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July 2019

Mindfulness: Being Present in Your Work and Life – Webinar

Friday, July 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Course Number: WL0047 The idea of mindfulness or being mindful is complete engagement in the present moment. It is a state where you are not thinking, reflecting, judging or deciding, but are instead simply experiencing the things currently in your available experience. In many ways people are largely unaware of our present moment, and often operate on “auto-pilot” to some degree. The auto-pilot mode is our default mode of operation. Even when we find ourselves in a pleasurable quiet moment…

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Where are you going? Goal Setting for Personal & Professional Success: Webinar

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Number: PD0018 Goal setting gives you long-term vision and short-term motivation. The process of setting goals allows you to choose where you want to go in your personal life as well as your professional career. A life without goals is like a road trip without a map. By knowing exactly what you want to achieve, you are less likely to get lost, and you will be happier and less frustrated along the way. Workshop Objectives: Define what goals mean to…

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Bringing Out the Best In Others: Webinar

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Course Numer: PD0023 Whether in your personal or your professional life are you the kind of person that brings out the best in others? Do people shine around you, or do they tend to withdraw, hesitant to show their best? Some people seem to have a knack for challenging, motivating and inspiring their friends, family members and coworkers. In this workshop, you will learn how to do your part to make sure others are at their best around you. Workshop…

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August 2019

Effective Communication: Webinar

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Course Number: PD0014 Why is interpersonal communication important? Personal success depends on our ability to communicate. Effective human relations depend on our communication skills. Overall, interpersonal communication skills are necessary for understanding and for action. This workshop explores interpersonal skills and techniques necessary for successful interactions. Workshop Objectives: Identify the characteristics of poor communication Describe your experience with people who do not communicate well Identify the characteristics of effective communication Describe your experience with people you consider excellent communicators Describe the…

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Being Accountable in Work and Life: Webinar

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Course Number: PD0026 In work and life, successful people avoid making excuses, and instead take responsibility for their actions. “It’s not my fault,” and “I can’t believe they did this to me” exemplify that type of thinking that holds people back. We all think that way sometimes, and the key is to catch ourselves, look in the mirror, and turn that thinking around. This workshop defines what it means to be accountable, and offers some tips to help people build accountability…

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Loving You! The Art of Self Acceptance: Webinar

Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Course Number: WL0044 Somewhere along the way, many of us have replaced our positive self-regard with a critical voice. Like a shadow, it hovers at our side, reminding us of our flaws and our unworthiness. To live a fulfilling, serene, happy life, we must learn to love and accept ourselves, flaws and all. This workshop covers the basics of self-acceptance, factors that contribute to a poor self-image and practical tips for loving yourself unconditionally. Webinar Objectives: Define self-acceptance and its manifestation…

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September 2019

Using Reason to Resolve Conflict: Webinar

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Number: PD0025 Whether they take place in the workplace or in one’s personal life, conflicts are inevitable; however, that does not mean that they must always be damaging. When emotions are understood and reason is used to handle conflict, the result can actually be strengthened relationships rather than damaged ones. This workshop discusses how you can replace pure emotion with rational decision-making when dealing with conflict. Workshop Objectives: Identify the potential outcomes of conflict: Describe what happens when conflict is…

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Overcoming Your Distorted Negative Thinking: Webinar

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Course Number: WL0024 Do you let negative thoughts impact your whole day? Maybe you had thoughts like, “I’m such a jerk,” or, “All we do is fight”, after fighting with a significant other. Statements like these are common reactions to scenarios in our lives, but they are inaccurate and distort the way we see ourselves and the world around us. This session will examine the 10 Cognitive Distortions and how they affect our mood and create faulty beliefs. Through examining these…

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Paying Off Debt While Building Wealth: Webinar

Thursday, September 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Course Number: WL0013 In difficult economic times, many people are struggling to just keep up with monthly bills, let alone make progress on debt repayment. What suffers most is contributing to savings and investing goals. This session will focus on developing financial plans and strategies to address the dual goals of having a plan for paying off debt, while also contributing to building personal wealth. This session covers the basics (or essentials) of each area and describes practical techniques that can…

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Working Through Mistakes: Webinar

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

“Oops” moments happen everyday. At times they are public, unavoidable and have real consequences. In the workplace, errors should be viewed as a process in which the objective is to learn from your mistakes so that they cannot hinder your future performance at work or in life. This workshop will define the next steps once a mistake is made and demonstrate that these inevitable moments can be seen as an event and not an adjective or descriptor of things to…

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Talking to Your Child About Tough Issues Affecting the Family: Webinar

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Course Number: WL0049 As adults we face life issues (medical and mental health concerns, divorce, death and dying, financial difficulties, etc.) that often affect our families. As parents, it’s important that we communicate what’s happening to our children in a way that provides comfort and support. Sometimes knowing what to say, or how much to say, can be a roadblock. Parents sometimes want to protect their children by keeping information hidden or secret; however, kids are smart and can sense…

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October 2019

Managing Your Emotions in the Workplace: Webinar

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Course Number: PD0007 Everyone experiences emotions at work. We get frustrated with bosses giving more work when they don’t understand how much work we already have. We get upset with coworkers who don’t do their jobs, so we cannot do ours. We get angry with irate customers who don’t realize we are only trying to help. We worry about an uncertain future. But with all these emotions, most people don’t think they have anything to do with how they are feeling.…

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The Sandwich Generation: Balancing Your Personal Life with the Needs of Your Older Parents or Loved Ones: Webinar

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Course Number: WL0027 Most of us reach a point in life when parents or elderly relatives begin to require more attention and time, and sometimes, our financial support as well. Caring for an older person can be complicated and few of us are trained for the many aspects of that care. Providing care for an elder is a very personal matter. No two situations are the same and there are no simple solutions. Balancing work, family and care-giving responsibilities can present…

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Cutting Through The Clutter: Webinar

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Number: PD0027 Most people have no idea how much their clutter affects them. It can   affect their productivity, their self- esteem, their social life and even their weight! People who live with excess clutter say they can’t find the energy to begin to clear it. They constantly feel tired and overwhelmed. When surrounded by clutter, it is impossible to focus or have clarity about life. In this workshop, you will learn that clutter is not the result of sloppiness,…

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Initiating Difficult Conversations: Webinar

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Course Number: PD0019 There are conversations in which the stakes are high: asking for a raise, ending a relationship, giving a critical performance review, confronting disrespectful behavior, apologizing or disagreeing within a group. This workshop is about developing the skills to initiate the conversations which most people find difficult, unpleasant and generally avoid. You will learn the practical skills involved in framing a problem without blame or defensiveness and how to keep the conversation productive. Workshop Objectives: Describe why arguing never…

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November 2019

How to Deal with a Difficult Person: Webinar

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Course Number: PD0029 At one time or another, we have all dealt with a difficult person. Whether they are hard to communicate with, acting defensive or just handling a situation inappropriately, interactions with difficult people can affect our confidence, mood and focus. Learning to recognize and cope with common difficult behaviors in ourselves and others can help make difficult encounters much more manageable. Workshop Objectives: Identify common “difficult” behaviors Describe what motivates most difficult behaviors Identify distinctions between passive, aggressive and…

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Secrets to Self-Motivation: Webinar

Monday, November 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Course Number: WL0048 We can do anything we set our minds to. But sometimes it can feel like our brains are working against us when it comes to achieving our goals. Plans to learn a new skill, to get in shape or to save money keep getting pushed back in the hopes that the Future You will handle it “someday.” Your attitude and beliefs about your likelihood of success can predict whether or not you actually succeed. If you actively…

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Being Part of a Multi-Generational Team: Webinar

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Course Number: PD0022 For the first time in history, there is the possibility that an organization can have four distinct generations in the workforce. While we need to be careful not to make too many generalizations about different age groups, it is helpful to categorize some aspects of each group’s behavior, needs and working styles to promote working relationships built on mutual understanding. This session will provide each participant with the understanding of the different working styles, preferences and how each…

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From Smoker to Smoke Free: Webinar

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Course Number: WL0043 It can be very difficult to quit using tobacco, whether you smoke, dip or chew it. What may seem like a casual, relaxing habit can quickly turn into a serious, expensive addiction that gradually takes a toll on your health. Protect yourself by learning about treatment options and begin the process of quitting today! Webinar Objectives: Describe the effects of tobacco on your health Identify common health problems that can result from tobacco use Identify the benefits of…

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December 2019

How To Be More Engaged at Work: Webinar

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Course Number: PD0015 There is a difference in being motivated and being engaged in the workplace. Sure, you may be motivated to come to work each day for the paycheck, but are you truly engaged in what you are doing? Stars tend to be internally motivated to begin with, but put that motivation together with truly being engaged in what you do and you have the formula for capturing the most “prizes” the organization has to offer—the most interesting work, the…

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Understanding Depression: Webinar

Thursday, December 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Course Number: WL0050 Many people still believe that the emotional symptoms caused by depression are “not real,” and that a person should be able to shake off the symptoms. Because of these inaccurate beliefs, people with depression either may not recognize that they have a treatable disorder or may be discouraged from seeking or staying on treatment due to feelings of shame and stigma. As a result, many people with a depressive illness never seek treatment. But the vast majority, even…

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Emotional Intelligence: Webinar

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Course Number: PD0021 Implementing discipline over our emotional life is difficult and requires lifelong practice. Being able to choose to act or respond in a particular manner is preferable to re-acting on a consistent basis, yet it is difficult. Enhancing emotional intelligence improves our ability to master our emotional functioning. High emotional intelligence can improve our communications with all others, enhance our perception of satisfaction with ourselves and our lives and increase our productiveness overall. Workshop Objectives: Describe the difference between…

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Managing Holiday Stress: Webinar

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Course Number: WL0046 The approaching holiday season brings many expectations. Often this makes us feel like we are being pulled in a hundred different directions. There are office parties to attend, family get-togethers to schedule, children’s holiday recitals and gifts to buy. The holidays can be one of the happiest times of the year, yet it can also be one of the most stressful. Maintaining balance and keeping stress from overwhelming you are the keys to an enjoyable holiday season. This…

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