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PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS


Our courses help both managers and employees create successful personal development plans which align their skills and strengths with their organization's overall objectives.


 
 

Personal Effectiveness Training Videos

Make It Matter

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For employees to develop their abilities to contribute better to the organization, they can develop themselves for long-term success. This program provides inspiration, insights and instruction on how an individual at any level of an organization can create a strong personal brand that makes them, and what the organization does, matter.

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Accountability That Works!

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Accountability That Works! is an exciting, innovative training program that will provide everyone in your organization with the tools they need for a greater sense of empowerment, effectiveness and increased productivity.

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Can We Count on You?

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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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How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less

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Your company and your employees will definitely reap benefits from this film's message of making positive connections long after the video has ended. Nicholas Boothman's enthusiasm is contagious as he shows how to make a quick and genuine connection with customers that will lead to greater trust, increased sales and customer loyalty.

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Respectful Communicator: The Part You Play

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Go beyond “basic” communication skills and teach employees lessons on how to make sure they understand what someone has said, care about the way they come across to others, and show they value others' input.

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Time Challenged

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A humorous, good-natured look at overcoming the challenges of time management and overcoming the barriers to finding more time in the work day. Managers and employees alike will find plenty of advice and organizational tips offered.

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Winning Presentations

A story-based presentation development program designed to help viewers on how to create a more compelling and sucessful presentation.

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Everyday Creativity

This picturesque training video from National Geographic photographer Dewitt Jones. It states simply that creativity is a tool we can all use -- in life and business -- to change our view of things. His fascinating life stories remind us that we choose the way we see situations and circumstances.                 

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Focus Your Vision

Since its release, this compelling training, hosted by Dewitt Jones, has been in high demand. It's a beautifully photographed program that encourages everyone to look beyond the ordinary, and focus on the passions that motivate and drive us to succeed.

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Emotional Intelligence

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We're supposed to leave our emotions at home when we go to work, but in reality, that's impossible. Organizations that know this, and apply Emotional Intelligence principles, come out ahead in employee morale, creativity, energy and productivity.

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The Emotional Intelligence Series

The Emotional Intelligence 3 Part Series uses humor while re-enacting common workplace situations to show how emotional and social intelligence relate to work relationships and how clear and honest communication can result in better productivity.

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Right/Wrong to WIN/WIN: Peer-to-Peer Conflict Resolution

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In just 13 minutes, this program teaches a 5-step process that enables employees to resolve conflict with others directly, respectfully and effectively. The key is focusing on the problem, not the other person.

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Working With You is Killing Me

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A problem co-worker truly can make life miserable. From chronic complainers to idea stealers, boundary pushers to just plain jerks -- a toxic co-worker can ruin your day, and your life! Let this training help employees learn to unhook and stay sane with several helpful tips.

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MANAGER MOMENTS: How To Excel in Tricky Situations

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As a manager, recognizing a potentially troublesome situation then quickly taking action is key to keeping yourself motivated and productive.  If you're dealing with workplace gossip, peers and upper management, delegating a task, or you simply need some tools to better manage your time -- this micro-learning series offers quick, practical tips to help you handle these “moments” in your day.

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Everest

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This video is essential for anyone who has ever worked on a team -- or is responsible for making teams strive to reach higher performance goals. See how a blind man's quest to reach the summit was only possible through teamwork.

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Open Mind, Open World: Improving Intercultural Interactions

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.

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Leadership and Self-Deception Workshop

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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.

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Being Assertive

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Assertiveness is defined as the ability to express yourself openly and honestly without denying the rights of others. As this program shows, it is a key skill that enables people to prevent and resolve problems that may be interfering with the achievement of individual and team goals.

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Fun Is Good

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Is it possible to combine your passion with your everyday work and have fun in the process? Absolutely. In fact, finding and applying passion in our work is something we should all strive for. That's what Fun Is Good is all about.

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Ethics 4 Everyone

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From insider trading to taking home a few office supplies. This program explains why ethics is key to organizational and individual success. It also features an ethical action test, tips for ethical dilemmas, and more.

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Is Good Enough?

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Most of us think getting something 99.9% right is pretty darn good. After watching this short but impactful video, you'll think differently. Combining dynamic graphics, captivating music, and striking images, this motivational meeting opener explores what would happen if 99.9% were the acceptable standard of excellence. 

