their brain perceives the world. If you take this into account when you interact with people, the results can be remarkable. Find out how by watching the Sales Skills Video Modules 8 and 9. [ Free Training Blog ]

Which of the Four Main Personality Types - are You? Did you watch the two video training programmes to discovery your strengths and weaknesses? Knowledge is power, and knowledge about yourself is the best type of power. Once you know your dominent traits you can work to build on your strengths and reduce your limitations. If you haven't watched them yet, then watch the Management Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you know someone who is Enthusiastic, Artistic, Emotional - but also Manipulative? Or can you be like that? Find out about the last of our four personality types and how this person will interact in a work environment. These people can be the best or worst members of a team depending on how they are managed. Watch the Management Training Video Modules 2 and 3 today and find out why. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you a Team Player, Good with People, Supportive - but Dislike Pressure? The third of the four personality types we are looking at this week is a very agreeable person, who goes with the flow, although this person also tends not to be assertive and can be indecisive. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you Perceptive, Cautious, a Good Listener, - and Sceptical? If these are some of the words that can be used to describe you, then you need to learn more about your personality so that you can recognise your strengths and weaknesses. Watch the Management Training Videos Modules 2 and 3 and find out all you need to know about who you really are. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you Know Someone who is Determined, Decisive - Quick Witted, and Positive? Or does that decribe you? If so, then you are probably one of the four main personality types. Find out how this affects how you see the world, and how other people see you by watching the Management Training Video Programme Modules 2 and 3 today. [ Free Training Blog ]

So - are you now a more effective listener? - Or not?? After this week, if you have taken our advice and watched the Listening Skills training video, then you will be a more effective listener. This will improve your business and personal life, and you will see the benefits immediately you implement the skills we show you. If you haven't watched the video yet, then go now to our Sales Training Video page and watch Module 7. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are many reasons why human beings naturally - do not listen well. We are pre-programmed not to listen well. It is in our genes! However, when we understand why we are programmed this way, we can learn how to adapt this natural reaction and use it to improve our understanding of the conversation. Watch Sales Training Video Module 7 now and learn how to listen effectively in just a few minutes. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are Eleven Good Habits for Effective Listening - How many do you know? If you follow these eleven habits for effective listening you will learn more from every conversation you are involved with. People will also regard you as 'a good listener' which means that they will be much more open with you and talk more freely to you. Watch Module 7 of the Sales Training video course and learn these habits today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you ever Finish someone else's Sentences? - Or interrupt them? Listening is one of the most important skills we possess. We listen to learn, to understand, to obtain information - and yet we often fail to listen effectively. Watch the Sales Training Video Programme Module 7 and, in just a few minutes, you will learn to listen effectively. [ Free Training Blog ]

You have Two Ears and One Mouth and you should - use them in that Proportion! An old saying, I know, but still one that has a lot of relevance today. Many people are too busy to listen effectively and consequently they miss opportunities or even whole conversations! [ Free Training Blog ]

If you have been following the Time Management Training - You will now be Saving Time! And working more efficiently. Anyone in business who can work more efficiently has an immediate advantage over their competition. As your business expands time will become your most precious resource. [ Free Training Blog ]

Meetings are Another Major Thief of Your Time - Is this your Problem? Too many meetings run for too long with too many people in them. Whether your business is large or small, meetings can steal time from your day due to poor organisation and planning. Find out how to run effective meetings by watching the Time Management Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Once you have Identified your Time Wasters - You can Prioritise. That is, prioritise the tasks you need to complete. Again, there are many ways to do this but we offer you one of the simplest systems available. Once you have watched the Time Management Training Videos, you can then download our simple job planner sheet to use in your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

When you have Measured how you Spend your Time - - Look for Time Wasters! We all suffer from Time Wasters and these can be internal or external - those generated within ourselves, or those caused by outside influences. Learn how to spot these and, most importantly, what to do about them by watching the Time Management training videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Have you ever Measured how you use Time? - Why not? Most people measure most things in their lives, and yet they never measure how they spend their time. I guarantee if you have never carried out a simple time measurement exercise before, you will be amazed at where your time goes. Watch our Time Management Training Video, Module 1 and then download the measuring sheet to find out where your time really goes. [ Free Training Blog ]

