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It's OKAY to be the BOSS with Bruce Tulgan

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Best-selling author and management consultant, Bruce Tulgan, has proclaimed that the days of "hands-off" management are over! This riveting new release is a call to action for all managers and leaders to fight the under-management epidemic and to become the boss their employees appreciate and ultimately deserve.

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The Practical Coach 2

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NEW RELEASE. The Practical Coach 2 updates the best-selling employee coaching show ever. This insightful program models practical coaching techniques during three critical times; When you observe GOOD work, POOR work, and a DEAD END road.

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The Unified Team

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Team conflict can take on many different forms such as belittling, blaming, backstabbing, and bickering. The Unified Team offers tools to help leaders overcome these problems, and promote a sense of unity within their teams.  Ideal for team leaders, supervisors and managers.

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ACTIONS Speak! Behavioral Interviewing with Dr. Paul Green

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Based on the time-tested truth that, "past actions predict future performance," this fresh new approach to legal and effective behavioral interviewing from Dr. Paul Green, takes learners through a practical step-by-step process of finding the right candidate for any position.

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Painless Performance Improvement

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Are you looking for a simple, yet proven technique to help employees improve their performance without  drama, pain and conflict? Look no further than this training comedy focused specifically on the challenges of developmental conversations.

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The Practical Coach video

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Direct and sincere, the title of The Practical Coach video says it all: "Practical" advice for coaches who care about their team members and are willing to encourage, correct and challenge them to greatness. In other words: "Coaching is the process of letting people know that what they do matters to you." It’s no wonder that it’s one of the best-selling coaching programs in the industry.

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The Front of the Class

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The Front of the Class video is a touching management training film full of wit and wisdom that draws on school classroom recollections to teach and inspire new supervisors on the qualities of a true leader.

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Generations: M.E.E.T. for Respect in the Workplace™

Tackle the complexities of effectively working in and managing a multi-age workforce. This training helps both employers and employees to minimize generational conflict, promote respect and strengthen communication.

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Leadership Feedback: What employees want to tell you...but don't!

Take a candid look at what employees truly think about their leaders and how that affects their work. Based on interviews with real employees, this honest and impactful program shows leaders how to generate the kind of employee feedback that really matters and helps them have a significant influence on employee productivity and commitment.

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Management

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Management is designed to equip your managers with the essential knowledge they need to get the results that your organization requires them to achieve.

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The Right Side of the Line: Creating a Respectful and Harassment-Free Workplace

This training program will help employees and managers to be proactive in creating and fostering a respectful organizational culture rooted in honesty and integrity, enabling your company to flourish and prosper.

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Preventing Retaliation in the Workplace: Recognize, Respond, Resolve

Unlawful retaliation amongst employees is a growing form of discrimination which often results in costly litigation, damaged reputations for organizations, and ruined careers. Cultivate integrity and prevent retaliation with this program.

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Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow: Navigating Your Changing Role

Enable the newly promoted to capitalize on their full potential and minimize apprehensions as a result of advancement by applying the lessons exemplified in this thought-provoking training course.

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Adding Too Much Value

To the point, this eLearning video will help managers to elicit rational thinking, analysis and commitment on the part of employees to make any goal a success.

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Confront Values with Marshall Goldsmith

People often have a different perception than we’d like them to see. With this inspiring video, viewers will understand exactly what it means to confront their own values to discover what is most important.

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The Unorganized Manager

John Cleese stars in the management training classic, The Unorganized Manager. This epic tale conveys the vital importance of effective time management in a way that is creative and humorous. Our disorganized manager gets a second chance from St. Peter (John Cleese) after creating strife for himself and everyone around him with ineffective time management. Over the course of the series, he will find tools and techniques

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Solving Conflict for Managers, Supervisors, and Team Leaders

Learn how to resolve employee conflicts peacefully and without making enemies through the effective management intervention techniques as characterized in this new release on conflict resolution for the workplace.

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Would I Follow Me?

If you could be on the receiving end of your own leadership style, how do you think you'd answer this question: Would I follow Me? It's an interesting thought and a very entertaining video from Video Visions.

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Leaders of Character: Leadership - The West Point Way

West Point has historically produced phenomenal leaders because of the emphasis it places on character development. This program takes us behind the scenes at the military academy and then into some of the country's foremost private and government organizations where West Point graduates now work.

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Love and Profit

We really like this program. James Autry dares to be different by providing clear guidelines for leaders who want to rebuild a sense of trust within their organizations.

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Let's Face It: Harassment Training for Supervisors

A fresh new video addressing harassment in the workplace especially for managers and supervisors. Take a look at your diverse workplace and make sure that all the necessary steps are being taken to maintain a safe & productive work environment.

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Leadership: What's Trust Got To Do With It (2nd Ed.)

“For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest, that holds human associations together.”- H.L. Mencken. This 2nd edition of What's Trust Got To Do With It? will teach your leaders how to build trust and create a more productive work force.

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Giving Leadership Away

The first reaction of new leadership is to take on more work. But the more the leader takes on, the less motivation you'll see from the members of your team.

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FISH! for Leaders

As leaders, there are going to be days when your attitude is not what you'd like it to be. That's understandable; you're human. But it's critical to remember that as a leader, your attitude has a major influence on the people around you. This incredible FISH! Series will help you be the leader your employees need and deserve.

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Ethics 4 Everyone

Ethics 4 Everyone covers many issues of corporate integrity and accountability -- from taking home a few office supplies, to insider trading, and more.

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Do Right II

Lou Holtz inspires listeners with a sense of teamwork, commitment to excellence, organizational loyalty, and personal dedication. Filmed in 1991, Do Right II continues to instill pride and dedication in executives, employees, students and athletes.

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Diversity: Food for Thought

A fresh perspective about how diversity will improve the communication of employees as well as the bottom line will serve every employee and manager some good.

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Supervisor on the Scene: 6-Part Supervisor Development Series

Each program in this series follows two supervisors who address everyday workplace concerns. Step-by-step guidelines are presented regarding a specific soft skill and how its application can help improve efficiency, raise morale and enhance productivity.

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Supervisor on the Scene: Communication

Focuses on a specific soft skill for supervisory and managerial development training. Explore the need to plan the message, how to decide on the best way to deliver it, deliver it effectively, and how to solicit feedback.

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Supervisor on the Scene: Conflict Resolution

Focuses on a specific soft skill for supervisory and managerial development training. Examine the necessary steps supervisors must follow to resolve conflicts efficiently, from identification of facts to compromise and collaboration.

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Supervisor on the Scene: Coaching for Performance

Focuses on a specific soft skill for supervisory and managerial development training. Shows supervisors how they can create a positive and productive environment, and how to give constructive feedback.

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Supervisor on the Scene: Meeting Effectiveness

The how-to guide for timely, productive and relevant meetings, Supervisor on the Scene: Meeting Effectiveness shows supervisors how to plan the meeting and execute the plan. Part of a 6 part series which focuses on a specific soft skill for supervisory and managerial development training.

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Supervisor on the Scene: Training Job Skills

When you have a worker that has to learn a particular kind of task, you train them, correct? That sounds simple enough, however, proper training isn't something that just happens.  It's important to carefully plan and execute your training session to ensure your trainees are getting the maximum benefits and knowledge from the session time.  

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Supervisor on the Scene: Decision Making

Focuses on a specific soft skill for supervisory and managerial development training. Help supervisors make sound, solid decisions by demonstrating how to gather information, develop alternatives, select the best option, and how, when, and even with whom to follow up.

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Beyond Sexual Harassment: Management Version

Designed to stimulate discussion of non-sexual forms of harassment such as religion, age, race, national origin, gender and other issues with 8 "stop and discuss" scenarios.

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Between You & Me: Solving Conflict

Improve conflict-resolution skills in the workplace with this collection of entertaining and educational vignettes. This video demonstrates how to handle disagreements and improve communication at work.

