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NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.

Produced by: LSCC


Using Creativity: Don’t Just Survive, Thrive!

Many of us yearn to be creative but lack the courage to dive in. An artist with a background in business, Tricia Rose Burt has worked with Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders, blending her experiences and galvanizing audiences to step into their creative selves—so they can reinvent, adapt and develop new solutions both at home and at work.

Produced by: LSCC

Answering the Research Question: How Do We Add Value?

Learn about common values and goals that legislative staff have when addressing research questions for legislators, relevant considerations to use when gathering evidence, and how to effectively communicate the results for the greatest impact. Speaker: Greg Fugate, Colorado Office of the State Auditor

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Managing, Leading and Growing During Uncertain Times

Strong leadership skills, agile management techniques and ongoing self-care are a few essentials legislative staff need to navigate times of crisis. Speakers include Dr. Melissa Furman.

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The ABCDE Method: A Tool for Maximizing Productivity

Gain one more tool in your productivity toolbox when you hear from renowned NCSL trainer Curt Stedron, as he explains the concept behind and how to use the ABCDE Method to increase not only personal but also office-wide productivity. Then hear from Heather Koszka, capitol office director for California Senator Brian Jones (R), as she explains how she was inspired by Stedron's presentation of the method and how she has adapted and implemented the ABCDE Method on multiple levels in her office.

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Keys to an Effective Message—Story Principles, Focused Messaging and Communication Styles

It’s crunch time in the legislature and you are finishing up a big, complex project. Now you need to distill all that work into a summary to share with colleagues or constituents. Learn the keys to understanding different communication styles, identifying the main takeaway of your message and using story principles to engage your audience. Speakers include Marianna Swallow and Randy Ford.

Produced by: LSCC