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Planning/Priorities/Delegation

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

"It takes too much time to plan--besides, I've been successful so far without planning." "Everything I have to do is important." Sound familiar? In today's work environment, supervisors often are bombarded with simply too much to do. And, while it is true that we don't have enough time to do it all--it is equally true […]

Embracing the Growth Mindset

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Explore how a Growth Mindset can encourage continuous improvement and innovation. This perspective can free people to think creatively and hold themselves accountable for their results. Experience a life-changing way of tackling work-related problems. In this session, we’ll: Define the growth and fixed mindset; Identify why and how we learn from failure; and Discuss strategies […]

Cultivating Judgment: Critical thinking skills for complex work environments

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Things change rapidly and continually at work which requires us to address unanticipated, uncertain, time-pressured and complex problems and decisions. In this session we will consider how critical thinking, along with self-awareness and understanding of the mental shortcuts we often, and unknowingly, take can be integrated into a process to help cultivate good judgment. Pre-registration […]

Inspiring Trust

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

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 […]

Thinking Strategically

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

"Thinking Strategically: Using Vision, Purpose, and Goals to Get Results" is a workshop for managers who want to learn ways to think more strategically in order to achieve team goals. During this session, participants will learn about the importance of having and articulating a clear vision and purpose for the team. Additionally, participants will learn […]

Leading the Challenge of Change

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

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 […]

Now Hear This

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Did you know that as much as 40% of the average workday is spent listening to others? That's close to half of your day! Isn't it time, therefore, to stop and make sure you're using your time to its greatest advantage? Take a few moments and ask yourself: Are you an effective listener? How often […]

Powerful Public Speaking

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Have you ever been in a meeting or making a presentation and wished you had prepared more fully? Has stage fright ever had an impact on your effectiveness? This program can help! Attend this program and learn how to: Reduce stage fright; Deliver with professionalism; and Apply the basics of public speaking by focusing on […]

Transforming Conflict

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

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 […]

Accountability in the Workplace

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Participants will define "accountability" as a leadership competency and explore ways to incorporate accountability in their interactions with employees. The overall objective of the workshop is to identify ways to positively impact performance and work culture to get great results. Pre-registration required in myTraining. This is a program of the Managing at UF: The Supervisory […]