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COMEDY MAKES LEARNING FUN
This 2012-2013 comedy business series was created by Psychologist Eve Ash and comedienne Erin Brown.  This series will shock, amaze and entertain you, while at the same time teaching some important lessons in human interaction, in a way you won’t forget! 14 new titles released in September 2013 after the orginal set of 36 titles has done well worldwide.

Everyone will laugh and learn with these short episodes (5 - 10 minutes each) that highlight dos and don'ts. 

This Australian produced series was filmed on location in Los Angeles, and includes leaders' guides with discussion questions, activities and hand outs. plus Powerpoint slides to make learning easy and fun.

Topics covered:

  • PERSONAL SUCCESS & COMMUNICATION SKILLS x 7 titles
  • SALES, SERVICE & PRESENTATION SKILLS x 7 titles
  • HANDLING CONFLICT & DIFFICULT PEOPLE x 8 titles
  • LEADING PEOPLE & MANAGING PERFORMANCE x 7 titles
  • MANAGING CHANGE, STANDARDS & CULTURE x 7 titles
  • BUILDING EFFECTIVE & MOTIVATED TEAMS x 7 titles
  • MANAGING STRESS, SAFETY & WELL BEING x 7 titles

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Creating Positive Impressions
Carol greets new clients but struggles with their name pronunciation. Michael and Wendy are not welcoming, so Carol gives them tips on smiling and positive facial expressions. When the clients complain about Mana’s presentation, Carol agrees and puts her down then coaches her - all in front of the i... read more
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Developing Successful Mindsets
Steve is dejected. Casey tries to cheer him up and Carol offers advice about being in the Negative Land of W. Carol tells the team that certain people are wasting time, wishing they were somewhere else and whining about it... e.g. Steve. Marcus offers a group strategy for dealing with the negativity... read more
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Giving Hygiene Feedback
The team becomes aware of Sanjay’s body odor, and subtle remarks don’t help. Alex tries an anonymous gift of personal hygiene products on his desk – that backfires. Carol prefers a more direct approach, whilst Marcus opts for a more gentle, team-building approach. Carol confronts Sanjay insensitivel... read more
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Surviving Team Conflicts
Carol mediates a dispute between Sanjay and Casey, who has a pet at work. Sanjay is aggressive while Casey is non-assertive. Carol finds the middle ground but later Sanjay argues with Mana and reveals his hand in the disappearance of Casey’s pet. Sanjay has time to rethink his intimidating ways and ... read more
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Overcoming Disempowerment
Marcus coaches Carol about respect after a complaint Michael has made against her. But when Michael asks Carol for feedback, she is harsh and rude, prompting another complaint. Marcus helps Michael deal with his negativity and introduces the black box, encouraging Michael to put his thoughts into th... read more
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Embracing New Ideas
Marcus invites everyone to suggest innovations to enhance productivity and improve the culture. Junko and Alex compete and tension escalates when accusations are made about stealing ideas. Marcus and Michael present new ideas to the group that are received with varying degrees of success. Carol emph... read more
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Accepting Change
Marcus holds a meeting to inform the team that the office will be changing over to a new system. Everyone is annoyed and frustrated. Steve, Michael, Alex and Casey all present objections to a system upgrade. Steve and Sanjay object to having to spend time bringing others up to speed. Marcus decides ... read more
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Surviving Stress and Burnout
“It’s not hard to talk about stress. The challenge is how to stay calm” HELP AVOID STRESS AND BURNOUT Don’t get upset and angry when overloaded INSTEAD:Discuss your concerns constructively Don’t bottle up feelings that cause stress INSTEAD:Talk to a friend or professional Don’tignore anxiety in othe... read more
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Breaking Bullying
Serena expects Marcus to stamp out bullying within his department. Marcus is shocked that bullying exists in his team, and takes a radical approach to bullying awareness. He challenges people to bully each other so they can discuss the feelings that arise. Some team members seem rather skilled at th... read more
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Handling Tricky Appraisals
Carol expects to be showered in praise at her forthcoming appraisal with Marcus, but is shocked to find Serena will be sitting in. When they question Carol’s extremely high self-assessment, she becomes defensive and angry, especially when Marcus announces no bonus and a pay cut! But will management ... read more
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Understanding Accountability
Serena is appalled by lack of accountability and Marcus passes the task of remedying the situation to Carol, who calls a snap meeting with everyone including Carlos the cleaner. People seem confused when Carol challenges their understanding of accountability, yet she secretly confesses her own misun... read more
