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100 Ways to Motivate Others, 3rd Edition
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With the third refreshed edition of 100 Ways to Motivate Yourself, Steve Chandler helps you create an action plan for living your vision, in business and in life. It features 100 proven methods to positively change the way you think and act—methods based on feedback from the hundreds of thousands of corporate and public seminar attendees Chandler speaks to each year. The book now also includes techniques and breakthroughs he has created for individual coaching clients.100 Ways to Motivate...

100 Ways to Motivate Yourself, 3rd Edition
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With the third refreshed edition of 100 Ways to Motivate Yourself, Steve Chandler helps you create an action plan for living your vision, in business and in life. It features 100 proven methods to positively change the way you think and act—methods based on feedback from the hundreds of thousands of corporate and public seminar attendees Chandler speaks to each year. The book now also includes techniques and breakthroughs he has created for individual coaching clients.100 Ways to Motivate...

Accounting Fundamentals DVD Series Recordkeeping, Budgeting, Financing
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Accounting is the backbone of business and how a company’s financial success or failure is measured. This four-part series—a blend of essential facts, real-world examples, and insightful commentary by accountancy professionals and business owners and managers—provides an indispensable overview of the fundamentals of accounting. Ideal for business students and budding entrepreneurs alike. A Films for the Humanities & Sciences/MotionMasters Coproduction. 4-part series, 30 minutes each.Includes...

Accounting Fundamentals: Accounting Basics and Definitions Recordkeeping, Budgeting, Financing
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What do GAAP and OCBOA mean? What are revenues, expenses, assets, and liabilities? What are the stages of the accounting cycle? This video answers those questions and many others as it introduces viewers to the process of accounting as illustrated by a cupcake shop and a medical clinic. Sections include: Importance of Accurate Accounting, Basic Accounting Terms, Financial Reporting, Income Statements, Balance Sheets: Assets, Balance Sheets: Liabilities and Owner Equity, and Statements of Cash...

Accounting Fundamentals: Managing Assets and Payroll Recordkeeping, Budgeting, Financing
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Assets and payroll are critical components of the accounting process and essential for any business to succeed. After watching this video, viewers will understand the managing of assets, which are resources owned by a company that help with its operations and can be converted to cash, and the managing of payroll—salaries, wages, bonuses and commissions, overtime pay, payroll taxes and costs, employer-paid benefits, and profit-sharing plans. Sections include: Tangible and Intangible Assets,...

Accounting Fundamentals: Managing Inventory Recordkeeping, Budgeting, Financing
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Inventory can include products that a company makes and sells, products that it purchases and resells, and products that it sells on consignment. Through this video, viewers will learn how companies manage their goods as illustrated by a consignment shop, a large grocery store, a hardware store, a construction company, a chemical plant, a jewelry store, a gas station, and a boutique clothing store. Sections include: Types of Inventory, Inventory Assessment and Systems, Costing Methods, Costing...

Accounting Fundamentals: Matching Concept and Accounting Cycle Recordkeeping, Budgeting, Financing
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All businesses understand that it’s vital to keep accurate records and monitor them on a regular basis. After watching this video, viewers will have a grasp of the matching concept, which helps avoid misstated earnings for a period, and the accounting cycle, which helps identify errors and provide the data needed for income statements and balance sheets. Sections include: Cash Basis vs. Accrual Basis, The Matching Concept, The Accounting Cycle, and The Accounting Cycle Quick Review. A...

Accounting: When Am I Ever Going to Use This? Recordkeeping, Budgeting, Financing
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In this classroom video, students discover why accounting is the backbone of every business, how an accounting system works, and learn about potential career opportunities. Students will also be introduced to working professionals who demonstrate how they use their accounting skills to succeed in their careers and personal lives. Click here for a preview clip.

Ace Any Test, 6th Edition Personal Development, Study Skills, Assessment
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Testy on test day? Don't stress! "ACE" ANY TEST offers proven step-by-step strategies you can use in any testing situation, from classroom quizzes to standardized exams such as the SAT. Education advocate and author Ron Fry unlocks every student's successful side with preparation strategies such as reading for maximum retention, researching the teacher's testing history and preferences, and using those inevitable "jitters" to psych yourself up and sharpen your focus.Benefits: New edition has...

Act Like a Sales Pro Selling
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In today’s economy, a salesperson must have the performance skills of an actor in order to stand out in an increasingly crowded business environment. Just as an actor wins the audience’s applause by delivering a phenomenal performance, a salesperson must deliver an equally memorable buying experience to win in business.Act Like a Sales Pro takes its cue from acting, the ultimate form of persuasion, and shows you how to apply the proven methods and techniques of the acting professional to every...

Acting with Power Communications, Interpersonal Skills
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Program HighlightsHow you speak has far greater impact than what you actually say.The body language of power, and how to use it.Why it's risky to act more important than you are.Working well with others is critical to professional success, yet many people struggle with "authority issues" that can block their progress. Professor Gruenfeld combines research on the psychology of power with the acting skills of the theater to illustrate how our nonverbal behavior affects how we are perceived in a...

Advertising Creative Appeals Promotion, Marketing
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Discusses rational appeals used extensively in B2B advertising vs. the use of emotional appeals common to consumer advertising. Using both print ads and TV commercials, shows examples of the five most common emotional appeals of Humor, Sex, Security, Fear, and Shock. The success of each appeal is well documented by 15 advertising research studies cited in the program. A clinical psychologist briefly comments on the natural human response to each appeal. Fast paced and interesting for students. ...

Advertising in the Digital Age Promotion, Consumer Economics
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Do you know when and where are you being targeted for marketing? It may be more often and in more places than you think. Advertising in the Digital Age features interviews with cutting-edge advertising and media professionals who give an overview of how to navigate new media marketing techniques in the digital age, including: Traditional Techniques: Review of tried and true advertising techniques. New Media, New Techniques: Advertising is a mix of new and old, and sometimes anything goes. Be...

Barriers to Communication and How to Overcome Them Communications
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A closed door, an exasperated expression, a noisy workstation, a cultural misunderstanding—all of these are examples of “noise,” a general term for anything that gets in the way of effective communication. The key to overcoming communication barriers is to be able to identify and understand them. This program explains the various types of noise and details specific examples of physical, organizational, emotional, nonverbal, cultural, language-related or written barriers. Through expert...

Behind the Color Wheel: Using Color in Art & Design Fashion, Apparel Marketing, Advertising, Promotion, Visual Merchandising, Retail Display
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Get a practical but in-depth view of color in action! Viewers examine graphic and interior design, paintings, and other media to learn: the science behind color color systems for different media popular color schemes color wheel relationships to create tints, shades and tones by altering hue value and intensity how to create color combinations that evoke different responses Closed Captioned ...

Building a Food Truck Business from the Ground Up Tourism, Hospitality, Event Marketing, Entrepreneurship
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The fastest-growing segment of the dining industry is food trucks. This ABC New report takes a look at what it takes to start up and run one of these mobile dining establishments. Two guys in Columbus, Ohio, retrofit a used FedEx truck and head out on the road. With a lot of help from ECDI—including a 20,000-dollar loan—they discuss the lessons learned in the first six months of operation. Lesson one: it's hard work. Broadcast date: March 20, 2013. Click here for a preview clip. ...

Business Finance Essentials DVD Series Financial Management
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They say that "numbers don’t lie," and while that may not always be the case, evaluating numbers is the best way for a business to gauge its performance and make plans for its future. In this 2-part series, viewers will learn two of the most important ways that businesses use numbers to monitor their success or failure. How to Read a Financial Statement covers the basics of reading and understanding business’s ultimate scorecard. Ratio Analysis covers the mathematical tools that businesses use...

Business Finance Essentials: How to Read a Financial Statement Financial Management
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In sports, the stat sheet shows who won and lost, as well as how or why each team won or lost. These numbers also tell coaches and players what they’re doing right and what they need to work on. In the world of business, that stat sheet is known as the financial statement—or simply “the financials.” The financials tell the owner or manager the same thing: what you’re doing right, what you need to work on and how your stats compare to your competitor’s. This video covers the basics of reading...

