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Problem Solving, Part 5: Evaluate and Assess

You’ve implemented your solution.  Are you done? Not yet. This video takes a look at step 5 of the Problem Solving process:  Evaluate and Assess.  When a group of friends discover they have to clear the driveway from several feet

Problem Solving, Part 4: Making a Plan

How do you transform an idea into a plan? This video takes a look at Step 4 of the Decision Making Process: Implementing the Decision. It focuses on the Six “Ts” of planning – Task, Time, Talent, Team, Treasure, and

Problem Solving, Part 3: Make a Decision

Deciding how to decide is an important decision. We take on the complexities of making a difficult decision by asking ourselves, “How we gonna get some pizza?” This look at step 3 of the Decision-Making Process explores the ideas of

Problem Solving Step 2: ID Alternative Solutions and Brainstorming

How do you develop possible solutions? This video focuses on the second step of the problem solving process – how to develop alternative solutions. We start with a fun look at how two seemingly crazy ideas actually solved difficult problems. 

Identify the Problem

This video explores the first step of the problem solving process – how to identify the problem. It opens with an example involving human-powered flight, takes a look at three common pitfalls when problem solving, provides two methods for focusing

Explore the five problem solving steps while resolving a crisis in front of the high school!  A brief, lighthearted review of the steps and how they relate to getting the problem solved.      

Taking Control by Giving

As soon as we got out of the overloaded white mini-bus with the two rubber rafts on top, we were met by our guide.  He welcomed us to the river, introduced himself as Marco, started handing us helmets and paddles,

This video is part five of the five part series that covers some simple steps a new leader can take to quickly earn the trust and confidence of his team and get started on the right foot. Getting your team

This video is part four in the five part series that details five simple steps a new leader can take to assert himself, earn the trust of his teammates, and begin to lead effectively. Here we discuss the importance setting

This video is part three in the five part series that details five simple steps a new leader can take to assert himself, earn the trust of his teammates, and begin to lead effectively. Here we discuss the importance of

This video is part two in the five part series that lays out five key steps a new leader can take earn the trust and confidence of his team and get off on the right foot as their leader. Here

This video outlines five key steps a new leader can take immediately when taking over leadership of a team or group, and details the first one. The steps are designed to enhance the new leader’s confidence in what he is

Building Trust

This video takes a close look at one of the basic building blocks and most essential element of Leadership: Trust. Using rockets as a metaphor, we explore the six critical components of trust, understand why building trust is important, and introduce

smart goal

Now that you have your SMART goal figured out, what do you do? This video lays out three things that you can do immediately to start moving towards your goal. Goals without action are just dreams, so this video breaks

smart goals

This video introduces the acronym SMART as a tool to help you take your vision or idea and turn it into a goal that is Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound. Taking the time to establish clear goals is the

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