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Creating a NoBlame Culture
Carol creates an innovative Corporate Social Responsibility program that is trending on Twitter after a disastrous typo in the press release. Serena is outraged by the undesirable publicity. Fingers are pointed and chaos erupts as the team looks for scapegoats. Marcus and Carol present a 4-step proc... read more
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Ensuring a Respectful Workplace
Serena is concerned that the culture lacks basic elements of respect. Some team members confront Carol about her racist and insensitive comments. Meanwhile Sam and Sanjay ridicule Serena, which she overhears. Carol also overhears and is both amused and shocked. Serena is devastated. Carol sees the p... read more
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Decluttering the Office
Carol is on a mission to de-clutter the messy office so it’s tidy, motivating and safe. She implements a clean-desk policy but some team members don’t want to let go. Carol declares that anything left lying around will be thrown out or donated to Carlos the cleaner. Everyone reluctantly commences a ... read more
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Giving Managers Feedback
Marcus offers Carol the unique opportunity to give some feedback to Serena and himself. Carol enjoys being direct and damming, and Serena is taken aback. Marcus invites the team to give feedback to Carol in a group. She presumes her team loves her and will be glowing, but everyone except Casey has s... read more
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Staying Motivated at Work
People describe what motivates and de-motivates them at work and Marcus uses gimmicks to present his motivational concepts. Carol is a high achiever, and returns to the office pumped after receiving an award. Serena lays down a challenge to Marcus to motivate Carol to increase productivity. Marcus a... read more
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Appreciating Diversity
Carol returns from vacation to find that Marcus has hired two non-English speakers, to develop diversity at work. Carol and her boss Serena have concerns about their minimum English and the consequent perceptions of Cutting Edge Corporation appearing unprofessional. Carlos and Tammy manage to retain... read more
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Welcoming New People
Sherry is new, but gets relegated to the bottom of the stairs, where she feels isolated and excluded from team activities and events. Carol ignores Sherry and her induction of Tammy and Carlos is patronizing and demeaning. Meanwhile Alex and Michael help Tammy and Carlos to feel welcome and learn so... read more
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Listening Actively
Carol tells Marcus he is not listening to her, so after agreeing to listen, Marcus is inspired to run a listening session with the team that will also benefit the new starters, Tammy and Carlos. Listening skills are lacking. Carol offers some facts about listening and communication, and they attempt... read more
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Teaching Greetings
Carlos needs training in reception skills. Carol is critical of his pronunciation and poor English, so she delegates the task to Alex who patiently teaches Carlos how to introduce himself, how to address and greet visitors, and ways to build rapport and make people feel comfortable. She is an encour... read more
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Facing Social Media
Carol is concerned about excessive use of Facebook and Twitter at work, and initiates a social media policy, which Serena has observed is missing. Sam presents the new social media policy for the office, and they discuss inappropriate use.  At the same time Michael’s personal use of a dating app in ... read more
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Explaining Skillfully
The art of explaining concepts and information is covered in four key steps about engagement, structure, maintaining interest and ensuring understanding. While Carol is impatient and patronizing with new starters, others like Sam, Alex, Steve and Michael are more patient and creative in ensuring the... read more
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Building Relationships
Marcus sets up a “speed socializing” exercise to give staff an insight into building long lasting relationships.  Steve is chosen as the relationship expert to comment on the ‘relationship’ skill level of the group as they undertake role-plays. Tammy and Sanjay’s awkward interaction escalates when S... read more
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Presenting with Passion
Carol runs a training session on overcoming fear and changing their presentations from BLAND to GRAND. Carol tells Serena she is being long winded, the L in BLAND. Carol invites everyone to present on a ‘surprise’ item, then gives feedback on their performance, linking it to her formula. Steve is th... read more
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Planning and Organizing
Serena discovers Marcus and Serena have not planned together for the upcoming conference when they each have different ideas. They blame Serena as a distraction, but she focuses on how they should manage distractions. Serena gets serious and they soon set goals and commence a short burst planning se... read more
