“A leader is someone you will follow to a place you would not go by yourself.”
– Joel A Barker
Leadership Development Training
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".
As a manager, recognizing a potentially troublesome employee situation then quickly taking action is key to keeping your team motivated and running smoothly. If you're dealing with employee gossip, difficult and disruptive personalities, delegating a task, or you simply need some tools to better manage your time, this video series offers quick, practical tips to help you handle these “moments” in your day.
This management training video should simply be considered Management 101. This groundbreaking film takes us into the world of a seasoned manager who is learning that his team are "people first, and employees second." Whether you're a new manager who is learning the ropes or a seasoned manager who wants a fresh perspective on what managing people is all about, this video is a must-have for your library.
Your employees want and need certain things from you as their leader. If they get those things, those Leadership Pickles, they'll follow you and achieve great things. But if they don't get them, their belief and respect for you as a leader may begin to slip. Join Bob Farrell as he reveals how your leadership can model the pickle philosophy for your team. According to Bob, "Leaders are those who SERVE the people who SERVE the customer."
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.
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.
What makes a team, department or organization stand out? Typically, it's things like clarity of purpose, a strong culture and alignment around where the group is headed. This program provides a simple but powerful methodology for getting people "on the same page" so that this kind of clarity and cohesiveness can emerge.
Widely regarded as the foremost expert on young talent in the workforce, Bruce Tulgan debunks the common myths surrounding Gen Y'ers in the workplace and provides a proven step-by-step guide to engaging, developing and retaining this young, high maintenance group of employees.
Limited expectations bring limited results. High expectations lead to exceptional results. That's the basic principle behind this compelling program. Learn the four ways managers can communicate expectations to their employees.
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.
With a trifecta of billion dollar ventures to his credit, tech icon Jim Clark was not always defined by his successes. In fact, learning from his failures and overcoming adversity is to what he attributes the majority of his achievements. Learn how he became “self-aware” and how it helped him change his attitude and direction to help both himself and his organizations win.
To fully address consumer needs one must exude passion, motivation and a personal commitment to delivering exceptional service. Train your employees to understand how individual actions ultimately impact the customer with this heartwarming true story.
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.
With four generations now active in the workforce, leaders are faced with managing an array of misunderstandings, frustrations and conflicts that can put pressure on productivity. To be effective, leaders need a better grasp of how generational differences impact working relationships and how to manage appropriately for results.
This new release on improving intercultural employee relations will serve to boost productivity by developing cultural capability and navigating today’s global workforce.
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.
Although the distance from good to great can seem far, extraordinary leaders share certain traits and competencies that can be learned and applied to drive exceptional results in any organization...
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.
We are seeing for the first time in history, four different generations in the workplace, at the same time. Each has its own diverse expectations , but how do you blend them into one cohesive working unit? Author and host, Cam Marston, may have the answer you are seeking.
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.
As a company grows and expands, you will face difficult times. Often these challenges will require last minute, crucial, business altering decisions. But how will your team react under such times of pressure? Will they make the right choice or fail resulting in loss of income or worse?
Calm Effectiveness captures the benefits of Dr. Robert Cooper’s groundbreaking approach that helps one tap into their hidden potential allowing. Viewers will learn to excel in a changing world. And they will do it with more energy, focus, and serenity.
Hiring good employees isn't enough in today's tight, competitive labor market. Managers and their organizations must also focus on strategies for keeping their best employees on the job. This timely video development program focuses on how to keep your best employees loyal to your organization.
Designed to stimulate lively discussion and effective learning, this team building training video is based on expert articles on creating a successful virtual team and effective communication. Maximize the virtual team benefit and demonstrate how to integrate modern technology and cross-cultural communication in business with this training program.
Would you be surprised to learn that self-deception is the #1 obstacle to organizational effectiveness? It's true. It's also true that reducing self-deception may be the single most important step your organization can take toward increased productivity.
Andy Grove has been one of the most innovative business leaders of all time and has developed a finely tuned set of leadership survival skills. Stream this video ahead of the next leadership meeting and help viewers to hone listening skills and understand data-rich analysis and emotion free decision making.
Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield were two hippies who created an ice-cream empire in the unlikely cold-climate of Vermont. They learned they could create a business that would support its community, help the environment and empower employees.
Henry Ford was a legendary entrepreneur. He had a dream of being able to make high quality and inexpensive cars that he could sell to everybody. Ford knew the key to making them affordable was to find a cost-effective way to mass produce them. Take a look back and learn from a pioneer in innovation.
Tech mogul and billionaire Jim Clark, founded Netscape, the first online web browser for the masses. From this in-depth case study, viewers will learn from a successful entrepreneur who was able to confront his shortcomings on his way to create three billion dollar companies.
Howard Schultz, founder of Starbucks, feels strongly about leadership and the role of human resources. He has been applauded for giving part-time workers health benefits and stock options. Watch his story in this online training that focuses on establishing an engaged and lasting culture.
How do you manage and lead during crises or persistent stress? How do you lead your team toward success overcoming an always changing business landscape? Learn from the leadership lessons embodied in the story of Polar Explorer Ernest Shackleton.
For organizations wanting to increase the level of teamwork and cooperation amongst leaders and teams, look no further than the proven methods presented by Executive Coach Marshall Goldsmith. He shares with viewers his FeedForward initiatives that have helped companies build successful teams without wasting time.
When does competition become counterproductive? We are so competitive that sooner or later winning becomes such a priority that we often forget to ask ourselves this question: Is it worth it? See why the number one problem among successful leaders is actually winning too much.
Michael Dell is the founder and CEO of Dell Computers and a pioneer in the eCommerce industry. In this case study focusing on the importance of creativity and innovation, watch and learn from Michael Dell who is a genius in discovering opportunities and eliminating inefficiencies.
Ray Kroc was tireless, brash and intuitive and although he didn’t invent hamburgers, he helped make McDonald’s and international icon by creating a restaurant experience that could be replicated through franchises. He systemized the entire operation for uniformity from cleanliness to quality specifications that even prescribed the exact cut of a French fry.
Communicating effectively is the key to the success of any organization. Learn how by immersing himself in feedback from customers, colleagues and competitors helped Steve Case construct the foundation for the first mainstream internet service providers, America Online.
Time is arguably the most important commodity in the modern business climate. But how do teams remain productive without being slowed down by time-consuming, costly and continuous team building activities? Find out from Executive Leadership Coach, Marshall Goldsmith.
Founder and former CEO of Walmart, Sam Walton ranks as one of the most successful entrepreneurs of the 20thcentury. Discover his secrets of success and leadership and learn how he was able to build the world’s largest discount retailer.
Thomas Edison registered 1,093 patents over his lifetime and was no stranger to innovation. This case study focuses on his creativity and innovation throughout the years and will inspire leaders in your organization, helping them go from ideas to commercial applications.
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
In most of today’s organizations, authority is only one segment of a motivational formula used by the most effective leaders. Football’s winning coaches Mike Ditka, Sean Payton, Rex Ryan, and Bobby Bowden tell you how to be a successful leader!
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.
This leadership video training program features Marshall Goldsmith and helps to develop the interpersonal skills of senior managers.
This inspirational training illustrates a fundamental truth: diversity is the key to creating wealth and success for all. This program explores connections between diversity and innovation and is a perfect fit for managers and executives who want to understand how diversity will effect the bottom line.
You don't have to create your industry's next paradigm shift to be a pioneer. But you can succeed if you know how to spot emerging paradigms and have the intuition, courage and persistence to bring them into practical application. Learn to identify the essential traits of these trailblazers, and how you too can become one.
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.
“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.
This special edited-version of the classic CRM Learning program, Teamwork in Crisis, tells the amazing story of United Airlines Flight 232. In less than ten minutes, the video shows how teams in the cockpit and on the ground resisted panic when the plane experienced potentially catastrophic mechanical failure...leading to an outcome far better than anyone would have predicted.
