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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 […]

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 […]

The Multitasking Mirage—Find Your Focus, Flow, and Finish Line

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

The research is overwhelming—our brains aren’t built for multitasking. When we constantly juggle various cognitive tasks, we experience decreased productivity, impaired cognitive ability, increased stress, and diminished creativity—all of which reduce us to fractions of the effective professionals we are capable of being. Many professionals surrender to a frantic and unfocused workstyle out of the […]

Communication Confidence

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Most of us think we're good communicators. Listening and talking are things we engage in all the time, so we assume we do it well. Unfortunately, that's often not the case. Attend "Communication Confidence" to learn a number of skills and tools to improve the way you communicate with others. Behind these skills are these […]

Grammar Game

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Can business grammar be fun? Absolutely. This fast-paced and interactive class is designed to help you catch common grammar mistakes that can hurt your professional image and your credibility. During this course, participants will explore those essential grammar rules that every professional must know such as: - Subject/verb agreement - Who vs. whom; me vs. […]

Developing your Emotional Intelligence for Workplace Effectiveness

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Interacting with people is a large part of our jobs and how we use our emotions and react to others affects our performance. Explore ways to understand your own emotions and how to perceive the emotions of others. Find ways to strengthen relationships, build networks and find common ground. Generate ideas and “next steps” for […]

Inclusive Leadership

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

We know that leaders have a significant impact on creating a culture of inclusiveness within a team or department. In this session, we will explore the foundational elements of inclusive leadership. What does it look like? How does the leader cultivate her or his own inclusiveness and, even more important, create a team environment where […]

Leveraging Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Participants will define Emotional Intelligence (EI) as a leadership and management competency, building upon a model for emotional and social competency. At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify how emotional intelligence affects leadership and will have generated ideas and next steps to leverage their emotional intelligence in the workplace for […]

From Dr. Google to Your Doctor: Improving Communication about Your Health

HR Building 903 West University Ave, Gainesville

Did you know that 93 million Americans report they use the internet to find health information and advice? Yet individuals do not always have the skills they need to effectively find health information, engage online with others about health issues and speak with their healthcare providers about the information they have found. Learn strategies to help you optimize your online health explorations and provider communications.