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Image source: Wikimedia Commons and NASA Images Take 5: Five Ways to Leverage Personality, Strengths, and Thinking Styles (October 23, 2016) - ASSESS Take the time to engage in formal personal and collective assessment to understand your own and your co-workers work styles. DISCUSS Make time to share the results openly and talk about how a better understanding of personality, strengths and thinking styles might improve your ability to collaborate.
tara-young-post The Impact of Advisers of Color (October 21, 2016) - UC Berkeley is attempting to address the underrepresentation of faculty of color in relation to their roles addressing campus culture, climate, and diversity. Where are similar efforts for staff, specifically advisors of color?
process map Making the Invisible Visible (October 21, 2016) - As our operating principles state we should continuously move “Toward a more together, innovative, simplified, accountable, and service-oriented workplace”. It is my belief that we can reach that goal by creating a culture of continuous improvement. How do we get there?
what-color-is-your-parachute Recomendation: What Color is Your Parachute (October 21, 2016) - If you are looking for one resource to help navigate the sometimes choppy waters of career planning, I would consider putting Richard Bolles’ What Color is Your Parachute at the top of your list. Bolles’ guide, which has been updated every year since its debut in 1970, provides practical and time-tested strategies for everything from initial career exploration through salary negotiation.
Leader as Storyteller: Tsu-Jae King Liu Leader as Storyteller: Tsu-Jae King Liu (October 21,2016) - The Wisdom Café had the opportunity to sit down with UC Berkeley's new Vice Provost of Academic and Space Planning, Tsu-Jae King Liu, and discuss her career path, her beliefs, and more.
Image source: Pixabay Take 5: Five Employment Trends You Should Be Watching (October 17,2016) - WORK ANYWHERE AT ANY TIME “Technological innovation has caused a shuffling of work time and play time. People are using a variety of personal devices to keep up with their work wherever they are. The Institute for the Future argues that rather than being ‘always on’, workers can use evolving technology to work more productively and achieve better results in a shorter time." ...
Spotlight: Process Improvement Spotlight: Process Improvement (October 21,2016) - There's lots of content for our new "Process Improvement" Spotlight! Check out our latest posts and resources, and read about ways to build productivity and awareness in the workplace to improve your work experience at UC Berkeley.
Nancy McKinney Process Improvement – A Client Interview (October 21,2016) - An interview of Nancy McKinney by Delia Clark, featuring questions about the projects, methodologies, and the continuous improvement mindset.