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  • Improve Your Productivity

    The Take Back Your Life!™ On-Demand Course enables Microsoft Outlook users to drive sustainable change, make measurable improvements in their productivity and focus, and increase performance by blending theory, tools, and behavioral change. This Online Learning course is unique in that MPS provides practical application and resources that supports participants in creating an immediately implementable approach to using Microsoft Outlook to manage their daily workload. The course is made up of 10 total lessons, and it uses a blend of videos, technical exercises, knowledge checks, and weekly assignments, so that online learning participants will practice tools and behaviors to improve, enhance, and sustain their productivity.
    Take Back Your Life! Overview
     
     

    Length of Training

    Approximately 4.5 hours of coursework

    What You'll Receive

    • Lessons, Courses, and Quizzes will be available for 90 days after purchase
    • Access to Take Back Your Life! Course Materials
      • Simple Solutions
      • Outlook Setup Instructions
      • Relevant Case Studies
      • Relevant Articles
    • Sustainability Materials
    • A certificate of completion

    Technical Requirements

    • Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome
    Lesson 1: Concepts and Methodologies Lesson 2: Productivity Mindsets Lesson 3: Leveraging the Outlook To-Do Bar
    Lesson 4: Organizing Reference Lesson 5: Organizing Action Lesson 6: Processing and Organizing Tasks
    Lesson 7: Processing and Organizing Email Lesson 8: Prioritizing and Planning
    Lesson 9: The Weekly Review Lesson 10: Conclusion and Course Evaluation
     
  • This Productivity Pack includes everything you need to know about effectively using OneNote to support and increase your productivity. This pack will help you utilize Microsoft OneNote for organizing and taking meeting notes, tracking project plans, storing research notes and integrating action items with Outlook. What this pack includes:
    - Video: Popular strategies for creating notebooks - Video: Creating section groups - Video: Emailing pages and creating meeting notes - Video: Inserting files and screen clips - Video: Linking actions from Outlook with OneNote - Video: Effective search methods - Video: Docking OneNote to your desktop
    You will have access to this Productivity Pack for 90 days after purchasing it. You can access the materials as many times as you’d like during that period.
  • Improve Your Productivity and Performance

    For those that want to experience the breadth of the MPS online curriculum and resources at the greatest value, we offer our full library of content in one convenient pack, available for an entire year!  This includes our very popular Take Back Your Life! On-Demand Course, all of our Productivity Packs around Microsoft Outlook, OneNote, and Teams, along with our general Microsoft Tool Training and one-hour lessons focused on a wide variety of topics across our productivity disciplines.

    Duration of Access

    You will have access to all courses, lessons, and resources for one full year

    What You'll Receive

    When new content is added, you will automatically get access during your subscription.
     
  • This Productivity Pack includes everything you need to know about managing your email to support your productivity. What this pack includes:
    - Video: How to insert an email in to a task - Video: How to update your category list - Facilitator Video: The Workflow Model - Resources and Videos: The 4 D's for Decision Making
    - Video: Cleaning flagged emails and completed tasks - Video: Creating Quick Parts: PASS Model - Video: Creating Quick Parts: LAS Model - Video: Organizing Outlook reference folders - Videos: Saving Outlook server space
    You will have access to this Productivity Pack for 90 days after purchasing it. You can access the materials as many times as you'd like during that period.
  • The pack includes all of the resources included in our Take Back Your Life! courses. The Complete Productivity Pack Collection gives you all of the information you need to set up your Microsoft Outlook, Teams, and OneNote to maximize your productivity each day. This Complete Productivity Pack Collection is perfect for anyone who is wanting a refresher on the Take Back Your Life! full course content. What this pack includes:
    - PDF: 2016, 2013, 2010 Outlook technical instructions - PDF: 2016 Mac Outlook technical instructions
    - Video: The Integrated Management System - Video: Turning off chimes and alerts - Videos: Setting up Quick Parts - Video: The Weekly Review - Video: Using 1:1 Categories - Videos: Managing and using tasks
    - Video: Setting Outlook to open to your calendar - Video: Setting your calendar to start on Monday - Video: Outlook reference folders - Videos: Saving Outlook server space - PDF: Outlook shortcuts to boost productivity
    - Video: Popular strategies for creating notebooks - Video: Emailing pages and creating meeting notes - Video: Inserting files and screen clips - Video: Linking OneNote action items with Outlook - Video: Effective search methods - Video: Creating section groups - Video: Docking OneNote on your desktop
    - Video: Using the command bar - Video: Creating Teams and Channels - Video: Notification settings - Video: Integrating Outlook with Teams - Video: Using the Microsoft Teams mobile app
    - PDF: Smartphone productivity apps - PDF: Social media management - PDF: Relevant articles
    You will have access to this Productivity Pack for 90 days after purchasing it. You can access the materials as many times as you’d like during that period.
  • This Productivity Pack includes everything you need to know about effectively using Microsoft Teams to support productivity, accountability, and alignment through yourself and your team. This pack will help you understand when and how to use Teams in relation to your role and other software applications. What this pack includes:
    - Video: Using the Teams command bar - Video: Creating teams and channels - Video: Teams notifications and settings - Video: Integrating action items in Outlook with Teams - Video: Using the Microsoft Teams mobile app
    You will have access to this Productivity Pack for 90 days after purchasing it. You can access the materials as many times as you’d like during that period.
  • This Productivity Pack includes everything you need to know about setting up and managing your Outlook calendar to increase productivity. What this pack includes:
    - Facilitator Video: The Weekly Review
    - PDF: Setting up your baseline calendar - Video: Setting your Outlook to open in the calendar view - Video: Setting your calendar to start on Monday - Video: How to categorize a task - Video: Using and benefitting from 1:1 categories
    You will have access to this Productivity Pack for 90 days after purchasing it. You can access the materials as many times as you’d like during that period.
  • Before you can focus on maximizing your productivity with our time-tested productivity trainings tailored to your team, role, and goals, you must first master the tools themselves! Our Microsoft Technical Training course help ensure you're equipped to quickly navigate and stay up to date on the latest Microsoft features and benefits, as they are constantly adding new functionality. Digital Fluency with tools such as Microsoft software is one of the five MPS productivity disciplines and is critical for creating a culture of productivity. This training course contains extensive instructional videos that provide technical education specific to Office 365, Windows 10, Office 2016, Office 2019. These videos take you step-by-step through these Microsoft programs, showing you everything you need to know about using them.
    - Video: What's New in Windows 10 (10 videos, 45 minutes of training) - Video: Windows 10 Foundation (30 videos, 2 hours of training) - Video: Windows 10 Essentials (40 videos, 2.5 hours of training) - Video: Windows 10 Power Users (25 videos, 1.5 hours of training) - Video: Windows 10 Administration (25 videos, 1.5 hours of training) - Video: Microsoft Surface (14 videos, 1 hour of training) - Video: Windows 10 Creators Updates (22 videos, 1 hour of training)
    - Videos: What's New in Office - Videos: Microsoft Word Essentials, Power Users, and Pro (110 videos, 6.5 hours of training) - Videos: Microsoft Excel Essentials, Power Users, and Pro (190 videos, 11 hours of training) - Videos: Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials, Power Users, and Pro (120 videos, 7 hours of training) - Videos: Microsoft Outlook Essentials, Power Users, and Pro (75 videos, 4.5 hours of training) - Videos: Miscellaneous Microsoft Topics (90 videos, 4.5 hours of training)
    - Video: What's New in Office (14 videos, 1.5 hours of training) - Videos: Microsoft Word Essentials and Power Users (65 videos, 4 hours of training) - Videos: Microsoft Excel Essentials, Power Users, and Pro (150 videos, 9 hours of training) - Video: Microsoft Outlook (75 videos, 3.5 hours of training) - Video: Microsoft PowerPoint (50 videos, 4 hours of training) - Videos: Miscellaneous Microsoft Topics (230 videos, 16 hours of training)
    - Video: Office 365 Online (68 videos, 2.5 hours of training) - Video: Microsoft OneDrive (15 videos, 45 minutes of training) - Video: Microsoft SharePoint (42 videos, 2 hours of training) - Videos: Microsoft Teams (26 videos, 1.5 hours of training) - Video: Skype for Business (13 videos, 1 hour of training) - Video: Microsoft Delve (5 videos, 45 minutes of training) - Plus many, many more!
       