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Supervising Effectively
Supervision mistakes are being made - Marcus is vague, Carol bullies and gives poor feedback and Serena makes the fatal mistake of starting an inappropriate discussion with Carol because she is attracted to a client. Effective supervision skills are shown and include using goals to achieve results a... read more
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Supporting Others
Marcus creates an award for the most supportive employee of the month and challenges the team to be supportive, saying everyone will be judged on who offers the most support to Tammy. People offer various forms of support and the outcome results in more winners and losers than expected. Marcus feels... read more
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Managing a Complainer
Barney, a neighbor, is irate because his car is blocked in, and gets more angry to discover staff who do not speak English and that Carlos is no longer cleaning the garage and is now the new receptionist. Carlos tries to show empathy for Barney but it backfires. Carol escalates the anger whilst Marc... read more
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Diffusing Anger
Marcus runs a training session to help staff manager anger, and invites Serena as the anger management expert, which makes Carol angry. Marcus uses a toy crocodile and some boxing kangaroos to get the messages across, but when Michael and Sam are asked to demonstrate their anger management skills th... read more
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Stretching the Team
Marcus introduces Brittany, a personal trainer, to help the team with stretching exercises that can be followed by viewers in real time:   1.     Shoulder Reset   2.     Finger and Hand Stretch   3.     Over the Rainbow   4.     Neck Stretch   5.     Loosen Up   6.     Back Stretch with Ball   7.   ... read more
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Removing Tension
Brittany, the personal trainer, demonstrates various stretches to combat stiff aching bodies and work related problems. Serena arrives and is concerned about possible injuries and lawsuits. Brittany ensures Serena joins in with a Birthday Stretch. This program covers: 1.     Wall Stretches 2.     Ba... read more
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Working Safely
Risk taking and accidents are occurring at Cutting Edge. Safety awareness is the focus of a special training session Marcus has planned to coincide with a surprise party for Serena’s 50th birthday. The event is filled with dramatic incidents and even a possible romance – but being safe and avoiding ... read more
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Negotiating for Results
Steve and Paul Garrison negotiate a large contract to provide services to Paul’s company.  Steve wants to provide a cost effective service based outside Australia but Paul disagrees. Steve acknowledges the concerns but nearly loses the deal when Serena is brought into the equation, and an angry Paul... read more
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Apologizing Carefully
Serena is inspired to apologize to Carol and wants a Sorry Day at Cutting Edge. They discuss different forms of sorry including the empathy. Sam and Michael take time out to work on their apologies for ongoing disputes, but they argue about how to apologize. Carol tells Serena about what she believe... read more
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Behaving Unprofessionally
Various members of the team discuss what they see as unprofessional behavior. Cutting Edge Corporation has a Book of Rules listing unprofessional behaviors. These are set out and explained by team members: 1.     Being Rude – examples of Carol being aggressive and insulting to her colleagues. 2.    ... read more
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Making Decisions
Serena questions the decision making process for the cutbacks. Instead of considering the weakest performer, Marcus has hired two new weaker people. Serena is shocked by the random choice toy and arm wrestling competitions used to make decisions. She offers the DECIDE formula and Michael is reinstat... read more
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Achieving SMART Goals
Lean the SMART formula and set specific measurable goals that are relevant and achievable within a time frame. Carol says she is successful because she constantly sets herself daily, weekly, monthly and yearly goals. She distinguishes between short-term and longer-term goals and introduces the team ... read more
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Responding Thoughtfully
Listen supportively by clarifying, reflecting, advising with care and probing (CRAP). Carol tells the team that people do not listen supportively or respond thoughtfully to each other. She uses the acronym CRAP when she talks about supportive listening. In Clarifying, Sam and Michael demonstrate an ... read more
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Using Goals to GROW
Define goals and consider reality, obstacles, options and way forward. Serena presents the GROW model to a skeptical Carol and Marcus. She says that GROW helped her become vice-president at Cutting Edge. G is for setting a Goal. Carol’s goal is increasing the number of keynote speeches she gives to ... read more
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Sharing Feedback
Avoid defensiveness, be open to receiving and give specific balance feedback. Marcus leads a team meeting to develop positive feedback approaches, but Carol presents Serena with a less-than-glowing critique. Tammy praises Casey for her support but asks her to avoid telling long stories. Dion commend... read more
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Enhancing Service
Listen to customers, build rapport and demonstrate you care by being efficient, knowledgeable and a problem solver. Service is integral to Cutting Edge; if a client is not happy, they can lose business. Marcus likens service to a gecko’s suction capacity; once you get a client, you never let him/her... read more
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Transforming SILOS
Avoid a closed fragmented culture and ensure caring, sharing and collaboration. In honor of “Blue Moon Day”, everyone wears blue and Marcus dons a blue carnival mask before his assembled team. Casey presents a tiny personalized number plate to Carlos; she also has one. Marcus praises this ‘sharing” ... read more
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Overcoming Setbacks
When facing setbacks recognize when you feel stuck and move forward. For Sam, the key to overcoming setbacks is to stay positive. Michael complains to Sam about setbacks that prevented him being chosen for Chicago. Sam proposes a policy that limits people’s (namely Michael’s) tendency to vent angril... read more
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Handling Anyone Difficult
Steve teaches Carlos 6 key skills so problems don't escalate with difficult people.  We all have to deal with difficult people. Carlos complains to Steve about difficult people he has to contend with on a daily basis. He often feels like hitting them, which Steve naturally discourages. Carol offers ... read more
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Resolving Conflict
A great program on essential skills for preventing and resolving conflict with best outcomes. As Carol’s manager, Serena has observed that she is egotistical and doesn’t listen. Serena notes that conflicts often occur in the workplace because people are territorial, aloof, negative or antagonistic. ... read more
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Mediating for Resolution
Learn excellent skills for controlling respectful exchanges and facilitating solutions. Alex and Sam are in dispute. Alex is incensed that Sam has rewritten her press releases. Sam argues that she is not putting in the correct information as per company policy. Carol is called in to try and resolve ... read more
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Preparing for Emergencies
Marcus sets up a dangerous evacuation drill with dire consequences. Marcus and Carol wear safety jackets for a risk awareness meeting. Marcus affirms that as the manager, if an emergency presents itself, he will be the last to leave the office (when the others have been safely evacuated). The team i... read more
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Ensuring Security
Staff must question strangers, check ID and speak up if they see something. Marcus reports the sad news to the team that Casey’s pet ferret’s ashes were stolen from her desk. Serena points out that nothing in the office is safe. Carol asks Carlos if he checks visitors’ identification and notices tha... read more
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Handling the New Wave
An amusing program about managing the expectations and behaviors of the newest recruits. Carol is underwhelmed when “dude” Dion (Marcus’ nephew) rocks up to commence work as an intern, and also isn’t impressed by the entitled Tatiana. Marcus explains to the interns that Cutting Edge is there to help... read more
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Coaching New People
Welcome them, give feedback, encourage new skills and be a good role model. Carlos has been asked to help newcomer Dion settle in, like Alex helped him when he was new. Skills covered include first introducing newcomers to the corporate culture (Marcus does this with two fluffy toys to a bemused Dio... read more
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Stereotyping and Diversity
Marcus uses hat day to demonstrate stereotyping and Casey is in tears. Most of us resort to stereotyping when dealing with management, colleagues, suppliers, regulators and clients. As Steve, Dion and Barney explain, it doesn’t matter where we come from, or how educated we believe ourselves to be, e... read more
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Prejudice and Discrimination
Dion experiences prejudice and Casey is victim to mob mentality. Carol and Marcus must get rid of prejudice and discrimination from Cutting Edge. Marcus holds a training session with everyone wearing different hats to explore the outcome of pre-judging just because of first impressions, and Casey fa... read more
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Managing Time Successfully