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Gifts From the Mountain

Join author Eileen McDargh where she discusses six fundamental truths to help us deal with life's complexities. We all climb some kind of mountain every day. By slowing down and considering our surroundings, we can better appreciate the journey.

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A Peacock in the Land of Penguins

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Through an animated fable, this classic story of Perry the Peacock and his friends, shows how organizations benefit when they value someone who is different, and embrace diversity to improve communication, teamwork, creativity and empowerment. 

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Dealing With Conflict

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Conflict shifts people's focus away from work and the basic goals of the team. It negatively impacts productivity, morale and results. Based on the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict model, this video enables people in conflict to find the best solution for the situation.

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The InMotion Series

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.

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All Washed Up

Take employees on a journey to better understand what it takes to get people to change their behavior. In this six-minute video, viewers will learn about insightful strategies for influencing change through proper hand hygiene.

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Johnny the Bagger®: A True Story of Customer Service

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.

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On a High Note with Laura Goodrich

An inspring program about the importance of knowing yourself, where you want to be and finding the commitment to get there. Join bestselling author Laura Goodrich as she dives into key concepts that will help us achieve our goals.

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Taking Care of Your Future Is...™

Communicating effectively, working well with others, staying positive and flexible in the face of change—these are essentials for helping new employees become productive as quickly as possible. Stimulate discussion about what it really takes to succeed in a career.

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WorkSmarts™: How to Get Along, Get Noticed and Get Ahead

Success isn't just about what employees do on the job, it's also about how they go about doing it. Poor communication and teamwork skills can sabotage results no matter how skilled someone is in their job function.

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Giving Feedback - Basic Skills

Discover how to structure feedback so that it is specific, balanced and timely. By the end of this program, participants will know why everyone has an inherent responsibility to provide constructive feedback to others.

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Giving Feedback - Advanced Skills

By the end of this program, participants will have a firm understanding of the four most difficult situations they will encounter when giving feedback and be able to act appropriately and efficiently when dealing with them. 

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Receiving Feedback - Basic Skills

People are often embarrassed when receiving positive feedback. They can also be fearful and defensive when faced with negative feedback. After watching this video, they will be able to easily digest criticism, learn from it, and accept praise with grace.

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Receiving Feedback - Advanced Skills

This video demonstrates skills and techniques viewers can use to handle difficult situations when receiving feedback. Learn how to overcome personal attacks and dig deeper to understand vague feedback with this program.

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The Accountability Toolkit

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What happens where there is a lack of accountability? Non-performers thrive while the diligent staff picks up the slack. The stress level rises and communication drops. It doesn't have to be this way. This Toolkit contains 38 unique video clips that illustrate what accountability means. Set in a variety of workplace environments, it's ideal for all industries.

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The Power of One

Benefit from The Power of One; a groundbreaking approach that unlocks hidden capacity to win in a changing world. With crystal-clear questions, uncommon wisdom, and proven solutions to work smarter, not harder – with more trust, initiative, integrity, and values.

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Breaking Through

Join Dr. Robert K. Cooper on a personal journey that will give you a new perspective on success. This inspirational program will help you learn more effective methods to close the gap between where you are and where you want to be.

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Calm Effectiveness: Excelling During Challenging Times

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.

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Yes Lives in the Land of No

The Yes Lives in the Land of No video is the perfect meeting opener to kick off a performance management, motivation or sales training by helping employees understand the source of negativity both in themselves and in their team.

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Attitude Is...™

Attitude is a personal choice that will impact either positively or negatively impact one's career. Utilize this training for business meetings and ensure employees understand the ramifications of a bad attitude as well as the windfalls of a positive outlook.

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The Other Side of the Window

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Spend the day with a government employee as he experiences life on the other side. You'll discover, as he does, that seeking help from public sector CSRs has its share of frustrations. But, through his journey, you'll also see ways to provide service and respect even when adhering to system and regulations.

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Success at Work: Appreciate Feedback

Learn how to welcome feedback without defensiveness and continually improve.

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Success at Work: Be Confident and Assertive

Learn how to speak with confidence, overcome personal blocks and be assertive.

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Success at Work: Build Employability Skills

Discover how to find ways to learn new skills, manage your emotions and speak impressively.

