The workplace is an unprecedented minefield of constant demands from other people, technology, and a nonstop workday.
We are forced to make critical decisions under pressure, creating a personal energy crisis that prevents us from thinking clearly and achieving extraordinary results.
To succeed in this new work world, we need to learn how to make good decisions, focus our attention, integrate our technology and sustain high energy day in and day out.
What You Will Learn
Attend this webcast and learn about FranklinCovey’s program called “5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity.” The program, supported by science and years of experience, will give you an overview, key concepts and elements of a process that has helped countless individuals yield a measurable increase in their productivity.
It will also give you hope, a renewed sense of engagement, and show you how implementing these tools and concepts can make or break your ability to achieve the most important outcomes in your work and personal life.
- The difference between acting on the important as opposed to reacting to the urgent
- Why you should go for extraordinary and not settle for ordinary
- Focusing on the big rocks, not the gravel
- Why it’s important to rule your technology, not let it rule you
- Fueling your fire so that you don’t burn out
Do you shy away from conflict? In organizations across the world conflict is avoided. Expectations go unmet, values are violated, and overall under-performance exists because people do not know how to effectively resolve issues without resorting to the use of power. This one-hour session introduces you to concepts that enable you to begin to "integrate conflict" - to walk into it and effectively handle it - rather than avoid it.
As a result of participating in this session you will:
1. Learn the sources of conflict in the workplace.
2. Understand how power plays a role in conflict.
3. Learn the importance of not taking conflict personally.
4. Understand the importance of asking for accountability.
Lessons in Moving Beyond What Stands Between You and Career Advancement
Joe and Bob Azelby are seasoned business executives who believe that a career stalls because an individual lacks a certain skill or has a behavior that makes them a less qualified candidate.
We all have weaknesses, which the Azelby brothers refer to as “BUTs.” For example:
- Bill is a hard worker BUT he can't influence people
- Larry is a great producer BUT he is a lousy manager
- Samantha is good at tasks BUT is not a strategic thinker.
Most people do not have any idea how their BUTs are inhibiting their career advancement because their colleagues and even their managers are unwilling to provide much needed candid feedback.
The bottom line is that most of us carry around our BUTs for years and never know that this is the reason our careers are not advancing.
What You Will Learn
The Azelby brothers understand how difficult it is to identify, acknowledge and manage your own BUTs, however, they know this is the key to career advancement.
This webcast will help you identify your BUTs and provide the tools necessary to shrink them. In addition, they’ll explore the importance of strong managers and demonstrate how a manager’s BUT can have a negative impact on his or her team.
National Library of Medicine's Disaster Information Management Resource Center
Siobhan Champ-Blackwell will provide a tour and highlight its resources. Taking the one-hour class and completing the exercises and class evaluation makes you eligible to receive 1 Medical Library Association Continuing Education credit.
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Virtual teams often face difficulties solving problems, making decisions, generating innovative ideas, and reconciling differences. When team members don't meet with each other face-to-face, it can be harder to build rapport, develop trust, and establish meaningful collegiality. Team members multi-task, leaders fall back to presenting endlessly, and the work goes sideways.
Join us as the speakers help you tackle the common challenges that go along with leading virtual teams. Our speakers will describe and demonstrate several practical skills and methods you can use right away to help team members and leaders improve the way they collaborate and perform.
At this interactive webinar, you will learn 10 Practical Tools and Techniques for:
• Setting up virtual teams for success
• Maintaining good working relationships
• Facilitating team collaboration
• Producing quality results
Virtual meetings are the norm today. Sure, you may know how to facilitate group meetings, but how are your virtual facilitation skills? Do you know how to use technology effectively to achieve maximum group results even when you’re not in the same room? How do you minimize the common challenges?
Facilitation skills are essential to keeping your group engaged in virtual meetings. Too often, participants face the glaring temptation to multi-task behind the scenes. Dysfunction may erupt and slow down the productivity of a group without your knowledge. Participants feel they are either limited or without structure, process, or tools necessary to conduct work and make critical decisions. How do you, as the meeting facilitator, rally the group to deliver results when you encounter these challenges?
In this webinar, learn how to adapt facilitation skills to the virtual environment. Discover critical components of virtual facilitation, how to overcome common dysfunctions in virtual meetings, and ways to accomplish full group participation – as if you’re in the same room.
- The 6 Ps of Preparation – How to set up your “room”
- Keeping participants involved – not multi-tasking
- Ground rules for virtual sessions
- Virtual engagement strategies
- Managing dysfunction and disagreement in virtual sessions
National Network of Libraries Medicine- MidContinental Region Coordinators present updates on Regional Medical Library activities relevant to public and health sciences librarians. This month: NN/LM MCR Associate Director, Claire Hamasu, will review our plans for Year 3 of the NLM contract. Monica Rogers, NN/LM MCR Health Information Literacy Coordinator will also make presentation.
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The way we learn has changed. With just a few taps, we can now find and share information with anyone, anywhere. Today’s training professionals must embrace the new technology and create an environment where people can gain knowledge the way they want to.
Join Cammy Bean, Vice President of learning design for Kineo, as she explores the resources and performance tools that are supporting this revolution in learning.
Attend this live webinar to learn:What continuous, collaborative learning means and why it matters
- How to implement the newest learning technologies
- How other organizations have transformed their learning programs
- And more…
In our next episode of AL Live, our panel will offer suggestions for how they’re going to make the most of attending ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. AL Live attendees will leave with an expert-led to-do list!. Our panel will discuss what they’re excited about doing and what they look forward to seeing in the exhibits. Whether you're attending the conference or not, this is a great opportunity to learn about what's new, what's exciting and what's trending.
Tired of seeing PowerPoint shows that have neither power nor a point? This session provides strategies for developing memorable slides with punch, not just pretty slides peppered with bullets. Join us as we look at ways to hook our learners, highlight critical information, and create learning points that will stick.