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Audiocassettes

Yes-You Can Overcome Any Challenge!
Ed Foreman
1991
2 audiocassettes
Personal Development
Presents specific steps for overcoming adversity in your life and turning negative thinking into positive performance.

Vibrant Health
Ed Foreman
1991
2 audiocassettes
Personal Development
How to maintain a strong healthy body without boring diets or strenuous exercises.

Boundaries
Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
1992
2 audiocassettes
Personal Development
The cassettes take you through the "case history" of one person.  First she lives with no boundaries, then she begins to practically apply proper boundaries with others in her life.

The Power of Belief
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale and Ed Foreman
1992
2 audiocassettes
Personal Development

Self Talk/Mind Control Relaxation
Ed Foreman
1990
2 audiocassettes
Personal Development
Enjoying happy positive self-talk and relaxation programming health and success.

Turn Teen Years Into Terrific Years
Ed Forman
1991
2 audiocassettes
Personal Development
How to improve your grades, enjoy happier relationships and make every day a terrific day!

Unlimited Power: The Way to Peak Personal Achievement
Anthony Robbins
1986
6 audiocassettes
Personal Development
Topics include three steps to enhanced personal power; seven requirements to be a champion; gaining mastery of your mind; creating your own compelling future; turning goals into magnificent realities; reformulating your belief system; multiplying your life choices; the magic of rapport; anchoring yourself to success; metaprograms: understanding yourself and others.

The Psychology of Achievement
Brian Tracy
1987
6 audiocassettes and workbook
Personal Development
Building a positive self-concept, accepting responsibility and taking charge, programming for success, goals and goal achieving, creative problem solving and decision making, and superior human relations are covered through the audiocassettes plus each topic has a self-assessment, summary and self-help questions in the workbook

How to Manage Projects, Priorities and Deadlines: The Art of Getting It Done
Rockhurst College Continuing Education Center
1992
Audiocassettes and workbook
8 cassette tapes and 96 pages of support material
Time/Life Management
This program will help you identify the barriers of productivity, learn time management skills, stop procrastination, learn hidden shortcuts to every project, learn how to say no, and decide when to delegate.

Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership
Joseph Jaworski
1996
Audiocassette
3 hours on two tapes
Leadership
Jaworski says leadership is about the release of human possibilities. When leaders are committed, they begin to experience "synchronicity" or predictable miracles. This tape encourages leaders to shift from seeing a world made up of things to seeing a world primarily composed of relationships and to enter a realm of endless possibilities.

Power Business Writing
Patricia Westheimer
1991
Audiocassette tape
2 45-minute cassettes and listening guide
Communication
This step-by-step program will help you create and organize multiple ideas with mind mapping, free yourself from old schoolbook myths, learn to trust your own sense of creativity and increase your writing speed dramatically.

The Way We Work
Cynthia Ulrich Tobias
1995
Audiocassette Tape
Two 90-minute tapes
Collaboration/Cooperation
Your work associates are unique, essential parts of a team. To effectively motivate and communicate with them, you need the right tools. Tobias delivers a system for being more productive with your co-workers.

WordPower Vocabulary Builder
A. Rae Price
1987
Audiocassette Tape
4 tapes
Communication
How to build a vocabulary people notice, respond to and respect. These tapes will help you increase your verbal impact, earn respect for your intellect, feel confident conversing in any business or social situation, and understand more of what you read and hear. The tapes will help you understand words, remember them and use them.

Art of Innovation: How to Be a Change Master
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
1986
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Personal Development
Dr. Kanter tells how to make good changes happen and reap all the rewards of innovation through 10 informative messages which include: the myths of innovation, kaleidoscopic thinking, creating a vision, the art of coalition building, overcoming resistance to change, building and managing a committed team, managing the dilemmas of participation, coping with the difficult middles, providing the environment for innovation, and providing the "power tools" for innovation.

Being the Best
Denis Waitley
1987
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Personal Development
In Being the Best, you find real-life answers to being happy with yourself, admired and respect by others, and truly successful in life. Genuine, lasting success, Waitley says, comes from nurturing your own special talents, recognizing your natural abilities, and learning to live fully without limitations.

Coaching and Counseling Skills for Managers
Elaina Zuker and Barbara Maher
1983
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Leadership
This 6-cassette set deals with such topics as coaching and counseling as management tools, understanding the employee point of view, setting the stage for managerial coaching and counseling, coaching for current job performance, counseling for career development, helping the employee with personal problems, eliminating sexism and discrimination, and the manager as a mentor.

Cognitive Styles Package
Bob Abramms
1989
Audiocassette Tape
90 minutes, 2 tapes
Education
This tape deals with teaching trainers how others think. Why is it that some participants profit from human relations training while others benefit little, if at all? Differential responsiveness encompasses two types of situations: individuals of different styles can respond in characteristically dissimilar ways to the same training, and individuals of the same style can respond to different types of training in different ways. The second cassette tape, entitled GMC Truck Talk: Flexibility In Selling and Straight Facts about the Fuel Pincher, talks about how people differ from each other in many ways. There are obvious differences. Not so obvious are the different ways people think. Behavioral scientists call the different ways people think cognitive styles. This simply means that different people choose different factors when making a decision. This package also contains brochures and reading materials.

Communication Skills for Secretaries
Kathleen J. Hansell
1981
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Communication
This program includes a comprehensive workbook and a six-cassette set on the communications process, letter and memo formats, language skills, effective writing, writing for results, listening skills, speaking skills, telephone skills, nonverbal communication, meetings, making a presentation, and special secretarial skills.

Creativity and Leadership
Marlene Wilson
1988
Audiocassette Tape
90 minutes
Volunteer Management

Dealing with Subtle Discrimination
Dianne LaMountain
1989
Audiocassette Tape
35 minutes
Discrimination
Dianne LaMountain describes subtle discrimination as being any action or lack of action on the part of those in power, regardless of its intent, that has an adverse effect on the careers of women and minorities in the workforce. You may find her presentation thought provoking and at times controversial. She speaks of four areas of subtle discrimination: women and minorities will always be outsiders to those in power, comfort vs. competence on the part of those in power, distinguishing the difference between intent and effect, and perception is reality.

Doing It Now: How to Cure Procrastination and Achieve Your Goals
Edwin C. Bliss
1987
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Personal Development
Procrastination. It's the number one barrier to success--affecting your career, your relationships and everything you do. Edwin Bliss gives you the tools to break down the procrastination habit--and get the most out of your time. Complete with a handy, practice workbook, anti-procrastination exercise programs and up-to-date psychological techniques, this audio program will become an integral part of your life. Break the barrier of procrastination now--and achieve the skills and savvy to make your life everything it can be.

Effective Team Building
Vern Goldsmith and William B. Brown
1980
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Leadership
This 6-cassette album deals with such topics as the definition of a team, understanding people, putting together an effective team, the communication process, improving communication, developing one-to-one relationships, developing an open atmosphere, establishing and maintaining the team, using leadership skills, principles of followership, motivation and change within a team, and developing the team's creative potential.

Emotional Intelligence
Daniel Goleman
1995
Audiocassette Tape
3 hours
Personal Development
Is IQ destiny? Not nearly as much as we think. This program argues that our view of human intelligence is far too narrow, ignoring a crucial range of abilities that matter immensely in terms of how we do in life. Drawing on groundbreaking brain and behavioral research, Daniel Goleman shows the factors at work when people of high IQ flounder and those of modest IQ do well. These factors add up to a different way of being smart--one he terms "emotional intelligence." This includes self-awareness and impulse control, persistence, zeal and self-motivation, empathy and social deftness.

Empires of the Mind: How to Lead and Succeed in a Knowledge-Based World
Denis Waitley
1995
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Personal Development
Listen as one of the few true self-development legends tells you how to "fireproof" your career in today's volatile business climate while developing the qualities of personal integrity and sincerity necessary to lead others and to lead a personal life full of satisfaction. You'll learn specific steps you can begin using today to develop your capabilities and confidence, such as 10 ways to develop personal responsibility, seven ways to enhance self-esteem, 10 action steps for identifying and pursuing your mission in life, seven essentials for building a winning team around you, five strategies for conditioning new habits, and 12 pointers on developing healthy personal relationships.

