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The First Year - Following Five Young Teachers
Winner of numerous festival awards including the prestigious Peabody, this powerful and moving film is a "must-see" for anyone who is, or has ever thought of, becoming a parent or teacher. The film chronicles the first year of five young…
The Creative Person - Practice and Passion
Episode 1 of The Creative Thinker's Toolkit
What, exactly, is creativity? Take a closer look at what makes a creative person in this introductory lecture that explores ancient ideas about creativity (including the muses of the ancient Greeks); debunks common myths about the sources of creativity; and…
Overcome Obstacles - Demosthenes of Athens
Episode 1 of The Art of Public Speaking
Here, Professor Hale outlines the goals of the course. Then, he introduces you to Demosthenes - the ancient Greek orator whose life and career illustrates how practice, hard work, memorization, the acceptance of early failures, and other skills are essential…
Entrepreneur's Guide On Launching A Business
Part of the Series: Entrepreneur's Guide Series
A comprehensive, in-depth and entertaining series that mentors young entrepreneurs on launching and growing a business. From startup to the growing pains of a billion dollar business, it is all covered. Plus over 15 highly successful, real-world young entrepreneurs share…
Practice Your Delivery - Patrick Henry
Episode 2 of The Art of Public Speaking
Key to effective speaking is using your voice and body to reinforce your meaning. Using examples from Patrick Henry, Oliver Cromwell, Winston Churchill, and others, learn how the power of a speech lies not so much in words as in…
Leadership and Management
Part of the Series: Recruitment & People Management
Key Topics Leaders Managers Autocratic Managers Democratic Managers Laissez-Faire Managers Paternalistic Managers Theory X And Y Managers What's the difference between a leader and a manager? What kinds of managers are there? What are the problems of managing in the…
4 videos
Build a Logical Case - Susan B. Anthony
Episode 7 of The Art of Public Speaking
Logic should always guide the sequence of your thoughts, whether you're giving a sermon, a corporate report, or a birthday toast. Discover how to avoid digressions, offensive statements, contrarian views, and other pitfalls that may disrupt the logic of your…
Creative Styles - Adaptors and Innovators
Episode 3 of The Creative Thinker's Toolkit
Using examples of real-life creative icons, investigate two major "styles" of creativity exemplified by Norman Rockwell and Pablo Picasso. The first: adaptors, who are precise, reliable, and detail oriented. The second: innovators, who approach problems from novel angles. Where do…
Lateral Thinking Is a Survival Skill
Episode 2 of The Creative Thinker's Toolkit
First, investigate the evolutionary history of creativity in human beings and the fascinating paradox of conformity and creativity - both essential to the survival and development of our species. Then, learn about how modern education approaches creativity in our youth,…
The Hidden Value of Debate
Episode 1 of The Art of Debate
Find out what we mean when we talk about "debates," and how immersing yourself in the techniques of formal debate can have a dramatic impact on how you make decisions in every aspect of your life. From the business world…
Case Studies In Recruitment
Part of the Series: Recruitment & People Management
Getting a job is one of life's big challenges. But how does it look from the employers' point of view? This documentary looks at how a small business, a hospital, and a supermarket recruit their staff. SMALL BUSINESS : Small…
Be Yourself - Elizabeth I to Her Army
Episode 3 of The Art of Public Speaking
In order to make the deepest possible connection with your audience, it's essential to talk about yourself. This lecture provides you with advice on opening up to people about yourself - your experiences, your emotions, even your weaknesses - with…
Success at Work Series
Learn key employability skills. Ten fun videos for school leavers, college students and new starters to achieve success at work. Two new interns arrive at Cutting Edge but not everything goes smoothly. Dion is the overconfident smart talking nephew of…
10 videos
Find Your Humorous Voice - Will Rogers
Episode 4 of The Art of Public Speaking
Learn how to use humorous techniques such as hyperbole, incongruity, and surprise - even when your speech is of the utmost seriousness. The secret of effective humor, as speeches by Will Rogers and others show, is to ensure that each…
Use the Power of Three - Paul to His People
Episode 6 of The Art of Public Speaking
What is the power of three? And why is it so important to writing a great speech? Find out as Professor Hale unpacks the 13th chapter from Paul's first letter to the Corinthians to demonstrate why a speech - and…
Clarifying the Challenge
Episode 8 of The Creative Thinker's Toolkit
This lecture focuses on the clarification step of creative problem solving, in which you identify your goal, gather data, and formulate your challenge. Professor Puccio shows you how to use a variety of helpful tools, including finding out the "who,…
Discrimination at Work
Part of the Series: Recruitment & People Management
Key Topics: Equality Act Sexual Discrimination Pregnancy Perception Employment Law PART 1: Introduction Discrimination occurs when an employer treats someone unfairly for no justifiable reason. Businesses guilty of discrimination may be liable for prosecution. But what does the law say?…
3 videos
Elements of a Good Case
Episode 8 of The Art of Debate
No debate is won without consideration of the audience - of the ultimate decider or the judge. If you can't connect with this audience, you won't be able to win them over. After considering how to make such a connection,…
Using Evidence in Debate
Episode 5 of The Art of Debate
Examine the strengths and weaknesses of three primary types of evidence: narrative evidence, empirical evidence, and evidence based on authority. As you review each type of evidence, you will see them in action as Professor Atchison applies them to debates…
Engaging Resumes & Cover Letters: How to Hook the Job You Want
A resume is so much more than a list of skills, education and work history. With the cover letter, it is an integral part of making a good first impression. Hear job seekers and hiring managers discuss how they view…