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Meeting Management: Making Meetings Work
Ask managers what part of their job they find most taxing and tedious and the answer is sure to come in a loud and unanimous voice - Meetings. Too many, too often with too few results. Nothing seemed to get accomplished; the agenda was unclear; people were late…or didn't even show up.
Live  Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

Handling Change with Effective Communication
The success of your communication determines your success in every other aspect of your life. Although people begin talking around age one, we generally have very little training on effective communication. Primarily we learn from those we are observe the most and that may or may not be successful.
Live  Friday, March 28, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

Customer Service: Giving Your Customers the R.O.Y.A.L. Treatment
This webinar shares effective ways to WOW your customers so they keep coming back time after time. Effective customer service is a fine art that can be learned and employees as well as business owners can benefit from to making themselves more effective at handling customer interactions and building long-lasting relationships and lifetime customers.
Live  Wednesday, April 30, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

Problem Solving: Clarify, Prioritize and Finding their Root Causes
Given the speed of business in today's world, unrecognized and/or unsolved problems are real barriers to achieving success. If you look at successful companies, you will likely find that one of their biggest assets is a problem solving approach that minimizes damage, and quickly finds the root cause to their issues. Problem solving done right requires a good process, some level of expertise (used at the right time) and knowledge and application of problem solving tools.
Live  Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

90 Minutes webinar on Budgeting
Learn how your managerial decisions translate into dollars and cents! Like it or not, the budget is the yardstick that top management uses to measure your actual performance. And in today's tight economy, the manager who knows how to plan and use the budget effectively wins hands down over the one who doesn't.
Live  Wednesday, May 7, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:90 Minutes

Creating a Development Culture: Strategies for Developing Employees
Many organizations are now putting effective skill and career development programs in place to engage and retain key talent and develop talent resources for the future.
Live  Thursday, May 8, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

Innovation for SMBs - A New Paradigm to Achieve Breakthrough Success
Hardly any business can remain profitable without the continuous exploration of new market segments. Innovation is the key to success. That is why most businesses perform innovation-related programs and initiatives. However, many small and midsize businesses do not unleash the full potential of their innovation efforts because they understand innovation in a much too narrow manner.
Live  Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

Ditching the Drama: Becoming a Highly Valued Employee
Participants in this session get excited to master the vital competencies that all employees need to have in order to be successful in these changing and challenging times - those that will ensure that an employee is delivering results while being emotionally inexpensive to the organization. Employees will receive tools so that they can become personally accountable, able to adjust rapidly to change, and willing to move away from personal opinions and work for the benefit of the organization, producing tremendous results.
Live  Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

Alternative Work Arrangements: Best Practices For Managing A Virtual Workforce
Every manager knows that the best - and fastest - way to learn a new skill is through practice. That's why we've packed this hard-hitting workshop with powerful exercises . . . models . . . and case studies specifically designed for managers of multiple locations.
Live  Wednesday, May 21, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:90 Minutes

Five Reasons your Hiring Practices may be Illegal and Ineffective
This webinar covers five reasons hiring practices may be ineffective or illegal or both. We will talk about "warm body" hiring and how to avoid it. We will discuss the importance of understanding the job and how well the candidate matches the requirements. We will discuss how to interview better and how to assess the candidate. The importance of background checks and their proper use will be discussed to avoid illegal decisions. The importance of following proper immigration documentation procedures and how you can run afoul of these regulations, including keeping newly hired employees that should have been fired. We will discuss how to avoid unintentional discrimination by testing for "adverse impact". Finally we will discuss why you should not avoid the "onboarding" process.
Live  Thursday, May 22, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

Building and Leading High-Performance Teams
There are significant advantages to working in teams: a variety of experience, more creativity, higher commitment to the decision, synergy, distribution of work load, and it's simply more fun. Learning to improve your communication skills will help you build and lead your team successfully.
Live  Thursday, May 22, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:75 Minutes

Successful Leadership Rooted in the Staff's Human Needs
We all are driven by basic human needs. No matter which research you follow or who your favorite expert in this area is, it all comes down to common needs, such as certainty, belonging, growth, variety, and contribution. It is important to understand that these are all needs and not just "wants". They are not a conscious decision of any person but something that is needed, whether we want it or not.
Live  Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

How Organizational Development Leaders can Gain Resources, Credibility, and a Powerful Relationship with the Business
Organizational development and learning leaders constantly look for ways to build partnerships with the business. We add value and think we have credibility, but how many times have we found ourselves first in line at the budgetary chopping block?
Live  Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

How to Work at Peak Performance and Drive Peak Performance in your Organization
Getting performance is not really about appraisal forms or appraisal systems. Many mangers hide behind these forms rather than lead their employees and hold their employees accountable by helping them make themselves accountable.
Live  Thursday, May 29, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

From Forming to Performing - The Top 10 Ways to Develop A Managing "Rhythm" That Works For You and Your Team
Managers who will be promoted are the ones who not only manage efficiently but also lead their teams effectively. Learn how to work in a horizontal mode of operation…apply a consistent theory in leading your team…and teach critical leadership skills to members of your team, so each and every one of them can lead the team in your absence.
Live  Wednesday, June 11, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:90 Minutes

The Midlife Crisis of Organizations: How to Avoid the no Man's Land between Enthusiasm and Perfection
Any business runs through different stages during its existence. Many organizations are trapped between operational optimization and the staff's enthusiasm, and risk losing both. We call this the "organizational midlife crisis." However, business leaders can positively influence the lifecycle if they are aware of it.
Live  Thursday, June 12, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:60 Minutes

"Hair-On-Fire!" Presentation Skills for Administrative Professionals
Whether in an informal setting or a more formal presentation, we all want to bring our "A Game" any time we speak up in a meeting or express our ideas to our boss. So what in the world is holding us back as This webinar highlights best practices for administrative professionals who want to speak up and stand out in both formal and informal settings.
Live  Friday, June 13, 2014 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,  Duration:90 Minutes