Message From Tero International (2)

A message regarding Covid-19 and Tero International from Tero's President, Rowena Crosbie.

Click here to read Tero's Update.

Scroll down to find free professional development resources to gain Confidence in Crisis. 



What to do next?

Tero International Learning Specialist Liz Cooney, is available to help you reschedule or answer your questions. Feel free to reach out to her to do so. You can email her at or by phone (515) 221-2318 (ext. 205)

Contact Liz Cooney, Tero International Learning Specialist

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Discussing Emotions in the Workplace


Life can certainly be up and down. The highs and lows. But how you handle going up and down can determine your success. Watching this episode of Your Invisible Toolbox to learn from local professionals on how to manage the teeter totter of life.

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Phone Versus Email Communication

by Rowena Crosbie, Tero President

Soft skills training commands a large percentage of the dollars spent on training in organizations and is the focus of most leadership development. What exactly are soft skills and why are they so important? Continue Reading...

What is the Difference Between Monochronic and Polychronic Culture?

Not everyone or every culture views or values time the same way. Depending on where you live in the world, you have developed your view of time and what it means to how you conduct your day.

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A Sense of Belonging When Working From Home

by Liz Cooney, Learning Specialist

For anyone who is new to working at home, the transition may be confusing, frustrating, and a sigh of relief all in one. Without time to prepare for this change, many of us now find ourselves staring at computer screens attempting to focus on our inboxes amidst kids, pets, partners, roommates, or on the contrary, overwhelming silence and isolation. Depending on your personality and your line of work, the change of scenery could be a welcome shift compared to your typical routine. Maybe you are more productive from home without interruptions, meetings, and distractions. For others, the challenges accompanying working from home could cause a lack of motivation and a decrease in productivity. CONTINUE READING...


Chapter 78

Enjoy chapter 78   of Your Invisible Toolbox.

I hope you enjoy this chapter, and please share with us your thoughts or a small act of kindness you've recently done. 

Rowena Crosbie Tero International, President


Silver Lining Feel Good Moments



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Support Local While at Home

Catch Des Moines and the DSM Partnership launch the DSM Challenge to support your local businesses during this time. Join Tero as we take the challenge to support our favorite local spots while working from home at this time.

Make sure you share with us and on your social channels how you're supporting local and use the hashtag #DSMlocalchallenge and #DSMstrong.


Learn more by visiting the Catch Des Moines website here.


Tero Kidz Zone


Parents and Guardians,

We understand that with schools being closed and many of you having to work from home. Kids shouldn't be missing the opportunity to learn and grow, just like you as parents shouldn't miss the opportunity to learn and grow as professionals. Much of what Tero teaches is also critical for young kids and teenagers to learn as well. We've developed an area on our website full of resources for kids to learn and grow from while at home the next few weeks. 

Visit Kidz Zone

Ask Tero

Life and work are little crazy right now. And Tero is trying to put together resources for you during this time. Please share what you would like to  know more about to help you as professional while you're working from home, social distancing in the office and having to find new ways to run your business.


What issues are you dealing with as an individual or leader while managing covid-19? Are there professional resources you are needing at this time to continue your professional development? What tips would you like to know about working from home? Let us know!

Ask Your Questions



Want to Look Like a News Anchor in Your Next Zoom Meeting?

Des Moines Business Record has shared some helpful tips from former local news anchor Kevin Cooney. Read some of the tips, you might find them helpful in your next video chat meeting!


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Missed a Day of Development?

Catch up on the archived days, to make sure your professional development doesn't suffer while social distancing!


March 19, 2020 Resources

March 20, 2020 Resources

March 21, 2020 Resources

March 22, 2020 Resources

March 23, 2020 Resources

March 24, 2020 Resources

March 25, 2020 Resources

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March 31, 2020 Resources