Deep Insights Journal

A few weeks ago in this Journal and in our Blog we talked about the by-products of fast growth, one of which is the challenge of making sure that new managers have the right skills set to be successful.


This is particularly pertinent to companies in Central Texas because Texas employment grew the most of all the ten fastest-growing states last year, and analysts predict that nearly 70,000 new jobs will be added to the Austin-area market this year.


 If managing growth is a concern for you and your organization, you may be interested in reviewing the new article below, Avoid Growing Pains with a 'Head Start' Program for New Managers.

John Males
Founder and President
Fathom Corporate Training
Deep Insight. Direct Results.
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  Avoid Growing Pains with a 'Head Start" Program for New Managers

As businesses grow and expand their workforce, it's common to see newly minted managers who lack experience in supervision and delegation. And while some of them may eventually learn to be good managers, that on-the-job training time can be costly for their employers as junior staff leave, and their replacements need to be hired and trained.


Even more critical is the fact that poor managers not only cause costly staff turnover, they also can impact business reputation and sales if they lack customer service and communication skills.


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Management Skills Workshop 

Dates:  Mar 25-26 or Jun 24-25  


This hands-on leadership management workshop teaches new supervisors and managers the foundational skills of communication, motivation, delegation, performance management and evaluation.  


 Read More: Management Skills Workshop  


To enroll, Call 512-689-4600 or email 

Time Management

Time Management Skills 
Date:  Apr 2 or Jun 11 
Time is like a river; it keeps on flowing even though we get caught up in its turbulence and can't seem to come up for air. Later, we realize that we are out of balance and off course both personally and professionally. Without effective time management skills, new and constantly changing corporate objectives can be overwhelming, leaving us feeling out of control.


 Read More: Time Management Skills Workshop 


To enroll, Call 512-689-4600 or email   

Cultural Diversity


Negotiation Skills Workshop

Dates:  Apr 8-9 or Jul 1-2  


Participants in this dynamic workshop will learn how to strengthen their negotiation skills through classroom game sessions, extensive role-play and exercises. They receive one-on-one personal feedback that helps improve their ability to communicate and negotiate in complex or difficult negotiation sessions. Participants build skills negotiating individually and in team negotiation environments.



To enroll, Call 512-689-4600 or



Presentation Skills


Outstanding Presentation Skills Workshop 

Dates: Apr 22-23 or Jul 8-9   


Our presentation skills training workshop aids participants in building and delivering a powerful message to both internal and external clients. It is the most intensive presentation skills training course on the market and yields proven results.


Read More: Presentation Skills Workshop 


To enroll, Call 512-689-4600 or email 



Consultative Selling Skills Workshop 

Dates:  May 28-29 or Jul 22-23  


What is the number one complaint that customers voice about sales people? It is that sales representatives simply don't take the time to listen. Then, they attempt to sell prematurely. Consultative selling means: To first uncover and fully understand the goals, problems and needs of the customer, then, and only then, offer options and recommend relevant solutions.


Read More: Consultative Selling Skills Workshop 


To enroll, Call 512-689-4600 or email 





15% Online Learning Discount !  

Fathom Corporate Training is now offering a 15% discount on all online courses for a limited time. These affordable courses are available at Fathom Online and are accessible 24 X 7 and designed to meet the needs of busy professionals. So if you need to strengthen or improve critical skills, register and enter Discount Code FCT15 for instant savings.

  • Learn more Quickly - Use interactive exercises and case studies with real-world examples and video commentary to retain what you learn.
  • Enjoy the Flexibility - Need extra time to process complex concepts or power through multiple modules?  Go ahead - you set the pace.
  • Get Expert Advice - Experienced subject matter experts resolve your unanswered course questions through the Ask The Expert function.
  • Save Time & Money - Courses are a convenient and affordable alternative to classroom-based learning

This offer is valid through March 31, 2015 so act soon.  And if you are interested in multiple courses or have multiple learners where you work, contact us directly for even more savings.


For more Information, or to register, click here  

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About Fathom


With more than 20 years experience in sales and management turnaround
environments, Fathom Corporate Training, based in Austin, Texas, works with clients facing critical challenges in leadership,management, negotiation and customer service.

We know the challenges that exist when choosing a training solution. Our clients remain our best source of feedback
about how we work and effect change. Give us a chance to address your training needs and exceed your expectations. You'll be glad you did!


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