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. 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. 

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.

  6. Mar 25, 2021, 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. Apr 8, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am

    Influence is a skill that allows us to reach our greatest success.  Influence allows us to make an impact or change on any situation.  According to SmartBrief, “You do not need position or authority or power to influence others, but you need influence to gain position, authority and power in your organization.” 

  8. Apr 14, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am

    Emotional vampires tend to drain the energy of everyone they encounter. These “vampires” tend to suck out your optimism, and enthusiasm rather than your blood. Their toxic behaviors can range from subtle comments, to full blown drama. These vampires, it can be one, or one hundred in an organization, affect workplace productivity and lowers morale. It is essential to stop having your energy drained from you. One way is to learn to identify the different types of behavior they possess.

  9. Apr 16, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am

    What does it mean to be an “inclusive” leader?  How do youmake sure that your employees and co-workers feel like they are valued and treated equitably?  Being an inclusive leader involves leveraging the talents and skills of your team in ways that recognize and honor the unique perspectives andexperiences of a diverse workforce.

  10. Apr 20, 2021, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Over the past decade a growing body of literature has documented the importance of social and emotional effectiveness as well as effective coaching (how we take good people and make them the best they can be) and feedback skills.  As leaders face times of increasingly rapid changes within their respective organizations, teams, and/or laboratories they must proactively work with others to lead them through these challenging times while continuing to meet the changing needs of stakeholders and clientele.    

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