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The staff of HRDQ has learned that Dr. Fred Mumma, author of the learning instrument, Team Work and Team-Roles, has passed away. Dr. Mumma was one of our early product authors and began working with HRDQ in the early 1980’s. His learning instrument was an immediate success and continues to be popular with trainers and HR professionals today. Fred had been helping people understand the dynamics and work of groups since 1966 when he was a process consultant in the leadership laboratories at Temple University. He has conducted workshops, training programs, team-building sessions, and counseling for managers and executives on, Read More
It’s often said that two heads are better than one, so imagine what can be accomplished with three or even an entire team? Greater power is unleashed when a team is united to get the job done, especially if there is synergy among its members. Synergy has been defined as the creation of a whole that is greater than the simple sum of its parts. It comes from the Greek word synergos, meaning “working together”. With the head-down, task-oriented culture that we experience in most workplaces, it is tempting for team members to make decisions independent of the team. It, Read More
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Imagine a room filled with countless rows of metal chairs, a podium at the front, and a large screen behind it. It’s packed with an audience that’s dutifully trying to pay attention as they attempt to learn how to be a better team. But instead, their eyes are glazed over and they’re easily distracted by text messages, Facebook, and doodles. And all they’re wondering is what time is our lunch break? Sound inspiring? I didn’t think so. Sure, there’s a time and place for face-forward lectures and videos. And perhaps my scenario is a bit of an exaggeration. But when, Read More
IT’S CYBER MONDAY AND WE’RE GIVING AWAY AMAZON GIFT CARDS! Shop HRDQstore.com today and we’ll help you get a jump start on your holiday shopping. For every $200 you spend, we’ll give you a $25 Amazon gift card! Enter coupon code CyberM14 at checkout. The fine print: Offer valid until 12/1/2014 at 11:59 PM EST. Use coupon code CyberM14 at checkout. Limit $1000.00 in gift cards. Cannot be combined with any other offer, applied to prior purchases, used with quantity discounts and is not valid for Resellers. Number of gift cards will be calculated on total dollar amount of merchandise purchased,, Read More
As technology advances, organizations are moving away from the traditional workplace setting to embrace the possibility—and the benefits—of “going virtual.” However, leading a geographically dispersed team is radically different from traditional face-to-face leadership, and it comes with a unique set of challenges, such as how to collaborate, manage accountability, inspire motivation, and build trust. Thankfully, help is here. President of OnPoint Consulting and virtual team expert, Rick Lepsinger will present Leading from a Distance: Practical Tips for Successful Virtual Leadership. Based on the groundbreaking research study explored in his book Virtual Team Success, Rick will explore four critical areas that, Read More
Does your company train coaching skills for managers? Do they realize an effective coach rounds up individuals and provides them with the tools and resources necessary to harness what pre-existing skills and talents each individual possesses in order to work collaboratively on reaching a mutually-accepted outcome? Do they know if this is done with intelligent enthusiasm and vision, all parties involved will reap professional – and personal – benefits? Some coaches will covet a capacity to grandiosely lord over others. Some coaches will make errors and do everything possible to cover up the transgressions, only to move forward making the same mistakes., Read More
Extraordinary Teams is the powerful new soft-skills training solution that will transform your organization’s teams from just plain ordinary to extraordinary! Based on the popular book, Extraordinary Groups: How Ordinary Teams Achieve Amazing Results, this combination online team building assessment, participant workbook, and half-day team building training workshop offers a thorough examination of team effectiveness. The performance improvement tool starts with an assessment of the Five Indicators of Extraordinary Team Performance followed by in-depth team discussion and team-building exercises for developmental action planning. So what’s the difference between an ordinary team and one that’s extraordinary? Of course extraordinary teams have, Read More
Assertiveness skills are crucial to professional development, as well as other aspects of life. Asking for what you need, handling confrontations gracefully, and putting ideas forward with confidence are tools that will help get your career to where you want it to go. Not only do these skills improve teamwork, focus discussions, and build relationships, but they also help individuals to become competent, constructive, confident, and perform at their best. Assertiveness Skills, one of 75 soft-skills training programs in the Reproducible Training Library, provides the skill development, practice, and understanding that individuals need to learn to how to be truly assertive., Read More
We’re seeking webinar presenters for HRDQ’s Trainer Education Series. For the past two years, HRDQ has hosted educational webinars targeting trainers and other workplace-learning professionals. Drawing a significant audience each month, our webinars, to date, have been explorations of themes presented directly in HRDQ training products. We are now opening up the program to include additional experts and accomplished presenters who either have content of general interest to the training marketplace, or who would be interested in presenting a webinar relating to an HRDQ product. In exchange for your expertise and time, we can offer the benefits of cross promotion, Read More