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Cues from Gestures and Gait
Body language communicates many things, and often contradicts messages that our words convey. Divide the body into the areas that send the clearest signals about your intent to better understand how to use your posture and gestures to communicate. Explore how the position of your hands and head, your gait…
Managing Me
Part of the Series: Business Skills Collection
As the leader of any group, problems are inevitable. So...how do you react? Do you lead with your gut...or your head? This is the dilemma that the host of "Managing Me" grapples with. When problems arise at work, he can choose to react with either impulse or reason. As each…
Dealing With Difficult Behaviour
Difficult behaviour in the workplace can increase stress and absenteeism, lower productivity, damage morale and do great harm to your company's image. In this video a presenter takes you through 2 different dramatised scenarios featuring difficult behaviour. Interactive pause breaks encourages group discussion about the ways viewers could handle the…
Leadership: What's Trust Got To Do With It? 2nd Edition
Part of the Series: Business Skills Collection
Has your organization lost trust in its leaders? Precisely when organizations need employee involvement, trust levels are low and people are disengaged. What can managers and team leaders do to regain trust? This video provides realistic methods for rebuilding trust and gaining employee involvement. "Leadership: What's Trust Got To Do…
Color: Color Drawing Projects
Episode 30 of How to Draw
Choose palettes of pastels for your own drawings. Do a series of projects, using a specific color palette to create mood, a visual hierarchy, and the illusion of space, volume, and light. Explore how a seemingly white wall is not white at all, but actually a range of colors. This…
Leading with Persuasion
Part of the Series: Business Skills Collection
Ever have a great idea but couldn't get anyone to listen? These days success at every level of business depends not only on good ideas, but on the ability to communicate them. Good ideas need somebody to lead them through the process, somebody skilled at persuasion. "Leading with Persuasion" demonstrates…
West Point Paintball
Experience West Point's annual combat Classic scenario paintball game first hand with this action-packed documentary special, West Point Paintball. From preparing the large battlefield to strategy game play, West Point Paintball follows the cadets and players who orchestrate and play one of the most prestigious scenario paintball games in the…
The Invisible Meeting
Part of the Series: Business Skills Collection
As travel costs rise and budgets shrink, conference calls are rapidly replacing face-to-face meetings. Unfortunately, many people have not yet learned the skills needed to make this type of meeting effective. We have all participated in ineffective conference calls, wasting everyone's time and energy. Often participants don't take a conference…
For The Love of It
How can you find a way to love what you do? Every day? Join Dewitt Jones, National Geographic photographer and author of three best selling training programs, in For The Love of It as he shares with audiences the importance of beginning each day with a full cup. In this…
Would I Follow Me?
Part of the Series: Business Skills Collection
If you could be on the receiving end of your own leadership style, how do you think you'd answer this question: Would I follow me? Most people in leadership positions are unaware of how the people they lead really see them. But how a leader is perceived is crucial to…
Moving Forward...in the Aftermath of Trauma
Part of the Series: Business Skills Collection
How do you move forward after a disaster? What is the healthy response? The emotional aspects of traumatic events are often ignored--causing low productivity, disillusionment, and resentment within an organization. It is essential that we are prepared--physically and emotionally--for traumatic situations. This video gathers a group of leading experts in…
Teamwork: What's Trust Got To Do With It?
Part of the Series: Business Skills Collection
Have you ever been on a team where you couldn't seem to get anything done? Or the team members just couldn't work together? It is quite possible that the team members did not trust one another; lack of trust is one of the main impediments to effective team-work. This video…