Dan K. Richardson - Entrepreneurship Development Institute

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Personal Development & Interpersonal Communication Skills

Achieving Organizational Excellence Through Critical Thinking


In the organizational arena, applied critical thinking skills provide an essential foundation for all effective planning, problem-solving, and decision-making activities.  Employees who can analyze and reason consistently and proficiently furnish a cost-efficient resource that results in a distinctive competitive advantage...

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eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Anger Management in The Workplace


Like most people, you have probably gotten angry while at work.  A disagreement with a co-worker or manager during a business meeting could make you lose your temper...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Building Improved Work Relationships


Whom did you talk with at work this week? To accomplish your goals in today's workplace, you not only have to interact with personnel in other departments, you often have to coordinate or even rely on them.  Tasks are fluid and flow across functional boundaries...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Business Interpersonal Communication Skills


It is almost impossible to be productive in today's business environment without being an effective communicator.  This is particularly true if achievement of your goals depends on your ability to influence others...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Conflict in the Workplace


What is meant by the term "conflict," and what are the general attitudes towards it in the workplace? In this course, three prevailing attitudes towards conflict are compared.  These are that: --Conflict is always a bad thing --Conflict is always a good thing --A certain level of conflict is productive, but too much is undesirable...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Creativity and Innovation in the Workplace


Whether you realize it or not, creativity and innovation are critical components of most organizations.  Creativity doesn't pertain only to new inventions or reworked designs...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Dealing with Organizational Change


Change can be disruptive.  A change in your life, whether good or bad, can create a period of uncertainty, stress, and anxiety while you adjust...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Effective Time Management


Do you have too much time on your hands? With all of the pressures of modern life, so few people today do.  In order to preserve your time, you have to know how to manage it...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Effective Use of Feedback for Business


The performance of any business depends upon the performance of everyone within the organization.  To ensure that all staff are meeting their potential it is essential that there is a culture which enables feedback to be given and received...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Emotional Intelligence at Work


Does IQ determine your destiny? For years, that was an overriding belief.  However, new behavioral research shows that IQ provides, at best, a narrow view of human intelligence...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Fast-Tracking Your Career


Everyone has seen those TV shows from the '50s.  The fathers went to work, worked hard, and got ahead...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Generating Creative & Innovative Ideas


What makes a person creative? Do you consider yourself creative? Certain personal characteristics have been linked with creativity – for example, a willingness to take risks, the ability to connect diverse ideas, and open-mindedness.  And most important, perhaps, is believing that you are creative...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

How to Write an Effective Internal Business Case


Why put time and effort into preparing, writing, and presenting a business case for new projects? Why not just talk to the manager and get his approval for the project? The answers to these questions lie in the fact that organizational budgets for new projects are typically very tight and, as such, your project will be competing against other projects for funding....

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Living a Balanced Life


You fill your life with many activities and it is difficult to get the balance between those activities right.  But getting the balance right gives a tremendous payback...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Making Teams Work: Capitalizing on Conflict


Teams are a fact of corporate life.  Think about all the team buzzwords...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Managing Your Career


Getting and keeping your career on track takes careful planning.  Those who wait for opportunities to come knocking may be left behind...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Optimizing Your Performance on a Team


A truly effective team is equal to more than the sum of its parts.  And it takes the dedication of every member of the team...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Optimizing Your Work/Life Balance


Do you fill your life with many activities and then find it's tricky getting a good balance between them? Getting the balance right can provide you with tremendous payback, but where does this balance lie? You want to feel fulfilled and in harmony with yourself and your world.  You know finding a balance is good for you, and also impacts positively on your family, friends, and coworkers...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Participating in Teams


Teams rely on the participation, input, and opinions of all team participants.  Learning to speak up and encouraging others to open up are important to a team's communication...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Problem Solving and Decision Making Strategies


'The problem,' says author and psychiatrist Theodore Rubin, 'is not that there are problems.  The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Take Control of Your Time by Working More Effectively


Before you can decide how to manage your time better, you need to recognize how you manage your time now.  Busy people do what is required, and rarely have the opportunity to stop and consider whether they are making the best use of their time...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Team Building, Communicating in Teams & Manager's Performance Guide


You can't have a team without first having a collection of individuals.  But a team is more than just the sum of its parts...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

The Effective Business Meeting


If you are in a business that has meetings, you know how much time is spent in them.  A recent survey of 2000 business leaders indicated that managers spend over fifty percent of their time in meetings...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning

Working Without a Net - The Business of Risk


In today's management revolution, risk is an inherent factor.  Your success depends upon an ability to understand and operate in a mine field where opportunities abound, but disaster could strike at any moment...

Course Type:
eLearning

CCTI eLearning



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