Training and Development

Sign up now to assess and develop your Emotional Intelligence! Most of us recognize the term Emotional Intelligence and know that it refers to how we identify and manage emotions in ourselves and in others. What is less well understood, however, is how to develop emotional intelligence; that is, to learn to use our emotions intelligently in order to optimize professional and personal success. During this interactive series of four webinars, EI expert Diana Durek will lead you through a journey of self-discovery, helping you to increase awareness of your own Emotional Intelligence and providing you with tools to create, Read More

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 2pm – 3pm EDT How much of an impact does emotional intelligence have on your life? The short answer is…a lot! It’s a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with a tremendous result. These behaviors, beliefs, and patterns shape our leadership style that follows us around in our workplace environment and into our personal lives and relationship. Join expert James Evanow in this one-hour webinar, Emotional Intelligence—From a Different Perspective! He will explain the Six Human Needs and show how these needs affect our behaviors and our beliefs that result in destructive patterns., Read More

We don’t work in a vacuum. We are surrounded by individuals with individual needs, objectives, and concepts of the best way to get from point A to point B. The HRDQ Style Series will enable those individuals to analyze the reflection they see staring back at them in the mirror in order to help them put their best foot forward – as well as facilitate their colleagues also bringing forth their A games – every time. Individual personalities will often dictate the entire culture in a workplace. However, there needs to be balance. Everyone must feel comfortable sharing their opinions, Read More

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 3pm – 4pm EDT In the fast-paced global environment of the 21st century, the need for effective leaders has never been greater. The Trainer’s Handbook: Creative and Active Training Techniques is a highly interactive webinar session. Participants will be introduced to a variety of creative and active-training techniques to enhance their training programs, regardless of content. They will experience proven techniques for facilitating these activities to meet learning objectives and audience needs. Participants Will Learn: Explain the concept, principles, strategies, and techniques of active training Use active-training methods to increase retention, build understanding, and improve skills, Read More

A great place to start creating a vibrant, productive, forward-thinking environment is for individuals to begin self-assessing their communication styles and tendencies. In doing so – and identifying one as having a direct, spirited, considerate, or systematic communication style – skills can be developed and refined, leaders can be motivated to build symbiotic bridges with their team members, and great strides forward will happen. It’s not just about everyone getting along. It’s about creating a dynamic, progressive environment where great ideas are articulately expressed, eagerly absorbed, and creatively acted upon. Part of the bestselling HRDQ Style Series, the communication assessment, Read More

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2pm – 3pm EDT Great leaders focus more on developing the intangibles of leadership than on the tangible attributes found in most lists of competencies or in most leadership books. Mastering the Intangibles of Great Leadership is an hour- long webinar which will present the results of thousands of top performing leaders articulating their best practices for what makes someone a transformational leader. These best practices focus primarily on factors like self-directed learning, systematic individual and group reflection, influencing others, confidence, personal authenticity, building trust, living with passion and commitment. Top performers have the ability to, Read More

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 2pm – 3pm EDT Everyone makes decisions. You’ve already made dozens to hundreds since waking up today. Decision making and problem solving are important business skills and essential life skills. But when we’re faced with the occasional “big” decision, we often become tentative. We dither, over-analyze, procrastinate. Join training expert Dr. Robert Vaughn for his webinar, How to Make Better Business and Personal Decisions. He will give you an understanding of how people make decisions and some important tips to help you make better, more efficient and more effective ones. You’ll learn about finding or creating useful options and how, Read More

Assessing, Developing and Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Skills September 29th, October 1st, October 6th & October 8th 10:00 A.M. ET – 11:00 A.M. EDT Most of us recognize the term Emotional Intelligence and know that it refers to how we identify and manage emotions in ourselves and in others. What is less well understood, however, is how to develop emotional intelligence; that is, to learn to use our emotions intelligently in order to optimize professional and personal success. During this interactive series of four webinars, EI expert Diana Durek will lead you through a journey of self-discovery, helping you to, Read More

We divide skills into two categories: hard skills and soft skills. Hard skills are the technical or functional abilities that apply directly to a job title (such as teacher, attorney or engineer). Soft skills apply more to personal characteristics and work ethic such as effective communication, problem resolution, customer service, and team collaboration. Soft skills are the abilities and traits that relate to personality, attitude, and behavior. They are important in getting (and keeping!) a job. Take for example, a customer service professional who is excellent at the technical aspects of his job.  He is proficient.  He is punctual.  He, Read More

The latest HRDQ catalog is in the mail, featuring the Mars Rover Challenge 3rd Edition. Breathe new life into your training with two action-packed games that will send your audience on space-age adventures in team building and leadership. A comprehensive kit with two standalone modules, the Mars Rover Challenge 3rd Edition transforms your classroom into a top-secret development lab when your audience is challenged to design and develop a new prototype vehicle for NASA.   Also in this issue: The Cross Cultural Adaptability Inventory (CCAI) workshop is a powerful experience that helps participants identify their personal areas of low cultural, Read More

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