Top 10: time management tips

Monday, September 29, 2008


Scapegoating time… Opportunity costs… See interruptions as service enquiries… Manage the splash… Have an automatic bring forward file… Challenge the T… Urgent and important… The 3 laws of urgency No more urgent/asap… Deadlines and durations Scapegoating time… Stop blaming time – as in “I’d like to do it, but I didn’t have the time”. What we really mean is: “it wasn’t enough of a priority [...]

Fab or Drab?

Tuesday, September 16, 2008


Click here to read our regular thoughts on the good (fab) and the not so good (drab) that we've experienced - we hope you can join in with your experiences, too...!

Training and Development with ETD

Tuesday, September 16, 2008


ETD design and deliver a wide range of training and development programmes for over 100 clients, in the UK and abroad. Our extensive portfolio encompasses skills for individuals, skills for managers, leadership skills, general skills such as high impact presentations and technical areas such as benchmarking and creative thinking …

Consultancy services

Tuesday, September 16, 2008


Over the past 19 years Effective Training and Development have worked in partnership with many clients to address key organisational, departmental and team needs, facilitating tricky or senior meetings, strategic development, team building sessions, delivery of Assessment and Development Centre, and more. Among our clients we have over 30 local authorities, 10 FE colleges, and 15 [...]

One to one coaching

Monday, September 15, 2008


Some learning is not suited to a group environment. Individuals need to talk confidentially, in private, and at greater length than provided on a typical training programme. ETD provide personal support and development for a wide range of individuals, from Chief Executives to first line supervisors to individual staff …

Quotes Corner

Thursday, September 11, 2008


These are a selection of quotations and sayings we've collected over the years. Please feel free to offer more of your own...!

  • Feedback

    This is a section in which we record feedback from our various training and development programmes.
    If you’d like to add any of your own feedback, please do so in the box below.
    Thanks for all your comments…!

    “Fantastic course with brilliant feedback, practical advice and techniques. Invaluable experience and highly recommended. Great job guys, me [...]

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  • Effective’s NLP Invitation….

    View our trailer to receive your personal invite to our open course….it could change your life..!

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  • NLP Open Programme…

    Arnie has already successfully run some in house Practitioner programmes, and is also currently running a ‘Personal NLP Practitioner’ programme.  This is designed specifically for individuals, and is tailored exactly to their needs: time, place, pace, and learning preferences.  You can join this programme any time you like, and take as long as you like.  [...]

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  • Equal Opportunities: Statement of Commitment

    This Statement is intended for anyone with whom we do business – including:
    All our staff
    All our associates
    All participants on any of our programmes
    Anyone we come into contact with, personally or professionally
    Effective are committed to supporting equal opportunities, and valuing diversity, in all we do, and in all our personal and professional relationships.  We want [...]

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  • No win, no fee service…

    Looking for a new job?  Wanting to prepare for an internal promotion?  Facing a selection process when it’s years since you last had an interview?  We at Effective can help.
    Our No Win, No Fee Service provides you with either three or six hours personal support - face to face and/or over the phone.  The three [...]

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Just to let you all know that on our SLIDEAS site, we are now offering a new powerpoint presentation every fortnight (alternate Sundays), for you to download for free! Our back catalogue of presentations is also available. So don’t miss out on these freebies - check the site regularly!! We’d also be interested in any similar presentations you have. Just email them to me, and I’ll get them published, with full credits to the author!