Archive for the 'Leadership' Category

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Buy cheap, buy twice

Posted in Blog, Leadership, Sales Skills by Nick

October 9th, 2013

Inspired by a quote from spaceman John Glenn, Nick Winwood looks at why, with training, it’s really worth spending that extra bit of money.

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Solving a complex challenge the old fashioned way (no email!)

Posted in Leadership, Sales Skills by Matt

October 7th, 2013

Complex problem that needs a smart solution? How’s this for an answer – switch off your email! Matt explains why.

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Train your brain: 7 techniques for successful selling

Posted in Leadership, Sales Skills by Salli

October 2nd, 2013

Here are 7 ways to train your brain to be even better at selling – naturally!

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Clarins & Natural Training: The Ultimate Leadership Training Experience

Posted in Blog, Leadership by Jenni

July 16th, 2013

A brief run-through of the recent Natural Training & Clarins Performance Leadership Event at Wokefield Park, UK, June 2013 – this event achieved a 92% rating overall from the 70 Clarins leaders in attendance.

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Law Firms – It’s Time To Sharpen Up Your Sales Capability: Part 1

Posted in Leadership, Sales Skills by Dominic

March 15th, 2012

Alternative Business Structures (ABS) are threatening to cut into the billings of many of the country’s largest Legal Firms. As our resident legal specialist, Dominic France-Lynch has researched the problem – and has some answers. This is the first in a 4 part blog series which is compelling reading for any fee earner in the legal world.

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The 5 Secrets Of Business – You MUST Read This!

Posted in Leadership, Meandering business thoughts, Sales Skills by Paul

February 2nd, 2011

Paul has discovered the Holy Grail – business summed up in 5 easy points. Enjoy.

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The Secret of Business Success: (Do Nothing)

Posted in Customer Service Training, Leadership, Sales Skills by Matt

November 6th, 2010

The secret of success in business is to do nothing, as these three examples show.

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Investing In People: Training Joke of the day

Posted in Leadership, Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Paul

November 3rd, 2010

I recently heard a joke. It’s a training joke, which usually means it’s not that funny. But it does have a serious message about investing in your people.

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Time To Stand & Stare

Posted in Leadership, Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Paul

November 2nd, 2010

Paul reckons more thinking and less digesting of new information is the key to success. And we reckon he’s right.

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OMP#51: When Opportunity Becomes Dangerous

Posted in Leadership, One Minute Pause, Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Matt

November 2nd, 2010

Lost opportunity exists not because of a lack of innovation, but a lack of communication. The founder of Natural Training, Matt Drought, explains why.

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“Nothing Tastes As Good As Skinny Feels” (+ 5 New Natural Variations)

Posted in Leadership, Negotiation Skills, Presentation skills, Sales Skills, Telesales Skills by Matt

January 6th, 2010

Kate Moss’s motto “Nothing Tastes As Good As Skinny Feels” is given the Natural treatment. Do you have one of your own?

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Recession Busting: A True Tale Of A Young Entrepreneur

Posted in Leadership, Sales Skills by Mark

January 3rd, 2010

Get 2010 off to a cracking start with an article that will take you 4 minutes to read but will cast a warm glow over the recession!

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Leadership Is In Your DNA – Is It Time To Develop Those Instincts?

Posted in Leadership by Matt

December 8th, 2009

For those familiar with Natural Training, you’ll know that we develop natural potential. In this article, our Leadership Coach Hillary Fraser presents a natural leadership checklist that will help fine tune the leadership potential already in your DNA!

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What The “L” is Leadership About?

Posted in Leadership by Matt

November 12th, 2009

WHAT THE ā€œLā€ IS LEADERSHIP ABOUT? Everyone’s got their view on what Leadership is. That’s why there are shelves of books, hundreds of training programmes and dozens of gurus all vying for the time and money of business executives. Fortunately, I’ve come up with a quick and cheap view of my own: there are Leaders [...]

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The Road to Understanding

Posted in Leadership, Presentation skills by Matt

October 12th, 2009

This blog explores the importance of creating a strong level of understanding when presenting or leading a group. Some useful tips for how to create maximum understanding.

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Leadership is about more than charisma

Posted in Leadership by Paul

July 24th, 2009

Health fears surrounding Steve Jobs led to a fall in the price of Apple shares and have highlighted the value of charismatic leaders to their companies – a fab article reprinted from The Times.

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How To Land Your Dream Job

Posted in Leadership, Presentation skills by Mark

June 7th, 2009

The key to landing your dream job is to sell yourself. In this article Philip explains how he was able to help someone do just that.

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Handling Conflict at Work

Posted in Leadership by Matt

October 5th, 2008

I remember a time I lost my temper at work. It was 1998, and I was a salesman working at an advertising agency. One of the sales team was bullying everyone else out of leads by declaring that every sector was his, and that every client had been contacted by him in the past. You [...]

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Effective Leadership Communication: Carrots or Sticks?

Posted in Leadership by Mark

March 15th, 2006

Success and fear of failure can be used in equal measure to inspire individuals and teams. In this blog Fred examines how you can use both to your leadership advantage.

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