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Workarounds That Work: Getting Things Done with Whatever It Takes

Recording Date: April 06, 2011
Price: Free

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Are you ready to be the one who gets things done, no matter what?

You've experienced the frustration dozens of times: you need approval on a purchase, but a key sign-off person is on vacation; a project is on a crash schedule, but you're missing an important detail; you need to move ahead in a process, but company rules cause delays.

What you need is a work-around.

In this Webcast, Russell Bishop explains the art of the work-around: a method for accomplishing a task or goal when the normal process isn't producing the desired results.

Work-arounds help you break through the tasks and systems that keep you from the important stuff. They even help you bring lasting change to your organization by doing away with frustrating institutional inefficiencies once and for all.

What You Will Learn

Roadblocks come in many forms, ranging from misaligned groups to confounding bureaucratic processes. In this program, you’ll discover
  • When and how to use a battle-tested 4-step work-around process
  • Ways to get past the three most common challenges you’ll face
  • How to reframe issues to gain help and support
  • What steps to take when you experience resistance to your work-around
  • Approaches for evaluating and choosing your best options to achieving a goal

For 60 minutes you’ll hear proven tips and practical ways to increase your own level of productivity while helping your group, team, department or business build a culture of high performance.

While attending this program is FREE, reservations are required.

About the Presenters

Russell Bishop is an internationally recognized speaker, educator and consultant whose clients include Fortune 500 executives in aerospace, health care, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, information technology, telecommunications and oil and gas. He is the the founder and president of Bishop & Bishop, a consulting and coaching company and a Huffington Post senior editor-at-large. In addition, he is the author of numerous articles on the power of choice and awareness as well as the book, Workarounds That Work: How to Conquer Anything That Stands in Your Way at Work.


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Technical Requirements

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Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows

  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2 or higher

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  • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Google Chrome


  • Ubuntu 10.04 or higher; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; OpenSuSE 11.3
  • Mozilla Firefox

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