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Managing Essentials™ Needs Motivation

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.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Assessing Performance, Coaching & Mentoring, Successfully Leading Others, Problem Resolution Closed Captioned
SMART-START™ Motivation

SMART-START™ Motivation

Looking for a smart way to kick off a training session? Launch a meeting? In just four minutes, using music, animated text and graphics, this thought-provoking video will instruct, inspire and definitely stimulate discussion about motivation and setting and achieving goals.

Topic: Motivation Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Meeting Openers Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Change, Effective Leadership, Professionalism
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.

Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Leadership Type: Discussion Cards Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Successfully Leading Others, Management, Team Builder or Retention Aid
Paths to Success

Paths to Success

Focus on goal-setting for the training session

Topic: Motivation Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Assessment, Discussion Trigger, Team Builder
Team Spark: Proverb - Be Creative

Team Spark: Proverb - Be Creative

Spark team communication around supporting team members when they choose to set their own course in how they complete work.

Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Discussion Trigger, Team Builder
Team Spark: Proverb - Giving Up Too Easily

Team Spark: Proverb - Giving Up Too Easily

Spark team communication around tips for keeping the team focused and on task when facing challenges.

Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Discussion Trigger, Team Builder
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!

Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Leadership Type: Case Studies Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Management
Article: Getting Creative

Article: Getting Creative

What inspires you to create? When I ask my clients and workshop attendees this question, I’m usually met with a pause, possibly accompanied by a blank stare and a tendency to search for something shiny to focus on. Most of us aren’t used to thinking about this question, and it makes us uncomfortable. We aren’t sure we really are creative.

Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Trainer Resource Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Discussion Trigger
Article: Goals and New Year’s Resolutions

Article: Goals and New Year’s Resolutions

What are your hopes and dreams for the New Year? Maybe you’re like a friend of mine whose resolution is that she won’t have any resolutions. I recommend this for those of you who think last year was akin to spending eternity atop a treadmill set on warp speed. Maybe you need a break from resolutions.

Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Trainer Resource Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Goals and Goal Setting, Motivation
Motivating Factors Handout

Motivating Factors Handout

What Motivates You to do Your Best Work? This handout allows users to quickly rank the things that motivate them.

Topic: Motivation Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Trainer Resource Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Assessing Performance, Communication, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
Accentuate the Positive (Energizer)

Accentuate the Positive (Energizer)

Add positive energy to your training session with this light-hearted video featuring the enchanting animals of SeaWorld.

Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Meeting Openers Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership
SMART-START™ Government Pride: Serving in the Public Sector

SMART-START™ Government Pride: Serving in the Public Sector

Create a true sense of purpose in leadership,service,learning and growth for those people who serve in the United States public sector.

Topic: Motivation Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Meeting Openers Suggested Industry Usage: Government Other Topics: Effective Leadership, Sales & Service

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!

Topic: Successfully Leading Others Learning Path: Leadership Type: Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication & Influencing, Motivation Closed Captioned

Johnny the Bagger® A True Story of Customer Service™

Inspire your workforce to deliver service from the heart. Based on the work of noted author and speaker, Barbara Glanz, this inspiring, best-selling program features the true story of "Johnny," a young man who made a positive choice about his personal responsibility to provide from-the-heart service and changed the culture of an entire organization. Use Johnny the Bagger to empower and excite all employees about bringing their best service to the front-line of business.

Topic: Customer Service Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Motivation Closed Captioned
Johnny the Bagger® - Short Version

Johnny the Bagger® - Short Version

This inspiring new short version features a paraphrased story of "Johnny," a young man with Down syndrome who made a positive choice about his personal responsibility to provide from-the-heart service and changed the culture of an entire organization.

Topic: Customer Service Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Change, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Motivation, Professionalism
The Extraordinary Leader: Going from Good to Great™

The Extraordinary Leader: Going from Good to Great™

Although the distance from good to great can seem far, extraordinary leaders share certain traits and competencies that can be learned and applied to drive exceptional results in any organization. This program shows what separates extraordinary leaders from average ones. Exploring five characteristics of extraordinary leaders, it demystifies the journey from good to great and provides insights that will benefit all levels of management.

Topic: Effective Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Change, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Motivation, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Courage 2 Coach™ - Coaching is Positive

Courage 2 Coach™ - Coaching is Positive

We've all done our share of avoiding and hoping employees would just work things out on their own. Yeah, right! The only thing that works is having the courage to coach. This scenario helps a coach keep things positive.

Topic: Coaching & Mentoring Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Effective Leadership, Motivation, Professionalism Closed Captioned
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.

Topic: Coaching & Mentoring Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Motivation, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Have a Plan, Work the Plan

Have a Plan, Work the Plan

Planning and organizing for results (increased productivity).

Topic: Professionalism Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Change, Motivation Closed Captioned
Insight: Build on Strengths (Not Fixing Weaknesses)

Insight: Build on Strengths (Not Fixing Weaknesses)

The notion that to become a great leader one must build strengths rather than fix weaknesses.

Topic: Effective Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Change, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Motivation, Professionalism Closed Captioned