CSU’s Got Talent Online Training: How to be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope and Friendships

Dr. Annie McKee will present a compelling argument for why happiness at work is good for us—and for our companies—too. Her presentation is backed by solid research, and is profoundly practical as well. Participants will gain new insights about how to use emotional intelligence to be better colleagues and managers, and how to build a positive culture in their teams. She will share techniques to take charge of your own happiness at work, find deeper meaning in what you do, focus on hope for the future, and build better, stronger relationships in the workplace.

This course will take place Tuesday, October 20 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. All CSU Faculty & Staff are invited to attend this free webcast.

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CSU’s Got Talent Online Training: INDISTRACTABLE How to Control Your Attention and Choose Life

What could you accomplish if you knew how to improve concentration and overcome distractions? What if you had the power to stay focused and become “indistractable? ” Nir Eyal reveals the hidden psychology driving us to distraction. He describes why solving the problem is not as simple as swearing off our devices. In this session, based on his book, Indistractable, he reveals the key to getting the best out of technology, without letting it get the best of us. Inside, Eyal overturns conventional wisdom and describes: Why distraction at work is a symptom of a dysfunctional company culture – and how to fix it. What really drives human behavior, and why “time management is pain management”. Empowering and optimistic, Indistractable provides practical, novel techniques to control your time and attention – helping you live the life you really want.

This course will take place Wednesday, September 30 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. All CSU Faculty & Staff are invited to attend this free webcast.

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CSU’s Got Talent Online Training: The Surprising Science of Meetings

A recent estimate suggests that employees endure a staggering 55 million meetings a day in the United States. Most companies and leaders view poor meetings as an inevitable cost of doing business. But managers can take heart: researchers now have a clear understanding of the key drivers that make meetings successful. In The Surprising Science of Meetings, Dr. Steven Rogelberg, draws from extensive research and survey interviews with over 5,000 employees across a range of industries to share the proven practices and techniques that help managers and employees enhance the quality of their meetings. For those who lead and participate in meetings, he provides immediate direction, guidance, and relief, offering a how-to guide to change your working life starting today

This course will take place Thursday, July 30 from 10:00am – 11:00am. All CSU Faculty & Staff are invited to attend this free webcast.

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CSU’s Got Talent: Overcoming & Understanding Implicit Bias in Higher Education & the Workplace

While most people in the United States sincerely reject prejudice and discrimination, many of us exhibit patterns of unwitting bias in our thoughts, feelings, and actions and displays of explicit intergroup hostility and division are increasingly visible as well. This interactive session will explore the social, cultural, and psychological origins of intergroup biases, and the most problematic effects such biases can have in higher education and the workplace. We will also explore strategies that individuals and institutions of higher learning can employ to combat prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination.

 

CSU’s Got Talent Online Training: Leveraging Positivity

There are moments in ordinary days we dread: moments of difficulty, confrontation and unwelcome change. In this moment of COVID-19, with its extraordinary pressures and upheavals, this remains true. We still must acknowledge when our colleagues or family are behaving badly, or when we have let others down, and work toward change. And we continue to be presented with the opportunity that has always been available to humanity throughout time: the chance to become our better selves. Our conversation, based on the science of positivity psychology and resilience, allows us to navigate these moments with increasing clarity and capacity and a bit more ease. You’ll learn the perspectives and tools that enable us to build resilience, no matter how challenging the moment.

This course will take place Thursday, May 28 from 10:00am-11:00am. All CSU Faculty & Staff are invited to attend this free webcast.

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