Plummeting productivity, massive layoffs, sour relations between management and labor, executive incompetence and dishonest business dealings all plague the workplace. It is small wonder that the act of work is a source of stress and anxiety for millions.
How to increase job efficiency and productivity, how to handle upsets and confusion in the workplace and how to overcome exhaustion are all matters that concern both the laborer and the manager. Their resolution would bring about not only greater security but greater satisfaction.
This course and corresponding booklet contains some of the wide array of principles and techniques L. Ron Hubbard developed for application in the workplace. Work not only can be both rewarding and fulfilling, but as the major activity in most of our lives, it should be. Utilization of this information will help you make it just that.
This course is laid out in a step-by-step manner, with a sequence of reading assignments and practical exercises.
Before you begin, you create your own personal account on the Volunteer Ministers website. Once logged in, the online program will guide you through each step of the course to full completion, with all course materials provided from within the Volunteer Ministers website.
5 to 6 hours. You may, however, do the course at your own pace. In other words, it is not timed. The course is our service to you, free of charge.
Booklet: Tools for the Workplace
or The Scientology Handbook
Your course materials are also integrated within the online course. In other words, once logged on, you may read the materials from within the online course program as you do each step.
Upon completion of The Tools for the Workplace Course, you will receive a certificate by e-mail.
The services of our online courses are always available to you. If at any time you need assistance with your course assignments, do not hesitate to contact your online course supervisor, whom you can reach using the “Need help?” button in your online course program.
“This course was very beneficial to me, and has positively enhanced my efficiency and productivity at the office. Application of the different tools has especially improved my communication with my colleagues. It has also created a sense of affinity with the tools in our work environment, as well as how to apply good control and handle exhaustion (not just for me but my friends, too).
“I am glad that my colleagues and I are now sources of wins and successes for our office because of what I have learned!” – M.M.
“The Tools For The Workplace course was a great experience. It was certainly a powerful read. It helped me realize that I could very easily overcome confusion, and better familiarize myself with and utilize any kind of machine or object I may be working with by using the Reach and Withdraw procedure, and help others do the same. Also, it taught me about workplace exhaustion and how to overcome it. The course explained very practical and simple solutions to everyday problems that can be used by everyone. I strongly value simplicity, and I feel that the course offered simplicity, but in a powerful and effective way.
“My favorite part of the course was the 'Take A Walk' section. Simply walking and looking at your surroundings is a huge help if you are stressed, feeling exhausted, etc. Also, the idea of walking and looking at all of the different people you may encounter on your walk was great too. It's a great way to feel relieved if you've been working with difficult people during the day.
“I feel like I can become familiar with and better utilize anything I work with now, simply by coming in physical contact with it and becoming more in touch with it, whether it be a tool, a person, or my environment.” – E.D.
“I learned quite a lot from this course, beginning with the principle of the Stable Datum. I've used this many times since learning about it, and it helps me stay in control of situations at work and at home. I actually found a new job while I was studying this course, so it fit in perfectly.
“I used the Reach and Withdraw procedure on myself at work when I first started the job, and it helped me really get in touch with my surroundings at the new workplace. And whenever the weather permits I take a walk on my break times.
“I find new ways to re-create my job everyday, and keep it enjoyable and rewarding. And it's all thanks to the tools I have learned and used from studying this course.” – R.C.
Overwork and exhaustion?
Work occupies more than seven-tenths of our lives. It determines our ability to support our dependents and ourselves, establishes our quality of life and, to a large degree, accounts for our happiness.
Given the large role that work plays in our lives, it is not surprising that the laws that govern life also govern work. There are fundamental laws and a series of principles and techniques that anyone can apply to achieve success at work. Here is the answer to holding a job, a means to increase productivity and how to make one’s work more focused and rewarding.
On the free online course, Tools for a Workplace, find out: