Search Video Library for: Personal Performance
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.
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.
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.
Effective Project Management (How-To Book)
Managing a project requires different skills and techniques than managing ongoing responsibilities. The purpose of this book is to acquaint you with the basic skills and tools needed to manage a project. It will not substitute for experience, but it will help direct you to what works in various situations. We have adapted tried-and-true techniques and tools to today’s fast-moving project management landscape where, instead of managing one project at a time, you may find yourself managing or involved in several at once.
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.
Your Path to Success™ Being Professional
You know… when it comes to how we interact with people, there's a whole range of things that we don't want to see happen in the workplace, right? So, being professional at all times is the key to preventing situations that might lead to harassment or discrimination.
Your Path to Success™ Empowering Teamwork
Even the most talented teams don’t start out as high performing. To begin with, there are steps you can take to set your team up for success and create a work environment that values teamwork and collaboration. Set a vision and shared goals based on trust… explaining how the work of the team fits with the mission and goals of the organization.
Your Path to Success™ Resolving Conflict
Most of us would agree that one of our biggest challenges is dealing with conflict… whether at work or at home. Unfortunately, most of us don't have the tools to resolve conflict in a healthy way. We end up damaging relationships, we lose trust… the list goes on and on. Like it or not, when you are around people...conflict is going to happen.
Your Path to Success™ Serving Others
These days, when most people pick up the phone, write an email or walk into an office or store, they pretty much expect the service they're going to get is indifferent or even just plain awful. Little things like… Thanking the customer and empathizing with their situation. Acknowledging their emotions, rather than ignoring them. And reassuring the customer that your goal is to help… Those are the kinds of things that make customers feel like you really care.
Discussion Card: Sexual Harassment Prevention
Let's be honest… sexual harassment is still a very real workplace issue. Reinforcing prevention training is key to stopping sexual harassment. These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (E.N.O.U.G.H.) along with thought-provoking questions on speaking up and stopping sexual harassment. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.
Customer Service Is...™
What is customer service... really? What does it look like? Why is it important? This thought-provoking, powerful short video uses impactful imagery, video and music to encourage discussion on the importance of serving customers - inside or outside of your organization.
Kindness is a virtue. You might have heard that saying before. It's especially true when working, serving or managing others. Based on the work of Barbara Glanz, Hall of Fame Speaker, this thought-provoking, powerful short video uses impactful imagery, video and music to encourage discussion on the importance of being kind and civil to one another.
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.
Everybody Wins: How to Turn Conflict into Collaboration™
Deadlines, change, stress, miscommunication, confusion over responsibilities... there is no shortage of opportunities for conflict in the workplace. However, there is a loss of productivity when employees spend all their time dealing with conflict. This program teaches employees to take the initiative in resolving conflict with their coworkers and cooperating to find win/win solutions for most disagreements.
Must Do's As a Mentor
There are some "must do’s” that will help you be a successful mentor. Having an open communication channel between you and your mentee is a must!
Fearless Facilitation!: How to Lead Effective Training
This program builds the confidence, poise, knowledge and skills demonstrated by facilitators who are exceptionally competent. Participants will learn how to generate quality discussions, make smooth transitions between activities and manage disruptive behaviors. Organizations will benefit by having facilitators who increase the value of their training sessions, thus building the skills of associates.
Article: Stress - Getting Perspective
Let's be honest... we all deal with stress. Stress at work. Stress at home. And let's not forget the big stressors around the holidays. Stress is a part of life. But there are ways to deal with it. And it starts with putting stress in perspective. This article will help you do just that.
Article: Selling Your Ideas
All we have to do is look into a mirror. I know. It isn’t pleasant to consider that we could be responsible for our lack of success, but there it is. If we have not convinced someone, the onus is still on us to do so. It is not the decision maker’s job to convince him or herself of the idea’s merit.
Ready. Set. CHANGE!™ Reacting Smarter. Adapting Faster. Engaging Together.
Through learning tools such as right-way behavior modeling, this program equips employees with skills to react smarter, adapt faster and engage together more productively when change comes around again.
Glad I Could Help: Real Customer Service Situations for Discussion
Glad I Could Help illustrates to employees how to respond positively in difficult customer service situations. Employees will see the most common internal and external customer service situations, both over the phone and face-to-face.