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Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™: Communicate

This video provides an example on how to properly and appropriately communicate sensitive information (like layoffs or organizational changes) that impact a work team.

Video Vignettes Leadership Leading, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism, New Supervisor

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™: Take Action

This video provides a powerful example of how new managers/supervisors can earn credibility by admitting past mistakes and reviews four strategies to effectively make the transition from peer to boss.

Video Vignettes Leadership Leading, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism, New Supervisor

The Sid Story™

Digitally Remastered! As a manager, are you concentrating on the negative aspects of your employees performances? After watching this video, you’ll discover that even difficult employees perform better with frequent positive feedback and occasional constructive criticism. Skeptical workers with “who cares" attitudes can be motivated!

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Leading, Motivation, Communication & Influencing

Your Path to Success™ Leading Others

Your Path to Success™ Leading Others

As a leader, your success is contingent upon the success of those you lead. Leadership is all about: building relationships, communicating clear goals, providing coaching and feedback, setting clear expectations, and… recognizing & celebrating achievements. Leadership is a journey.

Video Vignettes Leadership Leadership, Communication, Interpersonal Skills

Credibility Is...™

Credibility Is...™

Credibility is being aware of how we impact others. Building trusting relationships. Meeting deadlines...being responsive...having integrity. This thought-provoking, powerful short video uses impactful imagery, video and music to encourage discussion on the importance of credibility in the workplace.

Discussion Generators Leadership, Personal Performance Leading, Leadership, Management, Professionalism

Engagement Is...™

Engagement Is...™

Employee engagement is a workplace approach resulting in the right conditions for all members of an organization to give of their best each day, committed to their organization’s goals and values, motivated to contribute to organizational success, with an enhanced sense of their own well-being. This thought-provoking, powerful short video uses impactful imagery, video and music to encourage discussion on the importance of engaging your employees.

Discussion Generators Leadership Leading, Leadership, Management, Learning Reinforcement

Discussion Card: Leadership

Discussion Card: Leadership

Are you leveraging the true power of leadership within you team? With your employees? Being a good leader isn't rocket science, but it takes skill... and patience... and practice. These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (L.E.A.D.E.R.) along with thought-provoking questions on better understanding what it takes to truly lead. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.

Discussion Cards Leadership Leading, Leadership, Management, Teamwork, Communication & Influencing, Learning Reinforcement

Article: Leading with Heart

Article: Leading with Heart

What does it mean to lead with heart, and why is this important? We see signs all around of us of what happens when we fail to lead with heart. We end up fighting wars…we neglect those in need… we pollute our environment.

Trainer Resource Leadership Leadership, Communication, Professionalism

Article: Promote Wisely

Article: Promote Wisely

We often do this dumb thing in corporations. We want to recognize employees who do brilliant technical work, so we reward them with our plum management jobs. Sure, sometimes these people are brilliant managers, too. Far too often they end up cutting a destructive Tasmanian Devil-like swath through the organization as they spin their way up the corporate ladder.

Trainer Resource Leadership Leading, Management, Professionalism, Training Activities

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™: Action Steps for Success

JUST RELEASED! Making the leap from peer to boss is never easy. In addition to dramatic change, new managers frequently struggle to balance their old coworker relationships with their new management responsibilities. Designed to help participants make a successful transition from “coworker” to “manager” or “supervisor,” Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow presents four proven strategies that will help new supervisors navigate changing relationships and prepare for the most difficult situations they’re likely to encounter as they assume their new role.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Leading, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism, New Supervisor

Managing Essentials™ Hygiene Problems

Being a manager or supervisor isn't easy! What do you do about an employee with body odor, bad breath, or who appears unclean? What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Employee Will Not Work Extra Hours

You have an employee who won’t stay after hours or come in early when it’s needed. The job position requires some flexibility of this kind. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Leading, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Excessive Socializing

You have an employee who spends too much time chatting with others instead of working. The employee is being paid to do the best job possible during work hours. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Frequently Absent

You have an employee who’s missed too many work days. How much absenteeism is tolerated depends on your organization’s policy. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Gender Discrimination

An employee comes to you and complains that they have been discriminated against because of gender. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Leading, Problem Resolution, Discrimination, Gender Equity

Managing Essentials™ Inappropriate Dress

An employee is coming to work in clothes that are inappropriate for the workplace. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Low Raise, Really?

