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Value-based behaviours and Job Descriptions….

Saturday, February 28, 2009

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We are working with a client on value-based behaviours, and following a restructure, they want to write new Job Descriptions that model value-based behaviours. Do any of you have such Job Descriptions? If so, it would be really beneficial for our client to have examples. If you can help, please leave contact [...]

Hot Stuff

Sunday, February 22, 2009

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This is the place we announce breaking news, our new programmes, and ask the occasional question.

Calling all teachers….game on!

Sunday, February 22, 2009

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We’re developing and designing a new course for teachers who would like to know more about how video games and the latest technology can help students learn - and how to make use of that technology in the classroom. We’re looking f or some case studies of current successful practice, so we’d really like to talk [...]

Credit crunch: Train The Trainer…

Saturday, February 21, 2009

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It’s possible that as a result of the credit crunch, your organisation might be wanting to reduce spending on training, and in particular bring in-house training that hitherto you might have contracted to outside trainers.  You may well also have a training and development team that are more used to contracting in training, rather than [...]

The Ultimate Bike Ride…!

Saturday, February 7, 2009

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David and Nathan have both committed to an amazing bike ride for charity in November, 2009. The ride is from Vietnam to Cambodia, from Saigon to Angkor Wat. The total distance is just short of 500 km, over 7 days. The charity is Regain, for sports tetraplegics, for men and women severely injured playing their [...]

Top 10: business books

Saturday, February 7, 2009

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This month’s top 10 features Arnie’s top 10 business books. Some old, some new, but all worth the read. In no particular order: 1 Being Happy (Andrew Matthews). A top book with simple, but essential tips to achieving the title. Brilliantly written, and supported by excellent cartoons. Andrew started as [...]

Top 10: characteristics of an effective team

Saturday, February 7, 2009

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1: Identity: Strong teams have a clear identity, often signified in a number of ways.  Most obviously a name, but also including budget, venue/meeting place, uniform, logo, colour scheme, language, rituals… 2: Shared values: Team members share similar values, such as integrity, commitment to the common task, mutual support…  These are not imposed, but genuinely shared.  Ideally these [...]

Slideas | 5 Simple Questions

Sunday, February 1, 2009

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  • 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:
    Clients
    Contractors
    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!