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  • Team Spark: Proverb - You Are Limited by What Ties You Down

    Spark team communication on how have we faced limitations in the past and yet overcome them.

    #121 ID:1614 Topic: Collaboration Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger
  • Team Spark: Teach Team Shorthand to New Team Members

    Most work teams tend to develop their own compressed language that allows team members to communicate quickly and easily with each other. When outsiders join the team, this shorthand may be hard to understand or learn, resulting in conflict and frustration, especially if people are from different cultural backgrounds.

    #122 ID:1587 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Tell Stories to Build Strong Communities

    Storytelling is at the heart of what makes us human and is a universal tool used by groups of people to explain who they are and the experiences that shaped their history. While we might not use cave drawings anymore, we still use storytelling to capture collective histories and lessons learned.

    #123 ID:1588 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Understand Your Expertise

    Diverse teams with members from different backgrounds will offer an even greater variety of expertise and personalities. While it may take an increased amount of respect and awareness to work in concert, the team has a greater potential for victory.

    #124 ID:1575 Topic: Collaboration Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Use a Mediator to Help Stalemates

    Asking for the assistance of a “referee” or a neutral, third party colleague, may provide the necessary insight to tease out the cause of the miscommunication, which could be rooted in cultural, generational, or personality style differences.

    #125 ID:1589 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Use Intuition to Foster Better Teamwork

    When you devote time and effort to communicating with a colleague, especially one from a background different than your own, you can improve the fluency of your communication and eventually be able to detect minute changes in these communications.

    #126 ID:1590 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • The Cultural Competence Matrix

    The Cultural Competence Matrix shows the stages we move through in developing cultural competence.

    #127 ID:1450 Topic: Cultural Competency Learning Path: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Diversity, Interpersonal Skills, Inclusion, Discussion Trigger, Training Support, Culture Commitment, Retention Aid, Learning Reinforcement
  • Tips for Working with Every Generation

    Want a quick summary of proven tips for working effectively with ANY generation? This is the handout for you! Everyone wants to be treated with respect—and recognize that respect might look and feel different, based on differing experiences and perspectives.

    #128 ID:1437 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Inclusion, Respect, Discussion Trigger, Training Support, Retention Aid, Generational Challenges
  • Ultimatum Game: Understanding Fairness & Inclusion

    The first ultimatum game was developed as a stylized representation of negotiation, by Güth, Schmittberger, and Schwarze in 1982. It has since become a popular economic experiment. It has been adapted in this activity to illustrate the role fairness plays in influencing our reactions and decisions.

    #129 ID:1444 Topic: Inclusion Learning Path: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Diversity, Discussion Trigger, Training Support, Team Builder or Retention Aid
  • Understanding Difficult People

    This is a great exercise to introduce the concept of the different types (in the 'difficult' range) of people we'll most often interact with in the workplace.

    #130 ID:1481 Topic: Interpersonal Skills Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Professionalism, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork, Collaboration
  • Case Study – I Need Help! I’m Afraid of My Spouse (Manager)

    This exercise leads to a discussion about violence in the workplace.” The Q&A-based format helps participants look at the intruder response topic addressing the highest risk demographic of estranged spouses committing violent acts in the workplace (32% of workplace violence incidents are homicides against women).

    #131 ID:1822 Topic: Workplace Violence Prevention Learning Paths: Ethics & Compliance, Workplace Safety Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Discussion Trigger, Conflict Resolution
  • Case Study – It’s Not MY FAULT! (Manager)

    You're a manager. Over a year ago, an employee was hired to assist you. Since that time, you have noticed that this employee’s work is consistently below expected standards. Every time you try to counsel this employee on improving results, the employee overreacts and blames someone else for their sub-standard performance....

    #132 ID:1823 Topic: Workplace Violence Prevention Learning Paths: Ethics & Compliance, Workplace Safety Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Compliance, Discussion Trigger, Conflict Resolution
  • Case Study – Why Diversity, Why Now? (Employees)

    This case study is designed to help participants discover that diversity encompasses more than what they may realize on both a personal and professional level. Read through this case study and answer the questions at the end.

    #133 ID:1447 Topic: Diversity Learning Path: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Inclusion, Discussion Trigger, Training Support, Culture Commitment
  • Case Study – Why Diversity, Why Now? (Managers)

    This case study is designed to help managers discover that diversity encompasses more than what they may realize on both a personal and professional level.

    #134 ID:1448 Topic: Diversity Learning Path: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Management, Inclusion, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Training Support
  • Article: Breaking the Cycle

    What problems are we trying to solve with the same old ineffective circular approach? We can usually figure this out. When a problem repeatedly rears its ugly head, our approach is likely a circular one.

    #135 ID:1526 Topic: Change Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Trainer Resource Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Management, Discussion Trigger
  • Article: Finding Balance

    Everyone I know struggles to balance their work and home lives. No, wait a minute. That’s not true. My retired friends seem to have it down pat. The rest of us juggle, patch, negotiate, apply a temporary fix here and there. This isn’t very satisfying. In short, we feel as if we’re not doing justice to our careers or to our families and friends.

    #136 ID:1527 Topic: Employee Wellness Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Trainer Resource Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Discussion Trigger, Reducing Stress (Work & Life)
  • Article: Getting Creative

    What inspires you to create? When I ask my clients and workshop attendees this question, I’m usually met with a pause, possibly accompanied by a blank stare and a tendency to search for something shiny to focus on. Most of us aren’t used to thinking about this question, and it makes us uncomfortable. We aren’t sure we really are creative.

    #137 ID:1520 Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Trainer Resource Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Discussion Trigger
  • Article: Mortgaging the Future

    Goals are mostly a good thing, but what happens when personal or corporate goals mortgage the future for short-term gain? At what point do we recognize the folly and re-think our strategy?

    #138 ID:1525 Topic: Change Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Trainer Resource Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Discussion Trigger, Goals and Goal Setting
  • Article: Overcoming Worries and Fears

    Our fears limit us. They hold us back. They keep us from living a positive, proactive life that embraces the good and decries that which needs to be changed. Fear-based decisions hurt us, and they hurt others who are affected by our decisions. The child who is never allowed to make decisions because we fear she’ll make the wrong decisions finally rebels and turns into the teenager from the black lagoon.

    #139 ID:1518 Topic: Reducing Stress (Work & Life) Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Trainer Resource Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Change, Management, Discussion Trigger, Training Support
  • Article: Overwhelmed? Compartmentalize!

    When we catch ourselves elongating a mishap or problem, we can compartmentalize. Big word, but relatively easy concept. Think of your life as one that is filled with a series of rooms. One room might hold that CEO who badmouthed your brilliant work. Another might hold your career with the company.

    #140 ID:1522 Topic: Employee Wellness Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Trainer Resource Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Change, Discussion Trigger, Reducing Stress (Work & Life)