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Speed Reading for Success: audio book

How to find, absorb and retain the information you need for success Speed Reading for Success is a downloadable audio book for anyone who needs to deal with today’s tidal wave of information in a fast, structured way. In simple steps that take just a few hours, this resource - 10 audio tracks plus a 16-page accompanying pdf booklet - makes it fun to learn how to read more effectively.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Managing Information Effectively with Mind Mapping and Speed Reading: in-house workshop
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Mind Mapping and Speed Reading are two highly effective ways of dealing with today’s tidal wave of information. Mind Maps are powerful tools for absorbing information and organising large volumes of facts.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Customised
Speed Read Your Way to Success: in-house workshop
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Mounting work pressures, too little time, keeping your knowledge base up-to-date, checking out the competition: we all have to find a way of dealing with today’s tidal wave of information. One highly effective solution is speed reading - a technique that’s not just about reading fast, but about making your whole reading process more efficient.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Customised
Coaching and Mentoring for Success: audio book

Supporting learners in the workplace This audio/online resource is a quick way for coaches and mentors to learn the basics they need to do their jobs professionally. If you want to become a more able coach/mentor or help your team members to develop their skills, you won’t find anything better than this ‘masterpiece of blended learning’.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Memory and Learning for Success: audio book

How to learn and recall the information you need for success The ability to remember is both more important and more of a challenge than ever before. Yet many people worry about their capacity to remember the facts, ideas, statistics, new names and faces that confront us all at every turn.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Grammar on the Rocks: in-house workshop
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Good grammar is an essential element of effective writing. Your reader won’t understand what you want unless your document is written in unambiguous, correct English.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 0.5 days
  • Study mode: Customised
Mind Mapping for Memory and Creative Thinking: in-house workshop
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Mind Maps are powerful tools for absorbing information and organising large volumes of facts. The principal thought or idea is drawn in the centre, with major branches radiating outwards.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 1 Day
  • Study mode: Customised
Effective Business Writing for Success: audio book

Reports, emails, plans, minutes and presentations: business writers must write any of these, and write them well. Effective Business Writing for Success includes several components that will help you to create better documents: a downloadable audio course packed with information on business writing, a pdf booklet summarising key points, model documents, exercises and a bonus track on meeting minutes.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance