Training resources, books and materials with our seal of approval – these products and services are carefully curated and have a connection with either the seven skills or with training generally.
Based on cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness and positive psychology, THE MOOD CARDS offers a fun and accessible way to help you identify and explore your moods and emotions. There are 42 cards in the box showing a variety of emotions, ranging from happy and sad to resentment, guilt and stress. Each card includes guided questions for self-exploration plus an affirmation for positive thinking.
EMMA SUE SAYS: “I love this book because it emphasises that it’s not about luck or talent when it comes to success or going for your dreams but much more about your own attitude to persevering and how you respond when you get a setback. Build your grit and you’ll be successful – simple.”
Feeling in control over your life is crucial to success and wellbeing.
Our world is changing – so fast, so furiously, so ferociously – that to stand out you need to tap into your own resources and competences. Doing so puts you firmly back into the driving seat of your own life, enabling you to be happier, find and do work you love and have a true sense of purpose. But what are the key competences that you need?
7 Skills for the Future sets the scene for seven new soft skills that will propel you forward. Through a combination of scientific research, no-nonsense advice, practical exercises and case studies, this book shows you how to understand, develop and use:
By learning how to tap into these essential skills, and understanding how to put them into practice each day of our lives, we can be happier, more effective and abler to cope with change in an uncertain and exciting future.
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EMMA SUE SAYS: “This Indian GP/doctor is transforming patients’ lives by giving holistic prescriptions around lifestyle rather than pills.”
A revolutionary, yet simple guide to better health from the star of BBC1’s Doctor in the House.
In The Four Pillar Plan, Dr Rangan Chatterjee presents an easily accessible plan for taking control of your health and your life. Everyday health revolves around Dr Chatterjee’s four pillars: relaxation, food, sleep and movement. By making small, achievable changes in each of these key areas you can create and maintain good health – and avoid illness.
EMMA SUE SAYS: “Empathy starts with self-care – this great book has lots of easy tips to include self-care in your everyday and I found it inspirational when I was writing the Empathy chapter for the second edition of The Advantage!”
Part of our Trainer’s Toolkit – resources to help you build creative experiential learning exercises.
Cheap enough to hand out as freebies, but beware: they can take over a month to arrive.
EMMA SUE SAYS: “Anyone can build up resilience, the key to a positive mindset, unshakeable sense of self and the ability to get back up again and withstand anything life throws your way. This book has 12 valuable tools which will strengthen your resilience skills.”
Scribbles & Doodles is an interactive coloring journal designed to help readers nurture their creativity, mindfulness, and self-motivation. Featuring beautiful typography and coloring pages, this uplifting book presents supportive prompts and exercises along with inspirational quotes to encourage reflection through scribbling and doodling.