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That Hurts!

That Hurts!

Healthcare workers' role in ensuring quality of care.

#201 ID:581
Topic: Ethics & Integrity Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Professionalism Closed Captioned
The "Whatever" Coworker

The "Whatever" Coworker

Dealing with an under-performing employee who appears to not care.

#202 ID:46
Topic: Interpersonal Skills Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Change, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism, Collaboration Closed Captioned
The Best Side

The Best Side

How inappropriate comments about physical appearance can lead to sexual harassment (female to male).

#203 ID:293
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Management Closed Captioned
The Bet

The Bet

Recognizing inappropriate jokes about a coworker; gender harassment.

#204 ID:289
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
The Critique - Sexual Harassment? You Decide.

The Critique - Sexual Harassment? You Decide.

Making inappropriate comments about physical appearance

#205 ID:295
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
The Invitation

The Invitation

Impact of an employee's potential promotion being dependent on agreeing to go out on a date with their supervisor.

#206 ID:281
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance Closed Captioned
The Persistent Romeo

The Persistent Romeo

When persistent, unwelcome pursuits lead to sexual harassment within the workplace.

#207 ID:280
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Professionalism Closed Captioned
The Question That Stumps You

The Question That Stumps You

Handling questions and generating discussion

#208 ID:430
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism, Effective Training Closed Captioned
The Road Trip

The Road Trip

Sharing inappropriate art and pictures in the workplace.

#209 ID:291
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Professionalism Closed Captioned
The Water Boy

The Water Boy

When the harassed becomes the harasser.

#210 ID:279
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Professionalism Closed Captioned
The “Whatever” Co-Worker…

The “Whatever” Co-Worker…

Getting people to care about things they think are "no big deal" can be a dance. But when everybody gets on the same page - understands how important their own contribution is – it can be amazing what happens. More work gets done right the first time, and everybody feels good about making the effort.

#211 ID:2120
Topic: Leadership Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Management, Professionalism, Coaching & Mentoring, Personal Improvement, Emotional Intelligence Closed Captioned
The “Whatever” Co-Worker… (Healthcare)

The “Whatever” Co-Worker… (Healthcare)

Getting people to care about things they think are "no big deal" can be a dance. But when everybody gets on the same page - understands how important their own contribution is – it can be amazing what happens. More work gets done right the first time, and everybody feels good about making the effort.

#212 ID:2124
Topic: Leadership Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Government Other Topics: Communication, Management, Coaching & Mentoring, Personal Improvement, Emotional Intelligence Closed Captioned
They're All Out to Get Me

They're All Out to Get Me

Handling a performance discussion when an employee believes a rating is unfair or biased.

#213 ID:211
Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Professionalism, Assessing Performance Closed Captioned
This Needs to Go Out Today

This Needs to Go Out Today

Offering internal customers solutions when their needs have not been met.

#214 ID:113
Topic: Customer Service Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Those People

Those People

Being frustrated from time to time with a coworker is natural and understandable. But when we perpetuate stereotypes about people based on things like their appearance or where they come from, that’s unprofessional. It's disrespectful. And, it may often be prohibited by policy.

#215 ID:266
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Diversity Dynamics, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism, Inclusion & Equity, Respect Closed Captioned
Trust Me, It's Not Anonymous

Trust Me, It's Not Anonymous

Digitally Remastered! One of the biggest fears employees have about reporting potential violations is that their name or reports won't be kept anonymous or confidential. So, when we learn about employees who have concerns about any part of our business ethics and compliance program, we need to take the time to explain how our program works and encourage employees to speak up about anything they think could be a problem.

#216 ID:149
Topic: Ethics & Integrity Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Management, Professionalism, Inclusion & Equity, Respect Closed Captioned
Unclear Expectations - Using Progressive Discipline

Unclear Expectations - Using Progressive Discipline

Progressive discipline is really a matter of following a series of planned actions when dealing with employee performance issues or infractions of company policy. The actions intensify in seriousness if the employee continues to fail to meet job expectations and standards.

#217 ID:1866
Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
Using a Corrective Discussion

Using a Corrective Discussion

Typically, it's best to assume that an employee is not purposefully performing less than expected. He/she may simply need clarification of what’s expected, some additional guidance, or to understand the importance of following policy and meeting expectations. Generally, most performance challenges can be resolved during this second action, the corrective discussion.

#218 ID:1868
Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
Using a Corrective Discussion (Aggressive Employee)

Using a Corrective Discussion (Aggressive Employee)

Dealing with angry and defensive behavior that is directed toward you is difficult, to say the least. The best strategy is to sit back and listen. Let the other person get it all out. As tough as it is, don’t respond in kind.