There is one Big Barrier to Delegation . . . - FEAR!! Many managers are afraid to delegate. Why? There are many reasons including the classic 'no one can do the job as well as I do!' Most of the fears and barriers to delegation are founded on ignorance. [ Free Training Blog ]

Sometimes Delegation can go Wrong . . . - What do you do then? Sometimes when you delegate a task it can go wrong. What you do then defines your relationship with your staff. If you are honest and look at the problem clearly then you can still move forwards. Exactly how to tackle these problems is described in the Delegation Videos Module 4. [ Free Training Blog ]

Delegation has Advantages for the Manager, the Organisation, - and the Employee. One key advantage that delegating correctly can produce is an improvement in staff morale. It also improves that relationship between the management and the workforce. But, this is only true if delegation is done properly - watch the Delegation Training Videos to make sure you delegate effectively. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you Need to Delegate? Complete the simple - Questionaire to find out. Our Delegation Training Book has a simple eleven point questionaire that will tell you whether you need to delegate more work to your staff. Spend five minutes answering these questions today by visiting the Delegation Training Course. [ Free Training Blog ]

Having spent last week Coaching your Staff - You can now Delegate! Delegation is something that many managers find confusing. Some just tell someone to do something, and think that is delegation. Others never let anyone do anything new in case they fail. [ Free Training Blog ]

Have you Decided to Coach your Staff this Week? - I hope so! Coaching is one of the best ways to improve the performance of your staff, and therefore your business. Once you have coached your staff you can then delegate more to them and grow your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are a Number of Barriers to Coaching - Find out - how to Overcome them. The barriers to coaching can prevent a manager from even attempting to coach his staff. Once you know what these barriers are and how to overcome them, you can become an effective coach for your team. Watch the Coaching Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Millions of Small Businesses able to use new Free Training - Website http://www.FreeTrainingDirect.com uses a combination of free video training, business resources, and step-by-step guides to give company owners and managers the chance to develop new skills without having to attend expensive classroom courses. [ Free Training Blog ]

A Coach has Six Key Objectives when Coaching - A Member of Staff. The key objective is to improve the skills and performance of the individual but this is supported by the other five important objectives. You can find out exactly what these objectives are and how to achieve them by watching the Five Coaching Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Successful Coaching Needs Five Steps . . . - Do you Know Them? Coaching isn't complicated, but it does need a structure if it is to be successful. By following the five steps to successful coaching you can be sure to achieve your goals, the employee's goals, and the business will benefit. Watch the five Coaching Training Videos today and learn these five steps. [ Free Training Blog ]

Is Coaching in Business Useful? Or just a - Modern Buzz Phrase? By coaching an employee you can: increase their competence; improve their confidence and self-esteem; increase job satisfaction, help them to realise their full potential; and build a bond between you and the employee. Find out about coaching by watching the Coaching Training Videos now. [ Free Training Blog ]

All this week we have looked at Performance Management - One Vital Aspect of this is . . Coaching! So next week I am going to look at coaching as a way to improve your business. Before then, if you have staff, then performance management must be an intrinsic part of your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

If you don't ask the right questions, then you won't receive - the Right Answers! When you are managing an employee's performance, or giving them an appraisal, then asking the right questions is vital to the success of the process. There are eight main types of question yet most people regularly use only two or three of these. Watch the Performance Management Training videos, Modules 6 and 7 to learn more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Most People regard Appraisals as a Pain in the ... - But they shouldn't be! Staff appraisals should be constructive, positive, and progressive experiences. However, in many businesses a culture has developed that has led to appraisals being a form filling exercise - or worse! [ Free Training Blog ]

No Matter how Big the Business, in Performance Management - There are Four Basic Steps. If you follow these steps then you will improve the performance of your team, and your business. Unfortunately, many owners/managers of small businesses think they are too small to operate formal performance management processes. Watch Performance Management Module 1 now to find out why you should manage your team effectively. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you have Staff Working for You? - How do you Manage them? Performance management is vital if you are going to get the best out of your staff, and yet many managers totally fail to appreciate how important this is. [ Free Training Blog ]

After a Week of looking at Marketing you should now be ready - to Grow Your Business? If you have watched our series of marketing training videos you should now have at least 3 new ideas on how you can improve your business after choosing which of the marketing tips works best for your business. If you haven't seen the videos yet, then watch the Marketing Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

