Our thought provoking meeting openers set the stage for success. Our meeting skills courses insure maximum productivity for all who attend.
It seems that many employees, and even the managers who run them, feel meetings are unnecessary and counterproductive. While inefficient meetings cost organizations billions of dollars each year along with otherwise productive employee work time, re-thinking the timing, frequency, content and intent of a meeting has proven to have dramatic increases to productivity, teambuilding and employee morale.
Today's leaders face tremendous pressure to solve problems, achieve goals, manage change and improve productivity. But, leaders don't need to have all the answers, they just have to ask the right people the right questions. This video's 5-step process teaches how.
Conference calls and virtual meetings are widely replacing the face-to-face meeting, yet many lack the skills to make this type of meeting effective. This entertaining video reveals the "virtual rules" both participants and meeting organizers must understand to make their "invisible" meetings productive and efficient.
The all-time bestseller on group decision making. See the negative impact of "going along to get along". This highly entertaining film explores what can happen when no one truly believes in what they're agreeing to. Don't let your team take "the road to Abilene".
The values or norms of other cultures are not always obvious to us. This pogram on improving intercultural employee relations will serve to boost productivity by developing cultural capability and navigating today’s global workforce.
Using stunning visuals and practical lessons, The InMotion Series is a set of five short programs which serve as a quick and easy way to improve any group gathering or team meeting while generating powerful and meaningful discussion. Each film offers action oriented steps that can be incorporated into everyday activities.
It takes courage to negotiate. It's a life skill that each of us need, but many lack. Ed Brodow lays out a practical, easy-to-follow approach to negotiating. Learners will have the opportunity to hone their skills so they can negotiate successfully at work and in life.
"I've got to go to a meeting". It's a phrase that makes most people's hearts sink. Featuring the inspring, comedic talents of John Cleese, this update of the classic management training video defines the five disciplines that transform a gathering into a professionally run business meeting.
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.
Diversity in the workplace leads to innovation. But cultural illiteracy can derail efforts and lead to harassment, complaints and overall inefficiency. This program sets the tone for business meetings by enabling viewers with the ability to recognize and respect differences.
With four generations together in the workplace, working together can often be difficult with so many different skillsets, experience levels and world views. It doesn't have to be. This generational management training sets the right tone for teamwork and cooperativity between staff of all ages.
Talent management has been a corporate buzzword for a few years now, but what does it mean? Where do you start? Recruiting the best is meaningless without a winning interview approach. This program will help staffers uncover who has the skills, who is motivated and who will contribute most to your organization.
Transitioning to a different gender is a deeply personal decision. There are many unknowns and the added stress of how the workplace will accept the transitioning employee is very real. This program provides organizations with the knowledge necessary to maintain a respectful and tolerant workplace for transgender employees.
Team members, employees and managers within your organization may have questions about another employee in transition. This diversity in the workplace training program is suited for meetings on diversity and ecourages respectful open discussion about the transition to transgender.
Smart global communication makes organizations more adept, more productive and, in the end, more profitable. This new release meeting opener is the ideal training program to put these skills into action.
Whether we pursue it, or it is forced upon us, change can make or break any business. The determining factor for success relies on the attitude of the employees challenged with adapting to the change and charged with finding new solutions.
Any of these 15+ short, topic specific videos can be used to stimulate important, meaningful discussion, open or close out business meetings, or as a follow-up training course. Choose from employee training programs covering workplace diversity, change management, sexual harassment, resolving conflict or various other topics.
We've all sat through too-long, confusing and down right boring business presentations. It takes effort, preparation and skill to capture your audience and get your message across. This humorous program will help individuals structure and deliver effective presentations -- and avoid death by PowerPoint.
When serious issues are on the table, sometimes all a meeting needs is some levity to lighten the mood. With compilations designed for all types of occupations, The Complete Hell Series aims to entertain while staying on the topic of work. Some of the funniest British comedians, including John Cleese, perform in these classic training clips.
Ask employees what they think of business meetings, and they'll probably roll their eyes and grumble. Research shows, however, that managers and employees spend 20-40% of their time in meetings, and salespeople spend over 40%. This training will help you to run an effective and involved meeting every time.