by Inette Dishler – As the school year begins, it’s a good time for all of us to think about what we want to learn! Everyone in our campus community can be learning all the time – not just our students. So how do you figure out what and how to learn?
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!
by Susie Hill – In pursuing my own professional development, I first have to step on some A.N.T.S (Automatic Negative Thinking) according to Daniel Amen . But luckily, my being nosy got me to peruse the UC Berkeley website when I first started working here, and that lead me to find the Berkeley Staff Assembly and the Wisdom Café website, a one stop shop to gather information for your professional development needs.
by Marlita Khan – One of the best things I’ve done here at Berkeley is to become involved in Communities of Practice (COPs). What are COPs? COPs bring together staff with similar professional interests, and serve as a community to share knowledge and offer professional development.
by Terrie Moore – Career coach and blogger Chrissy Scivicque calls professional development the #1 most important tool for career growth. I agree that it is crucial, whether you want to move up, move to a different type of role, or you’re already in your dream job.
by Elizabeth Wilcox – Publish, Present, Lead, Design, Collaborate!
by Inette Dishler — Stop Talking! That’s the first rule of attentive listening. You can not talk and listen at the same time, so to be a better listener, you have to stop talking! Did you know that the word Silent is in the word Listen?
Stressed? Overwhelmed? Discover two actions you can easily take to cultivate creativity for groups and yourself. My work facilitating planning discussions throughout UC provides a robust ‘lab’ for enhancing group creativity.
Creativity is about challenging ourselves to think in new ways, and to be willing to explore places and spaces we think we already know well, or those we have never before visited. Just as important, creativity is also about basic things like developing good work habits, perseverance, and the absolute—fearless, in fact—willingness to try, and to try again. Most importantly, all of this must be grounded in ethics and values.
This Talk is amazing. Jia Jiang talks about how his childhood fears were holding him back. Then how he learned to stare down and work through his fears.
Leader as a Storyteller: Claudia Covello
The Wisdom Café sat down with Claudia Covello, UC Berkeley…
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 back to school
- career development
- for your community
- for your future
- terrie moore
- michelle bautista
- kathleen valerio
- leader as storyteller
- career story
- tom holub
- owning your career
- doing your job
- professional development
- take 5
- elizabeth wilcox