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The Future of Work™ Generations in the Workplace


Each generation brings its own unique work styles and expectations to the workplace, based on common experiences many of them share. Generational influences - like parenting styles, the pandemic, war, the economy, global impacts, popular culture and other defining moments or events - contribute to generational characteristics that are brought into the workplace. To have an inclusive workplace, you have to be intentional and willing to listen to others, gain perspectives, and make adjustments, with the ultimate goal of staying connected… across generations.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, Leadership Generational Challenges, Communication, Diversity Dynamics, Inclusion / Equity / Belonging, Interpersonal Skills, Effective Leadership

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™: Action Steps for Success


World-Wide Best Seller! 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 Others, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Effective Leadership, New Supervisor, Professionalism

It's the Law™: The Legal Side of Management


Managers today are expected to do more than just supervise daily work activity. They are also legally obligated to understand and enforce company employment policies and procedures to reduce the chance of discrimination and lawsuits. It's the Law™ uses a variety of workplace scenarios to illustrate that taking critical precautions and having a clear understanding of the law will minimize employment discrimination and maximize equal employment opportunity.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Ethics & Compliance, Leadership Compliance, Communication, Discrimination, Harassment Prevention, Hiring & Recruiting, Management, Professionalism

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, Effective (& Legal) Interviewing, Leading Others, Management

Discussion Card: Using FOSA™


When an employee isn't doing what is needed or expected, progressive discipline is an essential way to get them back on track. FOSA™ is an easy-to-implement approach to positively address employee discipline issues. These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (F.O.S.A.) along with simple reminders to effectively tackle tough workplace discipline issues. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.

Discussion Cards Ethics & Compliance, Leadership Management, Discussion Trigger, Employee Documentation, Leading Others, Problem Resolution

Everyday Leadership™ (The Complete Series)


If we're really honest with ourselves, we understand that leading and managing (even supervising) is not an easy task. There are all sorts of "gotchas" that wait for you in the workplace daily. Everyday Leadership™ was developed to help you, the leader/manager/supervisor, in your daily effort to foster better employee connections, communication and community within your organization - all the while working together toward one shared goal or vision.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Leading Others, Customer Service, Discrimination, Gender Equity, Generational Challenges, Effective Leadership, New Supervisor, Onboarding, Unconscious / Hidden Bias, Workplace Civility

Let's T.A.L.K.™ Navigating Difficult Workplace Discussions


Tackling difficult conversations is hard for just about everyone… especially when it comes to the trickier workplace issues that seem to pop up when you least expect it. Let's T.A.L.K.™ Navigating Difficult Workplace Discussions is designed to assist managers and supervisors in dealing with difficult workplace situations. The program provides several difficult scenarios that managers may face when dealing with employees and each scenario utilizes an easy-to- use, four-step process for working through the employee situation.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Leadership Effective Leadership, Communication & Influencing, Conflict Resolution, Leading Others, Management, Professionalism

Leadership Essentials™


We all might have some preconceived ideas of what personal leadership might be. This short video explores the concept of personal (and effective) leadership and the impact it can have within our organization by asking these key questions: What is leadership? What are some of the characteristics of someone who exhibits personal leadership? What is it they say and do that demonstrates personal leadership? Why is personal leadership important to our organization/department/team?

Video Vignettes Leadership Leading Others, Assessing Performance, Effective Leadership, Management, Motivation, New Supervisor

Discussion Card: Workplace Bullying for Managers


Are you a bully boss? Does your management style promote a respectful workplace... or create fear and animosity? These easy-to-use cards provide a quick overview along with thought-provoking definitions and questions on effective ways to address and prevent workplace bullying. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.

Discussion Cards Ethics & Compliance, Leadership Effective Leadership, Abusive Conduct / Bullying, Discussion Trigger, Harassment Prevention, Respect / Respectfulness

FOSA™ Documenting Discipline

FOSA™ Documenting Discipline


What do you do with employees who are not living up to expectations? Do you fire them on the spot? Do you give them another chance? How many chances do you give them before you terminate them? These questions and many more are being asked every day by supervisors and managers. This powerful program answers many questions supervisors have about handling performance problems with their employees and documenting the progressive discipline process.

Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Ethics & Compliance, Leadership Management, Coaching & Mentoring, Employee Documentation, Leading Others, Problem Resolution

Accurate Communication - A Quick Conversation

In New York, taxi means a “black and yellow,” in India a “rickshaw,” in Thailand a “tuk tuk,” and in Haiti a “tap tap.” Travelers in foreign countries can be very surprised by another culture’s definition of taxi. Therefore, even with the most common of words, understanding the context in which that word is used is critical to understanding the significance behind what is being said, whether communicating across the world or across the hall.

Activities Leadership, Personal Performance Communication, Collaboration, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork

Acknowledge Vulnerabilities - A Quick Conversation

Hermit Crabs live in empty seashells. As they grow they have to find larger shells to move into. In the search for a new shell, the crab is particularly vulnerable to predators. When organizations undergo growth and change, such as becoming more diverse, it often challenges employees to grow in new ways. Just as the crab feels vulnerable when it changes shells, employees in this time of transition may feel particularly susceptible.

Activities Leadership, Personal Performance Collaboration, Communication, Discussion Trigger, Reducing Stress (Work & Life), Teamwork

Adapt to Encourage Growth - A Quick Conversation

Whales possess the ability to adapt what they hear and then make it their own. 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.

Activities Leadership, Personal Performance Communication, Collaboration, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork

Adversity Creates Inspiration - A Quick Conversation

When diverse teams come together, there can be conflict if there is a lack of understanding and trust among team members. When there is a lack of trust, the team is fighting its differences instead of embracing them. When teams embrace the challenges that come with differences, the differences can be leveraged for inspiration and growth.

Activities Leadership, Personal Performance Communication, Collaboration, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork

Build a Foundation for Growth - A Quick Conversation

Navel oranges are neither native to Florida nor a natural tree. Navels are a graft of two citrus trees, the root stock and the bud wood. Both these parts contribute different, but essential resources that are necessary in order to produce sweet oranges. Oftentimes, behind the scenes tasks are overlooked as being nonessential; however, they are a vital component to the health and productivity of the team.

Activities Leadership, Personal Performance Diversity Dynamics, Collaboration, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork

Build On The Collective Effort - A Quick Conversation

The survival of a hive of honeybees is dependent upon the collaborative and collective efforts of every bee. The work of the hive is divided into specific tasks, each with designated worker bees. Only when every bee is doing its work can the hive stockpile the honey needed to survive the cold winter. A company is like a beehive that depends upon the collective effort of all of its employees. It is critical that each employee understands their role and how it contributes to the success and of the company.

Activities Leadership, Personal Performance Collaboration, Communication, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork

Challenge What Needs To Be Changed - A Quick Conversation

There are times when faced with the choice of following the rules or fighting for a principal such as equality, that a fight against the rules is the right action to take. When working in a diverse environment, pay attention for opportunities to fight for the principal of inclusion instead of following the unspoken rule of “that is the way it has always been done.”

Activities Leadership, Personal Performance Communication, Collaboration, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork

Craft Your Message With Purpose - A Quick Conversation

An enduring whimsical tradition that many people are familiar with is the act of placing a written message in a bottle and tossing it into the sea. The composer of the message has no idea who is going to receive the message or when they might get it -or if anyone will at all. Not knowing the end recipient of the message limits the ability to communicate with intention. Communication across differences is often done in a similar fashion.

Activities Leadership, Personal Performance Communication, Collaboration, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork

Create Structure to Help Bridge Barriers - A Quick Conversation

Foosball is a tabletop soccer game featuring players that are fixed in position, meaning that each player can only cover a predetermined area. Flexibility, adapting, or helping out are all out of the question. This lack of flexibility is similar in some ways to teams that are spread out over multiple locations or across borders, as their interactions are also limited in a predetermined way. The lack of face-to-face interaction can reduce the team’s ability to adjust and adapt as quickly as a team that is located all at one site.

Activities Leadership Teamwork, Collaboration, Communication, Discussion Trigger

Create Your Own Opportunities - A Quick Conversation

When working on diverse teams, sometimes you have to create your own opportunities by putting forth new ideas, proposing collaborations, and building networks that will help accomplish your goals.

Activities Leadership, Personal Performance Communication, Collaboration, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork