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May 20, 2024

5 reasons you should be expensing Mind Tools

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With over 3000 resources, Skill Bites courses, member newsletter and exclusive Pain Points podcast, Mind Tools Membership can help you conquer your goals and look back on 2024 as a success.

So why not ask your line manager if you can sign-up for a 3-Month, Annual or 3-Year membership and expense Mind Tools to your employer?

The email below shows the top 5 benefits having Mind Tools will bring. Use pieces or the whole email, send it on to the budget approver and good luck!

Email Subject Line: Expenses Request for Approval: Mind Tools Membership

Dear [Manager's Name]

I’d like to ask your approval for covering the expenses of my Mind Tools membership for 2024. After careful consideration, I am confident that this membership will significantly contribute to my professional development and our team's success. Here are my five reasons why.

1. I’ll have on-demand access to extensive management development resources and e-learning

Mind Tools provides an extensive library of resources, including articles, videos and tools covering a wide range of management development topics. I can also complete specialized management and leadership e-learning programs to enhance my skills and bring added value to our team. 

2. I’ll improve my performance and contribution to our team

I’ll be learning practical tools and techniques that I can directly apply to our team's projects, leading to improved efficiency and project outcomes. Mind Tools covers a huge range of relevant topics, from critical thinking and decision-making to team collaboration and communication. According to industry experts, such as Forbes, these are among the top in-demand skills that organizations require right now.

3. We’ll foster a productive team culture and work cohesively toward common goals

The insights I gain will positively impact my productivity and overall well-being, ultimately benefiting our entire team. Mind Tools membership also supports our company’s culture of continuous learning and can help us be more innovative and adaptable.

4. I can help our team to stay up-to-date with the latest workplace trends  

The world of work is constantly changing but Mind Tools offers fresh content regularly, as well as a weekly members-only podcast and newsletter covering the latest trends and insights from management experts.

5. Reduced training costs and time

Mind Tools on-demand digital learning is a cost-effective and time-saving alternative to traditional in-person management development training. This eliminates the need for me to take time out to travel and attend courses. For example, I can listen to podcasts while commuting or complete e-learning courses at lunchtime.

You can find more details about the Mind Tools membership here:

Thank you for considering my request, I’m happy to answer any questions. I’m looking forward to using my membership to focus on activities directly relevant to our 2024 objectives. And to having the opportunity to share my knowledge with our team to help them reach their full potential. 

Best regards,

[Your Full Name]

[Your Position]

[Your Contact Information]

Don’t miss out, email your request to your line manager today!

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