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Success at Work: Contribute to the Team

Learn how to speak at meetings, volunteer to help and collaborate with others.

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Success at Work: Demonstrate Your Strengths

Learn how to surprise people with knowledge, experience and self-awareness.

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Success at Work: Communicate Effectively

Learn how to project positively, listen and respect others and be clear and engaging.

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Success at Work: Impress at Job Interviews

Learn how to create a WOW response by quality preparation and interview skills.

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Success at Work: Prioritize and Organize

Learn how to plan for success, manage yourself efficiently, and prioritize to get results.

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Success at Work: Set and Achieve Goals

Learn how to be clear about your goals and make steps to achieve them and persist.

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Cutting Edge Success at Work Series

Viewers will learn how to build key employability skills. The Cutting Edge Success at Work Series is made up of ten enjoyable training programs to help career starters to achieve success at work and develop skills to give an edge to overcome at work challenges.

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Success at Work: Make a Great Impression

Learn how to dress for success, be enthusiastic and introduce professionally.

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The Comeback by Patrick Coyle

At one time or another, every organization has to deal with grief and loss in some capacity. The Comeback will empower employees so they can better confidently and sensitively support each other during times of difficult loss.

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Time Management: A Productivity Plan

Bob Peterson, our good natured sales manager faces his worst enemy, time wasting. in Time Management: a Productivity Plan, a coworker helps him sort through the proverbial junk in his office and Bob shows us that streamlining the day-to-day activities can be done.

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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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Ethics: The L.O.G.I.C. of Right

This new training video is designed to sort out those ethical dilemmas in the workplace that we just aren't sure of how to handle. Common ethical dilemmas are presented along with all of the rules and regulations you need to be familiar with to protect your workplace from unethical behavior.

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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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Communication Breakdown Training

Looking to lay a solid foundation for everything we do in the workplace? Communication Breakdown covers topics such as communication skills, interacting with teams, and management interaction to help create an open and productive work environment.

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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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Customer Service: But I Don't Have Customers!

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.

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1440 Minutes

Every man, woman and child on the planet wakes up each morning with the same 1440 minutes. It's what they do with them that makes all the difference.

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Attitude Virus: Curing Negativity in the Workplace - Government Version

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Government Specific - One bad attitude can infect your entire department or agency. With this program, viewers learn to identify the seven most common attitude virus carriers and how to inoculate themselves and your organization against them.

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The Power of Vision by Joel Barker

Help members of your organization to think together, dream together, and act together to make a difference. Joel Barker's training program will help you do just that.

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Attitude Virus: Curing Negativity in the Workplace

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One bad attitude can infect your entire team or organization. With this program, viewers learn to identify the seven most common attitude virus carriers and how to inoculate themselves and their organization against them.

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Speaking Effectively to One or One Thousand

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Few people consider themselves to be good public speakers, yet it is a highly desirable skill in today's workplace. This entertaining and effective program gives practical advice on how to deliver a compelling message to a group of any size.

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The Human Touch: Performance Appraisal II

As a manager, conducting performance appraisals is one of the most important opportunities you will have to help your employees, yourself, and your company. Done correctly, performance appraisals can help close the gap between the actual performance of your employees and the performance needed to meet corporate objectives.

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Managing Stress

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Job burn-out...Illness...Absenteeism...Conflict...Counter-productivity... Often, these problems can be traced to stresses in the workplace, in personal lives, or both. Although life will never be completely stress-free, we can control how we react to it.

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Using Goals to GROW

Employees will learn how to define goals while considering reality, obstacles, options and the way forward.

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Achieving SMART Goals

Learn the SMART formula and how to set specific measurable goals that are relevant and achievable within a designated time frame.

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Listening Actively

Effective communication is not just about waiting for your turn to speak. Everyone must learn to listen effectively. 

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Responding Thoughtfully

This training instructs employees on how to listen and respond supportively by Clarifying, Reflecting, Advising with care and Probing (CRAP).

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Apologizing Carefully

Apologies can be a slippery slope and must be handled with care. Following this program, all staff will understand how to apologize and move forward cooperatively.

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Overcoming Setbacks

This training program will demonstrate to employees how to recognize when they’re stuck and what steps they can take to move forward whenever they encounter a “setback.”