      You will have access to this content for 90 days after purchasing it. You can access the materials as many times as you’d like during that period.
  • Improve and Optimize Your Business Writing Skills

    The Concise Correspondence On-Demand Course is designed to support the development of skill and competency in business writing. Intended for professionals at all levels, this course will provide tools and resources to optimize business correspondence. This On-Demand Course is unique in that MPS provides practical application and resources to support participants in developing a competency of business writing, providing clear direction, and meaningful communication.  Using a blend of presentation videos, exercises, quizzes, and assignments, participants will practice tools and behaviors to improve, enhance, and optimize their concise correspondence.

    Length of Training

    Approximately 3 hours of coursework

    What You'll Receive

    • Lessons, Courses, and Quizzes will be available for 90 days after completing the course
    • Concise Correspondence Participant Guide
    • Helpful documents embedded throughout the course
    • Sustainability Materials
    • A certificate of completion
    Lesson 1.1 - What is Business Writing? Lesson 1.2 - Why is Business Writing Important? Lesson 1.3- Overview of the 5 P's for Business Writing
    Lesson 2.1 - Knowing Your Purpose Lesson 2.2 - Purposeful Business Writing Lesson 2.3 - Putting Purpose to Work
    Lesson 3.1 - Knowing Your Reader Lesson 3.2 - Identify Your Audience (Empathy Mapping) Lesson 3.3 - Putting Perspective to Work
    Lesson 4.1 - Clarifying Points Lesson 4.2 - Structuring Your Points Lesson 4.3 - Checking Your Work
    Lesson 5.1 - Effective Models for Communication Lesson 5.2. - Conversational Language Lesson 5.3 - Leveraging Outlook as an Effective Correspondence Tool
    Lesson 6.1 - How to Effectively Edit Your Work Lesson 6.2 - Email Etiquette Lesson 6.3 - Putting Proof to Work Lesson 6.4 - Conclusion and Course Evaluation
       
     
  • Learn How to Use OneNote Effectively

    This course explores how to utilize Microsoft OneNote for recording and organizing meeting and research notes, tracking project plans, and integrating action items with Outlook. This introductory webinar provides impactful OneNote tips and tricks that participants can immediately implement in their workday.
    Key Takeaways • Learn how to effectively structure your OneNote notebooks, sections and pages • Get familiar with the “Top Five” features for productivity that MPS has to offer • Learn how to integrate OneNote with other Microsoft tools

    Length of Training

    Approximately 1 hour of coursework

    What You'll Receive

    • Lessons will be available for 90 days after purchase
    • On-Demand Lesson: OneNote
    1- On-Demand Lesson 2- Information on the presenter
     
  • Navigating Change

    Change can be difficult and even frightening, especially when the change will impact us in ways that we don’t fully understand. Why? Uncertainty and risk; we fear things in direct proportion to our lack of understanding of them. Yet, change is constant and inevitable. Given this inevitability, we become best served by learning how to process and adapt to change. Key Takeaways • Develop a deeper understanding of change and why it can be unsettling • Learn how change can impact our performance • Learn how to move through the different stages of change - from fear, to understanding, to adaptation, to acceptance and commitment

    Length of Training

    Approximately 1 hour of coursework

    What You'll Receive

    • Lessons will be available for 90 days after purchase
    • On-Demand Lesson: Navigating Change
    1- On-Demand Lesson 2- Information on the presenter
     
