Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
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Franke BCC video resources

Video resources well worth your time

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

A clip from John Maxwell’s “Everyone Communicates, Few Connect.”

Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques

Concerned about an upcoming interview? Anxious about being asked to give your thoughts during a meeting? Fearful about needing to provide critical feedback in the moment? You are not alone!

Leadership Tutorial – Effective communication

In this tutorial, learn techniques for communicating effectively–including being consistent with your speech and body language and clearly stating your intentions—as well as ways to be an active listener.

Top 5 business communication secrets

See Mark discussing the power of Soft Skills and how you can use them to win in the office!

Mark Jeffries – Strategic Communications & Soft Skills Expert

Former Merrill Lynch stockbroker Mark Jeffries has become a trusted adviser and communications consultant to many global blue chip corporations, professional services organizations and law firms.

1.2 What is communication?

What exactly is communication? The pyramid of communication is used to explain different scientific disciplines that study the topic.

Make Body Language Your Superpower

Making Body Language Your Superpower—an instructional video on using body language effectively.

A Fun Guide to Nonverbal Communication and Body Language

Are you a nonverbal communication and body language pro? This fun video covers a number of need-to-know tips.

Build a tower, build a team | Tom Wujec

Tom Wujec from Autodesk presents some surprisingly deep research into the “marshmallow problem”—a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients? And why does a surprising group always beat the average?

12 Business Writing Tips for Effective Business Emails and Letters

12 Business writing tips that will help you improve your business letters. Keep these basic tips in mind while communicating through your business emails or business letters.

The Key Forms of Business Writing: Basic Memo

The Key Forms of Business Writing: E-Mail

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