You have an employee complains to you that their raise was less than expected. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Makes Unacceptable Mistakes

You have an employee who makes an unacceptable number of mistakes. It's impacting the team's work and deliverables. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Needs Motivation

You have an employee who seems disinterested, apathetic, or just isn’t putting forth the effort. What do you do? This type of behavior could impact the entire team. This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Coaching & Mentoring, Leading, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Perform Beyond Skill Level

You have an employee who may have been promoted beyond their capability, or perhaps the job outgrew this employee. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Leading, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Resists Change

A change has been made in your area and, unfortunately, an employee is not accepting the change. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Change, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Substance Abuse

You believe an employee is abusing alcohol or drugs. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution, Substance Abuse

Managing Essentials™ Too Many Personal Calls

You have an employee that's making and receiving too many personal phone calls during work hours. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™: Accept Your New Role

This video scenario presents a realistic scenario for getting to the basics of new leaders - supervisors/managers. It shows a misunderstanding between a new supervisor and a subordinate employee - and how to effectively address issues that pop up in an effective and respectful way.

Video Vignettes Leadership Leading, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism, New Supervisor

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™: Set Clear Boundaries

This video provides a powerful example of how new managers/supervisors can learn to effectively dismiss rumors and communicating a no favoritism policy - easing fears and issues across your team or group. Learning to set clear boundaries for staff and employees is key to a new leader's transition.

Video Vignettes Leadership Leading, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism, New Supervisor

Documenting Discipline (How-To Book)

Managers can protect themselves and their organization against legal action - if they get incidents properly documented. This best-selling resource provides steps to ensure solid, consistent documentation procedures throughout the entire organization. You will also learn how to correct performance problems with progressive discipline.

How-To Books Ethics & Compliance, Leadership Management, Leading, Problem Resolution

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™: Navigating Your Changing Role

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™: Navigating Your Changing Role

Help newly promoted managers/supervisors navigate their changing roles and have immediate impact! Climb in the proverbial camper for an enlightening road trip with five friends who share experience and insights about making successful transitions from peer to boss.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Leading, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism, New Supervisor

Empowerment Works: A Guide for Supervisors and Employees (How-To Book)

Empowerment Works: A Guide for Supervisors and Employees (How-To Book)

Just as we instill courage when we “en-courage,” we develop power when we “em-power.” Empowerment relies upon the willingness of employees at all levels of an organization to accept the responsibilities that accompany authority. Empowerment is a kind of democracy in the workplace. Like democracy, empowerment frees us to make decisions and take action. And like democracy, empowerment requires that we recognize and establish boundaries within which effective decisions and actions can occur.

How-To Books Leadership Leading, Leadership, Management, New Supervisor

You Can't Do It All: Effective Delegation for Supervisors (How-To Book)

You Can't Do It All: Effective Delegation for Supervisors (How-To Book)

Most accomplished leaders would agree that delegation is one of the most important skills in their repertoire. Why? Imagine your own situation: Are you a manager or supervisor who comes in early, stays late, and gives 110 percent? Then delegation will help you improve your results while decreasing the time you spend at work. Do you wish your employees were more loyal to you or the organization? When you delegate well, your employees widen their horizons, develop new skills, and enjoy a new level of authority. That usually leads to an impressive increase in loyalty and commitment.

How-To Books Leadership Leading, Leadership, Management, New Supervisor

Discussion Card: ATTITUDE! Producing Positive Results

Discussion Card: ATTITUDE! Producing Positive Results

We've all faced a difficult employee. Tackling tough situations often means taking a step back and thinking through the issue. Remember, conflict can be reduced and misunderstandings addressed or prevented when we take the time to deal with a bad attitude . These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (A.T.T.I.T.U.D.E.) along with thought-provoking questions to create a respectful flow of communication - helping leaders, managers and supervisors address individual or team attitude issues. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.

