When imagining telecommuting, many people envision a relaxed day of working at home in their pajamas. However, this probably isn’t the best approach. Telecommuting definitely offers a lot of freedom, but that doesn’t mean you can ignore your work responsibilities. This course will help you decide if telecommuting is a good fit for you and then provide some strategies for being effective as a remote employee.
Do you look at Feedback as a positive or a negative thing? The truth is, it can be both depending on how it is delivered and how it is received. Feedback is a give and take experience. It is a valuable part of improving business processes, products, services, and even your own personal growth. How you, as a leader, receive that feedback sets the stage for either continued feedback, or no feedback at all. In this course you will learn how to graciously and effectively receive feedback in a way that gets results. You will also learn about the "feedback filter" and how to create a valuable feedback rich environment in your company, division, or team.
This module will take about 20 minutes to complete. Eu-stress and Di-stress. One positive, one negative. One can push us to new levels of achievement, the other can kill. In this course, learn the difference between positive and negative stress, and how to manage both to help you achieve the results you desire. Reduce the negative stress in your world by using application exercises and a rich multimedia process. Check process to identify pain points and take action to regulate the stress you experience.
Join Mark Williams, the founder and CEO of WIN Insights (a diversity and inclusion resource center), for a look at how implicit or unconscious bias can impact your behavior and attitudes in the workplace. We’re often good at recognizing and addressing blatant moments of discrimination, but what about small moments when discrimination might not be immediately obvious? These moments of unconsciously and inadvertently treating people unfairly are known as implicit bias. This course will help you recognize your own biases, and provide strategies to help you overcome them. This creates a more inclusive work environment where individuals are treated respectfully and fairly.
Have you ever felt a little overwhelmed at work? Have you ever thought that you might have too much on your plate? This course is designed to make your life easier. It will help you to overcome your fear of or hesitation to delegation and allow you to focus on more important tasks. As you master the principles taught in this course, you will see how valuable and efficient delegation can be, and you will see how much more work gets done when you learn to rely on other people
Performance reviews can be a powerful tool for having a successful and productive year. However, many managers and employees consider them to be ineffective, or a waste of time. In this course we'll discuss six key factors that directly impact the effectiveness of a performance review. In this course you'll learn how to turn a performance review into a strategic opportunity to connect with your employees (or your boss) to clarify goals, make course corrections, offer coaching and encouragement, and provide a vehicle for consistent performance improvement.
Company culture can be to blame when an organization is not achieving desired results. Oftentimes, this assessment is correct. This course will help you understand what your current culture is and what you want it to be. It will introduce a three step process on how to successfully make culture change within your organization.
Do you know where you're going professionally? Do you know what you want out of the next 3 weeks? How about the next 3 years? This course will help you create a powerful vision of where you want to go and what you want to achieve. You'll also learn how to get others on board with your vision. You will learn from real-world examples of different individuals and how they took their vision of what they wanted and made it a reality. Whether you are trying to get somewhere personally, or you want to create a clear and compelling vision of where you want your team to be, this course can give you the foundation you need to get pointed down the right path. This training course will take about 25 minutes to complete and includes: Introduction What is Vision? How to Create a Powerful Vision Sharing Your Vision Course Summary and Test
What is the difference between someone who simply has goals and someone who actually achieves their goals? The key isn't to work harder, it's to work SMARTER! The SMARTER goal setting system is the evolution of the SMART goal setting system that was introduced in the 1980's. In this course you will learn how to apply the S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goal setting system. You will understand the definition of each letter of the acronym S.M.A.R.T.E.R. and view real world examples of how it is applied to goal setting. In addition, you will have the opportunity to apply it to set your own goals and apply the methodology. Finally, you will be provided with additional strategies for achieving your goals. This training course will take about 30 minutes to complete and includes: Introduction Smarter Goals Three Strategies for Achieving Your Goals Course Summary / Conclusion