Marcus creates the IT’S TIME campaign but not everyone can be a time champion. Marcus unveils his new approach to time management: a self-portrait poster with the slogan It’s Time. He believes that this poster, placed everywhere in the office and hanging outside the building, will help improve staff... read more
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Delivering Sensational Service
Casey practices her service skills on Tammy, but the strategy backfires. Marcus and Serena want to see Cutting Edge employees demonstrating greater care for their customers. They discuss body language and the need to remember things important for the client interaction, as well as the use of open an... read more
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Starting Relationship Selling
When Carol is left to train four staff to sell, she assumes none will succeed. Carol is skeptical when Marcus asks her to train four staff in the art of relationship selling: Tammy, Carlos, Dion and Casey. For Carol, this seems an impossible task. Sherry wished she had been chosen as a sales trainee... read more
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Negotiating for Success
Casey and Sam demonstrate skills, but best negotiators are Carol and Steve. You don’t have to be born with negotiation skills, but it helps to know how these can be improved. Steve suggests knowing your bottom line position but also knowing what to give way on and by how much. Serena and Marcus prac... read more
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Pitching and Influencing
Tammy wants to learn to pitch so gets help from Carol. Tammy (who wants to manage the Chinese branch of Cutting Edge) flatters Carol that she’s good at pitching and influencing. Carol knows this; meanwhile she is unimpressed with Sherry’s attempt to pitch for improved work conditions. Sam advises th... read more
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Boosting Emotional Intelligence
This video won an Accolade Global Film Competition Award 2015 Steve and Sam facilitate an emotional intelligence session but some don't learn. The team at Cutting Edge have decided that Carol needs to work on her EQ (emotional intelligence) skills. Steve and Sam run training for the staff. Carol thi... read more
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Developing Trainer Skills
Dion’s training skills are improving and many give advice. Cutting Edge intern Dion is keen to develop his skills as a trainer; the first step is to inspire and ensure relevance, no matter what the topic. Serena advocates asking at the outset about participants’ needs and getting their attention str... read more
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Delivering Training Masterfully
Carol loves to train but Dion shows great promise and skill. Sam, Barney and Carol agree that what’s needed for masterful training is good structuring and session design and crisp delivery. Marcus praises Carol for her organizational skills, although Serena thinks she’s somewhat too good with catchy... read more
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Managing Projects Effectively
Sanjay is not a great project manager. Team members find out what it takes. Carol and Marcus are worried about Sanjay’s ability to manage projects. Tammy believes projects need clear objectives and everyone must have the same clear information communicated to them. Barney is Cutting Edge’s main clie... read more
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Recruiting the Best
Marcus must stop using a lucky dip and learn fair and effective selection strategies. Marcus’ unorthodox approach to running Cutting Edge includes his method of selecting recruits. Carol is appalled that he spins a globe to achieve diversity; Dion points out that drawing names from a hat is no guara... read more
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Being an Employer of Choice
Carol ignores ways to improve, but then presents Sherry’s ideas as her own. Sanjay is unconvinced that Cutting Edge has anything to offer its workers. Sherry nervously addresses an unresponsive Carol on her ideas for how Cutting Edge could become an employer of choice. She would like to see incentiv... read more
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Creating Workforce Agility
Dion has researched workforce agility and is now advising Carol and Marcus. Carol’s idea of workforce agility is to get Dion to do the research that doesn’t interest her. She is therefore very surprised when he delivers an impromptu presentation on workforce agility that leaves her and Marcus impres... read more
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Managing Crises
Marcus accidentally donates $1million and the team must fight to keep their jobs. Crises are a way of life at Cutting Edge; Tammy observes that new ones are always just around the corner. Casey gets locked in the toilet, Steve is hit in the eye by a champagne cork at a company function, and a safety... read more
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Minimizing Risk
Marcus holds black swan day to help prepare people for crisis scenarios. Marcus invites everyone to dress in black with a touch of red for his Black Swan meeting (Sanjay takes it to mean wear a black dress). His aim is to explain the significance of black swan events and preparing for crises, which ... read more
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Privacy and Ethical Behavior
