Setting Goals in Four Dimensions

In this video, Allison Rimm discuss setting goals to create life balance.  Write down your priorities for the short, medium, and long terms in four major categories: your career, your relationships and family, your role in the community, and as caretaker of your mind, body, and spirit. Review and re-balance the priorities periodically. After viewing Read More »

Listening as an Ally

So often, we listen as critics, seeking out the flaws in others’ ideas. What if we tried listening as an ally? Based on his latest book Opening Doors To Teamwork & Collaboration: The 4 Keys That Change Everything, author and organization development pioneer Fred Miller looks at the ways in which this simple change in Read More »

Connect Vision to Action

Only about 30 percent of change efforts succeed. To beat those odds, increase productivity five-fold by ensuring that employees are at their peak. This occurs when the basics of project management are present, execution is high, and people have a sense of meaning.  In this video, Scott Keller will discuss what takes people from vision to Read More »

Eat. Learn. Grow Professionally with Adam Grant

Originals: How Non-Conformists Rule the World To survive and thrive, organizations need original thinking. Yet most individuals stay silent instead of voicing their best ideas—and many leaders stifle dissent rather than encouraging it. Learning & Organizational Development (L&OD) in collaboration with Staff Senate invites you to join the discussion on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 12:00 -1:30 Read More »

Know Yourself, Grow Yourself | Read and Learn Together

Spring is a great time to start a new book.  Join university employees who are reading and learning together.  We will meet to discuss Brainhack: Tips and Tricks to Unleash Your Brain’s Full Potential by Neal Pavitt on Friday, May 19th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at McKimmon Corner Cafe’ located in McKimmon Center.  Pavitt offers tips and tricks Read More »