  • Persuasion and Influence

    This course explores the skills of persuasion and influence in the workplace and how they can be increased to improve leadership. When these skills are used effectively, credibility along with personal and team productivity are enhanced. This introductory webinar looks at the difference between persuasion and influence, and how each of them impacts communication, confidence, and authenticity within an organization. Key Takeaways • Understand the difference between persuasion and influence, and how they should be used • Learn how different levels of persuasion and influence impact communication  and goal completion • See the impact that persuasion and influence have on leadership styles

    Length of Training

    Approximately 1 hour of coursework

    What You'll Receive

    • Lessons will be available for 90 days after purchase
    • On-Demand Lesson: Persuasion and Influence
    1- On-Demand Lesson 2- Information on the presenter
     
  • Manage Your Stress to Improve Your Performance

    Do you ever feel physically exhausted at the end of the work day, or have difficulty focusing because your mind is overloaded or racing with ‘To-Dos’? A major contributing factor in the quality and success of our life is stress! This on-demand lesson will explore the impact of stress on our mind and body and how it relates to achieving personal and professional goals. Participants will learn simple strategies to help lower stress, use the brain effectively during the day, and increase physical energy to support results in and out of the workplace. Key Takeaways • Learn 8 simple approaches to reduce your stress level and increase overall well-being • Understand the connection between stress and mental performance • Explore the importance of your environment and ‘the basics’ on human performance

    Length of Training

    Approximately 1 hour of coursework

    What You'll Receive

    • Lessons will be available for 90 days after purchase
    • On-Demand Lesson: Managing Stress for High Performance
    1- One-hour on-demand course 2- Information on the presenter
     
  • Enhance Your Decision Making Abilities

    A dynamic experience of Effective Decision Making, this On-Demand Lesson is an approach to making informed, well-reasoned decisions that lead to the achievement of desired outcomes, and ultimately, success. This On-Demand Lesson covers the entire decision making process in a professional environment, from the problem solving process to building the business case for making decisions, to exercises that allow application of the lessons learned. Key Takeaways • Understanding that all decisions should be made based on the achievement of some desired outcome or objective • Learn why the rigor and complexity of the decision making approach taken should be commensurate with the significance and impact associated with the desired outcome • See why two minds are better than one in the decision making process

    Length of Training

    Approximately 1 hour of coursework

    What You'll Receive

    • Lessons will be available for 90 days after purchase
    • Access to all Effective Decision Making handouts and course materials
      • On-Demand Lesson
      • Key learnings handout for reinforcement
      • Relevant Articles
    Lesson 1: MPS Productivity Philosophy Overview
    Lesson 2: One-hour on-demand Effective Decision Making Course
    Lesson 3: Handout - Effective Decision Making
    Lesson 4: Article - A Checklist for Making Faster Better Decisions
    Lesson 5: One-Hour Webinar Course Options
     
  • Take control of unrelenting email, conflicting commitments and endless interruptions so you can be more productive! In this popular book, productivity expert Sally McGhee, shows you how to reach higher levels of performance and reclaim what you thought you had lost forever, work-life balance. Now you can benefit from McGhee Productivity Solutions' highly-regarded educational programs, learning simple, but powerful techniques for rebalancing your personal and professional commitments.
    EMPOWER YOURSELF TO:
    • Create a system that allows you to achieve work-life balance.
    •  Gain back on average 11 hours a week and be more productive at work and at home.
    • Reduce email overwhelm and get your inbox down to zero daily!
    • Stop over committing to your boss, your team or significant other and set realistic expectations.
    • Clear away distractions, control your calendar and focus on what's most important.
    • Get organized and stay organized - from this point forward!
  • Improve your conflict resolution skills

    This introductory lesson explores conflict resolution and its impact on your productivity, relationships, collaboration, and workplace effectiveness. You will gain a deeper understanding of conflict and the value of resolving conflict quickly and efficiently.

    Length of Training

    Approximately 1 hour of coursework

    Key Takeaways

    • Review the Four Steps to Productive Conflict Resolution
    • Learn proven strategies to change your results in managing conflicts at work and in life
       

  • Join us for our exclusive Take Back Your Life! Webinar, designed to enable Microsoft Outlook users to drive sustainable change, improve productivity, and increase performance by blending theory, tools, and behavioral change. This program supports participants in creating an immediately implementable approach to using Microsoft Outlook to manage their constant stream of communication, tasks and projects.
  • Improve Your Productivity

    The Take Back Your Life!™ On-Demand Course enables Microsoft Outlook users to drive sustainable change, make measurable improvements in their productivity and focus, and increase performance by blending theory, tools, and behavioral change. This Online Learning course is unique in that MPS provides practical application and resources that supports participants in creating an immediately implementable approach to using Microsoft Outlook to manage their daily workload. The course is made up of 10 total lessons, and it uses a blend of videos, technical exercises, knowledge checks, and weekly assignments, so that online learning participants will practice tools and behaviors to improve, enhance, and sustain their productivity.
    Take Back Your Life! Overview
     
     

    Length of Training

    Approximately 4.5 hours of coursework

    What You'll Receive

    • Lessons, Courses, and Quizzes will be available for 90 days after purchase
    • Access to Take Back Your Life! Course Materials
      • Simple Solutions
      • Outlook Setup Instructions
      • Relevant Case Studies
      • Relevant Articles
    • Sustainability Materials
    • A certificate of completion

    Technical Requirements

    • Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome
    Lesson 1: Concepts and Methodologies Lesson 2: Productivity Mindsets Lesson 3: Leveraging the Outlook To-Do Bar
    Lesson 4: Organizing Reference Lesson 5: Organizing Action Lesson 6: Processing and Organizing Tasks
    Lesson 7: Processing and Organizing Email Lesson 8: Prioritizing and Planning
    Lesson 9: The Weekly Review Lesson 10: Conclusion and Course Evaluation
     
  • In this webinar participants will take a deep dive into the use of OneNote as a productivity tool; a technological advantage over the use of paper forms of note taking. No more losing notes, digging through notebooks for previously planned actions, or rewriting notes that need to be sent to a colleague. Attendees will have all of their meeting notes in one place and linked to their Outlook productivity system. OneNote is one of Microsoft’s most under-utilized tools. Whether you’re brand new to this revolutionary tool or an experienced user, you’ll learn tips, tricks and features you never knew existed!
  • The Driving Productivity through Microsoft Teams seminar is designed to help work teams increase productivity, practice effective communication and achieve team goals – all while using Microsoft Teams. This program will help participants use Microsoft Teams to streamline cycles of action, reduce email volume, spend less time looking for information, and achieve greater transparency and accountability. Key issues addressed: • Adoption of new tools • Individual, Team, and Organization context • Navigating Microsoft Teams • Building an effective infrastructure • Creating productive conversations • Managing Workflow in Teams • Shared Leadership and Team Accountability
  • Join us for our exclusive Take Back Your Life! for Executive Administrators (EA’s) group seminar. This course enables Microsoft Outlook users to drive sustainable change, make measurable improvements in their productivity and focus, and increase performance by blending theory, tools, and behavioral change. This program is unique in that MPS provides practical application that supports EA’s in creating an immediately implementable approach to using Microsoft Outlook to manage their daily workload. Prioritize and complete your tactical/strategic actions while learning to manage your inbox and your Manager’s.
  • This course explores how to utilize Microsoft OneNote for recording and organizing meeting and research notes, tracking project plans, and integrating action items with Outlook. This introductory webinar provides impactful OneNote tips and tricks that participants can immediately implement in their workday. Key Takeaways • Learn how to effectively structure your OneNote notebooks, sections and pages • Get familiar with the “Top Five” features for productivity that MPS has to offer • Learn how to integrate OneNote with other Microsoft tools
  • This Productivity Pack includes everything you need to know about effectively using OneNote to support and increase your productivity. This pack will help you utilize Microsoft OneNote for organizing and taking meeting notes, tracking project plans, storing research notes and integrating action items with Outlook. What this pack includes:
    - Video: Popular strategies for creating notebooks - Video: Creating section groups - Video: Emailing pages and creating meeting notes - Video: Inserting files and screen clips - Video: Linking actions from Outlook with OneNote - Video: Effective search methods - Video: Docking OneNote to your desktop
    You will have access to this Productivity Pack for 90 days after purchasing it. You can access the materials as many times as you’d like during that period.
  • Improve Your Productivity and Performance

    For those that want to experience the breadth of the MPS online curriculum and resources at the greatest value, we offer our full library of content in one convenient pack, available for an entire year!  This includes our very popular Take Back Your Life! On-Demand Course, all of our Productivity Packs around Microsoft Outlook, OneNote, and Teams, along with our general Microsoft Tool Training and one-hour lessons focused on a wide variety of topics across our productivity disciplines.

    Duration of Access

    You will have access to all courses, lessons, and resources for one full year

    What You'll Receive

    When new content is added, you will automatically get access during your subscription.
     
  • This program explores productivity as it relates to different personality styles. Individuals are each wired to handle people, teams, conversations, problems, stress, workflow, tasks, and daily life differently based on their individual personality style; which includes motivation and how they respond to key observable behavioral traits. In this course, participants learn how to apply a variety of productivity principles based on their individual personality style. Since productivity is not one size fits all, this course supports an inside out approach to increased productivity. This course includes the full DiSC personality assessment and participants are encouraged to take the assessment (only once or will be charged an additional DISC fee) before the course to help them better understand their personality style. Follow-up coaching sessions on your DiSC results are available for an additional cost. Disclaimer: You must have taken the Take Back Your Life! class before attending this course.
  • This Productivity Pack includes everything you need to know about managing your email to support your productivity. What this pack includes:
    - Video: How to insert an email in to a task - Video: How to update your category list - Facilitator Video: The Workflow Model - Resources and Videos: The 4 D's for Decision Making
    - Video: Cleaning flagged emails and completed tasks - Video: Creating Quick Parts: PASS Model - Video: Creating Quick Parts: LAS Model - Video: Organizing Outlook reference folders - Videos: Saving Outlook server space
    You will have access to this Productivity Pack for 90 days after purchasing it. You can access the materials as many times as you'd like during that period.
  • The pack includes all of the resources included in our Take Back Your Life! courses. The Complete Productivity Pack Collection gives you all of the information you need to set up your Microsoft Outlook, Teams, and OneNote to maximize your productivity each day. This Complete Productivity Pack Collection is perfect for anyone who is wanting a refresher on the Take Back Your Life! full course content. What this pack includes:
    - PDF: 2016, 2013, 2010 Outlook technical instructions - PDF: 2016 Mac Outlook technical instructions
    - Video: The Integrated Management System - Video: Turning off chimes and alerts - Videos: Setting up Quick Parts - Video: The Weekly Review - Video: Using 1:1 Categories - Videos: Managing and using tasks
    - Video: Setting Outlook to open to your calendar - Video: Setting your calendar to start on Monday - Video: Outlook reference folders - Videos: Saving Outlook server space - PDF: Outlook shortcuts to boost productivity
    - Video: Popular strategies for creating notebooks - Video: Emailing pages and creating meeting notes - Video: Inserting files and screen clips - Video: Linking OneNote action items with Outlook - Video: Effective search methods - Video: Creating section groups - Video: Docking OneNote on your desktop
    - Video: Using the command bar - Video: Creating Teams and Channels - Video: Notification settings - Video: Integrating Outlook with Teams - Video: Using the Microsoft Teams mobile app
    - PDF: Smartphone productivity apps - PDF: Social media management - PDF: Relevant articles
    You will have access to this Productivity Pack for 90 days after purchasing it. You can access the materials as many times as you’d like during that period.
  • Do you ever feel physically exhausted at the end of the work day, or have difficulty focusing because your mind is overloaded or racing with ‘To-Dos’? A major contributing factor in the quality and success of our life is stress! This webinar will explore the impact of stress on our mind and body and how it relates to achieving personal and professional goals. Participants will learn simple strategies to help lower stress, use the brain effectively during the day, and increase physical energy to support results in and out of the workplace.