For many Companies the Internet is a Key Marketing Tool - but it is not for Everyone! For many small businesses there are much more effective ways to market than using the internet. In fact, one classic mistake is to launch a website and then wait for the customers to magically appear. [ Free Training Blog ]

I Believe that the Marketing Training Module will give you - at Least 3 New Ideas. The seven marketing video modules are packed with ideas, research and activities that can help you to make the most of your business. All of the ideas are based on practical experience and aimed at a variety of different business types. Watch the Marketing Training Videos and find out how to add to your customer base. [ Free Training Blog ]

Our Marketing Videos are Very Comprehensive or - You Can Download the Book. Some people prefer to read our 49 page marketing book rather than watching the videos - the choice is yours! The Marketing Training Videos show you how to market your business successfully, or you can simply download the free book and read it whenever you have a few minutes to spare. Download the book now from the Marketing Training section of the website. [ Free Training Blog ]

How do Your Customers - Find Your Business? Far too many small businesses have no marketing plan, little marketing activity, and no idea why they don't have enough customers to make money! Marketing is THE key activity for small businesses and yet it is the least understood. Watch our series of seven Marketing Training Course videos now and find out how you can market your business successfully. [ Free Training Blog ]

This week we have Looked at Business Planning - Did you Watch the Videos? Business planning is often ignored, or only given a brief glance before moving on to 'more important' activities. Planning is essential if your business is to thrive and succeed. Watch the Business Planning videos now and improve your business outlook today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you know the Eighteen Questions you Need to Ask - To Analyse your Competitors? In any Business Plan the competitor analysis is vital if you are to gain market share, or even survive in a competitive market place. By asking these 18 questions you will see clearly the route your business must follow. Watch the Business Planning videos today and drive your company forwards. [ Free Training Blog ]

One Key Element of the Business Plan is - the Market Analysis. There are 16 key questions that you need to answer to determine the situation in your chosen market. We guide you through these questions and every other step you need to follow to make sure that you are operating in your market effectively. Watch the Business Plan videos today to plan for the success of your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you know the 8 Steps to Produce a - Comprehensive Business Plan? If you follow the 8 Steps to Successful Business Planning then you will learn a tremendous amount about your business, your market, the competition, and all of the key factors that will determine whether your business is a success - or not. Watch the easy to follow Business Plan Training Videos today and learn about your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

Whether your Business is a New Start or Established - - You still need a Plan! Many people think that a Business Plan is something that you only need when you first start a business, and then you file it away. If you want a successful business, then a business plan is essential, and it must be kept up to date. [ Free Training Blog ]

This week I have looked at Management Skills - Did you Learn Anything New? There is a culture in the UK where we tend to regard 'manager' as a title rather than a skill. I hope that this week, I have shown how many skills and assets a manager needs to perform his or her role effectively. If you are a manager, or you want to be one, then be sure to watch the Management Skills training videos. [ Free Training Blog ]

In Team Dynamics there are Four Basic - Types of Individual. Once you know about the basic types, their needs and wants, strengths and weaknesses, and the best way to motivate them, then the team operation will improve dramatically. Find out about these types by watching the Management Skills Training Videos Modules 2 and 3. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are Four Main Styles of Management that - You can Use. In any management situation, using a combination of these four styles will yield the best results. Do you know what they are and how to use them? Watch the first video in our Management Training series of videos to find out today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Can you name the three skills that you need to have - To Manage Effectively? You must be able to use a variety of management styles, to diagnose the needs of your staff, and to adapt to satisfy the needs of each member of your team. Watch the Management Training Videos to find out how to master these vital skills. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you Manage Others? What Type of - Manager are You? In business, managers are often promoted into the role because they were good at their previous job, good at sales, or the longest serving member of the team. [ Free Training Blog ]

Don't make the Mistake of thinking that Sales Skills - are Just for Selling! This week we have looked at how many of the 'sales skills' are actually good life skills as well. Not surprisingly, a good salesperson is also very good at building rapport, listening, and communication. [ Free Training Blog ]

Rapport is vital in a Sales Situation, and also - in Life in General. But what is rapport? In sales training you will learn about building rapport because it is essential to the sales process - people buy people! But in life in general, rapport is simply 'getting on with' other people - something that some people seem to do naturally, but others struggle with. [ Free Training Blog ]

