The Truby Achievements training library includes a unique collection of tutorials, skillsets, and resources focused on leadership and management training. All available as online learning solutions.
Instruction guide that explains clearly and calmly the 8 unseen, psychological forces that are affect you during periods of change. It exposes the unusual behavior that results. And, most importantly, it gives you a solution – a 3-step tool to manage all of this. (Not normally available to free members - available now as a way for us to help during these unusual, and stressful, times).
A good team starts with good team members. And good team members are found through an effective hiring and onboarding process. Learn how to do that well in this skillset.
Team members who work together well…work together well. But that doesn’t just happen. There is specific training to achieve specific dynamics that eliminates people problems and builds a high-performing, accountable team.
A Contract of Expectations (COE) is the king of agreements. It has single-handedly transformed teams and entire businesses.
You don’t have to be born a leader to be a good one. This tutorial speaks to how leaders LEARN to lead.
How to Have Continuous Improvement in a Team - Learn four ways to easily lead your team to have continuous improvement.
How a Company Grows with an Improvement Mindset - As go the leaders, so goes the company. In this training, learn how to make continuous improvement and innovation a “safe” practice – thus encouraging and maximizing the synergy of your teams.
Duration - 5:45
How to Influence Improvement in Those Around You - Stagnation is the first sign of decline. This training will show you how to use simple techniques to improve, grow and thus be sustainable – in relationships, teams and entire companies.
Duration - 4:14
How Systems Can Increase Productivity & Profitability - This training has done wonders in creating smoother operations, not wasting resources and increasing the productivity and profitability of the company.
Duration - 4:47
Creating Efficiency and Smooth Operations with Systems - Teams often get stuck in the way they do things – and often the default systems and processes are not efficient. This training will teach you the four areas where systems need to exist – plus how to create efficient ones to do the job.
Duration - 10:56
How “Systems” are a Part of Our Everyday Life - Learn how to lead those you influence to transform processes into more meaningful, smoother systems.
Duration - 3:16
Creating a Visionary Strategic Plan - This training explains the basics of developing a “VSP” – Visionary Strategic Plan. The elements of this tool have been used to create a strategic plan for small companies as well as multi-million-dollar companies.
Duration - 8:19
If You Don’t Have a Goal – You’re Not a Team - Every team needs something to work toward, somewhere to go, some goal to achieve. In fact, without working together toward a goal, a team is not a team. They are simply a group of people doing a job.
Duration - 7:41
How to Set Goals with Those You Influence - This training shows you how to subtly yet meaningfully set goals with people you influence – then experience the joy of achievement and celebration.
Duration - 3:28
Marketing your “value” creates growth - This tutorial could be considered a business development training. The concept of discovering, aligning with, and marketing a company’s “value” has made HUGE impacts on growth.
Duration - 5:51
Teams have purpose when aligning with a “value” - When a team understands what value they are to deliver in the context of doing their work and achieving their goals, it provides meaning and motivation.
Duration - 5:20
How Understanding Your “Value” Makes You More “Valuable” - Every relationship needs to provide value to the people in it – or it’s not sustainable. Learn how to discern the desired value in the relationships you are in – relationships where you lead with influence.
Duration - 2:59
The Importance of Clear Expectations for Teamwork - Exactly like an orchestra, where each instrument has it’s own sheet music to play, this one-page tool will create clarity for EACH person, or role, on the team – which results in beautiful harmony as you achieve your outcomes.
Duration - 5:53
How to Clarify Expectations with Those You Influence - Using the “power of the question,” you will learn how to implement a process that avoids confusion, frustration and lack of alignment when it comes to understanding the expectations from each person in the relationship.
Duration - 3:36
Organizing for Smooth, Efficient Operations - In this training, you will learn how an Org Chart at a company level can help improve outcomes, as well as efficient operations and interactions between departments.
Duration - 5:57
How Structure Creates Ownership and Sets Boundaries - In this training, you learn how to use an Org Chart as a tool to create clarity of ownership and responsibilities. You will also learn how to use specific dynamics in an Org Chart to improve initiative, motivation and set boundaries – to not take what’s not yours, and not give away what is.
Duration - 11:17
How Structure Fits into Relationships with People you Influence - Clarity of roles and responsibilities is important in any relationship, yet it is often not clearly defined with those we interact with. This training shows you how to gently clarify roles in your relationship, and thereby reduce or eliminate conflict.
Duration - 5:25
How Agreements Create a High-Performing Team - Your team will never be the same again when you engage your team in 10 agreements, including the “King of Agreements.” Learn a specific tool and methodology to quickly implement them and get immediate results.
Duration - 10:30
How to Use Agreements in Your Company Culture - This training shows you how to make certain “agreements” be a condition of being a part of the company…agreement that people welcome, are proud of, and want to perpetuate. This kind of culture is attractive to new hires, and gives a sense of pride to those within the ranks.
Duration - 7:41
How to Use Agreements with Those You Influence - The process and tool of engaging “Agreements” takes virtually no time at all, yet dramatically improves outcomes and relationships. Learn how to use the “power of the question” to make it happen with those you influence.
Duration - 5:15
How to Use the Concepts of Bonding to Lead a Company - Turnover is reduced, good talent is attracted, and there is a greater sense of “ownership” and initiative created when a company has practices that create a sense of bondedness with the company and its mission. This training shows you simple things to do to create that.
Duration - 4:33
How to Use the Concepts of Bonding to Build a Team - All high-performing teams have an initial process that is used to create a sense of belonging, and bondedness to others in the team. This training shows you a specific exercise to conduct to achieve that.
Duration - 7:48
How to Lead People You Influence Without Having Authority - Simple things you can do to create a sense of bonding with people you influence – but, with whom, you don’t have authority. The interaction and information you gather during this step will also be helpful in other steps.
Duration - 4:49
This skillset is not only the place to start, it is the foundation upon which all of our other trainings rest. Understanding the concepts in these tutorials provides the “ground school” from with you will learn to fly into the vistas of success.
The Truby Management System consists of 8 steps, each having a power to influence, together they make for a powerful system to manage business, teams or relationships.
Built on our psychological need to belong, “Bonding” is a scientifically proven foundation for any relationship – be it with one person, a team, or a company.
Summary of the 4-step system to deal with conflict (from the "Conflict Management" tutorial).
We all experience conflict often... or do we? This tutorial will help you determine what “conflict” really is. Then you will learn how to manage, resolve and even prevent conflict.
Duration - 30:23
People LOVE it when you remember their name. And HATE it when they can’t remember a name. Truby Training to the rescue! This tutorial training teaches you a simple system to easily remember names.
Duration - 14:03
Using our process on developing agreements has quickly, positively, and dramatically improved relationships and teams. This tool is simple – yet, life-changing.
Everywhere you look, from our eco-system to a pack of dogs, to a neighborhood…there is always a structure. Learn how to create an effective structure that makes for better interactions and outcomes.
Learn where the desire and necessity came from that causes humans to set goals. Understand how that drive works in your individual, team, and company life.
Duration - 2:54
You are surrounded by systems that you practice every day…but are often not conscious of them. This training teaches you how these systems are a part of your life, and how to make them work FOR you.
Duration - 6:23
“Value” is the subconscious motivator that causes people to want your product or service – as a company or a team. Learn where this comes from in this basic tutorial.
Duration - 5:49
Learn how “structure” is a part of every aspect of life – and how it applies to business, teams and success.
Duration - 3:08
Learn about the science, necessity, even the fulfilling aspect of continuous improvement practices and mindset.
Duration - 7:15
Learn the science and necessity of creating, or at least clarifying, expectations with you and others.
Duration - 3:29
Want to know what makes relationships work? It’s agreements. This tutorial training shows you why that is, and how to achieve it.