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A Positive Approach to Speaking

Sadhana Smiles, Director of RealChange explains how enthusiasm is the key to successful presenting and speaking. Learn how to inspire by being natural and being yourself.

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An Efficient Approach to Online Dating

Work/Life balance is a most important concern of today's workforce. Sadhana Smiles discusses strategies for single business people to save time on dating.

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Building Your Personal Brand

Sadhana Smiles, Director of RealChange shows how to build a positive personal brand through explaining new approaches to social networks and explains the importance of giving back.

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Career Resilience

Peter Wallbridge, HR Consultant, explains tips and discusses what it takes to do well when times are tough or it feels though your career has hit a wall.

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Creating a Powerful Resume

Peter Wallbridge explains how to style your resume to stand out and attract recruiters, covering typos, grammar and font size, as well as how to use action words to show improvements.

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Elevator Pitch

Ben Walkenhorst, founder of No Fussing About, offers practical tips to impress with your elevator pitch while simultaneously engaging in genuine conversation.

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HR Strategy and Management

Human Resource Professional and expert consultant Pete Wallbridge leads viewers through the employee life cycle: from recruitment to exit.

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The Value of Employee Ownership

Lawyer Angela Perry gives advice on employee ownership and how best practice can be achieved through the alignment of employer and employee on common ideals for business growth.

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Planning and Scheduling for Results

Jan Durrans, a Senior Vice President, has had years of experience developing the most efficient ways to manage projects and achieve success. Learn strategies from an efficiency champion.

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Setting Goals to Stretch and Grow

Senior VP Jan Durrans provides a powerful set of key practices to adopt to ensure the successful development of staff. She explains how to use clear and specific goals to help team members succeed.

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4 Ways to Enhance Your Career

Dean of UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Judy Olian shares four practical ways to help anyone improve their career prospects. She speaks candidly on personal strategies used in her own career

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Juice

Dewitt Jones says passion is a critical piece in achieving and surpassing our goals and expectations. Fueling your passion can make an insurmountable difference to your company, community, family, and to your life on a personal level

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For The Love of It Training

How can you find a way to love what you do? Every day? When you work For The Love of It, you will serve as an inspiration to yourself and to those around you. Dewitt Jones, National Geographic photographer discusses how we all have the ability to love what we do through honoring our passion, making a contribution to those around us and expressing gratitude.

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Do Respect

Respect is critical for any organization to function. Spike employee energy and motivate teams to work together with this short, animated program that encourages employees to act in ways that will enhance workplace culture. 

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Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series

A powerful training series covering over 80 workplace topics every workplace needs to address. Short, sharp and funny with simple messages and skills for everyone.

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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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Smile! Training

Learn how a positive attitude can be the primary factor in every customer service interaction; not only for the sake of the customer, but also for their quality of life.

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Generation Y

Featuring Peter Sheahan, a noted international speaker, Generation Y will energize your team and get everyone from entry level to senior management serious about talent development.

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Don't Panic!

What happens when nine fascinating people with experience in successfully navigating stressful situations at work come together to cook a meal? Insights simmer along with the food! Cooking serves as a metaphor for working through a challenge together, and after the flames die down, the participants share what they’ve learned.

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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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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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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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Stephen Covey's Lessons in Leadership

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The ethical character of an organization is established from top to bottom. In this four-part series, Dr. Stephen Covey uses real-world stories that reveal important truths regarding leadership, integrity, cooperation, and problem solving.

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Journey To Discovery

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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.

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I Know Just What You Mean

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I Know Just What You Mean explores the difference between listening with the intent to respond and listening with the intent to understand. It underscores the vital importance of diagnosing needs before prescribing solutions.

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Verbal Communication: The Power of Words

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The video and accompanying training exercises teach participants how to apply critical communication elements on the job every day to improve personal effectiveness and productivity.

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Celebrate! Change Your Lens, Change Your Life

Raw experience is empty; it's what we learn from our experiences that matter. Celebrate what's right, rather than wallow in what's wrong. Dewitt Jones pushes us to fill ourselves with gratitude for all that we have been given.

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When The Coach is You!

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At any given time, anyone in the organization can be called upon to be a coach. Here are simple steps people can learn to successfully teach what they know to someone else. Available in Business, Government & Healthcare versions.

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