Aspire Journeys

Building Resilience in Your Personal and Professional Life

  • 33 Courses | 20h 25m 27s
  • 3 Books | 1h 49m
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It's easy during pandemic and crisis to give into the isolation and fear that comes with pandemic and crisis. Therefore, we must do what we can to stay productive, positive, and professional. Learn more about preparing for pandemic and crisis through mindsets, teamwork, and more.

Preparing for Pandemic and Crisis

To prepare for pandemic and crisis, we must dig in our heels and persevere through these challenging times with resilience and adaptability. Learn more about preparing for pandemic and crisis.

  • 4 Courses | 2h 26m 50s
  • 1 Book | 1h 21m

Staying Positive while Managing Stress and Mindsets

Although staying positive can be tough during difficult times, a positive mindset can help us thrive. Learn more about staying positive while managing stress and mindsets.

  • 8 Courses | 3h 30m 48s
  • 1 Book | 3m

Personal Productivity while Working Remotely

There can be many distractions in our daily lives, which can be amplified when working from home. Learn more about personal productivity while working remotely.

  • 6 Courses | 4h 27m 22s

Communication and Managing up

While things may not be the same as they were, communication and managing up can help you be heard - especially during pandemic and crisis. Learn how to enhance your communication skills, and what it means to be managing up.

  • 9 Courses | 6h 4s

Collaboration and Teamwork

Collaboration and teamwork can be difficult during times of pandemic and crisis, but there are strategies we can use to help keep everyone working together. Learn more about teamwork and collaboration.

  • 6 Courses | 4h 23s
  • 1 Book | 25m


Navigating the Post-Pandemic Workplace
It’s safe to say that the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every human life on the planet. It has brought with it significant changes to the ways we live and work, turning terms like social distancing and quarantine into household words.  In the aftermath of the worst of it, the world is struggling to create an evolving new normal. What that will look like for businesses and employees as we unplug from working remotely and return to work? How will we reconnect with our coworkers and reestablish working routines? How can we help create a safe working environment by following new procedures? This course focuses on how employees can foster their flexibility and resiliency in the post-pandemic workplace. Materials in this course are based upon content provided in partnership with MIT Sloan Management Review."
1 video | 7m available Badge
Expert Insights on Adapting to Change
For most people, change triggers the fight or flight response. To stop fleeing and start fighting, put your brain chemistry to work for you, embrace the opportunities that come with change, and turn negative stress into forward movement.
18 videos | 1h available Badge
Expert Insights on Resilience & Perseverance
Adversity is that which knocks you down. Resilience is what gets you back up, off the floor. Obstacles can be big or small, but it’s how you deal with them that determines your success. Choose perseverance, and you’ll win every time.
19 videos | 57m available Badge
Forging Ahead with Perseverance and Resilience
Business today is a complex undertaking. Accomplishing tasks an staying focused on achieving your goals requires grit and persistence. An adaptive mindset helps you focus through the distractions, information overload, demanding pace, and the accompanying stresses that can often pull you off task. In this course, you'll learn to develop personal resiliency, adaptability, and perseverance. You'll explore the resources and people it takes to sustain perseverance, and you'll discover actions to help you build a work-life balance, sharpen your focus, and foster the resilience perseverance to  face and overcome setbacks.
9 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Positive Atmosphere: Establishing a Positive Work Environment
A positive workplace is paramount to your organization's long-term success. As a manager, you play a key role in establishing a positive work culture, and noticing when negativity takes the place of positivity. As a leader, you can foster a positive work environment by communicating honestly, respecting, supporting, and engaging others, and maintaining a good attitude. This course will introduce you to best practices for creating a positive work environment. You'll learn the benefits of establishing a positive and engaged workforce, its characteristics, and concrete steps to create one. You'll also explore how to recognize the signs and impacts of negativity, and how to take corrective action if necessary to engage employees.
7 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Positive Atmosphere:  How Organizational Learning Drives Positive Change
If your organization creates a positive learning culture that focuses on developing people, it will not only weather difficult times better than most, but will flourish in an ultracompetitive global market. In this course, you’ll be introduced to organizational learning and its benefits to your organization. You'll examine the role of training, knowledge management, and technology in developing employees, and learn about the pivotal role of the continuous learning. By exploring the essential elements and indicators of a self-development culture, the course prepares you to assess your current workplace and determine how conducive it is to learning. Developing talent will increase your competitiveness and create more satisfied, goal-oriented employees – which leads to a more profitable organization.
7 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification