This course shares the best practices for getting email to zero as a sustainable habit. You will learn strategies for setting up effective email reference, how to clean up old email, setting up email workflows, applying the 4 D model to make decisions quickly and easily, and best practices for clear communication. Hands-on in Outlook […]
How productive are your meetings? Do you have clear agendas? Are the right people being invited? Do the meetings accomplish what they intended to cover, or are the topics getting derailed and going off track? Is it OK to decline meetings in your organization, or is there a fear of not being seen as a […]
This series is designed to support you in building sustainable habits after completing the Take Back Your Life! course. Each lesson covers a key concept from the course that we consider key to making this a lifelong practice. We recommend completing the series over a few weeks, to give you time to integrate the learnings […]
This introductory course approaches productivity and performance through the lens of well-being. The course is focused on the beliefs and methods that result in greater energy, focus, and balance. Blended with the latest research, you will learn habit-building steps that are easy to adopt and support long-term sustainable wins.
Everyone knows old habits die hard, and often we lack the tools needed to foster change needed to sustainably adopt healthy habits. This webinar explores the mindsets and motivations behind negative habits hindering productivity and professional development. Approximately one hour of coursework.
In this webinar, you will be introduced to the key models, behaviors, and tools for getting the right things done—personally and professionally. You will walk away with tips, tricks, and strategies that you can apply right away to more effectively manage a constant stream of communication, tasks, and projects. This is the introduction to our […]
Taking time away for the weekend or a vacation is critical to our well-being, yet it is one of the most common compensation benefits left on the table. In this course, we explore the beliefs that get in the way of leaving tech behind, uncover what has us striving to get it all done, therefore […]
More and more of our clients have moved all staff to working remotely. Some of us have been doing this for years and there is minimal impact. But for many, working entirely from home is new and has a whole new set of challenges and distractions. In this lesson, you will learn the best practices […]
This lesson provides an overview of different personality styles and how they influence our productivity. You’ll learn how our style affects our relationships and communications, as well as our ability to handle problems, stress, and tasks. Approximately one hour of coursework.
We often think of productivity as scheduling, an inbox at zero, and managing tasks, but there’s another side of productivity that we don’t usually think about–increasing our energy to do the things we wish to do at work and in our personal lives. But how do we increase energy? In this introductory lesson, you will […]
In this introductory lesson, you will learn keys for improving your business writing skills, enabling you to accomplish objectives within your organization more quickly and more efficiently. This lesson introduces concepts for effective communications for different situations and audiences, along with exploring the 5 Ps of Business Writing checklist for immediate impact on workplace communication. […]
Microsoft Teams is a powerful collaboration and productivity tool, but even the right tools can prove ineffective if they aren’t implemented well. This introductory course will give you an overview of the uses and benefits of Microsoft Teams. It will cover Microsoft Teams best practices across work teams and organizations, for maximum productivity, workflow, and […]
This Productivity Pack includes a collection of short videos focused on effectively using Microsoft Teams to support productivity and collaboration.
This Productivity Pack includes a collection of short videos focused on effectively using Microsoft OneNote to support productivity. You’ll learn helpful tips, tricks, and strategies for using OneNote for organizing and taking meeting notes, tracking project plans, storing research notes, and integrating action items with Outlook.
This introductory lesson gives a helpful overview of a decision-making process in a professional environment, including the problem-solving process, building the business case for making decisions, and exercises to support the lessons learned. Approximately one hour of coursework. Handout for this lesson: Effective Decision Making Best Practices
This Productivity Pack includes a collection of short videos focused on effectively using Microsoft Outlook to support productivity. You’ll learn helpful tips, tricks, and strategies for using Outlook to manage email, set up your baseline calendar, and complete weekly accountability reviews.
This introductory lesson explores conflict resolution and its impact on your productivity, relationships, collaboration, and workplace effectiveness. You will gain a deeper understanding of conflict and the value of resolving conflict quickly and efficiently. Approximately one hour of coursework. Handout for this lesson: Conflict Resolution Best Practices
This introductory webinar provides helpful OneNote tips, tricks, and strategies for recording and organizing meeting and research notes, tracking project plans, and integrating action items with Outlook.
This lesson explores the skills of persuasion and influence in the workplace and how they can be increased to improve leadership. When these skills are used effectively, credibility along with personal and team productivity are enhanced. This lesson looks at the difference between persuasion and influence, and how each of them impacts communication, confidence, and […]
In this introductory lesson, you will learn how to develop a deeper understanding of navigating change. You’ll explore why change can be unsettling and how it can impact our performance. You’ll learn about the 5 different stages of change: fear, understanding, adaptation, acceptance and commitment. Approximately one hour of coursework.