Business Finance Essentials: Ratio Analysis Financial Management
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You can’t build a house without the right measuring tools to ensure that the structure is sound and won’t collapse: tape measures, protractors and levels are used to tell construction workers and architects how much material is needed and where everything goes. In the business world, the measuring tools are called financial ratios, and they help you evaluate a financial statement. By learning how to calculate and analyze specific ratios, you can evaluate trends, determine how healthy a...

Buying Into Brand Marketing: Shaping Your Perceptions Product Management, Product Planning, Branding
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Hundreds of our daily decisions are influenced by brand marketing. Discover what a brand is and how marketing shapes its identity. Learn about brand strategy, positioning and messaging--and see them in action. Helpful tips show your students how to look beyond the brand to help make smart turns in the maze of consumer products.Hundreds of our daily decisions are influenced by brand marketing. Discover what a brand is and how marketing shapes its identity. Learn about brand strategy,...

Can I Make It On My Own DVD Series Personal Development
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In this new two-part DVD series, eight young adults tell the stories of how they are trying to make it on their own. No scripts, no actors, just real life. In Part 1 your students will meet Anna, Javier, Roger and Amanda. In Part 2 they will meet Kiran, Greg, Marlenne and Ryan.The lessons to be learned from these stories are too numerous to list. In some cases, they illustrate the perils and heartache of foolish decisions and just plain bad luck. In others, they highlight what good judgment,...

Career Ideas for Teens in Business, Management, and Administration
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Every industry relies on the basic principles of business to function and prosper. An accountant can therefore choose to work in any business that needs sound financial practices. A sports enthusiast might seek an accounting job with a professional sports team, a sports equipment manufacturer, or other related business. Mixing business with pleasure is just one of the reasons to give this field a serious look. Demand is another. Each industry needs well-trained people who can organize, plan,...

Career Ideas for Teens in Education and Training, 2nd Edition Human Resources, Recruiting, Training
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Those interested in becoming an educator have many options to choose from. Educators work in child care centers, schools, colleges and universities, corporate offices, and other places where teaching and learning occur on a regular basis. The success of every industry and profession hinges upon the success of education and training. Without the efforts of educators and other trainers, employees in every profession would lack the basic skills necessary to read, write, and function. Career Ideas...

Career Ideas for Teens in Finance Credit, Financing
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Follow the money and you'll find a rich array of valuable financial career options. Many of these make frequent appearances on "best careers" lists due to comfortable work environments, good salaries, and other important factors. Since virtually every industry relies on financial expertise of one kind or another, this is a career path where you can blend skills with personal interests. With more than 6 million people in finance-related occupations—many of which involve exciting high-tech...

Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, 2nd Edition Computer Applications
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Praise for the previous edition:"...provides students with a fun and hands-on way to explore their interests and options for a future career."—Tech DirectionsThe current generation is the first one born into a fully wired society. Computers, the Internet, mobile computing devices, and cell phones are as commonplace today as radios and color televisions were 20 years ago. Technology has infiltrated virtually every industry and impacts—in one way or another—every profession imaginable and...

Career Ideas for Teens in Marketing
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Marketing is the business of getting products and paying customers together. This can be as simple as a sales clerk helping a customer find the perfect pair of jeans or as complex as a major corporation rolling out a new international product line. Between the extremes, there is a broad career field that provides 16 million jobs. Opportunities in marketing exist at virtually every level of education and skill. Many future marketers got their start working in shopping malls and retail stores...

Career Ideas for Teens Set, 5-Volumes Marketing, Credit, Financing, Human Resources, Training, Recruiting
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A fun, hands-on series for young people looking to formulate and explore career goals.The Career Ideas for Teens series provides readers with an engaging way to explore their interests and options for a future career. Now in full color, each volume in this thoroughly updated series profiles 35 jobs selected from 16 Career Clusters defined by the U.S. Department of Education as part of a national career cluster initiative. Each highly illustrated book is divided into three main sections full of...

Careers Without College
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Have you decided that college is not the path for you? Are you wondering what kind of career you’d like to pursue and what opportunities are available? Whether you’re starting a career or changing careers this video has the information you need to put you on the right track. Careers Without College is an inside look at today’s top jobs that don’t require a college degree. Career fields discussed are in fast-growing industries like computers, medicine, trades, and the law. You will hear...

