December Newsletter

Christmas has gone from being a distant date in the diary to nearly upon us with alarming haste. It has been a busy old year at GoodPractice Towers. So as well as bringing you the latest news, we’re taking a quick whizz back through the last 12 months.


Miniature additions to the team!

We are delighted to announce the recent safe arrival of a gorgeous daughter for our Application Architect, Jonny. She is the second GoodPractice baby to arrive in 2011, with baby Wheelans arriving in January. Everybody say Awwww!

Top Tips for Managers App is a hit

Our iPhone app has proved extremely popular with managers and now features in the Top 20 Business Apps. With over 10,000 downloads and thousands of user sessions per week, the app has been a resounding success. Here’s what just one of many of our happy customers has to say:

“I found the tips to be totally practical for the workplace and having a high amount of relevancy in day to day activities…. I consider it a must have for emerging managers!!!”

Download your copy at the iTunes app store. Or why not talk to us about a customised version for your organisation? Contact for more.


With technology moving faster than ever, we are constantly looking for the best ways to provide our clients with the most relevant solutions to meet their needs. September saw us launch our video collection – Video Essentials – which uses a combination of interviews and animation videos on management and leadership subjects.

At the same time we also launched our E-Learning Essentials range. There are currently seven great modules available, with a further three on communication, leadership and self-development coming in January 2012.

We are also currently developing the user experience for mobile users of our leadership and management toolkits. If you would like to know more about how this could work for your organisation, then please contact or call 0845 22 33 002.

What managers are looking for

According to our latest statistics, the most common search terms our managers and leaders have been looking for recently are:

1. leadership
2. coaching
3. time management
4. presentation
5. assertiveness

This month the most downloaded items in our toolkits were:

1. Top Tips for Developing Your Leadership Style
2. Mental Health M.O.T
3. Am I a Good Listener?
4. Five Methods for Managing Conflict
5. An Overview of Emotional Intelligence

Learning Trends survey coming soon

Every six months GoodPractice undertakes in-depth market research with leading L&D professionals to gauge the key issue and challenges the industry faces. The latest survey results are in and the final report will be ready early in the new year. To reserve your copy of the report, please email

Road test our resources

Why not try our resources for yourself in your organisation? We can set your managers and leaders up with a free fully managed trial of our toolkits. Please contact Paul Curry on 0845 22 33 002 for more information.

And finally ….

All that remains for us to say is Happy Holidays! See you in 2012.