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If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Jennifer Pettibone at pettibone.8@osu.edu or 614-292-3114. Requests made 10 days prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. In person workshops venues are wheelchair accessible.  Automated captions will be available to all virtual participants and the Zoom platform is accessible.  Click here for the accessibility form. 

  1. May 25, 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    "Success in life, in anything, depends upon the number of persons that one can make himself agreeable to." - Thomas Carlyle Working relationships are improved when you know and understand your personality style. Why? Because it helps you understand your behavior any why you act the way you do.  When you can figure out what makes people tick and what ticks them off, you can create strategies for improving your relationships with them.

  2. Jun 1, 2022, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Have you ever left a meeting where the group’s decision still didn’t feel right or where everyone still wasn’t on the same page? This training will provide you techniques for helping groups work through thinking and decision making of important ideas and difficult conversations. You will learn how to be effective at facilitating people through processes that provide useful information and data in making decisions and developing ownership over those decisions. Participants will: • Understand facilitation and facilitator roles

  3. Jun 2, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am

    How we communicate with each other, whether it is a co-worker or spouse, can make or break a relationship. In this workshop we will explore how people communicate differently and how you can use your strengths to build relationships with your team and increase people's feeling of being heard.

  4. Jun 9, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am

    “Successful teamwork is not about mastering subtle, sophisticated theories, but rather about embracing common sense with uncommon levels of discipline and persistence. Ironically, teams succeed because they are exceedingly human. By acknowledging the imperfections of their humanity, members of functional teams overcome the natural tendencies that make teamwork so elusive.” - Patrick Lencioni

  5. Jun 15, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am

    You get what you focus on."  -Vannoy & Ross As a leader it is important to know what talents you possess, that you bring to the leadership table.  Do you know what strengths you possess?  Every leader possesses her/his own unique set of talents.  According to the Gallup Organization, "we spend too much time focusing on our weaknesses, trying to make them stronger rather than recognizing our strengths."  When you focus on your weaknesses, you miss out on utilizing what you do best for your organization. 

  6. Jun 16, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am

    The foundation of personal and professional success lies in understanding self, understanding others and realizing the impact of personal behavior on the people around you. DISCflex™ provides an insight into an individual’s style that can help predict the likely trends of their behavior in the future. It does this by evaluating four key factors in an individual style (Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Compliance).

  7. Jun 23, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am

    "Mastering yourself is true power." - Lao Tzu You have attended a Clifton Strengths awareness workshop, or a personal CliftonStrengths coaching session (requirement for this workshop) You may be wondering how can you apply your strengths at work.  Have you given any thought about how focusing on your strengths allows you to unleash your highest potential, leading you to be happier at work and more productive. Weakness fixing only prevents failure, but strengths-building leads to success – Gallup. 

  8. Jun 29, 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    “The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” - Theodore Roosevelt Research indicates that employees leave bosses, not organizations. Here are some statistics about the impact of good and bad bosses from http://govitru.com/workplace-statistics/

  9. Aug 3, 2022, 9:00am - 11:30am

    Are you a positive leader? Do you wonder how others think about your attitude as a leader? A quick test is to observe the way people react to you when you walk into a room. Are people happy to see you? Do they want to talk to you? Or do they quickly make themselves scarce? If they run when they see you, it's time for an attitude check.

  10. Aug 5, 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Teamwork can be hard! Have you ever been frustrated with a team member and how they approach a task? Why they problem solve differently than you? Why some people think “inside the box” and others can’t even “see the box”? The Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory (KAI) is a way to look at an individual’s problem-solving style and creativity. This training will enhance your understanding of team dynamics in problem solving and increase group cohesion, effectiveness, and team building. Objectives:

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