Dramatic Training Solutions Blog

Welcome to the Dramatic Training Solutions blog.  We have a range of articles for both Learning & Development Managers as well as for Self Directed Learners & Participants.

Why Groundhog Day has a place in your training workshops

Groundhog Day is one of my favourite films and its on most Christmases (this one was no exception) What a fantastic opportunity to be able to take a day and live it so many times that you learn what to change to make it perfect and understand what works and what...

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Is E- learning just a replacement for books?

Does E-learning really do what it promises, and does it help to impart the essential skills of tomorrow? Or is it using computers instead of books’ or ‘what employers do when they don’t want to pay for proper training’? As we move more into a world of technology and...

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How to Sell: The Trusted Advisor vs the Pushy Sales Person

Do Buyers Trust Salespeople? The reality is that the words ‘sales’ and ‘trust’ are rarely used in the same sentence, its not fair but true, sales people are often tarred with the same brush as double glazing or car sales people (I have nothing against them by the...

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How to be an ethical and authentic negotiator – part 4

The process Below is a simple process to remember when approaching a negotiation; it helps you to understand where you are and what you need to be doing at each stage. In part 3 we looked at the first stage of preparation, this time the focus is on the debate and...

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Why Training in Empathy is Crucial to Business Success

Its funny how things become hot topics but all I keep hearing about at the moment is how robots are taking over the world and doing all of our jobs and it sounds like a si- fi horror movie that I watched when I was a child. Whether is true or not, one thing I know is...

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How to deliver a successful presentation – Part Five

Part Five– Top ten actors’ secrets for connecting with an audience Working with professional actors you can’t help but pick up really great tips on how to make the best of your presentation delivery. Working in a performance profession they are the best people to...

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How to build a successful career – Part Six

Lesson six – How to be more assertive part 2 “Understanding and respecting the rights and needs of others whilst maintaining our own” Being assertive means respecting yourself and other people; seeing people as equal to you, not better than you or less important than...

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Train your people to listen!

“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen.  Just listen.  Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention.” RACHEL NAOMI REMEN “To be interesting be interested” Dale Carnegie The demand for soft skills is on...

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