About Mind Tools

Essential Skills for an Excellent Career

Hello, we're Mind Tools.

We're here to help you learn the practical, straightforward skills you need to excel in your career. These can help you become exceptionally effective, be a great manager and leader, become more successful – and even be happier at work. We believe that anyone can learn and use these techniques to make the very most of the opportunities open to them.

Who we Help

Established in 1996, Mind Tools helps more than 21,000,000 people each year. These individuals come from many different levels within organizations – ranging from senior executives and business owners to young professionals and career-starters.

Many top, global organizations also use our material to increase productivity, improve management and leadership skills, and support organizational development initiatives. Find out more by visiting our corporate site.

What we do

You can learn hundreds of useful career skills for free on our website, and you can receive new management and career techniques every week by subscribing to our free newsletter. This helps you make personal development an ongoing part of your life, keeping your skills fresh and up-to-date.

You can also learn new skills through our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages, and with our YouTube channel.

Join the Club

The Mind Tools Club – our members-only area – takes our approach to the next level. With rich, career-enhancing resources, and with full access to experienced mentors and coaches, the Club gives you the training, help and support you need to be exceptionally successful in your career. When you join, you get:

  • Our full and comprehensive leadership, team management, decision making, project management, personal productivity, and communication skills toolkit, with more than 1,000 skills, techniques and tools explained in detail.
  • More than 60 downloadable Bite-Sized Training™ sessions, teaching specific skills in focused one-hour sessions.
  • More than 340 downloadable Book Insights and Expert Interviews, giving you convenient access to the ideas and opinions of key global experts.
  • Our forum, providing the help, support, coaching, and advice that you need to solve career problems and advance your career in a positive way.

Find out more about it here.

Enjoy using Mind Tools!