Selling involves recognising different - Personality Types. And this skill can also help you in your relationships with your friends and family. Everybody has an individual mix of different personality traits and, once you learn how to recognise these, you will find that communicating with people is much easier. Watch the Sales Videos Modules 8 and 9 and find out how to communicate more effectively. [ Free Training Blog ]

One of the Key Skills in Selling is also - A Key Life Skill. I am talking about - Listening! Amazingly, most people are very poor at something that seems so easy and natural - listening. In sales it is a vital skill if you are going to be successful, but in life generally being able to listen effectively is an important skill. [ Free Training Blog ]

Sales Training is not all about - Sales! The skills that you can learn from our Sales Training course will also help in a variety of different situations and circumstances. For example, listening skills and neurolinguistic programming (NLP) will always be useful. [ Free Training Blog ]

Now you Know how to give - Professional Presentations. At least you do if you watched the free training videos on Presentation Skills. This series of four videos takes you step by step through everything you need to know to give successful presentations. If you haven't watched them yet, Click Here to watch the training videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Even if you Have Never given a Presentation before - You can Still Succeed. If you follow the simple steps that we give you, then even if you have never given a presentation before you can still be successful. Giving good presentations is a skill that can easily be learned by watching our Presentation Skill Training Videos. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are Five Tips that will Help You to Give - Good Presentations. When you are giving a presentation there are five things you must do if you are going to be successful. Many people fall at the first hurdle because they don't do these simple things that will guarantee success in any presentation. Watch the Presentation Skills Training Videos module 3 now and learn the tips that could save your presentation. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you know how your body Changes when - You give a Presentation? There are a number of vital physiological changes that occur when you stand up to make a presentation and they can either help or hinder you. If you are aware of the changes, then you can use them to power you on to success. [ Free Training Blog ]

Last week I talked about Stress and How - to Cope with Stress. For many people, one of the most stressful situations is giving a presentation. This can also be the case when you are only presenting one-to-one, for instance in a job interview. [ Free Training Blog ]

OK, after a Stressful Week, Now - We should all Feel Better. Did you watch our video training course on Stress Management? Hopefully you can now recognise how you cope with stress, where you perhaps go wrong, and how you can work with your body instead of against it! [ Free Training Blog ]

Finally today BBC Breakfast has got around to - Talking about Stress! Their series this week on happiness has finally reached the conclusion that stress is one of the main causes of unhappiness. It also can cause other problems such as lack of sleep, poor health, weight loss (or gain), digestive problems, high blood pressure, and many more. If you want to explore how stress affects you and then learn how to improve your responses to stress, watch our series of Stress Management Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

There are Three Main Ways to Cope - with the causes of Stress. Unfortunately most people either don't know how to cope, or they choose to use the wrong mechanisms to cope. Either way can lead to severe problems both mentally and physically. Watch our Stress Management videos today and find out the best ways to tackle stress and use it to your benefit. [ Free Training Blog ]

Stress is not the Problem - - Your Reaction is. Our videos can show you how simple it can be to turn stress into a power for growth rather than a destructive problem. Many people allow stress to be a constant negative influence on their lives. Watch our series of Stress Management Videos and find out how you can use stress as a positive influence in your life. [ Free Training Blog ]

Today the BBC Breakfast Show was - Talking about Happiness. So, this week I am going to talk about one of the big obstacles to happiness - Stress. This is one of the major problems for the owners of small business today. [ Free Training Blog ]

This week I have talked a lot about - Time Management. That is because time is one of the most precious commodities that any of us possess - and in business it can all too often just slip away from us. [ Free Training Blog ]

How do You Prioritise your Working Day? - Or don't you bother? On our free Time Management Training Course we give you a very simple tool that will enable you to prioritise your working day and make the most of your valuable time. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you know What the Main Time Wasters are - in Your Business? Is it the telephone? Or Email? How about meetings, are they run effectively? Watch our Time Management Videos today and find out how you can streamline your business and save hours every week. [ Free Training Blog ]

Have you Ever looked at where your Time - Actually goes To? As a part of our Free Time Management Training Course we will give you a comprehensive analysis tool that enables you to measure exactly how much time you spend on each activity during the day. Once you know how your time is spent, you can then plan how to improve your time management and your working day. [ Free Training Blog ]

