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A tough conversation with a top performer can be difficult, especially when you really do need to ask that person to step up and give you a little more. The key is to use the T.A.L.K.™ model to help the employee identify areas that need improvement on their own. Sometimes it takes a little longer, but the results are definitely worth it.
Having active and respectful discussions are paramount to creating working relationships based on inclusive and trust. These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (R.A.P.P.O.R.T.) along with thought-provoking questions on effective ways to tackle the tough discussions with grace and respect. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.
We don’t like to think of ourselves as having biases toward others. The fact is many of these biases exist in our society and in our memory and are sometimes expressed unknowingly. By being self-aware and willing to engage with others when bias is unintentionally implied or expressed we can better resolve problems and promote more effective working relationships.
You have an employee who seems disinterested, apathetic, or just isn’t putting forth the effort. What do you do? This course provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.
You have an employee who’s missed too many work days. What do you do? How much absenteeism is tolerated depends on your organization’s policy. This course provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the absenteeism while maintaining a respectful workplace.
The impact of unconscious bias means that we are acting a certain way towards people or circumstances without realizing it. Although people may think conscious bias is worse because it is a conscious decision we are aware of, both can be detrimental, especially in the workforce. When unconscious bias affects our decisions, we are unaware of it, because it happens outside our control.
Communication can make or break a project. Ensuring our team members are communicating effectively, efficiently, and timely is a key to success in the workplace. There will be times when we must have difficult conversations, but we need to confront and resolve these issues, not avoid them.
Relationships between different departments in an organization can sometimes be difficult. In fact, issues between departments may be detrimental to the organization as a whole if not resolved quickly and respectfully. Every department must be able to work together efficiently and effectively in order for the business to be successful.
Stereotyping and inappropriate comments are all-too-common problems in the world today and is absolutely unacceptable in our organization. We must listen to and validate our employees concerns and act on them. As leaders, we can address and help prevent stereotyping by listening, speaking up, and treating ALL employees fairly, regardless of race. We also must address performance problems - even when there are other issues at play.
Our workplace is full of employees with valuable life experiences and ideas. It's important to recognize and appreciate the knowledge, perspectives, and experiences that team members of all ages bring to the table. Everyone has value, no matter their age.
Regardless of physical appearance and gender, we should treat each other with respect and dignity. We must acknowledge that each other’s achievements are due to nothing short of hard work and dedication, NOT appearance or sexuality. We are all on the same team.
Bias refers to the persistent, harmful and unequal treatment of someone based solely on some characteristic they possess or their apparent membership in or identification with a particular group. By being self-aware and willing to engage with others when bias is unintentionally implied or expressed, we can better resolve problems and promote more effective working relationships.
A conflict with a co-worker can be one of the most frustrating things we have to deal with. I used to try to avoid people I didn't get along with, and just hope they got transferred out of the department. But the truth is that costs the department and the organization big time. It's one of those "everybody loses and everybody is miserable" approaches.
Organizations are navigating a broad range of post-pandemic issues that span from keeping you and your customers safe to re-configuring business operations and getting things to a 'new' normal. This course is designed to provide you with practical inclusionary skills for recognizing and responding to tough situations you may face or witness within the workplace after a health scare or pandemic - as well as understanding the importance of new standards and policies (e.g. social distancing) put in place to keep the workplace safe.
Most of us know that we all share a responsibility for preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. But one of the challenges we face on a day to day basis is recognizing it. It's not enough to understand the legal definition alone… we have to know what sexual harassment looks like in the real world… and its consequences on each other… and the organization.
Leaders and managers today are going at full speed - all the time. So, a lot of them think, "When do I have extra time to worry about redirecting employees?" Well, you can't afford not to redirect them! Positive redirection comes into play when you first notice that something's not right, it might not be completely wrong, but it's not in the direction you want. So…you redirect it.
Empathy is the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference, that is, the capacity to place oneself in another person's position. It’s a powerful tool to build and maintain relationships – both inside and outside the workplace!
Have you used More Than a Gut Feeling™ to maximize your interviewing process/system in the past? Here's the next step in reinforcing those behavior-based interviewing skills! Developed from and based on the world’s best-selling interviewing skills program, this new program leverages what was learned by showing specific examples and identifying and targeting the most common interviewing mistakes. It shows managers and other interviewers the most effective interviewing actions for hiring top-notch people-every time!
Equip employees to make the right choices in tough ethical situations. This updated eLearning course will help your employees learn how to recognize the most common business ethics and compliance situations they face every day. It provides a clear, easy-to-use model that will help them think things through to arrive at the most appropriate choice of action to take, ensuring the integrity of your organization.
Having active and respectful discussions are essential components of an inclusive and innovative workplace. These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (S.P.A.C.E.) along with thought-provoking questions on effective ways to tackle the tough discussions with grace and respect. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.