#219 ID:1869
Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
Wake Up & Say Something Positive!

Wake Up & Say Something Positive!

Nothing can match the power of positive relationships to deliver results for ourselves and our organizations. To foster those relationships, we all need to wake up and say something positive... especially when things are going right. That's why using skills like redirection and giving people whale done responses are so important.

#220 ID:1843
Topic: Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Walk It!

Walk It!

Once you have determined where you’re going (dreaming it), the next step is to determine how you’re going to get there. You will need to break your goal into manageable sized tasks. These tasks will help keep you focused and moving forward. This video will help users think in terms of milestones so that they can measure your progress along the way.

#221 ID:1839
Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Change, Communication Closed Captioned
We Don't Want Him on Our Team

We Don't Want Him on Our Team

Discriminating against someone based on national origin and religious practices.

#222 ID:123
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Professionalism Closed Captioned
We Know What's Going On!

We Know What's Going On!

An effective way to show the impact of gossip and defamation of character.

#223 ID:264
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Whale Done! Response and the Four Steps Defined

Whale Done! Response and the Four Steps Defined

Introduces the importance of 'catching' people doing things right as a way of building positive relationships and motivating employees.

#224 ID:391
Topic: Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Sales & Service, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Whale Done! To a Manager

Whale Done! To a Manager

How using specific language to describe a job well done encourages management performance.

#225 ID:394
Topic: Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Sales & Service, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Whale Done! To a Work Team

Whale Done! To a Work Team

Explains the positive impact a Whale Done! approach has on a work team.

#226 ID:392
Topic: Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Sales & Service, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Whale Done! To an Individual

Whale Done! To an Individual

Using the Whale Done! approach to encourage an employee to take initiative with a new process.

#227 ID:393
Topic: Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Sales & Service, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Whatever It Takes

Whatever It Takes

An example of conflict between a manager and an employee; reflects different ideas of work/life balance and communication styles

#228 ID:77
Topic: Interpersonal Skills Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Management, Professionalism Closed Captioned
When They Just Don't Care

When They Just Don't Care

Helping an employee overcome a lackadaisical (or a 'just don't care') attitude.

#229 ID:215
Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Professionalism, Assessing Performance Closed Captioned
Where Are the Drop Cloths?

Where Are the Drop Cloths?

Handling interruptions effectively; putting your focus on the customer even when you're busy.

#230 ID:115
Topic: Customer Service Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Why Did I Push All Those Buttons?

Why Did I Push All Those Buttons?

Dealing with a customer frustrated by an automated phone system.

#231 ID:111
Topic: Customer Service Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Sales & Service, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Workplace Bullying: Commit to Next Steps

Workplace Bullying: Commit to Next Steps

Reviewing company policies, documenting actions and responses and involving HR or management when necessary are three action steps to dealing with a workplace bully.

#232 ID:1845
Topic: Abusive Conduct Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills Closed Captioned
You Guys Just Figure It Out

You Guys Just Figure It Out

Digitally Remastered! One of the biggest challenges we face is finding the time to deal with multiple and competing priorities, right? But, when it comes to maintaining a culture of integrity, our first priority as a manager has to be making sure all our employees always feel comfortable coming to us with concerns; and when they do, making the time to listen and address those concerns appropriately.

#233 ID:152
Topic: Ethics & Integrity Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Management, Professionalism, Inclusion & Equity, Respect Closed Captioned
You Promised It Would Be Here Today

You Promised It Would Be Here Today

Dealing with a customer whose expectations for timely delivery have not been met.

#234 ID:112
Topic: Customer Service Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Sales & Service, Professionalism Closed Captioned
An Ally Is...™

An Ally Is...™

An ally is the friend we all need sometimes. Someone who supports others…those outside of the majority. This short, yet powerful video sums up the key qualities of being an ally.

#235 ID:1651
Topic: Gender Identity Learning Path: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Discussion Generators Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Professionalism, Respect, Learning Reinforcement, Active Bystander / Ally
Attitude Is...™

Attitude Is...™

A human being can change their life… by changing their attitude. It’s up to you. It’s your choice. A thought-provoking video that uses music, text and graphics to inspire and stimulate discussion about attitude and the effects it has on relationships and companies.

#236 ID:1543
Topic: Change Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Discussion Generators Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Change, Communication, Motivation, Interpersonal Skills, Collaboration, 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.