Case Studies in Sport Marketing, 2nd Edition
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The much awaited second edition of Case Studies in Sport Marketing includes contemporary case studies that demonstrate applications of marketing techniques in the sport industry. The new edition, comprised of completely newly written cases, analyzes a myriad of contemporary marketing plans, such as forming strategic alliances through sponsorship, creating community and building fan equity, and using inclusive sport as a vehicle for development and peace. This text is a valuable asset to...

Clothes at Work: Decoding Office Dress Codes Work-based Learning, Co-op Work Experience, Community-based Learning, Fashion, Apparel
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Like it or not, on the job, appearance matters! But what's the right look for YOUR workplace? Or your NEXT one? Learn about the four levels of business dress, tips on accessories and grooming, and how to build an affordable wardrobe.Includes subtitles

Coaching in Hospitality
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The transient nature of the hospitality industry means that employees are often inexperienced, lacking awareness of the basic skills and good customer service techniques that add up to a smooth-running facility. This program uses input from training experts to define the role of the hospitality coach as well as the key factors for effective coaching in this industry. The video lists the main concepts that should be conveyed to staff, and how to determine if additional training is needed....

Common Job Interview Mistakes: What NOT To Say or Do Employability, Job Seeking, Resumes
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It’s true that a jobseeker needs to stand out from the crowd—but there are good and bad ways to do that! Having all the right credentials and experience doesn’t count for much if a candidate comes off as unprepared, unmotivated, and unprofessional in an interview. This video shows how to avoid that fate with concrete advice from experts, eye-catching graphics that reinforce core concepts, and clear-cut dramatizations that illustrate interview dos and don’ts. For newcomers to the job market, a...

Competency-Based Interviews, Revised Edition Job Seeking, Employability, Job Application, Resumes
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“This book will provide any candidate with a successful game plan to tackle even the most difficult competency-based interview.”—Dennis Donovan, former Executive VP of Human Resources, Home DepotPeople interviewing for jobs today often fail because they are using yesterday’s strategies. Technology is becoming more sophisticated and virtual assessment centers are being used to assess how strong candidates are in key competency areas. Global competencies are being used to help organizations...

Courtesy & Respect: Give & Take Personal Development
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Show your students why courtesy and respect really matter to their lives. This program introduces students to key concepts in the context of entertaining scenarios that viewers can consider, judge, role play, and reflect on. We discuss the consequences of alternative behaviors and give viewers an opportunity to engage in the best means of learning behavior....practice!

Critical Issues in Business: Success and Failure Entrepreneurship
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What are the critical issues that dictate the success or failure of a business? This program reveals the inner workings of organizations and the factors that influence their effective operation. Business experts from a range of industries discuss the importance of the business plan, financing and budgeting, management of staff, SWOT (strengths, opportunities, weaknesses, and threats) analysis, trend analysis, investment in technology, and ways to identify competitive advantage in the market. A...

Crowdfunding and Grants DVD Series Entrepreneurship
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Lots of people have great ideas and enthusiasm for projects that will make the world a better place, help their community, or advance their own goals, but few know how to take their great idea and turn it into a reality. This two-part series explores two popular fundraising methods—grant writing and crowdfunding—and breaks down the two most essential parts of the process: crafting a persuasive argument for why your project is worth funding, and putting together a solid budget for how much the...

Crowdfunding and Grants: Developing a Persuasive Proposal Entrepreneurship
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Does your garage band want to record a studio album? Are you trying to raise money for a worthy community cause? Finding money for your cause or program can be difficult if you don’t know where to begin. This program explores two popular fundraising methods—grant writing and crowdfunding—to help you identify likely funders and develop a winning proposal or crowdfunding campaign. How do you find the right foundation to match your vision? What are the differences between crowdfunding platforms...

Crowdfunding and Grants: Reaching Your Financial Goal Entrepreneurship
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For many people, the hardest and most overwhelming part of preparing a grant request or crowdfunding campaign is the budget. This program breaks down the basics of what a budget should include, as well as how to create budgets that are clear and realistic. Areas discussed include the budget narrative, direct costs, shared costs or in-kind contributions, and matching grants. This program also explores what makes a successful crowdfunding campaign, from understanding the funding platform rules...

Customer Service Counts
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Loyal, happy customers and clients are the foundation of your success. The best customer service is how they get that way!Your business or organization wouldn’t exist without your customers. But sometimes this all-important fact gets lost in the demands of daily activities.This video is the solution. Great for new hires or energizing your current team, it uses humor to show employees that being good at customer service (and taking pride in their work) is not only a job requirement but can be...

Customer Service Essentials DVD Series
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Whether it happens in person, by telephone, or online, good customer service is vital. In fact, it’s just as important as advertising or product quality in building a company’s reputation and it can decide, ultimately, whether or not that company will survive. This three-part series illustrates best practices for delivering effective customer service, focusing on what an individual employee can and should do to improve his or her attitudes and behavior toward the customer. Each episode...

Customer Service: The Telephone Connection Communications
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Excellent telephone customer service doesn’t just happen. It requires dedication, skill—and enthusiasm.Your voice, responsiveness, and product knowledge are the only tools you have to convey the right impression and build customer loyalty over the telephone.Our comedic hosts have a lot of fun with this subject, but their underlying message is sincere: telephone customer service is an important job and it has to be done well. You don’t get a second chance once a customer hangs up—unless you...

Data Mining: Big Data’s Increasing Challenge and Payoff Market Research
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Just as raw materials buried in the Earth yield the occasional gem, raw data can also be mined for value. And as the amount of information available for analysis grows with every bar-code scan and Facebook post, the world of Big Data represents a seemingly endless wellspring of opportunity. But what does data mining involve, exactly? How are the findings used, and why? This program explores the methods, processes, and key functions of data analysis with help from eye-catching graphics and...

Designing Fashion
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This program illustrates how fashion designers turn their concepts into end products. Over the course of the video, viewers will see how fashion designers visually develop their ideas, how they use CAD to enhance and support their work, and the steps involved in sampling, pattern-making, and production. Interviews with industry insiders are featured as well: Vanessa Rochman, head designer for international label Metalicus, shares what inspires her to create a fashion story for upcoming...

Developing a Website Marketing
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Taking viewers into an exciting, creative, fast-growing industry, this video looks at the key considerations involved when designing and developing a website. It examines Internet basics, planning a website’s structure and purpose, website design and construction, and website testing. Several experts on media, digital marketing, and website technology and utilization appear in the program, offering their insights on the best ways to proceed. Ideal for anyone entering the fields of information...

Developing Successful Social Media Plans in Sport Organizations Sports Marketing
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Social media platforms have permeated sport at a rapid rate. It is difficult to find an avenue of sport that these communication technologies do not touch. As a result, sport organization personnel have been faced with the challenge of both integrating and optimizing social media.Given the rapid proliferation of social media into sport, organizational approaches are varied. Authors Jimmy Sanderson and Christopher Yandle fill the need for a central resource that can link practical examples with...

Developing Successful Sport Marketing Plans, 4th Edition
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With an abundance of goods and services available to consumers in the sport industry, it can be difficult for products or organizations to stand out from the competition. In the revised fourth edition of Developing Successful Sport Marketing Plans, internationally recognized author David K. Stotlar guides readers in a step-by-step approach of how to create and implement a winning marketing strategy.The chapters offer a sequential model for creating a well-defined, industry-proven plan, with...

Developing Successful Sport Sponsorship Plans, 4th Edition Sports Marketing
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Securing sponsorship deals in sport is more important than ever, but it also presents numerous challenges during difficult financial times. Readers of this revised fourth edition of Developing Successful Sport Sponsorship Plans will learn how to overcome the challenges of securing quality sponsorship agreements.Internationally acclaimed author David K. Stotlar guides readers in a step-by-step, sequential process of how to build a quality sponsorship proposal that ensures success. Most of the...

Digital Communication Skills: Dos and Don’ts Communications, Digital Marketing
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From texting to email to video calls, digital technology has transformed how we communicate with each other. But in formal situations like at work or in school, which forms of communications are appropriate, and when? Viewers of this video, especially digital natives, may be surprised to discover that communicating isn’t just about sharing information—it’s creating it—and that the ways in which emails, texts or voice messages are composed and conveyed may make the difference in impressing or...