Duration - 7:23
Learn about the science of bonding – where it comes from, how to create bonding, plus what to avoid so you won’t destroy the ability to bond.
Duration - 4:50
What to expect in your leadership effectiveness and skills as you implement the Truby Management System in your personal and professional life.
Duration - 5:13
Lack of clarity in anything has a huge negative ripple effect – in efficiency, process, outcome…even relationships. This training helps you prevent problems with a simple tool.
Everyone consciously or subconsciously wants to obtain “value” from any transaction – even that if engagement with a leader. Learn how to understand what “value” is and how to deliver it.
Human beings are designed to achieve. We want something to work toward and accomplish. This training shows you where that comes from and how to maximize its dynamics toward achievement.
Stagnation is the first sign of decline. This training will show you how to use simple techniques to improve, grow and thus be sustainable – in relationships, teams, and entire companies.
Sometimes we aren’t fixing problems, we just want some professional development. If you, or one of your team members, are on this path, use this skillset. It contains handpicked video trainings designed to develop and improve someone who wants to grow.
A leader’s success is determined by the success of the people he or she leads. This skillset of training builds on the Truby Management System skills and helps you be the best leader you can be.
Don't sabotage your own leadership - Learn the top 10 BIG mistakes leaders make and why each of them is important to correct. The list is developed from 40 years of working with companies of all sizes and coaching hundreds of individual leaders. And, the “best thing” about these mistakes? It’s often easy to fix them once you acknowledge and accept that you are making them.
Download a summary workbook for use with the TMS Revealed Tutorial (aka Masterclass).
Want a quick reminder of the 5 Key Principles from the Power in the Chair tutorial? Download this 8.5×11″ infographic.
Want a quick reminder of the 8-steps of the TMS? Download this 8.5x11" infographic.
Are you an overwhelmed leader trying to take care of your team? We have been helping hundreds of leaders just like you. In our one-on-one meetings, we have distilled the essence of our suggestions into ten tips.
Here is a 3-minute tool that will help you survive these troubled times. It’s called the P.O.W.E.R. Moment, developed by Joann Truby. It is a quick way to force yourself to take a break and get healthy. Set your alarm to use this tool every hour.
Even though you may not be in a people business, you certainly are in the business of people. At the core of EVERY organization, from fortune 500 companies to neighborhood…
Are you stuck, working from home, leading a remote team? These tips can help you be a more productive, healthy AND sane person while working from home.
Even though you may not be in a people business, you certainly are in the business of people. At the core of EVERY organization, from fortune 500 companies to neighborhood families – is people. People who need to communicate, get along, and achieve something.
This document gives you a list of symptoms to watch for in your team. Any ONE of them indicates a lack of (or at least a weakness in) your High-Performing Team Dynamics.
This delegation flow chart shows you what is necessary to ensure successful delegation. Using this tool will guarantee flawless delegation and lead to 100% follow through.
Transforming a group of people into a high-performing team is one thing. Developing them into a continually improving team is another. This skillset helps you do that.
Over the years we have found that the dynamics of violating natural laws are exactly the dynamics of most leaders and managers when it comes to the laws of business and management.
When you set a goal, it’s important to calibrate by the goal, not the step you are in. Where you look makes a difference.
The best athletes in the world get coached – why? To get better. The “Top” is a moving target. You don’t get coached primarily for training or just to fix a problem. You get coaching and you keep getting coaching to provide the constant renewal needed to be the best and stay the best.
Teamwork truly allows you to do more with less. With true teamwork you need less people and fewer resources to achieve phenomenal outcomes. We’ve proved it over and over in team training exercises. This phenomenon is called “Synergy” – but what is synergy?
How can a story about a shipwreck lead to a lesson in leadership? Find out...
Teams of people who practice well-defined efficiency systems, greatly excel in achieving maximum productivity and profitability.
Just like a for-profit, a nonprofit organization must think about its objective, customers, benefits it offers, market strategy and competition.
There are many issues that need to be addressed in the process of layoffs; from HR, to financial impact to job restructuring. But one issue that is not often handled well is managing those left behind.
This Relationship Guide is a way to protect and build a relationship more safely.
“Perfect person,” you think. This candidate looks and sounds like just the person you want in that vacant job position. But, how can you be sure?
If you patiently follow a basic, six-step system, and not try to get resolution prematurely, you can magically reap win/win results during a conflict.
A detailed summary of the four temperament types and a guide to predicting how each temperament type acts, what motivates them, how to sell them on an idea or a product, and how to anticipate their questions.
A brief summary of the history of personality type terminology, why Truby Achievements uses four temperament types, and where these temperament types originate.
The Truby Management System is designed to give quick and sustainable results. However, no one learns everything on the first go around. This list refreshes AND continues the training.
Thirty, 10-minute or under tutorials that can be used at a huddle or staff meeting.
Note: These tutorials, all under 10 minutes, are listed in shortest (2:00 minutes) to longest (9:21 minutes).
Growth sustains success. Growth in the quality and ability to conduct your business. And growth in the business, itself. This skillset teaches you what is necessary to grow and develop.
Often called "emotional intelligence", our Personal Mastery Skillset will help you become confident and free, work with purpose, and give you the ability to interact well with others.
No matter how hard you try to prevent problems, because teams are made up of human beings, you will undoubtedly encounter difficulties. This skillset will help you instantly know how to deal with any difficulty that may arise.
Bringing new team members onto an existing team is inevitable. But HOW that process is done can either strengthen the team, or erode its success and dynamics. The tutorials in this skillset are designed to quickly bring the new hire into alignment with the beliefs and behaviors of your team.
Leadership skills are not enough. There is a need to lead people AND manage process. The tools in this skillset, used alongside the Leadership Skillset, ensure efficiency, and thereby, abundant success.
Leadership is THE power that determines the success (or lack thereof) of a company. But a leader acts from how he or she thinks. This training is about the importance of a leadership mindset.
Stress that is not managed can lead to burnout, a more serious condition. In any case, stress can prevent you from being an effective leader. Why? Because it limits your energy, narrows your perspective, and affects your interactions with others. This tutorial will help you.
Duration - 14:09
Research findings about a concept called "Learned Helplessness" teach us about some dynamics that can paralyze our team. If any aspect of learned helplessness exists, it prevents the team from being successful, growing, or even dealing with problems. Learn how to fix this here.
Duration - 8:48
There is some fascinating research that maps out how and when people judge your team, plus your product or service. It amounts to the "peaks" in the experience and the "end." In this tutorial, you will learn how to leverage those times to reap abundant success.
Duration - 6:27
People are happier if they are consciously living their purpose. But few people know what their purpose is...or even how to find it. This tutorial shows you how. And when you use the training to find and live your purpose, you will experience a greater meaning, and more fulfillment in life.
Duration - 10:33
There are five important leadership characteristics, one of which is creative flexibility. This tutorial teaches you how your brain functions when it comes to creativity, and how to practice exercises to increase your ability to be flexible and creative. Today's world demands this trait.
Duration - 7:08
If you follow all the instructions in many other trainings within the Truby Management System, you will rarely have to use the tool in this tutorial. Nevertheless, there may come a time when you have a team member who just isn't cutting it. If that's the case, this is the tool.
Duration - 10:38
You've hired a new team member. Now what? There is a necessary process to orient, train and assimilate the new person into the team. This tutorial will help you know how to do that. The tool here strengthens the team and prevents the new hire from leaving.
Duration - 6:57
You can weaken a team by hiring a "warm body." Further, you can weaken the team by hiring someone with the right skill sets but don't fit into the team. This tutorial helps you find the right person who will be a good fit for the team and your company.
Duration - 8:29
We all have habits. Some good. Some bad. A leader with a bad habit is problematic, because that negative behavior and/or consequence from the bad habit, affects the entire team - probably the entire company. This tutorial teaches you how to break habits - for good!
Duration - 9:21
If you use the tool and perspective in this tutorial, you simply cannot fail at achieving your goal. You learn how to practice this simple process, and you will learn how you don't have to beat yourself up if/when you get off track.
Duration - 4:44
Need something to change? Want to change it quickly? Want the change to last? Using a "Mind Shift" is the quickest way to evoke change. Not only is it nearly instantaneous, but it is also predictably sustainable. Learn where you can use a mind shift to create change, and how to do it.
Duration - 4:59
A necessary leadership characteristic is "systems thinking." This tutorial tells you more about that skill. Both from a mindset perspective as well as a pragmatic, usage perspective. You'll learn about interconnected systems, and systems of flow, and why both are important.
Duration - 7:05
It's important to celebrate achievements. In fact, high-performing teams celebrate ALL achievements. But it's not just about having a party. We have designed a 4-part celebration process that is not only fun for the team to look forward to, it actually improves them.
Duration - 6:34
This tutorial is freeing. It shows you where you received your initial self-esteem, and shows you how to have a healthy self-esteem, quickly. This teaching has been a foundation of leadership and personal development for decades. It is unique to Bill Truby. And it works!
Duration - 26:24
Successful leaders use what is called "championing" to embed beliefs and behaviors in the team or company. It's a simple tool, but used consciously and consistently creates great results. Further, involving others to "champion" something leverages the results even more.
Duration - 4:37
Growing your business isn't about just trying to sell more. It's about maximizing your "value" - and ensuring that value is unique, wanted, hard for others to compete with. Then, it's about creating a compelling set of messages and methods to get the word out. Good news...this method works!
Duration - 11:47
We build relationships in all aspects of life - personal and professional. The formula in this tutorial reveals two important dynamics that help you build a relationship. Further, the formula can help you assess the relationships you already have.
Duration - 7:11
Ineffective meetings seem to be a big time waster in America. Often leaders don't know how to hold a meaningful, effective meeting. There are two pieces of evidence: 1) Too many meetings on the calendar, and 2) People don't desire meetings. Fix these problems with this training.
Duration - 7:30
For many leaders, life is out of balance. And often they can't figure out why, except the "obvious" - that their work life is taking up too much of their time. But there's more to it. This tutorial shows you the seven areas of life where you need fulfillment in order to feel balanced.
Duration - 8:26
Passive aggressive behavior is prevalent...in MANY relationships. How do you deal with it? The first step is to understand it, and become aware of it. Passive aggressive behavior is often so subtle, we get sucked in without even know it. Understand these dynamics here.
Duration - 3:27
Designed with more in-depth teaching for senior managers, this tutorial shows you how a task team is an amazing tool to help analyze a problem, define and design a solution, or conduct a project process.
Duration - 8:35
A task team is an amazing tool to help analyze a problem, define and design a solution, or conduct a project process. This simple teaching has created involvement and a greater sense of "ownership" in team members who help the leader deal with issues in the team or company.
Duration - 5:34
Tired of the same negative problem happening over and over again? Then it's time to slay that dragon. This tutorial has solved the problem of recurring problems, negative issues that keep popping up, and repeated mistakes. Simply use "The Problem Slayer."
Duration - 3:35
There are things in life that are irritating, frustrating and can be downright angering. Even in our business and team, we can have recurring dynamics that don't change. How do we deal with those? This tutorial will help you assess the likeliness of change, and what to do if change can't occur.
Duration - 6:27
Fun at work? It's been shown that people who have a sense of "fun" at work have better morale, greater retention rates, and are even more productive. This tutorial reveals how to do that. How you do it might surprise you.
Duration - 5:09
ROI - Return on Investment. Did you know you were born with this mindset? You want a "return on investment" for anything and everything - from a meal, to a book, to a party. We need to have that same mindset at work!
Duration - 2:40
There are five things a leader SHOULD manage - yet three take a front row seat, while the other two get shoved to the back. Yet the two categories of management we're talking about have a dramatic effect on everything. Learn what the five are; and how to not neglect any.
Duration - 2:05
Leaders often encounter team members who don't follow through. Though many leaders don't have the wisdom to not only determine the reason (and there are only four) as well as to apply the appropriate fix. This tutorial fixes all of that.
Duration - 4:00
Communication and trust are the two most important ingredients on a team. This tutorial shows you how to build an accountability trail built on trust, and what to do if trust is broken.
Duration - 19:39
There are symptoms that you can observe in your team that indicate a lack of teamwork. Though there is a multitude of them, even one is sufficient to reveal the fact that you don't have a high-performing team. This tutorial will show you what those symptoms are, and what to do if you observe one.
Duration - 2:26
Because how you think, determines what you do, a team of people need to share the same mindset. This is important for alignment AND behavior. This tutorial reveals mental models held by many of today's teams that can damage teams and limit their success.
Duration - 11:34
A two-year study conducted by Bill Truby revealed five key components every successful leader has. This tutorial will enable you to assess yourself to determine your basic leadership abilities. If you lack one, or more, of the five traits, you will be limited in your leadership effectiveness.
Duration - 5:14
You cannot have what you cannot envision. Your mindset, your expectations, what you are focused on - will materialize, as you intend. Leaders aren't lucky. They look for, plan for and create success. And it starts in your mind. This tutorial exposes the importance of a mindset that expects success - because it's a consistent fact, "You get what you expect."
Duration - 3:25
Ever wonder what went wrong when someone didn't hear what you said? We often blame the other person. But the responsibility for clarity in communication falls to the communicator. This simple tool ensures that you give a clear message - every time.
Duration - 2:31
There are plenty of studies that prove, you CAN motivate people. But the obvious, such as a raise in pay, isn't sustainable. This tutorial gives you specific ways to motivate your team members, methods that are welcomed, non-manipulative, and sustainable.
Duration - 4:34
Everyone has blind spots - behavior they are unaware of. The problem with blind spots is, there are too many times this behavior, unknown to us, affects others negatively. Learn how to find your blind spots in this tutorial.
Duration - 7:32
There are underlying laws of economics surrounding waste that few people fully understand - especially employees. This tutorial lays out a clear explanation of how ANY loss, be it time, money or other resources, literally costs you three times.
Duration - 3:46
Sometimes you have to put a stop to on-going negative behavior or practices. How do you do that meaningfully with sustainable results? You use the tool of a Defrag and Reboot meeting, explained clearly in this tutorial.
Duration - 6:33
A team or company needs both leadership AND management. The skillsets are different. Which are you? Discover the necessity of both leadership and management in this tutorial and the essence of how you can implement both skillsets.
Duration - 2:31
People treat what they value with respect. This tutorial shows how a leader can be valuable, which will, in turn, cause the team members to respect you more.
Duration - 2:00
Learn about the dangers and disasters of unnecessary discounting. Though these consequences are unintended, what's worse, they are little known. Awareness can have a dramatic effect on the sales process... AND your bottom line.
Duration - 11:15
Learn more about the 4 temperament types including their strengths, weaknesses, and general characteristics.
Every high-performing team knows who their leader is, and where that leader is taking them. Lack of clarity in direction suggests a lack of leadership.
Duration - 2:40
A mindset of success! Creating a non-punitive calibration point that ensures success.
Duration - 3:21
A tool that addresses every eventuality in a delegation process to ensure 100% success. You can have successful delegation EVERY time!
Duration - 9:20
How to deal with low performers, and eliminate low performance in your team in as little as one month - possibly less!
Duration - 12:35
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