by Kim Jarboe LaPean — I confess to employing a little bit of clickbait in this headline because, in fact, I know nothing is free. Time is a valuable commodity. When you recognize how valuable and finite your time is, you have a better perspective on how to focus your efforts for maximum impact. While these strategies require an investment in time, they won’t require extra budget dollars. They don’t even require a communications team. Communications is a specialized field, yet I would argue that each of you is a communicator and could benefit from these tips.
We sat down with Dr. Brandi Pearce, Haas’ Lecturer and Director of Team Performance and Research to talk about the benefits and drawbacks of collaborating in teams, the team lifecycle, and what elements contribute to team effectiveness.
A group of 96 participants from within UC Berkeley participated in a leadership development process employing LEA 360™ assessments – a questionnaire-based 360-degree process which provides each participant with quantitative feedback on twenty-two leadership practices in the areas of creating a vision, developing followership, implementing the vision, following through, and team playing.
A video-recommendation from Tom Holub about the need to stay focused and concrete.
The Wisdom Café sat down with UC Berkeley’s Vice Chancellor and Provost, Claude Steele, to discuss his experiences and share his knowledge with our audience.
Anxiety over confirming a negative stereotype is not limited to race, but can manifest in all manner of ways. For any negative stereotype about how a person or group performs a task, there is a chance that the specter of confirming that stereotype will adversely influence performance.
Brian Waechter worked at UC Davis’ school of Veterinary Medicine for many years before coming to Berkeley as the College of Letters & Science’s (L&S) Director of Information Technology in 2014. We spoke with him at the Free Speech Movement Café about his experience moving from one UC… Read more…
When I first became Provost and Dean of the College of Letters and Science, my
boss at the time, Rod Park, joked, “My hand’s on the lever of power, but it’s not
attached to anything.” Rod’s remark captured an important truth. Leadership
positions in colleges and universities have little direct power, such as one imagines the CEO of a corporation might hold (although even my friends who are CEO’s of companies say this is a fantasy).
Lyle Nevels, campus’ deputy CIO for IST, talks about making choices, transitioning from Haas to IST, prioritizing projects, and the changing role of IT in the university.
Liz Elliott shares some of her thoughts about the principles which can help create a high performance culture in the workplace.
Five Ways to Work Smarter in an Academic Environment
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