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Balanced Living (#19079)

Equips Extension educators and others who work with adults to teach skills for balanced living in five key areas: time management, stress management, mindful eating, physical activity and sleep.  Emphasizes the crucial roles of each of these elements in a well-balanced life and promotes mindful eating over dieting.  Consists of five 1 hour units which can be taught as stand-alone classes or as a series. Includes advertising tools as well as PowerPoint presentations with narratives, activities and handouts and evaluation tools. (2010) – CD-ROM.

Celebrate What’s Right with the World with Dewitt Jones (#18793)

DeWitt Jones asks if we choose to see the possibilities, do we really believe they’re there?  He assures us that there is always more than one right answer.  Celebrating what’s right with the world helps us recognize the possibilities and find solutions for many of the challenges before us. (2001) – DVD (23:00), LEADER, GUIDE, WORKBOOK, CD WITH POWERPOINT PRESENTATION.

Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success in Work and Life (#19030)

Describes a “co-active” approach to coaching and the coaching relationship for professionals and volunteers. Coaching is a key component of an organization’s toolkit for developing leaders, working with teams and helping employees at every level achieve their personal and professional best.  Reviews coaching fundamentals, skills, practices, and provides reproducible exercises and checklists. (2007) – MANUAL (312p), CD WITH SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS.

Everyday Creativity with Dewitt Jones (#18771)

Photojournalist DeWitt Jones offers several techniques to help organizations tap their creative potential.  Stresses the idea that creativity is an attitude and that “creative thinking” really results from taking a fresh look…one that is deeper and more determined…at the mundane experiences of everyday life. (1999) – DVD (21:00), LEADER’S GUIDE, WORKBOOK, POWERPOINT PRESENTATION ON CD-ROM

Fish!  Catch the Energy.  Release the Potential. (#18757)

An excellent team building tool which focuses on Seattle’s World Famous Pike Place Fish.  Presents the FISH philosophy which encourages employees to make a personal choice to bring passion, playfulness, commitment and a positive attitude to work every day. (Follow up production “Fish! Sticks” also available – #18760)  (1998, 2002) – VHS VIDEO (20:00), PROGRAM GUIDE (88p).

Fish! Sticks: Keeping the Vision Alive (#18760)

The World Famous Pike Place Fish Guys share what they’ve learned about keeping the energy and enthusiasm of FISH! (see #18757) alive.  Can be used as part of a program on vision, accountability, teamwork, orientation, or coaching and feedback. (1999) – VHS VIDEO (17:00), PROGRAM GUIDE (34p).

Intentional Harmony: Managing Work and Life (#18831)

Updated version of University of IL research based program designed to help people balance their work and personal lives.  Designed to meet the needs of all working adults, it addresses the needs of working individuals systematically across multiple conceptual domains.  The flexible curriculum is organized into five categories/workshops, one to two hours each, which can be presented individually or in combination, and can be tailored to address specific audiences.  Topics explored include relationshiops with partners, extended family and friends, children (Parenting), work stress and physical and emotional well-being. (2007) – 5 CD-ROMS with printable curriculum materials for Units 1-5, DVD with videos for Units 1-5.

Who Moved My Cheese? (#18545)

Based on the best-selling business book, “Who Moved My Cheese?” is a simple parable that teaches a way to deal with change in your work and in your life.  It is the story of 4 characters who live in a “Maze” and look for “Cheese” to nourish them and make them happy.  “Cheese” is a metaphor for what we want in life…good job, loving relationship, money, peace of mind.  “The Maze” is where we look for what we want…the organization we live in, family, community.  In the story the characters are faced with unexpected change and deal with it in a variety of ways.  In the process they discover how to deal with change so they can enjoy more success and less stress. (1999) – VHS VIDEOCASSETTE (13:00), PRINT MATERIALS, WHO MOVED MY CHEESE?  (Up to 45 copies of the book may be borrowed for the audience – takes less than an hour to read)  **When you order – please specify whether or not you’d like the book to be sent with the video, as well as how many copies you need.**