Discussion Cards Leadership, Personal Performance Leading, Leadership, Management, Team Builder or Retention Aid, Assessing Performance, New Supervisor, Learning Reinforcement, Emotional Intelligence

The Goal™ (Dramatic Version)

The Goal™ (Dramatic Version)

If you are charged with rallying employees behind the concepts of quality and continuous improvement, The Goal: Dramatic Version will help managers achieve or surpass their goal. An engaging drama, this training program not only demystifies corporate buzzwords, like standards and bench marking, but also shows how your company can be run with efficiency and humanity.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Management, Leadership, Leading, Goals and Goal Setting

The Goal™ (How-To Version)

The Goal™ (How-To Version)

Like the best-selling book upon which it is based, The Goal shares the inspiring story of Alex Rogo, who uses the principles of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) like bottlenecks, throughput, and flow balancing to transform his mediocre division into a money-making machine. Alex and his team reject common 'nonsense' measurements and discover a commonsense, yet more effective approach to boosting the company's bottom line.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Management, Leading, Goals and Goal Setting

Managing Essentials™ Communicating Plans for a Change

Changes are being made in your organization and employees are going to be concerned. You can’t control the changes but you can help control the employees’ reaction to the changes. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Consistently Late for Work

You have an employee who’s consistently late for work. It's negatively impacting others on your team. People are starting to complain. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Disability Discrimination

An employee comes to you and complains that she or he has been subject to disability discrimination. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution, Discrimination, Workplace Safety & Awareness

Managing Essentials™ Employee Doesn't Understand Expectations

You have an employee who works hard but doesn’t get the results you want. You’ve discovered the problem is that the employee doesn’t understand what’s expected to do the job correctly. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Personal Problems at Work

You’re aware an employee is having some personal problems and you feel they’re affecting his or her work. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Religious Discrimination

An employee comes to you and complains that they have been discriminated against because of their religion. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution, Discrimination

Managing Essentials™ Safety Rules Violation

you’ve got an employee who consistently ignores certain safety rules and needs to understand safety regulations must be adhered to. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Workplace Safety Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution, Workplace Safety & Awareness

Managing Essentials™ Termination Due To Downsizing

You have to let someone go because your organization is downsizing and you want to make it as painless as possible for the employee and for you. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Termination Due To Poor Performance

You have to fire someone for poor performance and you want to make it as painless as possible for the employee and for you. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Leading, Problem Resolution, Workplace Safety & Awareness

More Than a Gut Feeling™ IV

World-Wide Best-Seller! Interviewers are more apt to select the best person for the job when they use this Behavior-Based Interviewing (BBI) strategy developed by Paul C. Green, PhD. Now in its 4th edition, More Than a Gut Feeling provides practical, easy to use instruction that helps organizations significantly enhance recruiting and hiring efforts, improve employee retention and equip managers (and others) with proven behavioral interviewing skills.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Leading, Interviewing

Mentoring For Success (How-To Book)

In order for businesses to survive and remain competitive, they must respond to this changing environment. As Tom Peters observes in Thriving on Chaos, “Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence—only in constant improvement and constant change.” As part of their response to change, successful organizations seek ways to support and foster employee growth and development. Managers are developing skills to facilitate this process. They are acting as mentors to their employees. Coworkers and other employees with company experience and skills are also offering their services as mentors to less-experienced employees.

How-To Books Leadership, Personal Performance Coaching & Mentoring, Interpersonal Skills, Leading

Documenting Discipline™ II

Best-Selling Program! Disciplining employees is one of the most difficult parts of a manager’s job. Documenting performance is essential in correcting performance problems and protecting yourself as a manager. This best-selling program provides steps to ensure solid, consistent documentation procedures throughout your company. Using the FOSA method, managers will possess the tools to effectively and legally address performance issues.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Ethics & Compliance, Leadership Management, Leading, Problem Resolution

Prepare Written Questions For Your Interview

Prepare Written Questions For Your Interview

Writing things down is important. And with written questions are part of your interview preparation, you have proof of what you asked the candidate and that you asked the same question of every candidate. Those are legal issues. Before you write questions, you need to do some preparation.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Leading, Interviewing

The “Like Me” Syndrome (Behavior-Based Interviewing)

The “Like Me” Syndrome (Behavior-Based Interviewing)

The "like me" syndrome is like a bias. Over weighing the positives of a candidate because you have many things in common will usually lead to a less than optimal hire.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Leading, Interviewing

Discussion Card: More Than a Gut Feeling™ Interviewing Essentials

Discussion Card: More Than a Gut Feeling™ Interviewing Essentials

Using the power of behavior-based interviewing will get you the new hires you need... and retain! These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (M.T.G.F.) along with thought-provoking questions on maximizing the key principles of More Than a Gut Feeling™. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.

