Expand Your Skills
These Great Courses will engage your brain and expand your skills. Available in audio CD format, many courses also contain a supplementary course guidebook. This valuable resource only requires the investment of your time and attention.
The Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History by Professor John R. Hale is an informative and inspirational series of twelve lectures where he shares time-tested techniques and strategies. Once you build confidence in your public speaking abilities, you will be empowered to practice your skills when interviewing for a new job, presenting to co-workers and clients, and during your everyday interactions with the public.
The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit Volume 1 and Volume 2 by Professor Gerard J. Puccio showcases twenty-four lectures on how to think creatively and problem solve. When challenges arise you will be prepared to identify successful opportunities with your new creative mindset. Become more persuasive by presenting your ideas in unique ways, and strengthen your ability to innovate in your leadership roles.
Effective Communication Skills by award-winning teacher, author, and successful business consultant Dalton Kehoe contains twenty-four lectures offering a trove of practical techniques that will help improve the way you communicate to increase your own effectiveness.
The Secrets of Mental Math by Professor Arthur T. Benjamin is an enjoyable and immensely rewarding twelve lecture course that guides you through the essential skills to solve a variety of mathematical problems in your mind. Gain a competitive edge in the workplace with your ability to do mental math, which according to Professor Benjamin is not as daunting as it may seem.
The Art of Debate by Professor Jarrod R. Atchison a series of twenty-four structured lectures to help you develop your command of logic. Learn how to smartly construct concise and clear arguments, and sharpen your strategic thinking skills to better understand complex issues to arrive at informed conclusions.
Building a Better Vocabulary by Professor Kevin Flanigan will help you to discern the precise word to use in a specific context or situation to enhance your speaking, writing, and thinking skills. Learn a variety of memory techniques for retaining new words and meanings so that you can utilize them with ease and certainty in the future.
The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals by Professor Hannah B. Harvey shares effective tactics to capture and maintain the attention of your audience. Her expertise and examples will improve your ability to memorably engage with co-workers and clients.
Strategic Thinking Skills by business consultant, former military intelligence officer, and award-winning Professor Stanley K. Ridgley contains twenty-four lectures to inspire you to apply the principles and tools of strategic thinking to your professional and personal life. Transform your approach to projects and enhance your ability to think and act when faced with challenges.
Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory by Professor Peter M. Vishton features six interactive lectures exploring research on how memory functions. Learn how to make better use of your memory abilities through a series of scientifically proven strategies and techniques. Engage in exercises with the goal of increasing your ability to process information more effectively.
Your Best Brain by award-winning scientist, New York Times best-selling author, and leading advocate for brain research, by John Medina contains a series of twenty-four lectures to help you gain a thorough understanding of the science of your brain. He presents scientifically proven methods to improve your memory, boost your creativity, and sharpen your mind.