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The NEW Time of Your Life

Learn how to give up wasting time forever with the New Time of your Life! This is an excellent tool for leadership and personal effectiveness to help streamline your day!

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Performance Review: Code Red

Help managers conduct better performance reviews with this new training film from Video Arts that illustrates the techniques required to handle the most difficult and tense performance reviews.

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The Balance Sheet Barrier

The Balance Sheet Barrier training video, starring John Cleese is a world-famous Video Arts video that helps take the fear out of financial documents and complex supervisory concepts. Although accounts might never become a manager's favorite topic, The Balance Sheet Barrier does at least make them understandable.

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Performance Review

TV's Hugh Laurie stars in this recent release from Video Arts. Performance Review sets out to change the way individuals think about reviews - to look forward to them, rather than dread them.

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Dreaded Appraisal Video

Produced by Video Arts, this unique program proves that

performance appraisalinterviews can be positive experiences for employer and employee, but only if both parties stick to the fundamentals - evaluating the past, consolidating the present and planning for the future.

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Documenting Discipline (MANUFACTURING)

This is a program designed to guide managers through what is often an aggravating and nerve-racking process. Documenting discipline correctly is key to maintaining a positive work environment.

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Documenting Discipline II

Give your managers a fair and consistent way to deal with negative employee behaviors with four practical steps and great real-world advice.

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Care and Candor: Making Performance Appraisals Work

Performance appraisal meetings are often dreaded by both the manager and the employee. However, handled correctly, the appraisal meeting can be an invaluable opportunity to learn, grow, and increase motivation - on both sides of the table.

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Building Employee Morale - Missed Opportunities

Don't let opportunities for praise slip through the cracks. Employees who routinely meet job demands MUST be considered company assets. This training discusses the importance of recognizing and appreciating employees who meet expectations.

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A Peacock in the Land of Penguins

A Peacock in the Land of Penguins is a fun, award winning animated training video which covers diversity, communication, team building and empowerment. 

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So HELP Me video - Supervisor Edition

Exceptional service thrives in an environment where employees are encouraged and supported. This very effective customer service / coaching video takes a fresh look at customer service by showing the direct connection between a supervisor's behavior and the way employees treat customers. It's a great addition to your customer service library.

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Sexual Harassment: A Manager's Guide

With information direct from the Supreme Court, this program revolves around SC rulings, training managers on the prevention and resolution of sexual harassment claims. Ultimately, it guides managers through the investigative process, including the interviews with the complainant, alleged harasser and the witnesses.

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Pigeon Holed in the Land of Penguins

Finally a training video that will force us do some soul-searching about the casual way we limit others and ourselves through stereotyping. This program offers effective tools to help change the pattern.

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Supervising Effectively

Good supervisors bring out the best in their people. Bad supervisors make people want to leave.

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So You Want to be a Success At Selling

Whatever level a sales person might be at, they can benefit from the lessons in this classic series. Humorous, and insightful, John Cleese amuses as he teaches us the difference between good and bad sales techniques. Right-way-wrong-way scenarios demonstrate how to be an excellent salesperson before, during and after meeting the customer.

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Lifeline Series - Meeting Openers

A great way to start any meeting, this three-part series takes a fun and positive approach to the workplace, addressing important issues of teams, attitude, conflict and stress along the way.

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Time Trap II

Help your employees improve their skills with this classic time management training video. A hot topic for businesses today, this will make a direct impact on your bottom line. Time may be relative, but in the business world.

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A Leader's Guide to Delegating

A Leaders Guide to Delegating helps build trust in management for future delegations, helps employees develop new skills, reduces leadership and supervisor stress and improves organizational productivity.

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The Sid Story Training

We've always thought of this as one of the best coaching films around. This classic from Provant features Emmy Award winning actor Dennis Franz and speaks to the importance of positive reinforcement as a team motivator.

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Remember Me?

Remember Me? is a classic! One of the first and still one of the best customer service videos available. This classic was recently updated and is as good as ever.

