Workshops

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. Sep 25, 2024, 9:00am - 11:30am

    “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

  2. Oct 3, 2024, 9:00am - 11:30am

    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.

  3. Oct 10, 2024, 9:00am - 11:30am

    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).

  4. Oct 23, 2024, 9:00am - 11:30am

    "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. 

  5. Oct 24, 2024, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good [people] to do what he/she wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” -Theodore Roosevelt Congratulations, you’re advancing in your career.  Yesterday, you were a co-worker with your peers, and now you’re their boss.  You are now responsible for the development of your former co-workers and the success of your department. 

  6. Oct 31, 2024, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    The loudest voice in the room is not always the right voice to follow, stated Suzanne Yost in her article, “Why Introverts Make some of the Best Leaders.” She shares that research shows, introverted leaders can increase profits and productivity. Why and how, will be shared throughout the workshop.

  7. Nov 7, 2024, 9:00am - 11:30am

    “If knowing yourself and being yourself were as easy to do as to talk about, there wouldn't be nearly so many people walking around in borrowed postures, spouting secondhand ideas, trying desperately to fit in rather than to stand out.” - Warren G. Bennis

  8. Nov 13, 2024, 9:00am - 11:30am

    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.

  9. Dec 3, 2024, 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. Dec 5, 2024, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    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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