How would you like it if I gave you - an Extra Hour in your Day? If you work through our Time Management Training Course I guarantee that you will gain more time in your day. Invest just one hour today and then gain an hour a day for the rest of your life! [ Free Training Blog ]

Some Final Thoughts on Coaching and Why - It's Great for Your Business. This week we've been looking at coaching as a way to boost your business and also improve staff morale. The benefits for your business are very significant and include: overall standards of skill within the company increase; it helps to create a better motivated workforce; staff morale is increased; increased staff efficiency; increased productivity; increased profitability. Find out about the five steps to successful coaching today by viewing the Coaching Training Videos. [ Free Training Blog ]

Yesterday I said that Coaching is Vital - to Expand your Business. It also has many other advantages for the staff, for example, it increases their competence, improves their confidence and self-esteem, increases their performance levels, helps them to realise their potential, and it increases job satisfaction. Find out how to coach your staff effectively by watching the Coaching Training Videos today. [ Free Training Blog ]

If You want your Business to Grow then - Coaching is Essential. You must coach your staff to increase their skills and develop them to their full potential. Only by doing this can you then delegate more tasks to them so that you have the time to develop new business opportunities. Unfortunately, many people don't understand how to coach and how to develop their staff. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do You Need a Business Mentor? - Or simply more Skills? The Government is talking about recruiting over 40,000 business mentors to help businesses grow. Is that really what small business owners need? Or is the comprehensive training that we offer on this website a more helpful approach? Check out the range of training by exploring the Business Training Overview. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are You Planning to Start your Own Business - This Year? Be sure to follow our comprehensive Business Startup Planning Programme where we show you exactly how to plan your business. By watching these easy to follow videos you will be sure to give your new business the best chance of success. [ Free Training Blog ]

Don't Make New Year Resolutions!! - Set Goals Instead. Traditionally, people make New Year Resolutions at this time of year but are they any use at all? Instead of vague resolutions, set personal goals using our effective SMART goalsetting techniques. Watch our series of Goalsetting Videos now and make the changes that you want to your life, business, or circumstances. [ Free Training Blog ]

Happy New Year! - And Welcome Back to Work.!.! For most people today is the first day back at work after the prolonged Christmas and New Year break. Many people return to work full of mixed emotions, some keen to make changes, others simply depressed at the return to work. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you have Anyone Working for You? - Do you give Appraisals? To achieve the best from your staff you should give them regular appraisals, typically every three or six months. Unfortunately, many managers do not understand how to conduct an appraisal, the best ways to motivate staff, and the skill necessary to manage performance. Watch our complete Appraisal Training Course video programmes to find out exactly how to conduct effective appraisals and motivate your staff. [ Free Training Blog ]

How Well do You Listen? - Really Listen? Why not spend 20 minutes today to discover how well you listen, and the best ways to improve your listening skills. Click on the link for the Listening Skills Training Videos and improve your ability to listen today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Make sure You have some Free Time - Over Christmas. Too many people who own their own business think that the way to be successful is to work 16 hours a day, seven days a week. Don't! For your business to succeed and you to survive to see it, you must make time for yourself - and Christmas can be ideal for this (unless you work in retailing, in which case use a different, quiet time of the year to recharge). Find out how to Manage your Time by viewing our Time Management training course. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are You Worried about Health and Safety - for Your Business? Many owners and managers of small businesses worry about Health and Safety and their business. What rules applies to them? How much paperwork is involved? What happens if something goes wrong? These and many more questions are answered in our simple Health and Safety Guide where we cover everything you need to know in 10 simple steps. [ Free Training Blog ]

Motivation is Key for Yourself - and for Your Employees. Do you know what motivates you to succeed? And what motivates your staff? Watch this Motivation Training Video and find out how to motivate yourself and others quickly. [ Free Training Blog ]

Before you Delegate to Someone it is Vital that - You have Coached Them. Many people have no idea how coaching really works. They confuse it with telling, shouting, delegating, or doing nothing! Coaching is a skill and to find out how to coach effectively, view our series of Coaching Training Videos and make sure that you get the best from your staff. [ Free Training Blog ]