How do you get your employees and team members motivated and actively engaged? According to the dictionary, you simply provide them with a need, desire, or reason to make a particular choice - or behave in a specific manner. Sounds simple, right? Unfortunately, motivating employees is much more than just offering the right prizes, bonuses, or incentives. To understand motivation, we'll first focus on making sure the foundational needs of your employees are being met, and then, look at what additional needs need to be taken care of to help them thrive. Finally, you'll learn how to assess the motivation level of your employees to better determine what types of programs, incentives, or changes should be put in place to effectively increase motivation within your organization. This training course will take about 25 minutes to complete and includes: INTRODUCTION WHAT IS MOTIVATION? ASSESSING MOTIVATION ACTION PLAN Course Summary and Test
This module will take about 30 minutes to complete. Proper etiquette makes a statement about your character and competence as a professional. In this course we'll focus on business dining etiquette and how to present your best self when meeting with clients, colleagues, partners, or even friends. Upon completing this course you will understand proper business dining etiquette for before, during, and after the meal. In addition you will understand common place settings and proper utensils. Finally, you'll learn about proper etiquette when you are hosting a meal. This training course will take about 30 minutes to complete and includes: Introduction Before The Meal The Place Setting During the Meal After the Meal Hosting a Meal Final Quiz
This module will take about 25 minutes to complete. Ever wonder if a certain behavior is appropriate or out of bounds? Perhaps it is appropriate in one setting, between certain people, but not appropriate in another setting. Well, wonder no more! This course will take you through the steps to determine appropriate conduct and to navigate tricky or touchy ethical situations. “To do or not to do . . . that is the question” employs application exercises and a rich multimedia process, to increase your awareness and understanding and to provide you with a guide to navigate the sometime murky waters of ethics and appropriate code of conduct.
This module will take about 40 minutes to complete. New to a leadership role? You’re in the right place! As leadership, you have a different focus, new responsibilities, and different challenges than you did as an individual contributor. This course covers the ‘in’s and out’s’ of the sometimes difficult transition experience from an individual contributor into leadership. Regardless of your title or the type of leadership role you now fill, through interactive assignments and a rich multimedia process, this course will smooth your transition and put you in position to excel in your new role.
This module will take about 30 minutes to complete. Have you ever said that something is “not your responsibility”? Maybe it is! Learn how taking accountability can change the results you are getting at work and in your life. This course uses application exercises and a rich multimedia process to give you the insight and skills to change your results through taking accountability.
This module will take about 40 minutes to complete. From childhood we practice the art of negotiation. Bed time, a treat, a promotion, a raise, an extended deadline. Regardless of the type of work we do, knowing how to negotiate effectively can greatly impact our success and our satisfaction. Strategic application exercises and a rich multimedia process, will teach you basic skills to negotiate effectively to get the results you want.
This module will take about 40 minutes to complete. Are you interested in understanding how to create a safe work environment where all of your employees can achieve their full potential? This course explains how to avoid sexual harassment in order to create a pleasant and professional workplace where everyone thrives! As a manager, you have the opportunity to help your employees understand how to avoid sexual harassment. In addition to learning essential information about sexual harassment, through application exercises and a rich multimedia process, you will learn simple, practical strategies to make sure all of your employees are comfortable and productive at work.
This module will take about 30 minutes to complete. Learn how to avoid sexual harassment in order to create a pleasant and professional work environment for you and all of your colleagues! Everyone should make sure that others feel safe at work. This course covers essential information about sexual harassment and through application exercises and a rich multimedia process, you will learn simple, practical ways to avoid sexual harassment so that you and your colleagues will be comfortable and productive at work.
This module will take about 30 minutes to complete. Audiences decide if a presentation is worth paying attention to in the first 1-2 minutes. To be an effective presenter, there are multiple factors to consider and skills to develop. In this course, through the use of application exercises and a rich multimedia process, you will learn the key skills to creating powerful presentations that get results.
This module will take about 30 minutes to complete. Frustrated with boring meetings that waste time? Never fear! This pivotal course will teach you how to shift from boring, ineffective meetings, to strategic meetings that get results! Through application exercises and a rich multimedia process, learn the specific components that make meetings worth the time and effort of everyone involved. But what if you are not in charge? Not a problem! This course will also take you through the steps and options to make meetings effective even when you are not the one conducting!
This module will take about 30 minutes to complete. Have a great rapport with your employees and your peers? You’re not done yet! Learning how to manage up is a key component of any successful career. Through application exercises and a rich multimedia process, this course will teach you what you need to know to create positive relationships with those you report to.