We love the beauty and simplicity of Celebrate What's Right with the World. Dewitt Jones poses the question: Do we choose to see possibilities before us? Do we believe they are there? It's a powerful question to ponder, and amazing to see how choosing to believe can affect not only our business, but also our lives.
If your employees are happy, your customers will be happy! This customer service video will help put your employees in the right frame of mind to make positive changes for themselves and one another and in turn provide great customer service to each and every customer.
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.
To many managers, managing performance means holding an annual appraisal and little else. In today's modern and high pressure workplace, it is all too easy for a manager to forget that their primary responsibility is to get the best out of those they manage on a daily basis.
Utilize the tools and examples shown in this series and inspire your people to rise above the average benchmarks and truly create Workplace Excellence. This series consists of ten programs that showcase best practices regarding management, leadership, motivation, teamwork, communication, innovation and more!
Find out why some people love coming to work and doing their best. This program explains how to create a fun-loving culture and make the workplace desirable using light, color and design. Discover team building activities and learn how to foster staff creativity.
Learn how to communicate effectively to achieve best results. Promote open and honest communication through the sharing of information while discouraging gossip. Employees on all levels will understand how to build collaborative relationships and, should it arise, resolve conflict productively.
See the difference when people want to provide exceptional service. Learn that when you’re passionate about your work, making a positive first impression, giving a warm greeting or responding quickly to questions will flow naturally.
Inspire everyone to be creative, offer suggestions and make improvements. Identify opportunities to improve and teach employees and leaders how to develop and brainstorm new ideas by learning how to replicate the proven success of others.
Find out how easy it is to make a difference at work and for the environment. Implement green initiatives and help your organization to give back to the community. This program shows how to target initiatives, onboard staff for a full commitment to change.
Discover how healthy people with work/life balance will be happier and more productive. When through this training, staff will understand the benefits of exercise, the pitfalls of a sedentary lifestyle, and be more proactive about health and safety in the workplace.
Diversity and different work styles can often lead to disagreements and a clash of personalities.
Giving and receiving feedback is a major element in succesful conflict resolution, but can only exist with open communication. Learn how to keep communications line open and effectively manage disagreements with this program.
Seamless, on-the-spot problem solving doesn't need to take years of experience to develop. This training demonstrates effective listening and teaches employees how to apologize appropriately. Make sure your staff understands how to solve problems without placing blame.
Harassing and bullying behaviors represent the epitome of a difficult situation for any organization. Teach staff and teams on any level that harassment will not be tolerated, and utilize this program as a tool to discuss actions and consequences as well as prevention strategies. With this training, employees will be able to recognize sexual harassment early, and know what to do should they witness or be the victims themselves of any unwarranted, harassing behaviors.
A classic from John Cleese, this hilarious, over-the-top Video Arts film starring Hugh Laurie of TV's "House" fame addresses the importance of good internal customer service and how it dramatically affects external customer satisfaction. While the scenarios may be wildly exaggerated, the messages behind them really hit home.
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.
Conference calls and webinars are widely replacing the face-to-face meeting, yet many lack the skills to make this type of meeting effective. This entertaining training video reveals the "virtual rules" both participants and meeting organizers must understand to make their "invisible" meetings productive and efficient.
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.
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.
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.
Journey to Discovery tells the tale of a successful writer at a crossroads, a man questioning his life from a personal and professional perspective. This heartwarming story (and surprise ending) will help your leaders rediscover the passion from which breakthroughs and innovations arise.
How do you turn a Code of Conduct into a living, breathing part of your organization? Enlist the active, committed involvement of every leader!
A Better Way takes an intriguing look at three South African retailers, each facing unique challenges to one common concern: increasing profitability. They find increased profits - and more - with customers, vendors and employees by simply shifting from an attitude of competition to one of cooperation.
Law of the Harvest provides an enlightening look at the true meaning of ’reaping what you sow.’ Viewers meet a potato farmer whose story exemplifies that the technology and quick fixes many of us have come to rely on are no substitute for patience, perseverance and preparation.