Discussion Cards Leadership Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Leading, Interviewing

Taking the Step Up to Supervisor (How-To Book)

Taking the Step Up to Supervisor (How-To Book)

Becoming a supervisor is your first step in the challenging and rewarding field of management. You have earned a new level of responsibility and authority because of your technical skills, attitude, and potential. Now you must master different skills to help you continue to advance and grow. This book will help you do that.

How-To Books Leadership New Supervisor, Leadership, Management, Leading

Traditional vs. Behavior-Based Interviewing Questions

Traditional vs. Behavior-Based Interviewing Questions

When it comes to behavior-based interviewing, it's all in how you ask your questions. This video is designed to illustrate the difference between a traditional interview question and a behavior-based interview question.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Management, Leading, Interviewing

Discussion Card: Engaged Employees

Discussion Card: Engaged Employees

Engagement is not the same as employee satisfaction… not the same as employee happiness. Employee engagement is the emotional commitment your employees have to the organization… and its goals. These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (E.N.G.A.G.E.) along with thought-provoking questions on employee engagement. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.

Discussion Cards Leadership Motivation, Management, Team Builder or Retention Aid, Leading

Documenting Discipline™ (For Manufacturing/Industrial)

Documenting Discipline™ (For Manufacturing/Industrial)

Disciplining and documenting employee performance is one of the most difficult parts of a manager’s job. But documenting performance is essential in correcting performances that require discipline, even praise-and protecting yourself as a manager. This manufacturing and industrial version of the best seller, Documenting Discipline™ provides steps to ensure solid, consistent documentation procedures throughout your company. Using the FOSA system, your managers can possess the tools to effectively and legally address performance issues.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Management, Leading

More Than a Gut Feeling™ III

More Than a Gut Feeling™ III

In any organization, hiring the right people for the right job is a challenge. Successfully meeting that challenge helps organizations keep turnover down and productivity high. More Than a Gut Feeling III is designed to educate interviewers on how to make the right hiring decisions by using behavior-based interviewing skills.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Leading, Interviewing

More Than a Gut Feeling™ - Manufacturing Version

More Than a Gut Feeling™ - Manufacturing Version

Give plant managers, shop supervisors and other personnel the skills they need to make sound hiring decisions and reduce costly turnover! Based on the premise that people tend to perform in the future the same way they've performed in the past, this program helps interviewers go beyond making hiring decisions based primarily on how they feel about a candidate.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Leading, Interviewing

A Real Team Player. Not! (Healthcare)

A Real Team Player. Not! (Healthcare)

When someone on the team is a hold out, their LACK of involvement stands out like a bad actor in a good movie. Everybody sees it. It affects the whole team's attitude. That isn’t good.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Personal Improvement, Communication, Management, Coaching & Mentoring, Leading, Emotional Intelligence

Change Is Not in My Vocabulary (Healthcare)

Change Is Not in My Vocabulary (Healthcare)

Every once in a while, you'll run into someone who thinks change is a four-letter word. They get so wrapped up in their own way of doing things that they can't - or won't - see that there might be a better way.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Change, Communication, Management, Coaching & Mentoring, Leading, Personal Improvement, Emotional Intelligence

Managing Silence (Behavior-Based Interviewing)

Managing Silence (Behavior-Based Interviewing)

Being uncomfortable with silence during an interview may be the most common problem interviewers face, and most will just change the subject and move on. But look at it this way. When candidates are silent, it usually means they're thinking. That silence is your friend, your tool. If you change the subject and move on, you may be shutting down a revealing answer. So respect silence.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Leading, Interviewing

Discussion Card: Nonverbal Communication

Discussion Card: Nonverbal Communication

Did you know that 55% of communication with others happens without words? That means your body language is key in your daily conversations. These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (W.A.T.C.H.) along with thought-provoking questions to help learners understand the importance of nonverbal communication - helping leaders, managers and supervisors address individual or team issues. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.

Discussion Cards Leadership, Personal Performance Communication, Teamwork, Leading, Training Activities, Communication & Influencing, Learning Reinforcement

Case Study & Branching Exercise: Goal Setting (Manager)

Case Study & Branching Exercise: Goal Setting (Manager)

You are a new manager in the organization. A few weeks ago, you asked your employees to begin thinking about individual and department goals for the next year. When you reviewed their submitted goals, you were disappointed by the general lack of enthusiasm and creativity of the group. What do you do? Kick start a great discussion with this case study and branching exercise.

Case Studies Leadership Goals and Goal Setting, Leadership, Management, Discussion Trigger, Leading, Learning Reinforcement

Case Study & Branching Exercise: Highly Critical (Manager)

Case Study & Branching Exercise: Highly Critical (Manager)

You are a manager of a large division. One of your best performing employees has a reputation for being highly critical of her co-workers. She criticizes the competency of other team members, how many hours they work compared to her, and how much time they spend socializing on the job. What do you do? Kick start a great discussion with this case study and branching exercise.

Case Studies Leadership Leadership, Management, Discussion Trigger, Leading, Learning Reinforcement, Emotional Intelligence

Case Study & Branching Exercise: Overwhelmed! (Manager)

Case Study & Branching Exercise: Overwhelmed! (Manager)

You are the manager of a large department. Recently, you have become concerned one of your high-performing employees may be overwhelmed by his growing workload. What do you do? Kick start a great discussion with this case study and branching exercise.

Case Studies Leadership Leadership, Management, Discussion Trigger, Leading, Personal Improvement

ACTIONS Speak!™ Behavior-Based Interviewing

ACTIONS Speak!™ Behavior-Based Interviewing

From the creators of More Than a Gut Feeling™, this powerful program offers a fresh and vibrant new approach to legal and effective hiring. Based on the time-tested truth, "past actions predict future performance", ACTIONS Speak! combines the elements of memorable storytelling, practical content and realistic acting to weave together a highly effective interview skills training course for a new generation of interviewers.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Leading, Interviewing

Integrity, Honesty & Values (Behavior-Based Interviewing)

Integrity, Honesty & Values (Behavior-Based Interviewing)

Past actions are still the best predictor of future performance. So, stay focused on asking behavioral questions about job requirements. For example, if the job does require honesty, you might ask questions this, "When were you honest, even though it was embarrassing for you? What did you say?

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Leading, Interviewing

Regain Control of the Interview (Behavior-Based Interviewing)

Regain Control of the Interview (Behavior-Based Interviewing)

When a candidate takes over the interview - maybe by non-stop talking or story-telling - it's okay to re-take control of the interview by politely interrupting and re-focusing the candidate back to the task at hand.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Leading, Interviewing

The Courage to Coach (for Retail)

The Courage to Coach (for Retail)

Effective coaching is the single most important factor in employee development today. The Courage to Coach for Retail turns common sense into common practice with a four-step process that can be applied to any employee performance situation.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Coaching & Mentoring, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership

Non-Verbal Indicators (Behavior-Based Interviewing)

Non-Verbal Indicators (Behavior-Based Interviewing)

To uncover past behaviors from candidates, sometimes we need to follow "feeling" clues. Feelings point to the hidden parts of past behavior. And, of course, none of us are mind readers when it comes to reading feelings, but all of us can learn to recognize the non-verbal indicators of feelings.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Leading, Interviewing

Burn Out (Manager)

Burn Out (Manager)

Know someone who just seems to be simply going through the motions to get the job done? Concerned because this employee has always been a strong performer with a great positive attitude? Then this case study is for you!

Case Studies Leadership Motivation, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Management

Good Enough

Good Enough

Not meeting expectations on the job

Case Studies Leadership Management, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism

I Deserve It

I Deserve It

Not performing up to expectations

Case Studies Leadership Management, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism

Improving Patient Care

Improving Patient Care

Asking an employee to be a part of a focus group to help reduce delays and confusion when transporting patients.

