Free Resources

We have so many amazing free resources full of value for you and your team. Whether you enjoy reading, watching or listening, we have a ton of free content for you below! Be sure to bookmark this page, as we continually update and add to our free resources.


Join our host Joel Silverstone as he explores what makes a great communicator. Each episode features an interview with a guest who leads and inspires. You will learn how their communication skills shaped their career’s journey.

The best part? Tune in to hear each guest’s “failure ta-da” and see how they learned from a failure. Plus, check out the Three Stars, in which Joel distills what we learned into actionable points you can apply in your everyday life.

Free Downloads

Accessibility Ribbons

Are your documents accessible? We created three customized accessibility ribbons for Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Keep all of your favourite buttons and features in one place with our handy download!

Virtual Facilitation

You want your Virtually Facilitated event to be: Engaging? Collaborative? Outcome oriented? If you said YES! Then keep this download nearby to set yourself and your participants up for success with our three-step approach to mastering virtual facilitation.

Do you want to improve your team through effective feedback? How do you deliver feedback that is focused on growth and does not feel like criticism? Use this simple download for your next feedback session to build more trust, connection and drive with your team members.

Best Short Cuts

Tired of googling shortcuts or keeping a running list of hacks you should be using? We created a variety of free downloads for both software and professional skills topics. We compiled our best tips, shortcuts, and checklists for you to use. Share these with your coworkers and work more efficiently together. Download all the resources below and save them to your desktop so they can be easily accessed!

Check back often, as we’re working on adding more downloads for you!


Each month we host a free webinar! Webinar topics can include exploring software programs, technical learning, best practices, when to use a program, and how licensing works. Learn some valuable tips and tricks for adjusting to our new normal – working from home! Our webinars often feature guest hosts who bring their expertise and experience.

Our webinars are a great way to learn and expand your software and professional skills!

For our upcoming webinars.

Previous Webinars

Did you miss out on joining one of our webinars? Wish you had registered for a previous topic? We’ve got you covered! All of our webinars are recorded.

Watch the replay for all our previous webinars on our YouTube Channel.


Our blog is packed full of amazing resources for you! Read the latest news from the training and consulting industry or explore important topics that include tips for various Microsoft Programs to best practices for writing.

Do you have upcoming public or private training? Not sure where to start? Our blog features helpful articles that help organizers prepare their group for training. We also cover how to prepare successfully for your next training session.

Blog posts are published monthly!

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We can help! Fill out a simple form to get a free training and consulting audit report. We’ll be in touch to discuss the problems or challenges you have so we can identify solutions for you.

Your customized report will have suggestions on how we can help your organization to improve with custom training or consulting.


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