Exceptional Team: How to Get It, How to Keep It
Margaret Palmer and Mannie Sherberg
1990
Audiocassette Tape
60 minutes
Leadership
To get the most from the people who work for you, you must transform them from "just a group of people" into a cohesive, results-driven team. The Exceptional Team: How to Get It, How to Keep It uncovers the secrets and techniques the experts use to build winning teams. This tape is packed with specific solutions and down-to-earth examples that will make it easy for you to adapt your learning to the real-life challenges you face every day.

Executive Creativity: Realize Your Innovative Thinking Potential
Karen Vetrone
1987
Audiocassette Tape
4 tapes
Creativity
Now you can dramatically increase your flow of creative ideas with this self-learn audio cassette program. The program consists of four audio cassettes and a practical workbook. The tapes are chock-full of interesting case histories, examples, and exercises. You'll find the experience extremely enjoyable and rewarding. The program is perfect for use by yourself or with a group.

Fast Track: The Best Business Book Summarized on Tape
author unknown
1987
Audiocassette Tape
10 tapes
This 10-cassette album includes information on such topics as managing, how to be your own stockbroker, nothing down, the headhunter strategy, corporate leadership in action, how Washington really works, managing to keep the customer, greed and glory on Wall Street, managing for results, power and influence, take a chance to be first, the IBM way, how to do business with the Japanese, the instant economist, the great Getty, in search of excellence, further up the organization, winners, and funny money.

Fifth Discipline
Peter M. Senge
1994
Audiocassette Tape
240 minutes, 4 cassettes
Leadership
Peter Senge's groundbreaking ideas on building organizations have made him a household name among corporate managers. His theories help businesses clarify their goals, defy the odds, more clearly understand threats, and recognize new opportunities. He introduces managers to a new source of competitive advantage and offers a marvelously empowering approach to work.

First Things First
Stephen R. Covey
1994
Audiocassette Tape
90 minutes
Time/Life Management
First Things First is a revolutionary guide to managing your time by learning how to balance your life. Traditional time management suggests that working harder, smarter, and faster will help you to gain control over your life, and that increased control will bring peace and fulfillment. Rather than focusing on time and things, First Things First emphasizes relationships and results. And instead of efficiency, this new approach emphasizes effectiveness.

Frontiers of Management
Peter F. Drucker
1987
Audiocassette Tape
45 minutes
Organizational Management
A best-selling author since 1939, Peter F. Drucker understands better than anyone the new economic and social forces and the global trends that are shaping the future of business and management. The Frontiers of Management has been hailed as yet another masterpiece of insight and innovation, and this audio version, featuring an introduction and commentary by the author, culls the most forward-looking ideas from the book to teach you, clearly and explicitly, how to master the "people" side of managing.

Gender Hostility in the Workplace - An EEO/AA "Backlash" Roleplay
Bob Abramms
1989
Audiocassette Tape
30 minutes
Gender Issues
This seminar explores the impact of EEO backlash in corporate America. Workshop facilitator Bob Abramms says it's a chance to bring some covert, ungracious stuff out into the open. Changes in the workforce haven't been easy for anyone, especially for men, but nobody's talking about it. The gender hostility role-play is designed to show people that their unresolved issues could very well be affecting their competence. The skills we learn in role-play can be a powerful asset in helping to heal strained business communications between women and men. This package also contains the brochure entitled The Ultimate Cultural Difference - And How To Bridge It

Getting Results: The Performance Appraisal Process
Donald H. Weiss
1985
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Organizational Management
Topics on: performance appraisal and the organization, applications and styles of appraising performance, setting standards, measuring performance, how to communicate during a performance review, informal reviews, writing formal reviews, the formal appraisal interview, dealing with problems, a follow-up, and using performance reviews as incentive and for team building.

Getting Started on Strategic Planning
John Bryson
Audiocassette Tape

Getting to Yes: How to Negotiate Agreement without Giving In
R. Fisher and W. Ury
Audiocassette Tape

High Performance Living
Ken Dychtwald
1984
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Stress
This 6-cassette program provides the reader with methods to get a healthier, happier, and more productive life. These methods include taking charge of your health and productivity, how your mind and body react to stress, techniques for managing stress in your life, the low stress/high energy diet, and the body/mind approach to total fitness.

How to Choose the Right Person for the Job
Seth O. Reed
1988
Audiocassette Tape
60 minutes
Organizational Management

How to Conduct a Performance Review
Randi T. Sachs
1988
Audiocassette Tape
60 minutes
Organizational Management

How to Deal with Difficult People
Rick Brinkman and Rick Kirschner
1991
Audiocassette Tape
4 tapes
Conflict Management
Topics include three steps for dealing with difficult people, finding common ground, "What did you really mean by that?", the four corners of the universe of difficult people, pacifying rules and feeding analytics, reassuring relators, spotlighting entertainers, putting it all together.

How to Deliver Unpopular Messages
M. J. Weeks
1988
Audiocassette Tape
60 minutes
Communication

How to Get Things Done
Fred Pryor
1984
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
The cassette series in this album each represent the end result of a painstaking effort to provide you with the most enlightening and practical information available on How to Get Things Done. Have you ever wondered what it is about the real achievers that separates them from the vast majority of those who are just constant strivers who never quite make it? There are a few secrets to their success and we'll teach them to you in this series.

How to Get Your Point Across in 30 Seconds or Less
Milo O. Frank
1985
Audiocassette Tape
45 minutes
Communication
You can get your point across in 30 seconds. Media research proves it. Television commercials capitalize on it. People are only able to give their full, undivided attention in 30 second "bites." Milo Frank, former CBS-TV talent and casting head who teaches communication skills to the top executives of such Fortune 500 companies as AT&T, IBM, and Bank of America, shows you how easy it is to get your point across in 30 seconds and get what you want.

How to Hire--How to Fire
Joseph F. Byrnes
1987
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Organizational Management
This informative 6-cassette album deals with such topics as employment planning, legal aspects of recruitment and selection, recruitment, the logic of selection, selection instruments, the interview, after the selection decision is made, performance expectations, performance appraisal, discipline, termination: the legal way, and termination: the emotional impact.

How to Manage a Culturally Diverse Workforce
Dr. Mezoff
1989
Audiocassette Tape
25 minutes
Diversity
Side One: Improving effectiveness as communicators. The main goal is to provide insight and understanding on how to better manage cultural differences and how to use practical applications on the job. Side Two: Dr. Mezoff explains his method of giving speeches, how he researched the subject of cultural differences and prejudices, and how he prepared his presentation.

Human Side of Management
George S. Odiorne
1985
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Leadership
George Odiorne's management program covers such topics as the new humanism in management, organizing for success, coaching and mentoring, motivating subordinates, handling problem employees, communicating on the job, working with small groups, shaping behavior with discipline, developing a situational leadership style, making management more participative, making good decisions systematically, and the traffic manager's story.

Image and Self-Projection
Julie White
1989
Audiocassette Tape
4 tapes
Personal Development
With this program, you'll learn how to build your personal power, stand up to conflict, work effectively with men, communicate with impact, be seen and get known, and project a stronger image.

Image Power
Bobbie Gee
1986
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Personal Development
In Image Power, Bobbie Gee communicates her message by using easy-to-understand language and simple common sense ideas which are readily applicable to your life. These tapes contain powerful information which provides you with an insight into many of the unwritten rules of the image game.

Inner Winner
Denis E. Waitley
1986
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Personal Development
Denis Waitley shows how anyone can practice powerful self-affirmation with special music through his six-cassette program which covers such topics as the power of self-talk, magic in the music, being the best, today's my day, go for the goal, time to win, the excellence habit, mind over money, free to be, getting strong now, the love exchange, and moments to treasure.