Casey stalks a customer and Barney bribes Carlos for information. Just about everyone at Cutting Edge is guilty of privacy abuses. Casey has been overly researching a client’s private details. Marcus likes to wear a GoPro to film staff (and then posts the video on YouTube). Carlos accepts a bribe fr... read more
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Unions and Collective Bargaining
Casey is on strike, the union and managers are supportive, until they see her motives. Tammy isn’t sure how she feels about striking over pay and conditions. Collective bargaining, as Carol points out, is when employers and employees meet to discuss the terms of their collective agreement. Marcus tr... read more
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Looking at Employment Contracts
Sanjay, the union rep, and several others offer some practical advice. Sanjay is the union rep for Cutting Edge employees. He is not happy about their employment contracts or the new at will conditions announced by Carol and Marcus. Some of the staff are shocked when they receive their latest contra... read more
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Global Cultural Awareness
Barney disrupts a cultural awareness session Serena is trying to facilitate. Serena is horrified when she arrives for a cultural awareness meeting and sees everyone wearing fancy dress costumes. She explains that depending on where a person comes from, an outfit worn in jest can cause offence. Sam c... read more
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Preparing for My Appraisal
Marcus coaches Dion to be well prepared for an appraisal with Carol. Casey and Tammy are nervous about their performance reviews, especially after Tammy’s last encounter with Carol. Knowing that Dion is about to undergo the same, Marcus offers him some tips about knowing your goals, where you’ve pro... read more
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Trying Myers-Briggs
The team explores the MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®) and gain insights into their personality traits. At a meeting with Barney and Marcus, Serena claims that she introduced the concept of Myers-Briggs personality assessment to Cutting Edge. Dion explains that the Myer-Briggs Type Indicator® wa... read more
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Overcoming Fears
Everyone has fears but Marcus worries that Sam is watching him to find mistakes. Almost everyone at Cutting Edge admits to having fears. Marcus worries about Sam scrutinizing him. Casey thinks Carol’s always pouncing on her mistakes. Dion is afraid that he is considered to be too young for his role.... read more
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Mastering Social Media
The team share what they know and have learned about social media. The staff members at Cutting Edge are avid social media users but are still coming to terms with advisable behaviors. Tammy notices that Casey spends too much time venting her feelings on Facebook. Carol posts inappropriate messages ... read more
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Improving Self-Esteem
Some people must learn to recognize their worth and unlock their potential. Steve used to read the newspaper obituaries every day, and Casey feels upset and underappreciated. In the guise of doing something positive for Serena, Carol suggests that they both contribute to a speaking gig, but she’s no... read more
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Meeting For Results
It’s time to have productive meetings but some get it wrong. Marcus’ idiosyncratic approach to conducting Cutting Edge meetings has most of the staff frustrated. Carol states they are a waste of time. Sam however believes that Carol does not herself run efficient meetings. Sam recommends setting mee... read more
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Managing Remotely
The team explores the pros and cons of managing remotely, but not all agree. The staff at Cutting Edge discuss the pros and cons of working remotely. Serena is concerned that people won’t work hard, while Casey, Dion and Sherry are all for it. Carol says it’s easy for her because she’s gifted, but p... read more
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Brainstorming and Solving
Dion provides insights into brainstorming strategies, while Carol is the solver. Cutting Edge’s resident brainiac, Sam likes to keep his mind agile by consuming walnuts. Dion is a fan of protein smoothies and exercise. Casey uses giant post-it notes for wild ideas while Steve likes having a whiteboa... read more
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Arrogance and Humility
Some of the team must decrease arrogance and increase humility. Arrogance is easy to recognize in others, but seldom in oneself! Sam’s high intelligence often translates into condescension when dealing with his colleagues. Carol is oblivious to the impact of her blunt assessments and look at me beha... read more
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Navigating Career Change
Barney coaches Dion on career strategy and Serena explains a SWOT analysis. Barney is taken aback at Dion’s apparent lack of a career plan when Dion says he can just stay there and be next in line when his uncle Marcus eventually retires. Carol thinks that people need to consider whether they are ha... read more
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