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Pygmalion Effect: Managing the Power of Expectations

Limited expectations bring limited results. High expectations lead to exceptional results. That's the basic principle behind this engaging leadership program from CRM. Learn the 4 ways managers can transmit expectations to their work teams.

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Paradigm Mastery Series

This five-part video series is designed to help you explore the impact paradigms have on your world. It will stimulate conversation about the future and help develop the hands-on skills needed to create an environment open to change.

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Hire For Attitude

How do you hire and retain productive employees? Look at more than just their skills and evaluate their attitude with this helpful training video.

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From No to Yes

Nothing comes in handier at a meeting than possessing the art of persuasion. Give managers the skills to get their point across without unnecessary disagreements and delays. It takes less effort to learn the steps presented in this program than it does to solve differences in opinion the old-fashioned way. Come out of a meeting or negotiation with a favorable result.

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Employee 101: Respecting the Team

Employee 101: Respecting the Team! provides up-to-date training that will get your new employees off to a great start, and does double-duty as an effective "refresher" for your current team members.

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Compliance is Just the Beginning

Compliance is Just the Beginning presents an easy-to-learn approach that will help employees at all levels make better ethical decisions and avoid the many consequences that come with doing the wrong thing.

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Character is Destiny

The issues of business ethics and character seem to appear in every newspaper, magazine and business publication these days. Why is character so often discussed?

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Can We Count on You?

A common-sense program designed to put people - especially those entering the workforce for the first time - on the path to becoming highly valued employees. It provides a basic overview of what it takes to be seen as accountable, focusing on specific day-to-day workplace behaviors.

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Behavioral Interviewing: Taking the Guess Work Out of Recruiting

Take the guesswork out of interviewing! This excellent new video explains that an interviewer can use the questioning techniques demonstrated to retrieve relevant information based on past experiences.

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Awesome

What makes Generation Y different? Take a look at this insightful video that explores one of the largest workforces ever released into the workplace. They work different, they talk different...get to know Generation Y.

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After All, You're The Supervisor!

This comprehensive leadership training video is full of practical advice for supervisors who must transition from friend and colleague, to a position of coach and leader.

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A Second Chance

Using beautiful landscape photography, this short film is taken from Robert Frost's famous poem "A Road Less Traveled" and serves as a motivational meeting opener offering the idea that taking a risk or the road less traveled can lead to success.

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30 Ways to Make More Time

This time management training video is an easy and humorous way to sharpen your communication and performance management skills. Humorous and down-to-earth, this Video Arts training video is a fun way to teach personal efficiency.

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5 Questions Every Leader Must Ask

Today's leaders face tremendous pressure to solve problems, achieve goals, manage change and improve productivity. According to this video, leadership doesn't have to be so stressful.

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Time: The Next Dimension of Quality

Rath & Strong’s John Guaspari and Edward Hay present a simple, but effective concept: don’t spend time on that which has no value in the eyes of the customer.

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Curse of The Vanishing Employees

This motivational program helps organizations retain qualified employees, keeps individuals motivated to stay with the organization, and puts win-win policies into place by challenging workers.

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Supervisory Training Builds Confidence and Skills

Excellent teams are the result of excellent supervisory skills. Our wide selection of exceptional supervisory training videos will strengthen and inspire your supervisors and team leaders. They are full of practical advice, do-able solutions, new strategies and management skills, for both new and experienced supervisors.

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 Media Partners offers supervisory training videos, DVDs, and online supervisory training programs that will help build your employees’ confidence and skills.

Effective supervisors and team leaders need support and supervisory training. Setting the tone, establishing and maintaining standards, offering feedback, interviewing, and coaching are some of the supervisory skills your employees will learn. Media Partners has an extensive library of supervisory videos that focus on realistic skills that your employees will be able to implement immediately on the job.

New supervisors, in particular, face challenges like managing their peers, and motivating employees who may be older and more experienced. Help them be successful in their new roles with supervisory videos designed to help them succeed.

Seasoned supervisors will also find titles that enhance their skills. Supervisory training designed to help them negotiate the changing nature of their teams and the marketplace will add to their success as well.