#237 ID:1544
Topic: Coaching & Mentoring Learning Path: Leadership Type: Discussion Generators Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Learning Reinforcement
Resolving Conflict Is...™

Resolving Conflict Is...™

Like it or not, when you work with people...conflict is going to happen. This thought-provoking, powerful short video uses impactful imagery, video and music to inspire and stimulate discussion about the proper ways to react to conflict - turning conflict into collaboration.

#238 ID:1429
Topic: Conflict Resolution Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Discussion Generators Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism, Energizer, Discussion Trigger, Learning Reinforcement
Summary of M.E.E.T.™ in Action

Summary of M.E.E.T.™ in Action

Handout - We need to be aware of generational differences and ways to work successfully in a multi-generational workplace. The M.E.E.T.™ model helps us communicate effectively and build a respect-filled workplace where people of all generations can do their best work.

#239 ID:1438
Topic: Inclusion & Equity Learning Path: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Diversity Dynamics, Discussion Trigger, Training Support, Retention Aid, Generational Challenges
Team Spark: Adapt to Encourage Growth

Team Spark: Adapt to Encourage Growth

Adaptive communication is a skill that is also critical to organizational growth. Keeping something the same just “because this is the way we have always done it” hinders an organization from innovating and progressing. Adaptation taps into employee skill sets and allows people to utilize their diversity to improve upon old “songs”, making a new version that supports growth.

#240 ID:1579
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Discussion Trigger, Team Builder or Retention Aid, Teamwork
Team Spark: Check Assumptions Before Judging

Team Spark: Check Assumptions Before Judging

When judging the “dance” of another person, especially across differences such as culture, be careful about making judgments based upon what you think is important. Focusing on their “feet” while communicating may mean you are missing the most important part of their dance.

#241 ID:1580
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder or Retention Aid, Teamwork
Team Spark: Craft Your Message With Purpose

Team Spark: Craft Your Message With Purpose

Communication across differences is often done in a similar fashion. However, taking time to think about who, when, and how a message will be received allows the sender to craft a much more effective message that will produce much better results.

#242 ID:1582
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: Create Structure to Help Bridge Barriers

Team Spark: Create Structure to Help Bridge Barriers

The lack of face-to-face interaction reduces the team’s ability to adjust and adapt as quickly as a team that is located all at one site. In situations like this, having a clearly defined structure detailing everyone’s role and responsibilities is a key to success.

#243 ID:1583
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: Cross-Pollinate to Spark Innovation

Team Spark: Cross-Pollinate to Spark Innovation

Within companies and teams, employees have the important role of sharing ideas between groups, departments, and teams. This “cross-pollination” of ideas helps to unlock the inherent creativity and innovation that lies within a company, but may need a spark from another source to bring it to life.

#244 ID:1584
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: Find the Common Beat

Team Spark: Find the Common Beat

Similar to a band with many different instruments playing together, a diverse team consists of many different personalities working together. While this diversity allows for innovation and creativity, it also makes it more difficult for team members to keep the same tempo. It is the role of the team member with the drummer personality to keep everyone communicating and completing tasks on time.

#245 ID:1585
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Professionalism, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
Team Spark: Proverb - Don't Waste Your Efforts

Team Spark: Proverb - Don't Waste Your Efforts

Spark team communication around project or product completion.

#246 ID:1592
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger
Team Spark: Proverb - Each Person Is Unique

Team Spark: Proverb - Each Person Is Unique

Spark team communication around how we can use our unique skills and abilities more effectively as individuals, or as a team.

#247 ID:1593
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Motivation, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger
Team Spark: Proverb - Everyone Makes Mistakes

Team Spark: Proverb - Everyone Makes Mistakes

Spark team communication around how to handle mistakes when they are made.

#248 ID:1594
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Professionalism, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger
Team Spark: Proverb - If You Don't Communicate, You'll Get Burned

Team Spark: Proverb - If You Don't Communicate, You'll Get Burned

Spark team communication on what we can do to better communicate with people inside and outside of the team.

#249 ID:1602
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger
Team Spark: Proverb - When You Fight Amongst Yourselves, Others Win

Team Spark: Proverb - When You Fight Amongst Yourselves, Others Win

Spark team communication on getting caught up among ourselves so much that we lose focus on the big picture.

#250 ID:1610
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger
Team Spark: Proverb - Working Together You Can Achieve More

Team Spark: Proverb - Working Together You Can Achieve More

Spark team communication on how we can work better as a team when we face our large projects.

#251 ID:1613
Topic: Teamwork 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

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.

#252 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

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.

#253 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: Use a Mediator to Help Stalemates

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.

#254 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

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.

