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Grow your ability to delegate

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Putting the human back in human resources

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Train managers to have impactful conversations with their teams—whether they are speaking about day-to-day projects or the organization’s overall vision or strategy. This is a guest article by Sheila Bouman.

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Remembering ‘The 7 Habits’

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Communication Leadership Networking Training 7 Habits of Highly Effective People relationships self-improvement Stephen Covey“Seek first to understand,” my little girl admonished me a few months ago, when I reprimanded her before asking any questions about a situation. I was busted.

10 questions to improve your productivity

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Join Bruce for an intense two-day Productivity Training Camp in June and discover how to become a master of time management. . Problem-Solving Time Management Training goals process improvement productivity questions routines

The missing role from your meetings

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Check out the Meeting Makeover Training Kit. I was surprised to see a page in my fourth-grader’s school folder describing roles that are common in effective meetings.

Do it on your time

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That’s why I’m thrilled that we are offering a “virtual” Productivity Training Camp , starting Oct. It would be great if you could join us in Las Vegas this December for the two-day training camp that shows you how to manage your time and projects.

One staff member who is priceless

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Show that you believe in your assistant’s potential by sending her or him to Executive Admin Training Camp next month. You can survive a couple of days without your assistant in April, but he or she will be indispensable after the training! Management Training administrative assistants employee training executive assistants relationships Time management

Does accountability for goals run deep in your organization?

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Goals Leadership Management accountability employee training goals motivation productivityThis is a guest article by Sean Conrad.

Remember like a goldfish

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However, thanks to scientists—and, more recently, an episode of the show MythBusters —we now know that goldfish can be trained to remember complicated mazes and hold on to those memories for a few months. That’s the trick: training.

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Shirt-off-my-back customer service

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Customer Service Management communication customer service employee recognition employee training philosophyImagine an employee who literally gives a customer the shirt off his back. That’s exactly what a dispatcher at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville did. While on a break, Eric Saye noticed a woman who appeared to be upset, and he took the initiative to ask whether there was something that he could do to help her.

3 techniques to become a confident negotiator

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Communication Goals Training communication decision making negotiating relationships self-improvementI used to dread negotiating anything, until I discovered that even a sweet little old lady can be a successful deal maker.

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Quit causing confusion with your emails

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Following is great guidance for every email user, adapted from C3: … Continue reading → Communication Productivity communication employee training process improvement productivity Time management Imagine how much time we could save and how many misunderstandings we could avoid if everyone thought for a moment before hitting “Send” on the emails that they write.

3 strategies to revive employees’ work ethic

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One quick recital of your policies during training will not cement them in the minds of your employees any more than jumping into the air will enable you to float for an extended period of time. Following is a guest article by Eric Chester, author of Reviving Work Ethic. You want more business and higher profits in 2012. Your mind is racing with clever promotional schemes and innovative marketing ideas to attract new customers in the coming year. Reboot your thinking. That’s right.

Save time by increasing your emotional intelligence

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The brand-new Emotional Intelligence Training Camp led by expert Chuck Wolfe will give your organization’s leaders the soft skills they most need to be effective. Communication Training communication employee training relationships self-improvementThe following is a guest article by Catherine Ahern, Web editor of Briefings Media Group. Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, understand and manage your own emotions as well as those of the people you interact with.

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Teach your community to grow your community

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Networking Tools Training community involvement connections loyalty Skillshare teachingThe following is a guest article by Catherine Welborn, web editor of Briefings Media Group. I recently read Mashable’s roundup of the “Six Startups to Watch in 2012,” which introduced me to Skillshare. I was immediately intrigued by this site, which Mashable describes as “an online marketplace for offline classes.” . Basically, anyone with a skill can create a class. Any skill, really.

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Nurture your leaders

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Every nominee will receive a valuable package of resources and the winner will receive a scholarship to an online MBA program and free registration to a Leadership Training Camp , including airfare and hotel accommodations. Who are the leaders on your team? Look beyond the titles to identify the employees who: Show initiative. . Influence others. . See the big picture. . Have the respect of team members. . Take responsibility. . Speak up and listen. .

7 ways a time-management course pays off

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The time and money you spend on training will pay off because you will: Gain perspective. With time-management training, you gain the confidence that you can do what you need to do and still enjoy life.

Institute a vow of personal responsibility

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The 21-day mental detox

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Jason Selk, EdD, trains companies and organizations—including the world’s finest athletes, coaches and business leaders—in mental-performance boosting. This is a guest article by Jason Selk, EdD.

Fighting bah humbug: Driving employee motivation in stressful times

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Highly regarded as a leader in the field of training and organizational development, Daniels has over 25 years of experience in general management and leadership. This is a guest article by Sharon Daniels.

5 simple ways to deal with workplace stress

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Mindful communication,” part of a training program at Dow Chemical Co.,

The NEW Time Management Model (Part 1)

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They represented the type of reading that I envisioned myself doing as a professional married woman with two small children, who has been running my own training business for nearly a decade. a boutique professional development corporate training firm.

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Why do you work on vacation?

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Develop a plan to fully train your staff, which will build their skills and your confidence in them. A new survey shows that Americans continue to fail at taking time off.

Prepare your workers to speak up

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My daughter led a training session last night. I had a standard speech course in college, but after I entered the workforce I received no training for the many types of public speaking I would be required to do. Train employees, . Hone your ability to deliver a great speech—and train your employees to do the same—with the Public Speaking Bundle. Communication Training customer service employee training Girl Scouts leadership public speaking

Honor the 9/11 survivors

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Find out what it really takes to be prepared with the potentially life-saving, accredited emergency planning training session From a Small Disaster to Worst-Case Scenario: Not Planning for Disaster Makes the Emergency Worse.

Successful delegation benefits both employees and the organization

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Training may take time, but over the long term managers will gain back that time and much more. Managers should offer training and make themselves available for questions. Leadership Management Time Management coaching delegating employee training process improvement trustMany supervisors worry about delegating work to their employees. Their thought processes go something like this. “I I feel that my staff lacks the experience and competence.

The most expensive call he ever took

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Train your new hires to succeed with Successful Onboarding , a multimedia training tool that includes the video Professional Conduct 101: Vital Skills for New Employees. Training assumptions customer service employee training offensive behaviors onboardingWe drove onto the lot ready to buy a car. So why did we drive off without one? Soon after we sat down to negotiate the deal, the salesman took a personal call and started chatting with his buddy.

A killer presentation vs. a deadly dull one

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Discover how to make your speeches outstanding at the two-day Dynamic Presentations Training Camp next month in Las Vegas. Communication Training communication meetings PowerPoint public speaking self-improvementNo wonder they’re called “bullet points.” Load too many into your presentation and you’ll destroy any enthusiasm your audience might have for the subject. PowerPoint isn’t the enemy.

Making time for peak achievement | The Organized Executive's Blog

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During the year I spent training for Everest, I surrounded myself with images of the peak.

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A simple way to cut incoming email

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The “No reply necessary” tag is an easy way to train your team not to send email reflexively. Small changes with big results Time Management Training communication email tips process improvement small changes Time managementThis morning I shot off an email to three people, updating them about the status of a problem, and I knew that I wouldn’t have to worry about any of them sending a response that would clutter my inbox.

Reaching for goals: triumph and tragedy

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Someone who was trained to make life-saving decisions under intense conditions apparently lost sight of the danger as he reached for that ball. Last week two images of men reaching for their goals in sports arenas revealed a powerful leadership lesson to me. During dinner Thursday night, I described to friends a piece of artwork that I want to decorate my office wall.

Resilience training revives productivity

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Experts say that resilience training may be a top contender to replace traditional stress management techniques. Continue reading → Leadership Management employee training overcome challenges stress stress management

Train Your Mind to Stay on Task

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A study of human resource managers found those who had been trained to meditate: Spent more time on tasks. Improve your ability to focus on tasks and reduce stress, by practicing mediation. Switched tasks less often. Completed their tasks as … Continue reading → Time Management

Write your way to heartfelt praise

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A CEO sends $2 million message

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Keeping the office party planner at bay

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‘Expertise’ = confidence + platform

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Dusty Baker on imposing respect

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Put video in your digital strategy

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