A New Week and Another Threat - of More Snow... Plan now so that you can be flexible if the snow forecast for the end of the week again becomes a reality. Given how the traffic infrastructure collapsed in some areas only a week ago, then the flexibility to have staff working from home may be vital to the profitability of your business. Make sure that you know how to delegate effectively by watching the Delegation Training Course video programmes today. [ Free Training Blog ]

Even more for Business Startups . . - Free Business Plan Training To help anyone starting a new business to write a full business plan, we have produced a comprehensive training video that will take them through the whole process step by step. To ensure that your business plan is useful and accurate, watch our Business Plan Training Videos now and get it right first time. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do You Know Someone who is Starting a New Business? - You can help them. When anyone starts a new business there seems to be a huge amount of documents and paperwork that they need for the business to operate. On our website, we are happy to help by providing a wealth of document templates as a part of our Business Startup Resources. Click on the link above to find out more. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do You Enjoy Cold Calling? - Or is it a Challenge? Learn the top ten tips to be successful at cold calling. Many people find cold calling to be a challenge, something that they really do not enjoy doing. [ Free Training Blog ]

Preparation can Mean the Difference - Between Life and Death! Literally. People have been trapped on motorways in Scotland for up to 16 hours so far, and their ordeal isn't over yet. The police have been warning people who are travelling to ensure that they have prepared properly with plenty of fuel in their cars, a blanket in the car, and other essentials. [ Free Training Blog ]

Did You Have a Look at - the New Videos? Find out how to maximise your sales with the new series of videos by Paul Archer. These personal anecdotes illustrate some of the core sales skills in an easy to follow style based on real life experience. Paul has been in sales for over 20 years now and brings all of that experience to his sales videos. [ Free Training Blog ]

We have just added eleven . . - New Training Videos. These are a series of Sales Training video programmes that will give you instant tips on how to improve your sales skills. Produced by Paul Archer, these videos use an informal style of presentation to illustrate some of the essential sales skills. [ Free Training Blog ]

When you Work From Home - Goal Setting is Vital. Without goal setting, few people can achieve anything at all. Goal setting provides a target, a destination to aim for. After all, most of us goal set in other aspects of our lives, so goal setting at work should be second nature. When you work from home, this is even more true. [ Free Training Blog ]

As the Cold Spell Spreads - - Can you stay focussed? Many more people are continuing to work from home today due to the unusual weather conditions we are experiencing this week. The challenge is in staying focussed on work and not spending all day watching the weather reports and travel news. So, it is important to set goals for your day's activities and then to ensure that you achieve those goals. [ Free Training Blog ]

More People working from Home Today - Due to Snow. How are you managing your time? Did you go through our complete Time Management Training Course to help you to manage your day better. Remember to maintain the discipline that you would normally bring to your working day. [ Free Training Blog ]

Are you working from home today - - Because of the snow? For many people, working from home can be a real challenge. The conflict between home and work can be difficult to resolve and often work suffers because of this. When working from home, it is vital to apply the same disciplines as when you work at the office. [ Free Training Blog ]

Does Stress Motivate you? - Or Kill You? Stress is present all around us, everyday. Yet sometimes it seems to spur us on, and other times it can leave us a quivering wreck! What is the difference? [ Free Training Blog ]

Customer Service is an Attitude - - Not a Department. I discovered that quote in somebody's forum signature and realised how true that comment is. And yet so many people fail to recognise this simple fact. Oddly, people in sales can be some of the worst offenders. [ Free Training Blog ]

Time is Your Most Precious Asset - Don't let it slip away. One of the forums I contribute to has had a constant stream of posts about time management, lack of time, lack of personal time, etc. People are realising that as the business world becomes harder, then time management becomes more crucial. Everyone is working harder and harder, making money where they can. [ Free Training Blog ]

Is the Telephone one of your Time Bandits? - Does it Steal Your Time? Many of us have to answer the telephone when it rings. But is that the most efficient use of your time? How much time each day do you lose due to these interruptions? [ Free Training Blog ]

What Causes Most Problems when Giving a Presentation? - Lack of Preparation. Quite simply, many people fail to prepare adequately when giving a presentation. This then leaves them open to major problems if anything goes even slightly wrong. It also means that they are more nervous than they would be if they had prepared properly, which also makes it even more likely that something will go wrong. For a simple-to-follow plan for your next presentation, Click on the Link and watch the training videos and download the Key Facts book today. [ Free Training Blog ]

10 Tips for Finding New Clients - Do you need new clients? In this series of three videos we will give you ten tips that will help you to start to find new clients today. Click on the Finding New Clients link today and spend 20 minutes that may change the future of your business. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you take your Holidays? - As a small business owner? Many owners and managers of small businesses fail to look after their number one asset - themselves. Time off, time away from the office, and time to recharge your batteries are vital if your business is to have a long term future. [ Free Training Blog ]

When do you check your emails? - Do they interrupt your work? Use the hints and tips in our Time Managment training course Module 3 to prevent emails from breaking your flow of concentration. Emails can be one of the greatest thieves of time in the office. [ Free Training Blog ]

Do you set Personal Goals in your Business? - Or goals for others? Many people fail to set personal goals for their business and then wonder why they don't achieve what they want in life. And yet, in other areas, they set goals and know that they work. [ Free Training Blog ]

So, what NLP Type are you? - Did you check? If you used the latest link to watch our very simple videos on NLP types then you will know now what type you are, and your friends, relatives and client types too. Once you understand these types you will find that communication and relationship building can proceed much more smoothly. If you haven't checked yet then Click Here to visit the Sales Training Course, then watch Modules 8 and 9 for all you need to know. Have Fun! [ Free Training Blog ]

NLP Personality Types - What type are you? And how about your friends, relatives, customers, etc? This week's newsletter was about NLP personality types and how to recognise them. If you didn't receive the newsletter then be sure to click on the link to our Sales Training Course and watch Modules 8 and 9 to discover how NLP personality information can help you communicate better. And for those who received the newsletter and sent kind comments, thank you. John [ Free Training Blog ]

How do you remember your Passwords... - ... and avoid Password Hell?! A colleague of mine landed in password hell this week when he needed to go back and re-insert some passwords into email accounts he had set up years ago. [ Free Training Blog ]

Who Needs a Business Plan? - Is it just new businesses? Emphatically NO! Whether a business is new or old, a business plan is a vital roadmap to success. After all, without a map or a plan, how do you know where you are going? We have an excellent resource for planning for your business that anyone can use - simply click on the link now to find out how planning for your business can help you to succeed. [ Free Training Blog ]

Can You Help with Business Resources? - We are looking for more free Business Resources. Do you have any that we could use for free on our website? If you have any business resources or training materials that we could use then we would be very happy to look at it with a view to using it on the website. Anyone who contributes training material that we use on the site will, of course, receive full credit for it. Likewise if there is material that you have found elsewhere on the internet that may be useful, please let us know. Thanks! [ Free Training Blog ]

Health and Safety for Small Businesses - Many owners of small businesses ignore health and safety until it is too late. The truth is that for most small businesses, complying with health and safety regulations can be a very simple exercise. [ Free Training Blog ]

Terrific Stockmarket Boost - Yesterday saw the Footsie 100 Index rise to the highest level for over two years. Does that mean the recession is over? I think it's too early to hang out the celebration bunting just yet, but undoubtedly, the Stock Market is of the view that the recovery is going to continue. What does this have to do with training for small businesses? Simple. [ Free Training Blog ]

Why do most businesses fail? - Many people assume that businesses fail because of circumstances outside their control - the banks won't lend, competitors squeeze them out, etc. The truth is that most businesses go under because they fail in the key area of marketing. [ Free Training Blog ]

Watch out for this - - We received an email this week saying: Hi I have tried calling to find out what courses you run, but have been unable to get through. Could you please give me call to discuss what courses are available. Many thanks Mark W****** 07031****** When I investigated further I discovered that these 07031 numbers are premium rate redirect numbers that can send your call anywhere in the world. [ Free Training Blog ]

New Business Help - We have added a complete section devoted to new business startups to try to help them to 'hit the ground running'. In this section we have included: The Business Startup Plan Business Startup Marketing Plan Vital New Business Resources Time Management for the New Business Goalsetting for Business The Essential Sales Training Course Finding New Clients Personal Motivation for Success Website Overview Stress Management in Business Computer Security for the New Business Business Startup Documents If anyone knows of any more resources that we can include then please let us know. [ Free Training Blog ]

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