#255 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
Tips for Working with Every Generation

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.

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

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.

#257 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
Working With All Generations

Working With All Generations

Based on several interactive case studies on generations, this training activity gives each person in the session an opportunity to practice using the M.E.E.T.™ model to help us communicate effectively.

#258 ID:1439
Topic: Inclusion & Equity Learning Path: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Training Support, Culture Commitment, Retention Aid, Generational Challenges
Discussion Card: Collaboration

Discussion Card: Collaboration

These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (T.E.A.M. U.P.) along with thought-provoking questions on the power of collaboration and effective teamwork in the workplace. These cards are great for a quick training reminder or conversation starter.

#259 ID:1785
Topic: Teamwork Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Discussion Cards Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Leadership, Management, Discussion Trigger, Culture Commitment, Energizer or Team Builder, Team Builder or Retention Aid, Collaboration, Learning Reinforcement
Discussion Card: Difficult Conversations

Discussion Card: Difficult Conversations

Having a crucial discussion with coworkers and/or employees could mean the difference between resolving an issue or disrupting a relationship. These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (S.O.R.T. O.U.T.) along with thought-provoking questions on better understanding & addressing conflict. Great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.

#260 ID:2014
Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Discussion Cards Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Management, Professionalism, Discussion Trigger, 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.

#261 ID:2147
Topic: Leading Learning Path: Leadership Type: Discussion Cards Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Leadership, Management, Teamwork, Communication & Influencing, Learning Reinforcement
Life is a Series of Presentation - Introduction

Life is a Series of Presentation - Introduction

Introduces the concept that life is a series of presentations.

#262 ID:218
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Introduction Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Sales & Service, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Once and For All: Program Introduction

Once and For All: Program Introduction

The longer we allow employee performance issues to continue, the more we put productivity and the effectiveness of our department, team or organization at risk.

#263 ID:1875
Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Introduction Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
Ready. Set. CHANGE! - Opening

Ready. Set. CHANGE! - Opening

An introduction on adapting to a restructure change within the workplace.

#264 ID:257
Topic: Change Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Introduction Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
The Oh Series™ Everyday Ethics: Program Introduction

The Oh Series™ Everyday Ethics: Program Introduction

Ethical decisions creep up on us... sometimes daily. Using this program, you’ll not only be aware of and be able to recognize ‘sticky’ situations that can cause problems; you’ll be better prepared to do the right thing.

#265 ID:1960
Topic: Ethics & Integrity Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Introduction Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Professionalism, Communication & Influencing, Onboarding Closed Captioned
Whale Done! - Program Introduction with Ken Blanchard

Whale Done! - Program Introduction with Ken Blanchard

Ken Blanchard introduces the Whale Done! approach to building trust and positive relationships.

#266 ID:380
Topic: Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Introduction Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Sales & Service, Professionalism Closed Captioned
WorkSmarts - Program Introduction

WorkSmarts - Program Introduction

Introduction of four strategies for being work smart.

#267 ID:397
Topic: Professionalism Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Introduction Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Collaboration, Problem Resolution Closed Captioned
Clarify. Communicate. Commit.

Clarify. Communicate. Commit.

Summary of process involved in productively responding to change.

#268 ID:261
Topic: Change Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Coaching for S.A.L.E.™ Success: Program Conclusion

Coaching for S.A.L.E.™ Success: Program Conclusion

Program summary for Coaching for S.A.L.E. Success.

#269 ID:597
Topic: Sales & Service Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Coaching & Mentoring Closed Captioned
Conflict 101™ - The Bottom Line

Conflict 101™ - The Bottom Line

There’s no doubt that dealing with conflict is challenging but may not always be easy. But, it’s important to learn how-to-deal with “conflict” in a healthy and positive way.

#270 ID:1966
Topic: Conflict Resolution Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
I Can A.C.E. That Problem

I Can A.C.E. That Problem

Review and reinforce the A.C.E. It!™ problem-solving model.

#271 ID:23
Topic: Interpersonal Skills Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General Other Topics: Change, Communication, Leadership, Sales & Service Closed Captioned
Integrity Every Day: Program Conclusion

Integrity Every Day: Program Conclusion

Summarizes how to maintain integrity each and every day.

#272 ID:586
Topic: Ethics & Integrity Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Government Other Topics: Change, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
It's the Law™ - Program Conclusion

It's the Law™ - Program Conclusion

Summarizes the basic guidelines managers can use to avoid costly lawsuits and keep their organizations out of court.

