This module reviews the four critical skills that world-class teams possess, and understand what allows for positive team dynamics in the workplace. These four skills are adapted from Patrick Lencioni’s best selling book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.
This module teaches brainstorming techniques that might just allow you to come up with the next big idea that will transform your organization and put you on the fast track to promotion. Knowing how to leverage these tools will come in handy as you are asked to solve problems, think outside of the box and contribute ideas that move the company forward.
Networking can be broken down into two parts: why its critical, and how to be a pro at it. Expanding your network can pay off in big ways. If you want professional success, your ability to network can really pay off if you do it right. This module explores some of the best practices associated with expanding your network.
Cover three main topics associated with attention in the workplace. We will begin by making sense of attention norms, then talk about how people might not be doing the right things in order to get the attention they seek, and finally discuss the appropriateness of attention in the workplace.
It is not easy to find a healthy relationship between both work and personal responsibilities, interests and obligations. Jeff Bezos, the CEO and co-founder of Amazon talks a lot about the importance of work life harmony. A concept that will be explored in this course.
Work through an easy to understand methodology for what fuels confidence and provide some context around how being overly confident can hinder your reputation and success. We will discuss what confidence needs to look like on the job so you can crush it in the workplace.
Share insights into what to do if you are not receiving the recognition you desire, as well as put into perspective what an average amount of recognition consists of within most organizations.
Talk about informal feedback, how to request feedback, how to provide self-feedback and how to receive feedback in the most productive way. Also briefly discuss the norms of workplace feedback and being aware that for many people, feedback is difficult to deliver and often put on the back burner.
To reinforce the importance of the generosity factor. Being selfless at work and finding ways to be generous with your time, energy, and brilliance will go a long way as you blaze your way onto a successful professional career. This module highlights the best way to grow through giving.
We all need others to help us advance in our careers. Trying to take on the world by your lonesome is a bad idea that often fails. This module will focus on the types of partnerships that are important at work as well as how to best align yourself with each one.
Learn the main reasons for why people earn respect. Go through an exercise where you will identify why you respect or don’t respect certain people and then review best practices for ensuring you are doing the things to be respected in the workplace.
Understand entitlement and how to overcome or avoid it. This module will provide an overview of what entitlement is, where it stems from, why it’s dangerous, and how we can separate ourselves from that stereotype.
Let’s face it: you’re going to face rejection at work. Your ideas might get rejected, your work might get rejected, your plans might be rejected — and you must learn to handle it. This module focuses on how to embrace rejection productively by anticipating No’s that get turned into Yes’s.
When the first response to a problem is to quick-draw navigate to YouTube or Google for an easy answer, there’s not much critical thought. This module is about taking the time to truly assess the situation and make critical decisions that will lead to successful outcomes.
It’s no surprise: many people significantly prefer texting over making a phone call. It’s quick, easy and efficient, yet for many organizations, a phone call is still the preferred method of communication. This module lists 5 things to keep in mind when deciding whether to text or call.
Introduction to the concept of hustle. Learn about what a strong work ethic consists of, and why a strong work ethic is so important to your success. Take time to determine what a strong work ethic looks like for you and game plan for how to execute it.
Learn how to effectively manage social media at work. You will review the benefits and risks of social media at work, work through helpful do’s and don’ts of using social media, and understand strategies on how to get more done with social media.
To smash the mindset that climbing the ladder is about getting promotions and having sexy titles. This module focuses on how grit and confidence fuel promotional opportunities and how accumulating and documenting skills is the secret to a successful career.
You must complete this module first in order to understand how the learning process works. This module sets the tone for your learning experience and sets important context for what to expect as you navigate the lessons. Once this module has been completed, you can then explore all of 21mill’s courses.
Waiting sucks — especially at work where we can end up waiting a lot: on other people, on timelines, or approval on a project. Sometimes things just take time. So while you’re waiting, take your time to be thorough and play the long game instead of rushing. It’s called the law of process, and when you acknowledge and incorporate it you’ll be prepared for anything.