Case Studies Leadership, Personal Performance Leadership, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism

Recruiting a New Member

Recruiting a New Member

Asking an existing employee to take on a mentoring role for a new employee.

Case Studies Leadership, Personal Performance Leadership, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism

Twitter Jitters

Twitter Jitters

Dealing with employees who disclose confidential information through social media

Case Studies Leadership Leadership, Communication, Professionalism

Managing Essentials™ Lacks Necessary Job Skills

You’ve discovered an employee is not performing up to expectations due to lack of job skill. The employee insists that their work around is better. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution

Managing Essentials™ Race Discrimination

An employee comes to you and feels that they have been the target of racial discrimination. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Problem Resolution, Discrimination

Managing Essentials™ Solving Conflict Between Employees

A conflict between two or more employees is causing problems. For most managers or supervisors, the toughest part of dealing with conflict is making the decision to do something about it. So, what do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Video Vignettes Leadership Management, Professionalism, Problem Resolution

Interviewing: More Than a Gut Feeling™ (How-To Book)

World-Wide Best-Seller! Now you can take the guesswork out of hiring by relying on fair, logical ways to identify the best candidate for a job. This excellent how-to book will help you learn how to use the behavior-based approach to interviewing. By asking questions that probe for past behavior, you will be able to identify the candidate best suited for the job. You’ll also discover tips on how to save an uncomfortable interviewing situation. This How-To Book™ is 96 pages.

How-To Books Leadership, Personal Performance Interviewing, Management, Hiring & Recruiting

Get the Whole Picture Self-Assessment & Participant Book

This assessment tool is designed to help you create your own learning objectives on probing into a candidate’s answers in selection interviews. After completion of this workshop you will be able to identify the benefits of the informational probing style, explain five behavior-based probing strategies and demonstrate how to use behavior-based probing techniques.

Tools & Take Aways Leadership Interviewing, Leadership, Hiring & Recruiting

Seek Reverse Information When Interviewing

Seek Reverse Information When Interviewing

Reverse information is the opposite of what the candidate told you, or the opposite of your reaction to the candidate. It is designed to give you a broad sample of the candidate’s job skills and help you get new information to balance an overly positive or overly negative opinion of the candidate.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interviewing

Your Path to Success™ Engaging Others

Your Path to Success™ Engaging Others

Engaged employees are not just those who are excited to come to work every day. Engaged employees are deeply involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work. They understand their role and how it can impact the future of the organization. Engagement is an employees’ willingness and ability to contribute to the company’s success.

Video Vignettes Leadership Leadership, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Collaboration

A Leader Is...™

A Leader Is...™

Being a leader is much more than directing others. This thought-provoking, powerful short video uses impactful imagery, video and music to inform and encourage discussion on being an effective, passionate and inclusive leader within your group, team or organization.

Discussion Generators Leadership Leadership, Motivation, Learning Reinforcement

Coaching Is...™

Coaching Is...™

Coaching is rewarding… but it takes work. Coaches help develop skills and abilities of others, but being a great coach takes courage. This thought-provoking, powerful short video uses impactful imagery, video and music to inform and encourage discussion on the power of coaching others.

Discussion Generators Leadership Coaching & Mentoring, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Learning Reinforcement

I Wish My Manager Would Just...™ Discussion Book

I Wish My Manager Would Just...™ Discussion Book

Companion discussion guide/book for the I Wish My Manager Would Just...™ video program. Get more out of this video program with the discussion guide that helps drive the facilitated session with thought-provoking questions and information. Soft-cover book. 10-pack.

Pocket Guides Leadership Leadership, Management, Professionalism, Collaboration

Dysfunctional Teams

Dysfunctional Teams

Dealing with team conflict

Case Studies Leadership Communication, Change, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Professionalism, Teamwork

I Beg Your Pardon

I Beg Your Pardon

Unprofessional hygiene practices

Case Studies Leadership Management, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism

I'm Fine...Really, I Am!

I'm Fine...Really, I Am!

This case study demonstrates dealing with sensitive and confidential issues. This case study centers around medical issues, the ADA and FMLA.

