Clear Law Institute’s “How to be a More Effective Leader” course includes our 6 most popular webinars specially designed to help professionals improve their leadership skills. This bundle provides easy online training that will equip you with tools you can use right away.

Take advantage of this opportunity to take your leadership skills to the next level, while also earning credit for HRCI and SHRM certifications — all for a temporarily DISCOUNTED price. Only $499 ($1,094 value ). This course includes the following webinars:

Webinar 1: Strategies for a Successful Transition for the First Time Supervisor

Transitioning from peer to leader is difficult, and 50-60% of first-time leaders fail within the first 24 months of their new role. Why? Most people taking on a management role for the first time have had little or no management training, so they are forced to learn as they go—or, the skills and work that got them the job aren’t the ones needed to be a successful leader. To set new managers up for success, you first need to identify their leadership expertise and fill in the gaps with outside training, on-the-job coaching, or a combination of both. You also need to understand who they are. By identifying their behavioral preferences and natural leadership style, you can channel their strengths and improve their weaknesses to create self-aware, successful managers.

During this practical webinar, you will learn about tips and resources to set new managers up for success by:

  • Identifying employees’ strengths and challenges before promoting to a leadership role
  • Creating a culture of success for first-time managers through self-awareness and coaching
  • Understanding the keys to success during a new leader’s first 90 days
  • Avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time leaders

Webinar 2: Leading Great Meetings to Get Work Done

In this webinar you will learn how effectively structure meetings to be more productive. Among other things, you’ll learn:

  • How to keep participants engaged
  • How to effectively manage time
  • How to lead difficult discussions
  • How to run effective virtual meetings

Webinar 3: How to Coach Your Employees To Greater Performance

Current research shows that the most performance-driving relationship in the workplace is the one between the employee and manager. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to coach your employees to improve engagement, performance, and retention. Among other things, you will learn:

  • The difference between managing and coaching.
  • How to create a successful coaching relationship with employees.
  • The 5-Step Awareness Formula to expand what you notice about yourself, your employees, and their performance, to improve your ability to coach.
  • Coaching Tools of the Employee Profile and the Performance Conversation to help you learn the coaching process.
  • Coaching skills of Observation, Questioning and Taking Action to help you think and act more like a coach.
  • Using a coaching approach in all your personal and professional relationships.

Webinar 4: Advanced Negotiation Strategies and Tactics for Business Professionals

In this webinar, you will learn advanced negotiation strategies and techniques. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the fundamentals of negotiating
  • Recognize the difference between Positions and Interest
  • Identify key terms, such as Aspiration, Reservation, BATNA, ZOPA, MESO
  • Recognize the importance of structure and planning
  • Describe the three dimensions of negotiations
  • Differentiate between ‘normal’ and crisis negotiations
  • Recognize the elements to success in negotiations
  • Analyze negotiation case studies taken from current events

Webinar 5: Strategies For Conducting Successful Performance Evaluations

The best performance evaluations are objective, timely, and articulate achievable goals for employees. In this webinar, you will learn strategies for executing successful performance evaluations. Upon completion of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Conduct effective performance reviews
  • Facilitate employee motivation and performance improvement
  • Provide constructive feedback and deliver “bad-news” effectively
  • Describe how to guide employees to set goals for themselves
  • Maintain objectivity, extract emotion and use statistical processes to deliver performance reviews
  • Describe how to document, formalize, and follow-up on performance reviews

Webinar 6: Managing Remote, Virtual, and Telecommuting Workers

An increasing number of organizations are incorporating telecommuting and other forms of virtual work into their workforce with great success and reductions in costs. Leadership of virtual teams is not the same as leadership of face-to-face, co-located teams. Leading a virtual team is more difficult; it requires a dynamic interaction between technological systems and human systems that the virtual leader has to address. This webinar will provide guidance of how to manage remote or virtual teams. Upon completion of the course, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify best characteristics of virtual team or employee
  • Discus tools & techniques to facilitate “working together apart” in virtual environments
  • Identify the tips for effective virtual meetings
  • Discuss the importance of virtual contracts
  • Determine the best data security
  • List the recommended elements of a virtual team contract
  • Identify steps to avoid discrimination claims
  • Describe wage and hour obligations
  • Discuss ergonomics, health risks, and virtual workplace injuries
  • Define essential competencies of leadership in virtual environment
Faculty Member
Kim Busse
The Omnia Group

Kim Busse is the Key Relationship Manager at The Omnia Group, an employee selection and management consulting firm. In her current role, Kim partners with her clients to select top talent, manage more effectively, build high-performance teams, and succession planning using behavioral assessment tools/concepts. Utilizing over 25 years of human resource management and business development experiences, she has provided guidance to hundreds of businesses in a wide range of industries, including insurance, financial services, automotive, staffing, and healthcare. She provides training on subjects such as leadership development, conflict resolution, and employee engagement.

Faculty Member
Richard Lent

Dr. Richard Lent has spent the last 25 years identifying structures for more effective meetings and coaching leaders in their use. Dr. Lent facilitates meetings around the world with organizations such as USAID, UNICEF, Logitech, the WK Kellogg Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, and the International Federation of Red Cross. Dr. Lent is the author of Leading Great Meetings: How to Structure Yours for Success. He is a graduate of Syracuse University.

Faculty Member
Jay Forte
The Greatness Zone

Jay Forte is a business & motivational speaker and certified executive coach at The Greatness Zone. Mr. Forte educates leaders on how to activate, engage and retain top talent. He is the author of Fire Up! Your Employees and Smoke Your Competition, and The Greatness Zone – Know Yourself, Find Your Fit, Transform the World. He is a graduate of Northeastern University.

Faculty Member
Jack Healey
Bear Hill Advisory Group

Jack P. Healey CFE, CPA/CFF is the Chief Executive Officer of Bear Hill Advisory Group™. Bear Hill provides Business Risk Mitigation and Business Rescue Services to companies who are experiencing significant brand and reputation or business survival crises. Bear Hill prepares organizations to navigate ‘unthinkable’ scenarios, through specialty services including Cyber Incident Response, and Ethical and Integrity Breaches. Mr. Healey also authored the Business Crisis Diagnostic and Prevention Model™ which provides businesses with the framework necessary to identify impending business crises before they occur. Mr. Healey is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Fraud Examiner and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University.

Faculty Member
Chris DeVany
Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide

Chris DeVany is the founder and president of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide – an organizational development firm. His clients include Microsoft, Visa International, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Sprint, American Counseling Association, Aviva Insurance, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Hospital Corporation of America, Schlumberger, Morgan Stanley, Boston Scientific, US HealthCare and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. Mr. DeVany is the author of ASTD/Performance to Practice and 90 Days to a High-Performance Team. He is a graduate of Boston University.

Faculty Member
Susan Strauss

Dr. Susan Strauss is a national and international speaker, trainer, author, and consultant. Her specialty areas include management/leadership development, organization development, discrimination, and communication, and she trains and consults with virtual managers and teams. She is the author of over 30 books and publications and has appeared on national and international TV and radio programs. She has her doctorate in organizational leadership.

Credit values for your jurisdiction are for one session of this multiple session webinar.
You will receive credit for each session that you attend.

HR Credits

Credit Value Type Format
HRCI 1.25 General
SHRM 1.25 General

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What is a webinar?

A webinar is simply a seminar that you attend online. You either watch a live video feed of the speaker or listen to the speaker through your computer, tablet or phone’s audio.  You see the speaker’s slides, videos, and other presentation materials on your screen.

Can I ask questions during the webinar?

Yes. During the live webinar, you may submit questions and comments and the speaker will respond verbally. For a recorded webinar, your questions will be emailed to the speaker. You will typically receive a response from the speaker within two business days.

Can I attend using a tablet or smartphone?

Yes. You may attend a webinar using a computer, tablet or smartphone.

If I can’t attend a webinar live, can I view the recording later?

Yes. Shortly after each live program ends, we send all webinar registrants a link to the webinar recording. You can view the recording as many times as you like after the live webinar for up to 12 months.

What is an on-demand webinar?

An on-demand webinar is a previously recorded webinar that you may view at any time after your purchase for up to 12 months.

Can I stop a recorded webinar and start it later at the same point?

You can stop a recording and later log back in and navigate to any point in the webinar. The system will not force you to view the entire recording from start to finish.

Can I listen to recorded webinars on a tablet or smartphone?

Yes. You will be able to listen to any of our on-demand webinars on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Do the webinars qualify for Continuing Education Credit?

Almost all of our webinars are approved for continuing education credit, including CLE (in all states), CCB, CPE, HRCI, IRS and SHRM credit.  Unlike many providers, we don’t charge you any additional fee to process your credit.  If you have specific questions, please call us at 703-372-0550 or contact us.

Can I still receive Continuing Education Credits if I view the webinar recording instead of the live presentation?

In most cases, the answer is yes. Recorded webinars are not eligible for CLE credit in the following states: AR, KS, MS, NE, and RI. In all other jurisdictions, recorded programs are eligible for credit. In addition, CPE credit is not available for recorded webinars. Please note that recorded webinars are only eligible for a certain period of time based on the jurisdiction. To ask about your specific type of Continuing Education Credit or the requirements in your jurisdiction, please call us at 703-372-0550 or contact us.

Will I receive a certificate of completion after the course?

Yes. A certificate of completion will automatically be uploaded to your Clear Law Institute account after completing the live or on-demand webinar.

Do I need to be a member to receive a certificate of completion?

No. An account will automatically be created for you when registering for a webinar. You will then be able to access your certificate of completion after completing a webinar.

How do I determine my states’s CLE requirements.

Please find your state listed here with instructions for calculating the number of credits in your state.

How will I submit my attendance to receive CLE credit in my state?

Please find your state listed here with instructions for confirming your CLE attendance.

How does the money-back guarantee work?

Clear Law Institute stands behind all of its courses with a no-risk, money-back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with the quality of a webinar, we will fully refund your money—no questions asked. If you purchase an annual all-access membership, you can cancel within 14 days for a full refund.

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