Workshops

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Beth Flynn at flynn.61@osu.edu or 614-292-3114. Requests made 10 day 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.

 

  1. Jan 27, 2021, 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.

  2. Feb 3, 2021, 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

  3. Feb 11, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am

    We have all seen examples of toxic leaders, either in the media or in our personal lives. Together, let’s dig deeper and pinpoint those characteristics to further define toxic leadership. Then, we can ask ourselves how do we avoid becoming one? How may our actions effect the people around us? The US Army defines a toxic leader as one who has a self-centered attitude, motivations, and behaviors that can be detrimental to their followers and the organization.

  4. Feb 12, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am

    As a leader, empathy is an important trait to develop to be successful. Research at the Center for Creative Leadership indicates, “empathy is a construct that is fundamental to leadership. Many leadership theories suggest the ability to have and display empathy is an important part of leadership.” In these challenging times, showing empathy is vital in helping teams and organizations be productive. 

  5. Feb 16, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am

    Conflict is a part of our daily lives at work or at home. How we manage conflict has a direct impact on how fulfilled we feel about our work, the quality of work, and the quality of work from our respective teams or units. Effectively dealing with and using conflict as a positive tool is a major component of success in current or future leadership roles.

  6. Feb 25, 2021, 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. 

  7. Mar 3, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am

    In today's world we are continually representing ourselves in digital format.  Have you ever stopped to take a look at how you come across to those around you?  Are you consistent across platforms? Hootsuite reports that there are 3.48 billion people on social media and 4.388 billion users of the internet worldwide. This is a vast network that should not be ignored.

  8. Mar 10, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am

    Do you know when to coach versus mentor? Have your coaching or mentoring skills gotten rusty? Would you like to gain some new skills (or tools) that you could implement immediately? Workshop participants will: Understand the fundamental difference between coaching and mentoring Identify practical aspects of engaging in a coaching or mentoring process Explore approaches to employee motivation (through coaching/mentoring) Learn the G.R.O.W. model of coaching and other mentoring tips Brian Raison is facilitating this workshop.

  9. Mar 12, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am

    As leaders, it is important to develop a plan before a crisis happens. Having a good communication plan leads to a better work environment, which leads to higher employee engagement and morale. Effective and efficient communication leads to higher productivity levels, and thus higher profits. 

  10. Mar 16, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am

    What is your change style preference? Would you be an originator? A conserver? Or would you find yourself in the pragmatist category? Which category would my team members fall? Does it matter? Yes it does...knowing our tendencies and understanding their respective implications provide us with the tools to be more effective in our change efforts.

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