Tough Conversations – Never Easy, But You Can Get Better!

Like it or not, tough conversations are a part of our normal business life. We have interactions that are pleasant, but sometimes we all find ourselves in a situation involving some kind of conflict. Employers and leaders especially so. Since you can’t always avoid tough conversations, the most important thing to do is learn how […]

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Three Workplace Goals for 2022 and How to Reach Them

There’s a motivational quote ascribed to Karen Lamb that says, “A year from now, you may wish you had started today.” Have you ever had a goal that you would have liked to achieve but just never got started on? Most of us have at one time or another. We just never started it “today”. […]

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Remote Employees – Why Is Professional Skills Training So Important?

Adapting to the demands of working remotely has been difficult for many of us. What have you found to be some of the challenges? Perhaps you miss the face-to-face camaraderie of being in the office. Or perhaps you’ve experienced the unfortunate situation of a message being misunderstood, and now there are hurt feelings between you […]

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Training For Transitions

Do you ever take the time to pause and consider your future career goals? You may have some short-term goals, or perhaps you’re already planning for further down the road. Either way, it’s a good idea to include professional development in your planning. Sometimes we only consider personal development or training to overcome a challenge […]

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Fast Track Your Development with Our Updated Professional Skills Courses – Part Two

In part one, we looked at how professional skills training is so valuable for you and your team’s professional development. You also learned more about three of our updated professional skills classes. Missed part one? Read it here. In this part, we will take a closer look at three different professional skills courses that have […]

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Fast Track Your Development with Our Updated Professional Skills Courses – Part One

Normal workplace Lots of things are happening quickly. 2021 has come to an end and you and your team are likely heading back to work after your vacations. The workplace you are returning to has probably changed from a year or two ago. The ways in which we interact with one another have changed too. […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Maximizing Your Training Results

How many apps do you have installed on your smartphone? Now, how many of them do you use regularly? Probably only 4 or 5, out of the possibly dozens installed? Sometimes we have things that could be useful timesavers, but we end up not using them fully. We don’t maximize the potential benefits. How can […]

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Training and Meeting in a Virtual World

When was the last time you were part of a business meeting in an actual room with a dozen or more people? Do you remember that buzz of energy? The interactions and the banter? So many things have changed in the world since the early part of 2020. The global pandemic has kept us at […]

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Write Reports and Proposals That Will Win Your Audience Over

Writing concise, effective reports and persuasive proposals are essential skills for business people at every level. Poorly crafted reports often miss important details and don’t clearly describe the issue to be resolved or the suggested solutions. This can leave readers confused and misinformed, causing unnecessary and sometimes damaging delays in getting the focus of the […]

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Business Writing that Actually Works

Effective communication is an essential skill in business. Few people have a problem with this when face to face with a boss, colleague, or client. However, making the transition to writing can be far more challenging. When speaking with someone in person, there are a number of extra cues used to convey information, including tone, […]

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