How would people describe you? Would they use words like "vital", "significant", "valuable"? If not, you may be lacking the presence you need 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.
Learnhow to tip the scales in your favor by using a set of innovative communication ideas designed to help you grow your business by improving the way your employees communicate, network, negotiate, and connect with their clients and colleagues.
Teaches effective networking techniques and styles
Whether we know it or not, we are forced to negotiate constantly -- in both our business and personal interactions. Those who master the art of negotiating are able to get their needs met in a positive way which gives them more control over their lives and makes them more productive in their jobs, whatever their position or occupational specialty.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What does being happy have to do with work? We've been told, "If you work hard, you'll be successful...if you're successful, you'll be happy." But what if that formula is wrong? What if the opposite were true and happiness is the secret to success - at work and at home...
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.
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.
Chocolate: Passion at Work is a story about a chocolate maker and the power of working with passion. This unique learning experience breaks away from monotonous lectures to fully engage employees of any age.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
John Wood was once an ambitious software executive for Microsoft, but it wasn’t with the software giant that he honed his leadership skills. This online program shows leaders and future leaders understand that by constructing teams around social responsibility it helps them rally around a common sense of purpose and desire to make a difference.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Yes Lives in the Land of No video is the perfect meeting opener to kick off a performance management, motivationor sales training by helping employees understand the source of negativity both in themselves and in their team.
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.
Email correspondence is a vital means of business communication. Every conversation between your company and your valued customers needs to be handled professionally. This program covers everything from grammar and punctuation to message clarity, censoring yourself, proofreading, and professional closings; also addresses important topics like delivering bad news.
With the lessons presented in this video, viewers will discover proven strategies on how to prioritize and manage time to effectively steer themselves in the directions of both short and long-term goals.
When team members know how to meet each other on their “turf,” where they are most comfortable, it can lead to seamless innovation and cooperation allowing for increased productivity across all levels. Use this program to bridge that communication gap.
Are you aware of how you're communicating with others? Are you reactive? Do you snap back when you are stressed? Do you hold back out of fear of speaking? Can you control your responses? Watch this video for a surprising self-realization.
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.
Individuals have direct control and influence over their own environments. Learn that through self-knowledge and self-control, we can move forward with a clear vision of success in mind and control our own destiny.
Meditation can actually help one operate from a position of strength. From this online training, viewers learn that from calming, meditative practices they can focus and restructure their perception of what's really important.
Personal change takes self-awareness and brutal honesty with ourselves. Being an agent of change requires the discipline to actually change and is how one creative Microsoft executive in seeing the need for children in Nepal to learn to read.
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.
Knowing what makes us unique as individuals and discovering who we are, mark the first steps to finding happiness both at work as well as in life. Raise the level of consciousness in your organization and help the people that push it forward discover what makes them special.
Sitting at a desk throughout the average workday takes its toll on the body. As a result and without giving our body a breather every now and again, stress has the opportunity to mount. Show this program at the next meeting and emphasize the importance of health and wellness. These exercises can be completed daily and will prevent stress from taking its toll on the body.
Everyone has too much to do and not enough time to do it in. Sound like a common problem? You’d be right, but it doesn’t have to be. Unlock the secrets of time-management and teach your workforce to focus on the elements within their control.
Inject positivity in your organization with this inspirational online training. Renowned author and speaker Deepak Chopra explains how his approach to life has helped him transform the world around him and discover his own self purpose.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this motivational video, several noteworthy people reveal the secret to their successs...attitude! Learn the best ways to win in good times and bad from Stephen Covey, Deepak Chopra, Senator Bill Bradley, Jack Welch, Anita Roddick, and Marshall Goldsmith.
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.
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.
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.
Can you imagine a workplace where people really want to come into work every day? The Life is good training video features a unique t-shirt and hat company where fun, customer service, and enthusiasm are in charge!
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
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.
In this 2-part video series focused on sales training. You will learn how to go beyond words and communicate more effectively with every customer by having deeper understanding of nonverbal communication.
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 serviceand 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Journey to Discoverytells 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.
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.
SMART Goals introduces the SMART technique for goal setting: specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timed. Follow these guidelines and watch increased morale, boost employee retention and raise productivity.
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.
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.