We had our 3rd session of “Thriving as a Manager at Berkeley” focused on Innovation. We were led by Kurt Beyer, a faculty member at Haas and the I-School, and our EVCP Paul Alivisatos. Kurt interviewed Paul, and some of the interesting comments Paul made… Read more…
by Jo Mackness – Our strongest managers here at Berkeley are the ones who “set them free” and support their best people by exploring different projects, teams and units. Here are some ways to support your people’s career development!
We had our 2nd session of the “Thriving as a Manager at Berkeley” program focused on the concept of Growth Mindsets. We were led by Laura Kray, a faculty member at the Haas School of Business who teaches on this topic, and Jo Mackness, our… Read more…
We had a very successful kick-off to our new program “Thriving as a Manager at Berkeley” with about 100 managers participating! Homa Bahrami, a Senior Lecturer at the Haas School of Business, started us off interviewing Carol Christ, our Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost… Read more…
by Jennifer Chizuk — During my time as COO at the Haas School of Business, I initiated a communication with staff called the Monthly 3-Bullet Point Update. Each month, I sent out 3 short bullet points containing the most important information for staff to know. The total length of the update was no more than a ½ page and would take less than 2 minutes to read. It became a well -read communication. These are my three lessons to pass along to you in the format of the monthly 3-bullet update…
Delegation is more than just assigning a task to someone. It involves designating responsibility and indicating the level of authority in which they can act. Your role is to follow up to ensure progress while honoring the employee’s autonomy.
In today’s campus climate, managers and supervisors are expected to achieve business objectives with less resources. Given your current workload you may be asking yourself, how on earth can this be accomplished?
An interview of Nancy McKinney by Delia Clark, featuring questions about the projects, methodologies, and the continuous improvement mindset.
We’ve seen rising interest in the impact of cultivating moment-to-moment awareness in the workplace. Most research has focused on benefits for employees who practice meditation or who possess high mindfulness traits or skills, like accepting feelings without judgment. Yet, very little work has been done to examine how someone’s mindfulness influences other people in a workplace setting. Is it possible that your mindfulness practice could influence your colleagues?
You know you would like to convene people to move work forward, but how do you decide whether it will be most effective to hold a meeting, a retreat, or a summit, or just hang out together? Before investing in a retreat as a sponsor, planner, or participant, take three steps to determine what type of event will be most effective.
Fall 2017 Multicultural Education Program Workshops Are Open for Enrollment
The Multicultural Education Program is pleased to offer workshops for the Fall 2017 semester. We offer…
Spotlight: Professional Development
Professional development is fundamental to succeeding in the workplace! These posts…
Your Professional Development: The “What” and The “How”
by Inette Dishler - As the school year begins, it’s…
Sting vs. The Clash: People Management Insights
by Jo Mackness - Our strongest managers here at Berkeley…
- for your community
- for your future
- career development
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- career story
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- owning your career
- doing your job
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