Case Studies Leadership Management, Compliance, Diversity Dynamics, Interpersonal Skills, Inclusion & Equity, Respect

Promises, Promises

Promises, Promises

Over-promising and under delivering.

Case Studies Leadership Management, Communication, Motivation, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism

Setting Boundaries

Setting Boundaries

Quickly customizable activity to use with any SMART-START™ or discussion generator video. Handling a performance issue with an employee who believes you are friends.

Case Studies Leadership Leadership, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism

The Assistant

The Assistant

Insubordination and unprofessional behavior

Case Studies Leadership Management, Communication, Harassment Prevention, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism

The Blogger

The Blogger

Dealing with a coworker who discloses company information through a personal blog

Case Studies Ethics & Compliance, Leadership Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism

The High Performer

The High Performer

Coaching high-performers who have trouble getting along with their co-workers

Case Studies Leadership Management, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism, Coaching & Mentoring

The Rivals

The Rivals

Handling conflict between two employees

Case Studies Leadership, Personal Performance Interpersonal Skills, Communication, Management, Professionalism, Conflict Resolution

The Social Network

The Social Network

Dealing with employees accessing social media sites from work during "off-hours".

Case Studies Leadership Leadership, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism

Trouble at Home

Trouble at Home

Workplace privacy and performance

Case Studies Leadership Leadership, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Professionalism

Would You Like Any Dessert?

Would You Like Any Dessert?

Reinforcing a policy with an employee who believes you are friends.

Case Studies Leadership Leadership, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism

Whale Done! Lapel Pins (10 pack)

Whale Done! Lapel Pins (10 pack)

Great as a training take away or reinforcement of the Whale Done! This 1-inch Whale Done! lapel pin is hand-crafted in brass, filled with the authentic black and white colors of the killer whale, and finished with our Whale Done! logo in gold. Packaged in sets of 10 lapel pins.

Tools & Take Aways Leadership Leadership, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Sales & Service, Professionalism

SMART-START™ New Supervisor: So, Now You're the Boss

SMART-START™ New Supervisor: So, Now You're the Boss

A thought-provoking video that uses music,text and graphics to inspire and stimulate discussion for new managers and supervisors.

Meeting Openers Leadership Leadership, Change, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership

Transition to Boss Is...™

Stimulate discussion about new managers/supervisors accepting their new role, establishing clear boundaries, communicating and taking action. This thought-provoking, powerful short video uses impactful imagery, video and music to inspire and stimulate discussion about new supervisors within your organization.

Discussion Generators Leadership, Personal Performance Leadership, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Professionalism, Learning Reinforcement

I Wish My Manager Would Just...™

I Wish My Manager Would Just...™

Completely updated in 2021! The powerful program features employees speaking out about what their managers could do to help them be successful. It provides a fantastic look into what employees are really thinking about when it comes to their manager/supervisor relationship.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Leadership, Communication, Management, Professionalism, Teamwork, Collaboration, Communication & Influencing

Probe for Specific Information During Interview

Probe for Specific Information During Interview

When an answer is a generality, self-promotional, not behavioral, isn’t complete or the candidate’s non-verbals don’t match what the candidate is saying, follow-up with behavioral probes to draw out more information. You discover that the specifics the candidate gives can be linked to job requirements.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Hiring & Recruiting, Interpersonal Skills, Interviewing

Once Upon a Leader™

Once Upon a Leader™

Offering a refreshing break from the typical and more formal examinations of leadership, Once Upon a Leader shares a whimsical, yet powerful message on the practices of effective leaders. Through the animation and discussion of popular tales, familiar characters will lead participants on a journey to discover the value of four leadership practices.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Leadership, Change, Diversity Dynamics, Ethics & Integrity, Motivation, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Professionalism

Courage 2 Coach™ - Coaching to Empower

Courage 2 Coach™ - Coaching to Empower

One of the things it seems like we have to do more often these days is to ask people who are already doing a good job to - well - crank it up a notch. We just need a little more. This short video gives an example of empowering others to do more.

Video Vignettes Leadership, Personal Performance Coaching & Mentoring, Motivation, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism