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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.


You, Me, We: How to Create a Culture of Connection in a World of Disconnection

Leadership development coaches and authors Morag Barrett and Eric Spencer discuss how to be intentional about showing up in ALL your relationships, both personal and professional. You will also learn about the five qualities of an Ally Mindset that result in powerful workplace relationships and the three steps you can take to strengthen your leadership presence and impact. This presentation is based on the new book “You, Me, We: Why We All Need a Friend at Work (and How to Show Up as One!)” by Barrett, Spencer and Ruby Vesely.

Writing for a Legislative Audience

Legislative staff create a wide variety of written products. From newsletters to emails to constituent correspondence—the list goes on and on. But regardless of the purpose, certain tactics are essential to crafting concise, efficient and easy-to-digest content. In this workshop, you will learn how to effectively organize your thoughts and put them across in a form that maximizes the impact of your information.

Produced by: NLPES

NLPES Member Training | Collaborative Problem Solving

Legislative staff can be part of situations where two sides are locked in a conflict, and they need to help resolve it. This hands-on workshop is designed to teach staff to apply the principles of negotiation to help explore creative ways of delivering solutions to conflicts in ways that can help all sides feel satisfied.

Produced by: NLPES

Economic Outlook: A Rocky Road Ahead?

The U.S. economy has faced many challenges over the past two years, and there could be more trouble coming. Hear an expert economist discuss current trends in the U.S. economy and potential challenges to state finances, including inflation, war, the pandemic and the job market.

Lessons in Trust: The Christmas Truce of 1914

On Christmas Eve in 1914, thousands of Allied soldiers put down their rifles and spent the evening intermingling with German fighters along the Western Front. In today's polarized political environment, what lessons can we take from the Christmas truce? How can we build the kind of trust in our legislative chambers that led soldiers to lay down their weapons and come together—even for one night?