#273 ID:138
Topic: Management Learning Paths: Ethics & Compliance, Leadership Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Diversity Dynamics, Harassment Prevention, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Johnny the Bagger® - Final Thought

Johnny the Bagger® - Final Thought

How to provide service from the heart

#274 ID:405
Topic: Customer Service Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Change, Communication, Motivation, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism, Customer Service
Life IS a Series of Presentations (P.O.I.N.T. Model Review)

Life IS a Series of Presentations (P.O.I.N.T. Model Review)

Summarizes how to effectively inform, inspire and influence others by using the P.O.I.N.T. Communication Model.

#275 ID:226
Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Once and For All: Program Summary

Once and For All: Program Summary

Once you’ve reached the last chance option with an employee, expectations and consequences have been clearly communicated. Now it’s time to draw a conclusion. Does the employee have the right skills and/or motivation?

#276 ID:1876
Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
Preventing Retaliation - It's Up to Us!

Preventing Retaliation - It's Up to Us!

Review of key actions managers can take to prevent retaliation in the workplace.

#277 ID:255
Topic: Retaliation / Reprisal Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Harassment Prevention, Management, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Whale Done! - Program Summary (Building Relationships)

Whale Done! - Program Summary (Building Relationships)

Review of Whale Done! approach; building relationships to get positive results.

#278 ID:384
Topic: Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Sales & Service, Professionalism Closed Captioned
WorkSmarts - Program Summary

WorkSmarts - Program Summary

A good review of the strategies for working smart.

#279 ID:402
Topic: Professionalism Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism, Collaboration Closed Captioned
Anti-Social

Anti-Social

This case study looks at drinking and socializing after work hours. Two scenarios are presented for discussion.

#280 ID:645
Topic: Professionalism Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Harassment Prevention, Interpersonal Skills
Awkward Moments

Awkward Moments

This case study addresses the issue of dealing with co-workers who are having intimate relations (dating).

#281 ID:630
Topic: Professionalism Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership
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!

#282 ID:661
Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Leadership Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Management
Community Outreach

Community Outreach

How postings in an office can be considered offensive.

#283 ID:656
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Diversity Dynamics, Management, Professionalism, Inclusion & Equity, Respect
Consenting Adults

Consenting Adults

When coworkers begin dating one another

#284 ID:637
Topic: Professionalism Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Interpersonal Skills
Cyber Bully

Cyber Bully

Bullying through social media is discussed in this case study.

#285 ID:646
Topic: Abusive Conduct Learning Paths: Ethics & Compliance, Leadership Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Harassment Prevention, Interpersonal Skills, Management
Helping Hands

Helping Hands

When there is disagreement on how work gets done

#286 ID:658
Topic: Interpersonal Skills Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Motivation, Leadership
I Beg Your Pardon

I Beg Your Pardon

Unprofessional hygiene practices

#287 ID:651
Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism
I Couldn't Help But Overhear

I Couldn't Help But Overhear

Dealing with employees talking about organizing a union

#288 ID:626
Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: 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.

#289 ID:463
Topic: Leadership Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism
Inside Job

Inside Job

Using company information for personal gain

#290 ID:628
Topic: Ethics & Integrity Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Professionalism
Just an Expression

Just an Expression

Dealing with disrespectful comments by coworkers

#291 ID:655
Topic: Diversity Dynamics Learning Path: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Harassment Prevention, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism, Inclusion & Equity, Respect
Manager Bully

Manager Bully

What to do when you think a coworker is being bullied

#292 ID:643
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Paths: Ethics & Compliance, Leadership Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Interpersonal Skills
Old Yeller

Old Yeller

What to do when a manager loudly insults employees

#293 ID:631
Topic: Harassment Prevention Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Compliance, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Professionalism
Pay Day Loan

Pay Day Loan

When does "borrowing" become "stealing"?

#294 ID:620
Topic: Ethics & Integrity Learning Path: Ethics & Compliance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Professionalism
Promises, Promises

Promises, Promises

Over-promising and under delivering.

#295 ID:648
Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Motivation, 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.

#296 ID:466
Topic: Leadership Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism
Religion at Work

Religion at Work

How to address prayer in the workplace

#297 ID:657
Topic: Diversity Dynamics Learning Path: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Harassment Prevention, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Professionalism, Inclusion & Equity, Respect
Scent-sitive Subjects

Scent-sitive Subjects

When a coworker's body odor and perfume have a negative impact on others

#298 ID:627
Topic: Interpersonal Skills Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Diversity Dynamics, Harassment Prevention, 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.

#299 ID:467
Topic: Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Professionalism
Shared Resources

Shared Resources

When a colleague monopolizes shared resources

#300 ID:659
Topic: Professionalism Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership