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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. Mar 23, 2023, 9:00am - 11:30am

    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.” 

  2. Mar 27, 2023, 9:00am - 11:30am

    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.

  3. Mar 30, 2023, 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

  4. Apr 6, 2023, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    The number one reason people want to work for an organization is trusted leadership (Trust Outlook). The Trust Edge is built by global leader on trust, David Horsager, based in research by the largest trust study in the country, The Trust Outlook. This workshop will feature a variety of learning methods to provide a deep understanding of the importance of trust, a framework for the language of trust, and tools for immediately improving trust in your life.

  5. Apr 13, 2023, 9:00am - 11:30am

    Do you often work right up to the deadline or let deadlines pass? Do you have stacks of papers on your desk and can’t ever find what you’re looking for? Do you constantly feel behind? Time management and organization are two of the most important skills leaders can work on to achieve their goals and excel in their careers. These skills are often seen as crucial to support executives, but the truth is leaders at all levels need to keep things organized and on time to be proactive and to develop a vision for their team or organization.

  6. Apr 20, 2023, 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.  

  7. Apr 26, 2023, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    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.

  8. May 5, 2023, 9:00am - 11:30am

    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:

  9. May 11, 2023, 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 and 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.

  10. May 18, 2023, 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.

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