Internal Selling of a Valuing Cultural Diversity Program
Bob Abramms
1986
Audiocassette Tape
35 minutes
Diversity
This workshop deals with influencing senior management to address issues of diversity and management of a multi-cultural workforce. The case study deals with interactive role playing as either an external consultant or an internal coordinator. In this role-play workshop you are about to have a meeting, in which you will be responsible for strategically "selling" your concept and approach to diversity to members of senior management and the organization as a whole. In preparation for the meeting with the senior management group, the two of you are to brainstorm a "wish list" of what you want from the group to maximize their support (both tangible and ceremonial) for the programs that will commence in the next 60 days.

Joy of Working
Denis Waitley and Reni L. Witt
1985
Audiocassette Tape
56 minutes
Career
You have the right and the ability to find joy in your work! Enjoyment breeds excellence, which in turn brings growth and prosperity to your career, to the organization that employs you, and to your personal life. The Joy of Working will help you enhance your self-esteem, which is the cornerstone of a program that involves goal-setting, pride, self-reliance, and motivation. Dr. Waitley's aim is to help you achieve maximum satisfaction on the job and in your life.

Legendary Service
Ken Blanchard, Gary Heil, and Richard Tate
1990
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Leadership
This 6-cassette program will help you learn what it takes to provide legendary service. You'll learn a whole new way of thinking and responding to frontline and customer needs. You'll learn through a nuts-and-bolts approach, through stories and examples based on real, in-the-field experience, stories that reveal how some of the most successful, innovative companies get results.

Life Balance for Women
Bee Epstein
1988
Audiocassette Tape
4 tapes
Balance
You know the frustrations well. Your job demands extra hours and energy. Your family deserves love and attention. And on top of it, you need private time for recreation--and relaxation. That's why CareerTrack has developed Life Balance for Women. This program will help you discover that "having it all" doesn't necessarily mean having it all at once. You'll learn how to put all the important areas of your life into perspective--and how to enjoy each of them.

Living the 7 Habits
Stephen R. Covey
1995
Audiocassette Tape
90 minutes
Time/Life Management
In Living the 7 Habits, Covey provides valuable insights that will deepen our understanding of the habits and allow us to make them part of our daily lives. The next step on the ever-evolving road to personal and professional fulfillment, Living the 7 Habits will help us to achieve our goals and identify the commitments we can make to begin to live the 7 habits immediately.

Manager's Edge
Rudy Savage
1988
Audiocassette Tape
11 tapes
Leadership
This is the information age. More than ever, knowledge is power. Having the right idea is important. Having the know-how to put the idea into action is even more important. Today's successful managers know the learning never stops. There are always fresh skills to practice, daring ideas to gather, wonderful examples to inspire.

Negotiating Self-Taught
author unknown
1984
Audiocassette Tape
2 tapes
Negotiation
This set of tapes gives tips and information on how to negotiate with a wide variety of people and in different situations. These include with a superior, subordinate, a peer, customer or client, vendor or supplier, as part of a team, one on one, in a one-shot deal, in a deal that involves a continuing relationship, where cultural/language barriers exist, under deadline pressure, on the spur of the moment, over a protracted time period, from a position of power, from a position of weakness, and from a position of equal power.

New Dynamics of Winning: Gaining the Mindset of a Champion
Denis Waitley
1990
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Personal Development
The core of this series is based on long-term behavior assessment studies conducted by some of the nation's leading clinical psychologists and authorities, specializing in peak performance. We have isolated the key mental traits and self-management skills common to Olympians, professional athletes, and world-class winners in business, civic and family life. Each of the 12 messages explores one of the major traits and answers the "why" and "how to" aspects of the making of a champion.

New Leadership: Managing People and Change
Alan Brache
1984
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Leadership
In The New Leadership, you'll find out why there are many leadership behaviors but only one that is best in a given situation. You'll learn when to seek participation in decision making and when to avoid it. You'll explore ways of uncovering and analyzing information pertinent to the problem or decision at hand. You'll learn techniques for investing your time wisely. You'll be exposed to ways of conducting meetings successfully and resolving conflict over alternatives.

