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Abundance Mindset

How can one cultivate a mindset of positivity and compassion in the workplace? The answer is to cultivate an abundance mindset. During this course, participants will: Distinguish between the Abundance and Scarcity mindsets; Evaluate how each mindset affects us both generally and in the workplace; and Develop a plan to move out of scarcity mindset […]

Relationship Strategies

Would you like to substantially increase your ability to communicate with other people? Can you imagine the ways this might benefit you in your career, your day-to-day dealings with people, and in your personal relationships? "Relationship Strategies" assembles a number of simple tools that can be easily applied to improve both business and interpersonal relationships. […]

Inspiring Trust

The focus of this workshop is on the role of the leader in setting a personal example. Emphasis will be on the leadership competencies of "role model," "integrity," and "humility." At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify the key aspects of integrity and humility and have generated ideas and action […]

HR 101 for Beginners: What Everyone Needs to Know about Human Resources

This course provides a practical introduction and guide to fair and legal employment practices at UF. This course is ideal for individuals interested in human resources, serving in supervisory positions, or interested in becoming a supervisor. This course folds in the most pertinent laws and policies involving basic human resource practices and impacting our employees. […]

Leading the Challenge of Change

In "Leading the Challenge of Change," participants will discuss why change is difficult, what they can and should expect when implementing change, and how they--as leaders or "change agents"--can make changes more effectively by taking employee response into account. By focusing on normal responses to change, along with the impact of resistance to change and […]

Communication for Managers

Communication is consistently identified as one of the most important tasks of a manager. In this session, we will identify key issues, challenges, and strategies to help managers communicate effectively with team members. Topics covered will include: Focal points of communication and communication breakdown for managers; Tools for influencing and knowing when to use them; […]

Transforming Conflict

Conflict is part of our daily lives and can undermine our success unless we get better at using it effectively. As surprising as this might sound, we want conflict in the workplace; but it has to be the right kind of conflict. In this class you will learn how to build your conflict competence/fitness to […]

Storytelling to Find Your Why and Envision Your Aspirations

What is your “why”? What motivates you in your professional life? What future do you wish to create during your career? This course will help you leverage the power of storytelling to tap into your passions and purpose and unleash your best work performance. Your story is important and meaningful. By reflecting on your experiences […]

Mastering the Challenge of Managing Employees

"Bill's work is not up to speed, but I'm afraid he's going to get angry if I tell him." "Mary does good work . . . when she actually comes to work." "The problem with Joe is his attitude." "I just want to fire her!" Employees who are difficult take up a lot of their […]

Email Effectiveness

Do you control your email or does your email control you? Is email the best communication tool? Most of us spend a good part of our day using this powerful medium. Often we sort through emails with content that would have been better communicated via the phone, in-person, in a chat or in a virtual […]