Welcome to BHR's Lending Library

The BHR Lending Library provides quality professional development media available for all State of South Dakota employees! These materials can be used for personal development and also to enhance your team meetings.

Materials are checked out for two weeks. Popular items with a waiting list, may be subject to an adjusted due date of one week. The due date of your checked-out materials and overdue policies will be attached to the item(s) when they are shipped.

Lending Procedures

To request a video or audiobook:

  1. Select your media type.
  2. Select your category type.
  3. Click GO! The table below will display your selection of titles.
  4. Click on the description for more information. 
  5. Click on the title of video or audiobook to complete an online request form.

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*New* Attitude is a Choice, so Pick a Good One! Book In ATTITUDE is a CHOICE, renowned author and authority Attitude Thought Leader, Sam Glenn goes in d... More... 199 Pages
*New* Criticism Audiobooks Negative criticism vs Constructive criticism.... More... 40 minutes
*New* Crucial Accountability Book Behind the problems that routinely plague our organizations and families, you'll find individuals wh... More... 266 Pages
*New* Crucial Conversations Book “[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our live... More... 244 Pages
*New* Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity Book David Allen reads an all-new edition of his popular self-help classic for managing work-life balance... More... 300 Pages
*New* Organizing from the Inside Out Audiobooks Getting organized is a skill that anyone can learn, and there's no better teacher than America's org... More... 2 Hours
*New* The Non-Designer's Design Book (Fourth Edition) Book For nearly 20 years, designers and non-designers alike have been introduced to the fundamental princ... More... 229 Pages
*New* The Power of Positive Criticism Book "Some people just can’t take criticism. And some people just can’t give it--not in a positive, motiv... More... 184 Pages
*New* Workplace Wellness that Works Book A smarter framework for designing more effective workplace wellness programs Workplace Wellness Tha... More... 315 Pages
360° Leader, The Audiobooks You don't have to be the main leader to make significant impact. Good leaders are not only capable o... More... 210 minutes
Abilene Paradox, The (DVD) Video Completely updated, this classic has a fresh, new look and a faster, more engaging pace. Whether you... More... 27 minutes
Active Shootings in the Workplace: Prevention & Survival Video It seems like active shootings are always in the news. They have become so common that breaking new... More... 12 minutes
Assertive Skills for Managers DVD1 Video Three lessons covered. 1. It is ever too late to change? 2. The battle of the sexes: are men, or wom... More... 38 minutes
Assertive Skills for Managers DVD2 Video Four lessons covered. 1. Getting what you want from people. 2. Avoiding power robbing vocabulary. 3.... More... 74 minutes
Assertive Skills for Managers DVD3 Video Two lessons covered. 1. The passive individual. 2. The aggressive individual.... More... 70 minutes
Assertive Skills for Managers DVD4 Video Two lessons covered. 1. The passive aggressive individual. 2. The assertive individual.... More... 70 minutes
Assertive Skills for Managers DVD5 Video Two lessons covered. 1.Why cowards love social media. 2. How to manage whiners.... More... 25 minutes
Attitude: Determining Your Altitude Audiobooks Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for the motivational ride of your life! Steve Gilliland delivers ... More...  
Attitude: The only true disability in life is a bad attitude. Audiobooks 8 ways to stay enthusiastic no matter what. Nothing great is ever accomplished without enthusiasm, a... More... approx. 75 minutes
Balance: Any fool can make a living, but only the wise can make a life. Audiobooks Learn 24 strategies for work-life balance. How to reduce stress and keep your life in balance. Never... More... approx. 75 minutes
Breakthrough Listening Video In this video, viewers will learn that listening is always interpretive. That each of us has our own... More... 22 minutes
C-SPAN- The World is Flat Video Thomas Friedman talked about his book The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century... More... 42 minutes
Call of the Mummy Video This fast-paced video will help provide skills for you to view each telephone call as unique and mak... More... 19 minutes
Carrot Principle, The Audiobooks The Carrot Principle reveals the groundbreaking results of one of the most in-depth management studi... More... 5.5 hours
Change: Adjusting Your Sails Audiobooks Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for the motivational ride of your life! Steve Gilliland delivers ... More...  
Commitment:Drawing Your Lines Audiobooks Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for the motivational ride of your life! Steve Gilliland delivers ... More...  
Communication Counts: Speaking and Listening for Results Video This program provides a brief look at six communication problems while offering common sense tips on... More... 19 minutes
Conflict Audiobooks Conflict is inevitable. Conflict resolution is not. But this CD will help you to quickly and more ea... More... approx. 39 minutes
Conflict Resolution Video Conflict is a part of life. This video teaches the skills necessary to turn conflict into a positive... More... 45 minutes
Confrontation Audiobooks No one likes to give negative criticism, and no one likes to receive it. But sometimes it's necessar... More... approx. 35 minutes
Cooperation: How to get people to do the things you need them to do. Audiobooks When you learn how to get people to do what you want them to do--because they want to do it--you've ... More... approx. 55 minutes
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when Stakes are High Audiobooks Discover how to communicate best when it matters most. Crucial Conversations gives you the tools you... More... 6.5 hours
Customer Service Counts Video Your business or organization wouldn’t exist without your customers. But sometimes this all-importan... More... 18 minutes
Dealing with Irate Customers Video The angry customer video that teaches best practices for handling difficult customers and turning th... More... 20 minutes
Dealing With Negative Attitudes in the Workplace Audiobooks Steve Gilliland: How to turn negative attitudes into positive behaviors: Many people are being robb... More... approx. 73 minutes
Death by Meeting Book In his latest page-turning work of business fiction, best-selling author Patrick Lencioni provides r... More... 257 Pages
Detour Audiobooks DETOUR contains remarkable insight on how to deal with change and provides solutions to reduce stres... More...  
Developing the Leader Within You Audiobooks In this bestseller John Maxwell examines the differences between leadership styles, outlines princip... More... 160 minutes
Dr. Zimmerman's Journey To The Extraordinary Audiobooks Peak Performers…in any profession… at any level…have invariable mastered the six keys to a personal ... More...  
Drive, The Surprising Truth about what Motivate Us Audiobooks The New York Times bestseller that gives readers a paradigm—shattering new way to think about motiva... More... Approx. 7 hours
Driven to Distraction Video This program gives your employees an eye-opening look at how distractions can easily take over in th... More... 16 minutes
Eat That Frog! Audiobooks Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time For people who... More... 2 hours 40 minutes
Eighth Habit From Effectiveness to Greatness, The Audiobooks So many people feel frustrated, discouraged, unappreciated, and undervalued - with little or no sens... More... 75 minutes
Eleven Rings Audiobooks During his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson wo... More...  
Employee Wellness: Taking Care Of You Video “Employee Wellness: Taking Care Of You” explores the concept of wellness -- the state of being at yo... More... 16 minutes
Enjoy the Ride (Audiobook) Audiobooks It's not how you start or finish; the true joy is in the trip! "The ideas in Enjoy The Ride make it... More... approx. 71 min.
Enjoy The Ride (DVD) Video Enjoy The Ride is Steve Gilliland's most requested Keynote Speech. This 90 minute DVD was produced l... More... 90 minutes
Enjoy the Ride w/EXCEL-erate! (interview) Audiobooks Steve Gilliland interviewed at his best!... More...  