Personal Time Management and Effective Administration
John S. Hoyt, Jr.
1987
Audiocassette Tape
5 tapes
Time/Life Management
This program presents by sample and example how to apply proven, practical and pragmatic techniques to the problem of managing your time. You'll find new ways of scheduling, organizing, delegating, and prioritizing. You'll learn how to handle interruptions, conduct meetings, do the distasteful and difficult, and increase your productivity.

Pitfalls of Perception
Bob Mezoff
1986
Audiocassette Tape
60 minutes
Mezoff covers many topics which include stereotyping, the halo effect, projection of emotions, projection of traits, perceptual defense, closure, self-fulfilling prophecy, and perceived relationships.

Power Under Pressure: How to Be at Your Best when the Heat is On
Robert Kriegel
1986
Audiocassette Tape
4 tapes
Personal Development
Dr. Kriegel believed that top performers cross the comfort zone threshhold more easily and frequently than the rest of us. And once there, they stay there longer. He reasoned that if he could unlock the secrets of entering this "special state" of power under pressure, he could help us all. So for the past 17 years, he has consulted with and coached top performers from all high-pressure fields. He has now accomplished his mission and presents the techniques you need to become an outstanding performer in today's pressure-filled world.

Psychology of Achievement
Brian Tracy
1984
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Personal Development
The Psychology of Achievement offers 12 audio sessions on the six keys to personal power that include building a positive self-concept, accepting responsibility and taking charge, programming for success, goals and goal achieving, creative problem solving and decision making, and superior human relations.

Psychology of Winning
Denis Waitley
1987
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Personal Development
There is often only a small difference between the top leaders in every field and those who merely "do well." In The Psychology of Winning, author-narrator Denis Waitley offers simple, yet profound principles shared by the great achievers of our time...principles of thought and healthy behavior that guide men and women to the top in every field of endeavor...principles that give you the winning edge in every situation.

Pursuit of Excellence
Greg Woznick
1983
Audiocassette Tape
4 tapes
Personal Development
The topics contained in this cassette series include success and achievement, personal net worth, who motivates the motivator, and goal setting.

Putting the One Minute Manager to Work
Kenneth Blanchard and Robert Lorber
1984
Audiocassette Tape
1 hour
Time/Life Management
This convenient one-cassette program introduces the A-B-C, A-C-H-I-E-V-E, and P-R-I-C-E models designed to help managers implement the principles of The One Minute Manager.

Relationship Strategies: How to Deal with the Differences in People
Jim Cathcart and Tony Alessandra
1985
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Leadership
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to actually get inside someone else's head? To see things through the eyes of another...to hear things as he or she hears them...to discover what that person's "hot" and "cold" buttons are...and to learn all the intricate thought processes and reactions that go into shaping his or her decision? If you could do this with just one person, it would be amazing, wouldn't it? Yet by applying the concepts revealed in this audiocassette program, you can accomplish this feat practically anytime you wish.

Salary Negotiation
Jack Chapman
1988
Audiocassette Tape
2 tapes
Career
Is it true that you can negotiate anything? The short answer is, "Of course you can!" Skillful negotiations can double your income. But think about it: Mishandling them can be a million-dollar blunder. Now, you can learn powerful tactics that can bring dramatic increases in salaries and benefits. You'll understand what you deserve...and what steps you must take to get it.

Secretarial Seminar
Padgett-Thompson
1985
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Organizational Management

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
Stephen R. Covey
1989
Audiocassette Tape
90 minutes
Personal Development
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People is a comprehensive program based on developing an awareness of how perceptions and assumptions hinder success--in business as well as personal relationships. Here's an approach that will help broaden your way of thinking and lead to greater opportunities and effective problem solving.

Speak to Win
Bert Decker
1985
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Public Speaking
Decker integrates the latest research findings on speaking, communicating, appearance and making favorable impressions. He shatters old myths and breaks new ground in giving you, the listener, the "executive edge" so you, too, can Speak to Win.

Strategic Planning
Joan Knutson and Layne Alexander
1982
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Organizational Management
Topics on: the emergence of strategic planning; the strategic plan versus the planning process; planning for the plan and the situation analysis; mission, objectives, and strategies; implementing the strategic planning process; controlling the strategic planning process; pitfalls in strategic planning; the human side of strategic planning; and contingency planning.

Stress Management for Professionals
Roger Mellott
1985
Audiocassette Tape
4 tapes
Stress
Here's the problem: we need stress management techniques most when we're least able to use them. Here's the solution: an unconventional audio cassette program that addresses stress at its core--our own self-esteem. This is an upbeat, positive message that will leave you excited about a renewed, brighter life.

Take Effective Control of Your Life
William Glasser
1984
Audiocassette Tape
52 minutes
Personal Development
With his new "control theory," Dr. William Glasser explodes common-sense theories of behavior. According to Dr. Glasser, we do not react straightforwardly to people and situations around us, but instead, choose our behavior from within ourselves, in response to our ongoing struggle to satisfy strong genetic needs. This program will teach you how to replace ineffective behavior with actions that allow you to take effective control of your life.

Taking Charge
Peter Drucker
1982
Audiocassette Tape
81 minutes
Leadership
Peter Drucker focuses his expertise and wit on the issue of how much responsibility each manager can and must take for his or her own career development and for the quality of on-the-job relationships. Identifying four stages at which each career demands reevaluation, Drucker delineates the specific questions appropriate to each stage.

That's Not What I Meant!
Deborah Tannen
1991
Audiocassette Tape
90 minutes
Communication
Conversation is the key to any relationship and, as sociolinguistic expert Deborah Tannen reveals, style is the key to any conversation. In this audio program, Dr. Tannen helps you recognize your own conversational style and understand the styles of others, and includes dramatized vignettes to illustrate those differences.

Thriving on Chaos: 45 Tactics for a Management Revolution
Tom Peters
1987
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Organizational Management
American business, says Tom Peters, has always depended on mass production for mass markets. But that situation can no longer exist. Today and every day we must adapt to constantly changing conditions--frequent innovations in computer and telecommunications technologies, competitors springing up overnight and old ones disappearing as companies merge and demerge, values of currencies and commodities rising or falling 5 percent per week and 50 percent per year. Indeed, we must learn to love change and view chaos and uncertainty as market opportunities.

Unlimited Power: The New Science of Personal Achievement
Anthony Robbins
1986
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Personal Development
Anthony Robbins shares all the ways to communicate more effectively: through your mind, through your nervous system, and through your body. He helps you transcend all personal limitations and turn fear into a power to achieve whatever you want. You create and maintain resourceful, innovative mental and physical states, no matter what is happening around you, nor how powerful the opposition you face.

Working Smarter: How to Get More Done in Less Time
Michael LeBoeuf
1995
Audiocassette Tape
1 hour
Time/Life Management
Gain precious minutes every hour with this simple, direct, and easy-to-apply program from time management expert Michael LeBoeuf. Requiring no time sheets, written plans, daily records, or other time-consuming devices, Working Smarter works for the executive, the professional, the entrepreneur, the housewife, and everyone in between. LeBoeuf tells you how to keep trivial matters from hindering your advancement, learn the art of delegating efficiently, and become a more effective communicator.

You Can Get Anything You Want: The Secrets of Power Negotiating
Roger Dawson
1986
Audiocassette Tape
6 tapes
Negotiation
Roger Dawson, author of You Can Get Anything You Want, says that this audiocassette program should make it easier for anyone--executives, managers, salespeople, parents and teachers--to negotiate better, faster and more productively.


Books can be checked out for one month, audio and video tapes for two weeks. Contact the Distribution Center at dctr@ndsuext.nodak.edu or 701 231-7399 to check out Staff Resource Library materials, or stop by Morrill 10 to browse the shelves.