Professional and Personal Development Courses!

A. Professional Development courses help you expand your business.
B. Personal Development and Self-help courses help you prepare for various stages of your life.

Receive immediate access (as soon as your payment is cleared and you receive the automated email) to courses when you purchase online through this catalog (using credit/debit).

Course Extension (30 day)
Haven't finished your course yet?  Only one day left before it expires?  Here is the solution.Purchase a course extension and receive an additional 30 days to complete your course. NOTE: You will be required to select one of three choices: One Month (zero EXTRA dollars added to the base price of $49.00 for a total of $49.00), orTwo months ($49.00 EXTRA dollars added to the base price of $49.00 for a total of $98.00), orThree Months ($98.00 EXTRA dollars added to the base price of ..
Managing the Social Security Maze
Managing the Social Security Maze Which would you prefer: $1,141 or $2,757 per month from Social Security? Which would you prefer: $314,916 or $496,260 from Social Security by the time you reach 85? You've worked hard all of your life. We want you to get the most out of your Social Security retirement. This course can help you with those decisions. This course teaches you what you need to know to make decisions about Social Security that will affect your bottom line (SS payments) by..
Post-Retirement Planning for Seniors - Consumer Edition (BI002)
During our working years, pre-retirement planning is essential. But, after working for about 40 years, another chapter begins. Estimates show that the number of retirees over age 65 will increase and that an average retirement can be expected to last an average of 15 to 20 years. Retirees must allocate available assets and income to meet their retirement necessities. This is when post-retirement planning begins. This course is not about saving for retirement. It’s giving you direction in handlin..
Successful Attitude - Personal Development Strategies
Successful personal growth depends on our attitude; therefore, it’s imperative to develop the right attitude. This course will show you how important it is to choose a winning attitude. You’ll learn that attitude defines who you are, and just like you’re responsible for all your actions and for choosing what goes into your mind, you’re also responsible for picking the attitude that expresses your best behavior for success. You will realize that this skill, like any other, can be mastered..
Define and Get What You Want
Sometimes we focus our thoughts on things we don’t want and end up getting exactly that—what we don’t want.  By taking this course, and doing the exercises included, you’ll be able to reprogram your thinking and set (and achieve) at least one attainable goal. The module is broken into five lessons: Lesson 1:         Your Emotional Scale Lesson 2:         Your Beliefs Create Your Reality Lesson 3: &..
Building a Professional Image (What You Say Before You Speak)
Building a Professional Image (What you say before you speak ) The success of any personal encounter in the business world begins the second someone lays eyes on you, often long before either of you says a word. A professional image - appearance and behavior - helps start the experience in the right vein since people decide 10 things about you within 10 seconds of seeing you. Learn the art of impression management, equally applicable to men and women, so you know how to determine what impress..
Introduction to Relationship Building
Building relationships is your key to controlling your career, your business and your destiny from your first job until you retire. You have one thing in common whether you are self-employed or work for someone else: People like to do business with and hire people they know and trust or people referred to them by people they know and trust. To be “the” one to get the sale or the job, you need to create, develop and maintain relationships with the right people to build social capital. Just knowin..
Target Your Market and Set Goals (Before the Event)
To achieve maximum results from your networking efforts, you need to target your market and set goals. This can be a daunting task without proper guidance and, therefore, many people never do it. They lack the advantage that this vital tool can give them in their business and career success. This course will help you complete your personal relationship-building plan and help guarantee that the networking process works for you. Further, keep this plan handy so you can continue to refine it as you..
Creating Effective Business Cards (Before the Event)
Your initial words in any face-to-face networking interchange are so important that you need to craft them so they inspire, inform and intrigue others enough that they want to know more about you. This course leads you through the process of creating your Verbal Business Card, the front end of your elevator pitch, which also serves as the basis of your top-of-the-mind positioning statement, a must for every business person. It also gives you vital delivery tips that lead you into meaningful conv..
Work an Event with Ease (At the Event)
You can do your homework, yet nothing can simulate actually working an event. This is when reality hits, and you have the face-to-face opportunity to build or strengthen relationships that will help increase your sales or get you the job or promotion you want … or to miss the chance because you don’t know networking etiquette or didn’t engage in meaningful conversations that made you memorable. There’s so much more to working an event than just showing up. This course details what to do from sta..
Follow Up is Golden (After the Event)
You did your before-the-event preparation. You worked the event with ease, and now you have a handful of business cards. What do you next? You follow up, of course! You’ll learn how … from the importance of collecting and recording information on business cards for populating your database to follow-up methods from email, handwritten notes, e-zines or newsletters to the time-proven telephone calls, business meals and referrals. You’ll also learn how to recognize and respond online and on the tel..
Building Business Relationships - The Series
  Certificate and Continuing Professional Education Courses All courses are online and self-paced. To see a demonstration of sample content and navigation click here. (use username = demo, password = demo, if needed)   The courses have a linear design. You start and go straight through with occasional stops to check your progress. There will be evaluations of progress and comprehension throughout the course with a final exam. The Instru..
The 5 Love Languages
“How do we meet each other’s deep emotional need to feel loved? If we can learn that and choose to do it, then the love we share will be exciting beyond anything we ever felt when we were infatuated.” – Dr. Gary Chapman This course is based upon the New York Times bestseller, The 5 Love Languages, by Dr. Gary Chapman.  Dr. Chapman’s international bestseller has brought back or intensified the love in millions of marriages by revealing the five distinct languages we all use to expres..
The 5 Love Languages - Mini Course
This mini-course takes approximately 4-6 hours to complete and covers the middle six chapters of the New York Times bestseller “The Five Love Languages” by Dr. Gary Chapman, which can be purchased via our online bookstore. Amazon has a Kindle version available here. Please be sure to purchase the book prior to beginning this course for maximum benefit. Just as a college class often teaches from one main textbook, this online course teaches from one text. This mini-course focuses on the fiv..
The 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse
Battling excess weight can be one of the most frustrating things you do. A whole industry has grown up with fad diets, rigorous exercise regimens, magic weight loss pills, yet Americans still grow larger year after year. About 95% of people who lose weight on a diet gain it back in three to five years. Truly losing weight and keeping it off requires a lifestyle change. With this ten-day cleanse, you are going to retrain your taste buds to desire and crave healthier foods so you never have to thi..
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