Soft Skills & Career Success: How To Be Excellent At Work
Last updated 7/2022
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Language: English | Size: 850.88 MB | Duration: 1h 46m
Get the essential basic career skills modern employers expect in the global workplace. Set and achieve your work goals
What you'll learn
Evaluate individual signature strengths and understand how those are best used at the individual and team levels.
Develop professional presence, soft skills, and confidence in the workplace.
Become a more effective communicator in the work environment.
Ask better questions and increase your ability to come up with more and better ideas.
Create clear, specific, and actionable goals by making a simple but effective career action plan.
Gain access to a variety of career boosting resources, tools, and techniques.
No special skills or knowledge are needed before taking this course. However it is helpful to already be working in an international environment or to have plans to someday do so.
You've managed to land your very first "real" full-time job? Congratulations! Now what?Have you ever wished that your job or workplace came with an easy guidebook to help you be more effective, get noticed (in a good way), and even promoted to the next level so you can more easily reach your long-term career goals? This easy to follow course was made for beginners, novices, and those looking to brush up on existing soft skills. It will take you by the hand and help you with all the "Day 1 Basics" that you are expected to know immediately like how you should dress, behave, and act. We'll also take you beyond the basics so you can develop effective work habits that will help you succeed at your job, create a healthy work/life balance, and have a better understanding of your own personal strengths and how you work best.This course was created for recent graduates, interns, new hires, junior staff, or any employee looking to boost their skills at the office and in the global workplaceLet us help you succeed at work. By the end of this course you will be able to:Evaluate individual signature strengths and understand how those are best used at the individual and team levels.Develop soft skills, professional presence, and confidence in the workplace.Become a more effective communicator in the work environment.Ask better questions and increase your ability to come up with more and better ideas.Create clear, specific, and actionable goals by making a simple but effective career action plan.Gain access to a variety of career boosting resources, tools, and techniques.Join American University of Myanmar Professors, Kristen Palana, MFA and Dr. Luisa Glascock, PhD who lead this course based on their live training sessions with the young creative professionals at Mango Group Myanmar as well as senior managers from the UN's World Food Programme Myanmar. Both Professors also have decades of experience guiding young people into their first jobs and helping them to make better and more informed career choices that lead to a more balanced and fulfilling life.New bonus lectures and resources will continue to be added and timely advice will be provided in the discussion forum. We love to help and always respond to inquiries and discussions ASAP. Please Note: All students who enroll in this course also will receive periodic free and discounted access to our other top-rated current and upcoming courses.You have a 30-day, 100% money-back guarantee with no questions asked so you have nothing to lose. We make ourselves available so you will have access to us if you have questions or need specific feedback along the way.Empower yourself now by enrolling in this easy to follow Workplace Essentials course and join our growing learning community! Click the "Take This Course" button in the upper right corner and let's get started boosting your impact at work right away!
Section 1: Introduction and Welcome. Meet Your Instructors (Kristen and Luisa)
Lecture 1 Introduction and Welcome: About This Course & Meet Your Professors
Lecture 2 How to Get the Most Out of This Course
Section 2: Workplace Etiquette: Basic Training For Top Workplace Essential Skills
Lecture 3 Introduction to Workplace Etiquette -To Your Success
Lecture 4 Master Professional Presence and Dress For Success
Lecture 5 Understanding the Known and Unspoken Rules of Your Workplace: Be Informed
Lecture 6 Email Culture
Lecture 7 Meeting Etiquette
Lecture 8 Getting Social: What is Work Networking and How it Can Help Your Career
Section 3: Discovering and Acting on Your Own Strengths
Lecture 9 VIA Strengths Survey
Lecture 10 Personality Traits
Lecture 11 ACTIVITY. Personality Traits
Lecture 12 Learning Styles
Lecture 13 ACTIVITY. Learning Styles
Lecture 14 What do You Do BEST? Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry
Section 4: Becoming an Effective Communicator in your Work Environment
Lecture 15 Intercultural Communication: Body Language and Gestures
Lecture 16 Zones of Comfort, Risk, and Danger
Lecture 17 ACTIVITY. Determine your comfort and danger zones
Lecture 18 About Feedback
Lecture 19 ACTIVITY. Your assertiveness on giving Feedback: Always, always / Never, Never
Section 5: Oral Presentation, Public Speaking, & Better Communication Skills
Lecture 20 Public Speaking Skills -Top Tips and Tricks
Lecture 21 Audience Skills. Your Presentation Is Over? Not So Fast!
Lecture 22 ACTIVITY: Learn to Ask Better Questions
Lecture 23 (Case Study) Using More Powerful Words to Persuade Your Audience: Headline Tool
Lecture 24 (Case Study) The Client Whisperer: Getting Inside Your Client's Mind
Section 6: Creativity Booster: Getting More and Better Ideas (Kristen's Creativity Tips)
Lecture 25 Brainstorming and Creativity: The Listmaking Method
Lecture 26 Brainstorming and Creativity: Not Trying to Come Up With an Idea
Lecture 27 Brainstorming and Creativity: Quantity Begets Quality
Lecture 28 Extra: Destroy Creative Blocks- Change It Up!
Lecture 29 Extra: 5 Easy & Free Tools That Will Free Your Creative Soul
Section 7: Setting Clear and Actionable Goals and Measuring Progress
Lecture 30 Manage Your Energy Not Your Time: Productivity Rituals
Lecture 31 Action Plans - Set up your goals in a doable and measurable way.
Lecture 32 Case Study: This is the "Design Your Life" Action Plan I Use With My Students
Lecture 33 ACTIVITY: Create Your Own Work Action Plan and Watch Your Progress Skyrocket
Section 8: Resources and Conclusion
Lecture 34 Extra: What Good Soft Skills Look Like. -My interview on CodeNewbie Podcast -
Lecture 35 Extra: 7 Easy Ways to Earn Money Outside Your Job
Lecture 36 Thank Your For Taking This Course. Please Review
Lecture 37 Bonus Lecture: Free and Discounted Courses, Books, and More
This course is best suited for junior staff in an office environment who would like to communicate better with clients and their team, understand better how to succeed in an international work environment, and to learn soft skills for better work productivity and success.,This course will also help college students, interns, and recent graduates as they begin to navigate the work environment for the first time.,This course was originally custom designed for the creative professionals at Mango Group in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar is a country in transition that is just opening up to the world for the first time. Therefore this course can be helpful to anyone just starting out in their career or to someone coming into contact with an international workplace environment for the very first time.
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