Enjoy The Ride- Steve's powerful keynote recorded live (Audio CD) Audiobooks In typical Steve style, filled with wisdom, wit, and passion, STEVE GILLILAND, CSP, provides a wealt... More... approx. 71 minutes
Essential Tools for Managers: The Bad Attitude Survival Guide Book With the increased pressures on business today, the workplace can be rampant with resentment, subpar... More... 267 Pages
Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics: Three-Volume Series Video With this program, you can learn how to double or even triple your reading speed, increasing not onl... More... 43;42;50 minutes
Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done Audiobooks Execution is "the missing link between aspirations and results," and as such, making it happen is a ... More... 8 hours
Failing Forward Audiobooks The major difference between achieving people and average people is their perception of and response... More... 170 minutes
Fifteen Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential, The Audiobooks Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says... More... 7.5 Hours
First, Break All the Rules Audiobooks In today’s tight labor markets, organizations compete to find and keep the best employees, using pay... More... 3 hours
Fish Tales Audiobooks The phenomenal international bestseller Fish! Told the story of the fictional company that transform... More... 3 hours
Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale & Improve Results Book Imagine a workplace where everyone chooses to bring energy, passion, and a positive attitude to the ... More... 107 Pages
Five Dysfunctions of a Team, The Book Throughout the story, Lencioni reveals the five dysfunctions which go to the very heart of why teams... More... 222 Pages
Focus : Achieving Your Highest Priorities Audiobooks The Focus workshop presents an engaging and inspirational learning experience and will change your l... More... approx. 4 hours
For Goodness Sake! (DVD) Video A values-based approach to ethics for everybody. You can't help but laugh out loud as For Goodness S... More... 29 minutes
For Goodness Sake! 2 Video This DVD contains two movies. Character - Who Needs It? and Diversity Though Character. Characte... More... 26;17 minutes
Freedom From Fear Audiobooks A rush hour fender bender on a sweltering summer day is usually not a positive experience. But when ... More...  
Freedom From Fear Forever Audiobooks Life is not often fair. Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do good things happen to bad pe... More...  
Fun is Good! (DVD) Video This highly motivational program takes you behind the scenes at Midway Field in Minnesota, where fun... More... 14 minutes
Generation Blend: Managing across the Technology Age Gap Audiobooks Technology and demographics are on a collision course. Digital Natives, Boomerang Boomers, and Gener... More... approx. 7 hours
Get On The Right Bus featuring Mike Krzyzewski Video Mike "Coach K" Krzyzeswki belives in the power of words - words that can change lives and make indiv... More... 16 minutes
Give ‘em the Pickle! Video Giving away pickles is a tangible, fun concept for you and your team to use for exceptional customer... More... 18 minutes
Good to Great Audiobooks Can a good company become a great company and if so, how? In Good to Great Collins concludes that it... More... 6 hours
Gung Ho! Audiobooks Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles, co-authors of the New York Times business bestseller Raving Fans, ... More... 90 minutes
Hamster Revolution: How to Manage Your E-mail Before it Manages You, The Audiobooks Written in parable form, "The Hamster Revolution" tells the story of Harold, an HR Director who has ... More... 3 hours
Harassment Is … Video Harassment can take the form of jokes, negative stereotyping, hostile acts or simple thoughtless com... More... 20 minutes
Hey Dude! Video How does a fifty-something lead a twenty-something? How does a twenty-something lead a fifty-somethi... More... approx 1 hour
Hits of Humor Audiobooks Steve Gilliland: Science has proven, although we knew it all along, that laughter is our best medici... More... 75 minutes
Houndville™ Business Animations Video Bring real work workplace issues into the surface in a humorous, lighthearted way. Houndville reside... More...  
How Full is Your Bucket? Audiobooks Organized around a simple metaphor of a dipper and a bucket, and grounded in 50 years of research, t... More... 2 hours
How Successful People Lead: Taking Your Influence to the Next Level Audiobooks In this perfectly compact read, #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell explains how tr... More... 3.5 Hours
How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life Audiobooks The perfect, compact listen for today's fast-paced world, How Successful People Think (derived from ... More... approx. 3 hours
How To Build A Better You: Escalating Your Qualities Of Success Audiobooks To help build a better you, Bryan Dodge discusses ideas, concepts, and truths. Learn about creating ... More... 11 hours
How to Handle Difficult People Audiobooks How to Handle Difficult People Solutions to Deal Effectively with Difficult People in All Areas of ... More...  
How to Handle Emotionally Charged Situations in the Workplace Audiobooks How to Handle Emotionally Charged Situations in the Workplace Stand Strong and Calm Under Pressure ... More...  
How to Influence People Audiobooks “Impact comes from influence,” says leadership expert John C. Maxwell, “and influence can be earned.... More... Approx. 5 hours
How to Manage Problem Employees Audiobooks Here’s some of the “gold nuggets” Glenn Shepard gives you in this exclusive 90-minute AudioCD. *How... More... 90 minutes
HR Law For Managers Audiobooks Managers and supervisors are being sued in record numbers across these United State, for everything ... More...  
If Leadership Is a Game, These Are the Rules Audiobooks Steve Gilliland: The twelve rules for effective leadership: Several years ago, STEVE GILLILAND, CSP... More... approx. 70 minutes
Invisible Employee, The Audiobooks The Invisible Employee combines a good yarn with great business advice and practical guidance for ma... More... 4 hours
Is "Good" Enough? Video An eye-opening opener for your next team meeting. The concept of "good enough" is at the heart of al... More... 3 minutes
It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership Audiobooks It Worked for Me is filled with vivid experiences and lessons learned that have shaped the legendary... More... 7.5 Hours
It's About TIME Audiobooks Are you ready to embrace new and better ways of getting things done? Now is the time, today is the d... More...  
It's Not Working: Workplace Etiquette Video According to a survey on national civility, 40 percent of respondents believe American workplaces ar... More... 10 minutes
Kick in the Attitude, A Video A Kick in the Attitude provides you with the concrete, proven principles that will put the focus and... More... 22 minutes
Lead Yourself First! Indespensable Lessons in Business & Life Book Are you ready to be the leader of your own life? We live in a time of unprecedented economic and soc... More... 181 Pages
Leadership Audiobooks Ever wish you could take time out of your hectic business schedule to attend the in-person seminars ... More... approx. 4 hours
Leadership 101: What Every Leaders Needs to Know Audiobooks Unleash your leadership potential. No matter who you are, you can lead?and lead well. That is ... More... 2.5 Hours
Leadership Principles That Apply Both At Work & At Home Video Bryan Dodge interjects his high energy, making this a delightful learning experience. Because this w... More... 4 hours
Leadership: Winning with Integrity Audiobooks Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for the motivational ride of your life! Steve Gilliland delivers ... More...  
Leading More with Less Video This DVD demonstrates six critical leadership skills that can be used to inspire employees through d... More... 17 minutes
Leading With Heart- How to inspire commitment, teamwork and cooperation Audiobooks Steve Gilliland: This live recording offers insight and wisdom on choosing values, aiming for excell... More...  
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead Audiobooks Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still ... More... 6.5 Hours
Let’s Get Together Video Let’s Get Together: Communicating Respect in a Diverse Workplace is a unique and comprehensive appro... More... 14 minutes
Listening Audiobooks This CD identifies the ten worst listening habits that people have, and it shows you how to replace ... More... approx. 70 minutes
Love Your Customers Video PROGRAM 1: LOVE YOUR CUSTOMERS Love Your Customers demonstrates that in whatever line of work, cus... More... 28 minutes/ 11 minutes
Making a Difference™ Audiobooks Steve Gilliland: This insightful keynote speech expounds on the essentials toward making a differenc... More... 1 hour
Master the Message: Communicating for Success Video This course is designed to help participants become better communicators so that they can build prod... More...  
Mind Over Matter Audiobooks The average person uses a mere 10% of his mental capacity. But these CD's will help you unlock the... More...  
Motivation: Creating Your Edge Audiobooks Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for the motivational ride of your life! Steve Gilliland delivers ... More...  
Motivation: Ten Best Ways To Bring Out The Best In Others Audiobooks Learn how to motivate and keep people interested in what you are doing. This is an excellent CD for ... More... approx. 55 minutes
Motivational Dream Catchers Audiobooks There are three ingredients in success: Passion, Vision, and Action. If any one of the ingredients i... More... 2 hours
Mum's The Word Audiobooks Through engaging stories and detailed experiences stretching over more than twenty years, Steve Gill... More... 3 hours
Music Within Video The true inspiring story of Richard Pimentel in a full-length, feature movie. Richard Pimentel, a b... More... 94 minutes
One Thing you Need to Know, The Audiobooks Great managing, leading, and career success -- Buckingham draws on a wealth of applicable examples t... More... 4 hours
Ordinary People, Extraordinary Results: True Stories of Great Leadership Video Leaders who understand how small acts can lead to big results are invaluable to an organization. Thi... More... 7-9 minutes each
Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow (DVD) Video Making the leap from peer to boss is never easy. In addition to dramatic change, new managers freque... More... 22 minutes
Performance Essentials in the Workplace Audiobooks Steve Gilliland: A CD to inspire action and improve results Imagine attending five insightful semin... More...  
PIVOT: How one turn in attitude can lead to success. Audiobooks Good attitudes bring good results, and bad attitudes bring bad results. It’s that simple. In fact, a... More... approx 8 hours
Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, The Audiobooks A young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every asp... More... 10.5 Hours
Programming Yourself for Success Video You were born to win but conditioned to fail. You were conditioned to use less than your full potent... More...  
Purpose: If You Don't Stand for Something, You'll Fall for Anything Audiobooks The world is in desperate need of leaders filled with integrity. And it doesn’t matter if you call i... More... 4 hours
QBQ: The Question Behind the Question Audiobooks This remarkable and timely book provides a practical method for putting personal accountability into... More... 70 minutes
Relationships: Seven Best ways to build positive, productive relationships Audiobooks Relationships don't have to be a matter of chance. They can be built. And this CD gives you seven sp... More... approx. 70 minutes
Respectful Communicator: The Part You Play, The Video Effective communication is at the heart of organizational performance. When miscommunications occur,... More... 15 minutes
Richest Man in Town, The Audiobooks The entire book is recorded in the author’s voice. Music beginning and ending each chapter was compo... More... approx. 80 minutes
Riding the Wave Video In today's fast-paced world, people need to know how to apply balancing strategies when change occur... More... 18 minutes
Right Words at the Right Time: Customer Service Recovery, The Video Produced specifically for front-line public employees, this practical training demonstrates how to t... More... 14 minutes
Risk: If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space. Audiobooks Everyone has a comfort zone, and sometimes it's okay to stay there for awhile. The trouble is, with ... More... approx. 60 minutes
Secret: What Great Leaders Know--And Do, The Audiobooks The Secret answers the question, "What do I need to do to be a great leader?" It pulls five essent... More... 150 minutes
Self-Esteem: Turn up your self image, and tune up your results. Audiobooks Self-esteem is one of the key factors in success, because you perform exactly as you see yourself. T... More... approx. 90 minutes
Service Sims: Telephone Doctor Video The ServiceSims™ Series consists of 12 challenging customer service situations, each followed by two... More...  
Seven Decisions TV Special Audio CD, The Audiobooks In his unique blend of comedic talent, storytelling ability, historical research and inspiring lesso... More... approx. 100 minutes
Seven Decisions, The Audiobooks In his unique blend of comedic talent, storytelling ability, historical research, and inspiring less... More... approx. 100 minutes
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, The Audiobooks In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centere... More... 72 minutes
Seventeen Essential Qualities of a Team Player, The Audiobooks John C. Maxwell takes the pain out of knowing what makes a team tick. If you want to have a better t... More... 160 minutes
Simple Choice, A Audiobooks A Simple Choice is a tale of grief, redemption, and hope, in which mone man learns what really matte... More...  
Speakerman Audiobooks Steve Gilliland: Speakerman is the ultimate collection of STEVE GILLILAND's thirty-two (32) funniest... More... approx. 135 minutes
Stress is a Gift Video Stress is the last thing you want at work, right? Well, not necessarily. Turns out a little adversit... More... 4 minutes
Succeeding in Spite of Differences Audiobooks Cy's engaging, humorous delivery outlines the various way people process information and approach li... More... approx. 75 minutes
Succeeding in Spite of the Facts Audiobooks In this session, Cynthia will talk about how organizations faced with change, thrive as they break t... More... approx. 58 minutes
Take This Job And Love It! Video There's a big difference between making a living and having a life. Unfortunately, not too many peop... More... 45 minutes
Take Your Speaking to a Higher Stage Video "Power Speaking": Listen as Mark shares his years of knowledge and experience in the speaking busine... More...  
Teamwork: Achieving More Together Audiobooks Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for the motivational ride of your life! Steve Gilliland delivers ... More...  
Thinking for a Change Audiobooks Basing his latest book on the theory that "successful people think differently than unsuccessful peo... More... 3 hours
Time Management Tips Audiobooks Time Management Tips Take Control of your Life, Work, and Schedule Work piles up. The phone ring... More...  
Time Squeeze, The Audiobooks In today's fast-paced world, we all feel squeezed and wish we had more time. There just aren't enoug... More... 40 minutes
Tipping Point, The Audiobooks In The Tipping Point, Gladwell looks at why major changes in our society so often happen suddenly an... More... 3 hours
Transformation Tele-Seminar, The Audiobooks You don’t have to settle for anything less than All the energy, money, and success you want. You don... More... approx. 60 minutes
Twenty-one Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, The Audiobooks What would happen if a top expert with more than thirty years of leadership experience were willing ... More... 180 minutes
Vision Mindset Grit (DVD) Video Stott Burrows’ amazing story of recovery & success will put any challenge into perspective! The true... More... 60 minutes
Vision Mindset Grit (CD) Audiobooks Stott Burrows’ amazing story of recovery & success will put any challenge into perspective! The true... More... 60 minutes
Wag More Bark Even Less Audiobooks A grandfathers story of adult life lessens that only a dog could tell.... More...  
Whale Done! Audiobooks What do employees and coworkers have in common with a five-ton killer whale? A whole lot more than y... More... approx. 3 hours
What to Say When You Talk to Yourself Audiobooks Steve Gilliland: How to program your potential for success Steve Gilliland, who taught millions of ... More...  
When Change Happens, Adjust Your Sail Video Let’s face it, change is happening all around us. When Sam Glenn speaks about change, he uses the an... More... 22 minutes
When Fish Fly: Lessons for Creating a Vital and Energized Workplace Audiobooks The remarkable story of the Pike Place Fish Market -- told by the owner, who transformed the small c... More... approx. 2 hours
When The Going Gets Tough with C.W. Metcalf Video If you or your employees can’t seem to find the time to enjoy day-to-day work or the personalities o... More... 45 minutes
When the Phone Rings:Telephone Skills for Better Service Video When the phone rings, your employees have only a few seconds to set a tone. To communicate that your... More... 20 minutes
Who put a Lizard in my Lasagna? Video In this video, you will learn Sam Glenn’s four key training lessons: • Be creative • Remember What... More... 22 minutes
Workforce Y Audiobooks Too many generations in your workplace? Use this CD to create solutions to Generation Y challenges.... More... approx. 44 minutes
Working for You Isn't Working for Me Audiobooks Working for You Is Not Working for Me, offers concrete examples of bad boss scenarios and a proven f... More... 9 hours
Working with You Is Killing Me (Audiobook) Audiobooks Through real-life case examples and field-tested strategies, you'll quickly learn how to identify an... More... approx. 3.5 hours
Working with You Is Killing Me (DVD) Video We've all worked with someone who makes work impossible. But it doesn't have to be that way. This po... More... 23 minutes
Workplace Violence: Looking Out for Each Other Video There’s more to workplace violence than mass shootings and national tragedies. Workplace Violence: L... More... 15 minutes