MP3 Audio Recordings by Laura Stack

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MP3 1. A Winning Mindset: The Secret Weapon of Powerful People MP3 1. A Winning Mindset: The Secret Weapon of Powerful People : Powerful people exude the passion that commits fully to a course of action and sees it all the way through. In this audio program, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will teach you how to develop a winning mindset and maintain consistent, productive behaviors. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 2. Intense Focus: Where Successful People Get Their Direction MP3 2. Intense Focus: Where Successful People Get Their Direction : What you do with your day demonstrates the value you place on certain tasks and reflects the importance you give to your activities. Successful people have an intense sense of direction, which guides the choices that cause them to succeed in their goals. In this audio program, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will teach you how successful people are driven by an intense focus on their priorities. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 3. Moving on Up: Changing Your Approach at the Managerial Level MP3 3. Moving on Up: Changing Your Approach at the Managerial Level : When you make the transition to management, you’ll find that while the basic principles that have guided your career thus far still apply, your approach to them must change. Things look somewhat different at the managerial level, and your duties and decisions are more significant and encompassing. Sure, the perks are better, but so are the responsibilities! In order to adapt to your new circumstances, you’ll have to revamp your thinking. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 4. Presenting Yourself Competently: How to Sell Yourself, So You Can Sell Anything ElseMP3 4. Presenting Yourself Competently: How to Sell Yourself, So You Can Sell Anything Else : Let’s face it: selling anything is difficult, whether you do it by cold-calling or by making pitches in person. You’ve got to get through all the clutter clamoring for people’s attention, and then you’ve got to pierce that shell of apathy and skepticism that most people adapt in order to function in modern society. The best way to attract and retain your prospect’s attention is to present yourself with confidence and enthusiasm. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 5. Savvy Parenting: Raising Productive, Responsible Teenagers MP3 5. Savvy Parenting: Raising Productive, Responsible Teenagers : Raising a teen can be one of the most difficult jobs you’ll ever take on—but it can also be one of the most joyous. And while it seems that we hear about the terrifying aspects of our society’s “dangerous little grown-ups” every single day, all it takes is a firm, loving hand for most kids to respond in a positive manner. In this program, bestselling author (and mother) Laura Stack outlines her secrets for parenting a teenager to teach the productive habits required to graduate to adult status and truly succeed at life. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 6. Fiscal Organization: How to Handle Your Finances More ProductivelyMP3 6. Fiscal Organization: How to Handle Your Finances More Productively : No matter how good you are at the daily business of running your company, you may fall a bit short when it comes to the fine fiscal details. That’s okay; we can’t all be financial geniuses. However, you do have to know the basics in order to properly function in the business milieu. So in this innovative presentation, Productivity Pro® Laura Stack offers some handy tips for productive fiscal organization. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 7. Your Express Elevator to Success: To Heck with That Corporate Ladder!MP3 7. Your Express Elevator to Success: To Heck with That Corporate Ladder! : If you’re tired of climbing the corporate ladder, may we suggest that you take the elevator instead? SuperCompetent productivity habits can take you off that old rung-by-rung advance and push you ahead so fast that you won’t even have time to notice that glass ceiling as you pass through. In this exciting program, The Productivity Pro® herself, Laura Stack, teaches you how to turbo-charge your productivity skills. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 8. Creating a System that Works for YOU: Paper, Electronic, or Hybrid? MP3 8. Creating a System that Works for YOU: Paper, Electronic, or Hybrid? : Do you want to be more organized? Do you want to be able to find what you want, when you want it, in 30 seconds or less? If you need an organizational miracle to happen in your life, bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, can bring you that miracle! She will successfully guide you in creating a system that works for you. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 9. Important Components of a Time Management System: What You Need to be Organized MP3 9. Important Components of a Time Management System: What You Need to be Organized : Important Components of a Time Management System: What You Need to be Organized By Laura Stack, MBA, CSP Would you like to ensure your time management system of choice is working for you all the time? After all, you don’t want to be left without important information, contacts, or a way to take notes when needed. Bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, is here to help you make the most of your time management system, no matter what format you use. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 10. Managing Your Time: Planning and Prioritizing for Success MP3 10. Managing Your Time: Planning and Prioritizing for Success: Do you have a firm grasp on your time? After all, you can’t actually control time or add more to your day. The only thing you can control is yourself. Can you manage yourself well enough to get the most out of the time you have? Bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will lead you through an analysis of your time. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 11. Tackling Timewasters: Pleasing, Perfectionism, and ProcrastinationMP3 11. Tackling Timewasters: Pleasing, Perfectionism, and Procrastination : Do you have a case of the “got-a-minutes”? Can you say no to improper requests? Do you know how to recognize a timewaster when you see one? Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, is ready to help you recognize timewasters and eliminate them from your day. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 12. Organizing Your Office and Your Life: Clear the Clutter and Your MindMP3 12. Organizing Your Office and Your Life: Clear the Clutter and Your Mind : Do you have the “Depression Mentality”? Are you tidy but disorganized? Do you have your organizing system in your head? If so, you need the help of bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®. Laura will help you truly get organized at work and home, so you can retrieve information quickly. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 13. The 6-D Information Management System: Processing Paperwork, Email, and VoicemailMP3 13. The 6-D Information Management System: Processing Paperwork, Email, and Voicemail : Do you process information quickly or let it pile up? Do you have piles of paper on your desk and piles of files in your computer? Bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will use her proprietary 6-D System to show you how to manage information. You’ll learn to quickly move paper, email, calls, and information through your system as soon as it crosses your desk. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 14. Emptying Your Inbox: The 12 Best Practices for Handling Email MP3 14. Emptying Your Inbox: The 12 Best Practices for Handling Email : Is your email your to-do list? Is it really keeping you organized? Technology CAN increase your productivity, if you use best practices for email. Bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will guide you through the 12 Best Practices for Handling Email so that your inbox becomes your friend. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 15. Digital Quicksand: Avoiding Social Media OCDMP3 15. Digital Quicksand: Avoiding Social Media OCD : Do you waste time checking your social media sites every day? Is Facebook time sinkhole for you? Social media can be a useful tool or an ‘attractive distraction.’ Learn how to make social media work to add to your daily productivity, rather than kill it. Bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, is ready with tips to help you create an effective social media strategy. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 16. Communicating Effectively with Email: Courtesies, Protocols, and Time SaversMP3 16. Communicating Effectively with Email: Courtesies, Protocols, and Time Savers : Are you wading through email every day? Would you like to reduce the amount of time spent in your inbox? Communicating more effectively with your team members and professional contacts will maximize your time and avoid wasting others’ time. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 17. Controlling Your Day in an Uncontrollable World: Maximize Your Personal ProductivityMP3 17. Controlling Your Day in an Uncontrollable World: Maximize Your Personal Productivity : Do you plan your life as carefully as you plan your vacations? Do you manage your time as well as you manage your money? Do you miss deadlines, stay up late at night, and encounter stress, crisis, and overload? Bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will show you how to effectively manage your time in a world largely out of your control. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 18. The Five Cs of Good Communication: Business Writing for Success MP3 18. The Five Cs of Good Communication: Business Writing for Success : Would you like to learn how to get decision makers to read your documents? Would you like your materials to be placed at the top of the stack? Now you can! Learn from Laura Stack, the author of several published books, as she offers sage advice for successful business writing. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 19. The Six Laws of Approachability: How to Break Down Barriers and Get People to Like YouMP3 19. The Six Laws of Approachability: How to Break Down Barriers and Get People to Like You : Would you like to get people to instantly like you and be drawn to you, without them even knowing why? Now you can! Bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, presents her incredible Six Laws of Approachability. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 20. Achieving Your Highest Vision of Yourself: Designing Your Ideal LifeMP3 20. Achieving Your Highest Vision of Yourself: Designing Your Ideal Life : What would make you happy? Creating a life in alignment with your values? Living up to your highest vision of yourself? So make your imaginings come true! In this audio program, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will help you turn the dreams floating around in your head into actionable goals. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 21. Apply 3-V Impact: Strengthen Your Visual, Verbal, and Vocal Image MP3 21. Apply 3-V Impact: Strengthen Your Visual, Verbal, and Vocal Image : Professionals admire and often envy those who make presentations with ease and confidence. If you present in business situations where you need to motivate, persuade, and hold the attention of a group, this audio program will provide tested strategies you can learn and practice to improve your skills. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 22. Becoming Self-Disciplined: Make Yourself Do What You Should Do, Even When You Don’t Feel Like It MP3 22. Becoming Self-Disciplined: Make Yourself Do What You Should Do, Even When You Don’t Feel Like It : You are persistent in completing your high priority tasks without getting sidelined by menial activities? Do you work hard every day or only when you’re in the mood? Do you have a set of “rules” for yourself that govern your behavior and activity? $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 23. Coaching and Mentoring Employees: Helping Others Achieve Their Very Best MP3 23. Coaching and Mentoring Employees: Helping Others Achieve Their Very Best : Mentoring has a significant beneficial impact on the life of the protégé. How can you effectively be this person for employees and help them achieve their highest visions of themselves? In this audio program, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will define mentoring and explore how you’ve benefited from mentoring relationships in your life. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 24. Creating an Effective Presentation: Preparing for Success, Controlling the Environment, and Overcoming Fear MP3 24. Creating an Effective Presentation: Preparing for Success, Controlling the Environment, and Overcoming Fear : Veteran professional speaker, Laura Stack, outlines the five steps to prepare for any presentation. She will teach you how to control your speaking environment through proper room logistics: seating, set-up, microphone, and audio/visual arrangements. Finally, you’ll learn to overcome fear and calm yourself down with myriad physical, psychological, and behavioral strategies. You’ll be confident, competent, and composed for your next presentation! $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 25. The Customer Bill of Rights: The Top Four Things Customers Want MP3 25. The Customer Bill of Rights: The Top Four Things Customers Want : SERVICE is SURVIVAL. We’re all competing for customers. If you don’t provide good service to them, they’ll go somewhere else. Laura Stack, who has run a successful speaking and training business for nearly 20 years, will teach you how to get new customers and keep the ones you have by practicing the four things all customers want. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 26. The Customer Code of Ethics: The Eight Beliefs of a Great Service Attitude MP3 26. The Customer Code of Ethics: The Eight Beliefs of a Great Service Attitude : The study of ethics seeks to address concepts such as good and bad, right and wrong, justice, and virtue. As ethics apply to customer service, it’s your attitude about the way to treat customers, which has to stem from an inner belief that it’s the RIGHT thing to do. You’ll learn from Laura Stack, who has run a successful business for nearly 20 years, the eight beliefs of a great service attitude. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 27. Focusing on Your Work: Maintain Your Concentration in an Environment of Distraction MP3 27. Focusing on Your Work: Maintain Your Concentration in an Environment of Distraction : So many things compete for our attention in the workplace—background noise, interruptions, drop-in visitors, and email—it’s often very difficult to concentrate. Would you like to learn how to be present, keep your brain sharp, and focus on the task at hand? Now you can! Bestselling author Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, presents her incredible Six Secrets of Focus. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 28. For Road Warriors: How to be Productive While Working out of a SuitcaseMP3 28. For Road Warriors: How to be Productive While Working out of a Suitcase : Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, flies over 100,000 miles a year as a professional speaker. Although not everyone has the natural ability to live out of a suitcase or do business from a laptop, with a little practice, you can learn to love your travel time. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 29. Get Rid of Stress and BurnoutMP3 29. Get Rid of Stress and Burnout : The nature of work today can intensify emotional reactions. As you face the pressures of more work, more interaction with co-workers, and more stressful deadlines, you’re likely to find yourself in situations where it is critical to identify and control your emotions. In this program, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, examines the link between your emotions and stress. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 30. The Greatest Gift of All: Showing Your Love by Giving Your Time MP3 30. The Greatest Gift of All: Showing Your Love by Giving Your Time : Never take your time with your spouse for granted, for tomorrow may never come. Treasure every minute with your beloved. Make time when none exists. Put aside your work to look into your spouse’s eyes and really listen. In this audio program, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, lets us in on some of the inside secrets of her successful marriage. She preaches what she practices: giving the greatest gift of all to your spouse: your time. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 31. How Parents Can Help Their Children Get Organized and Learn to Be ProductiveMP3 31. How Parents Can Help Their Children Get Organized and Learn to Be Productive : Parents can help their children with the ongoing struggles they endure: disorganized bedrooms, poor time management, problems in school, and stress. Who better to learn than from Laura Stack, mother of three and president of The Productivity Pro®, a time management training company! There are several important areas you can help your children organize to keep their home and school lives running smoothly, setting them up for success later in life. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 32. Keep Your Job, Your Family, and Your Sanity: Successful Solutions to Stress Less MP3 32. Keep Your Job, Your Family, and Your Sanity: Successful Solutions to Stress Less : Successful people don’t trade personal satisfaction for professional achievement. They know high performance depends on both. To avoid the peaks and valleys of productivity created by balancing the urgent demands of work and personal life, professionals must be able to balance both without sacrificing either. In this program, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, presents her superb life balance solutions. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 33. Leadership Strategies for the Four Stages of Change: Moving People to Commitment MP3 33. Leadership Strategies for the Four Stages of Change: Moving People to Commitment : Change is the only constant in life today. You may try to understand and react to the changes in your work and personal lives in a positive and productive manner, but sometimes you can feel overwhelmed and confused about how to assist other people. In this audio seminar, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will discuss how you can help your employees navigate the upcoming changes they will face. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 34. Leave the Office Earlier: How to Strike a Balance Between Workplace Productivity and Employee BurnoutMP3 34. Leave the Office Earlier: How to Strike a Balance Between Workplace Productivity and Employee Burnout : Burning the midnight oil is harmful to employees and employers. But deadlines loom, e-mail piles up, and your star employee has put in another thirteen-hour day. How can leaders keep key people producing at high levels but not leave the organization from overwork and stress? $7.99 ORDER HERE

 

MP3 35. Maintaining Energy During the Day: Beat the Exhaustion and Be More Productive MP3 35. Maintaining Energy During the Day: Beat the Exhaustion and Be More Productive : It’s hard to be productive when you want to put your head down on your desk and take a nap. In this audio program, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, author of The Exhaustion Cure, will guide you in making the behavior changes necessary to give you vitality and productivity every day! $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 36. Making Teams Work: How to Create Productive and Effective Teams MP3 36. Making Teams Work: How to Create Productive and Effective Teams : It takes a lot of work and discussion to get a team to function productively and effectively. Tapping a team’s creative power can only happen when team members recognize and value each other’s contributions and strengths. In this audio program, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will offer great “team building” ideas. $7.99 ORDER HERE

 
MP3 37. Managing Employee Performance: Motivation, Ability, and ObstaclesMP3 37. Managing Employee Performance: Motivation, Ability, and Obstacles : When an employee doesn’t perform up to par, a manager must evaluate why the job isn’t getting done and help the employee improve. In this audio program, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, will teach you how! You’ll determine the cause of performance problems, create a motivating environment where employees want to give their best, and criticize effectively when needed. $7.99 ORDER HERE

MP3 38. Productive Reading Strategies: Organizing and Tackling Your Reading PileMP3 38. Productive Reading Strategies: Organizing and Tackling Your Reading Pile : Do you have too much to read and too little time? You’ll benefit from these reading techniques designed to boost your reading productivity! Getting through your reading tasks more quickly will free up time for other priorities. $7.99 ORDER HERE