Harvard Business Review: Today’s Leaders Need Vulnerability, Not Bravado

Read Today’s Leaders Need Vulnerability, Not Bravado by Amy C. Edmondson and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, from Harvard Business Review, October 19, 2020. Follow The Black Experience in Higher Education series on Inside Higher Ed Read Chief Diversity Officers: Strategies for Success in the Current Moment by Charlene Aguilar, from HigherEdJobs.com, October…

Harvard Business Review: How Employee Assistance Programs Can Help Your Whole Company Address Racism at Work

Read How Employee Assistance Programs Can Help Your Whole Company Address Racism at Work by Jodi Jacobson Frey, from Harvard Business Review, October 14, 2020. Listen to Blurring the Lines of the University from Future U Podcast, October 6, 2020. Read Their Bosses Asked Them to Lead Diversity Reviews. Guess Why.…

Medium.com: The Psychological Superpower of 2020 Is Restraint

Read The Psychological Superpower of 2020 Is Restraint by Ayodeji Awosika, from The Forge on Medium.com, December 12, 2018. Read The Most Likely Way You’ll Get Infected With Covid-19 by Dana G Smith, from Elemental on Medium.com, September 16, 2020. Read How Different Personality Types Cope with an Always-On Culture…

Harvard Business Review: Cultivate a Trans Inclusive Workplace

Listen to Cultivate a Trans Inclusive Workplace from the Harvard Business Review IdeaCast podcast Read More Pandemic Consequences for Underrepresented Students by Greta Anderson, from Inside Higher Ed, September 16, 2020. Read Micro-Mentoring: How a Small Moment Can Alter Your Career Path by Charles R. Middleton, from Higheredjobs.com, September 21, 2020…

Harvard Business Review_ Is Happiness at Work Really Attainable

Harvard Business Review: Is Happiness at Work Really Attainable?

Listen to Is Happiness at Work Really Attainable? from Harvard Business Review Cold Call Podcast from September 2020. Read Why Your Brain Is So Foggy by Dana Smith, from Medium.com, September 8, 2020. Read Campus Life and Caregiving by Amy Armenia, Sharon Carnahan and Alice Davidson, from Inside Higher Ed, September 14, 2020.…

Right Here, Right Now: Realize Your Personal Development Plan Doesn’t Need to Be Perfect

With everything going on in the world right now, how can you put time into a personal development plan? Start thinking about what you can do right here, right now. Kick-off your plans by telling yourself your plans don’t need to be perfect! Putting together a personal development plan can…

Higher Ed Jobs: Everything in Your Career Is on Fire

Read Everything in Your Career Is on Fire by Justin Zackal, from HigherEdJobs.com, August 27, 2020. Read Mindset List Takes New Form by Scott Jaschik, from Inside Higher Ed, September 9, 2020. Read How Colleges Can (and Can’t) Support 2020 Campaign-Related Activities on Campus and Help Students Vote from the…

Forbes: Your Unconscious Bias Trainings Keep Failing Because You’re Not Addressing Systemic Bias

Read Your Unconscious Bias Trainings Keep Failing Because You’re Not Addressing Systemic Bias by Janice Gassam Asare, from Forbes.com, December 29, 2019. Watch How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them by Verna Myers, from TEDxBeaconStreet, November 2014 Read Replacing Ineffective “Diversity” Interview Questions from JPHigherEd Part of WiFi (What…

Inside Higher Ed: Implicit Bias Training for Woke Faculty (A Satire)

Inside Higher Ed: Implicit Bias Training for Woke Faculty (A Satire)

Read Implicit Bias Training for Woke Faculty by Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, from Inside Higher Ed, July 10, 2020. Read How Can Professors Bring Anti-Racist Pedagogy Practices Into the Classroom? by Sara Weissman, from Diverse Issues in Higher Education, August 25, 2020. Read How Brands Can Follow Through on the Values They’re…

Medium.com: Your ‘Surge Capacity’ Is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful

Read Your ‘Surge Capacity’ Is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful by Tara Haelle, from Medium.com, August 16, 2020. Read How to Overcome Classroom Zoom Fatigue by Elizabeth Stone, from Inside Higher Ed, August 19, 2020. Read Are Your D&I Efforts Helping Employees Feel Like They Belong? by Michael…

Inside Higher Ed: Navigating Gender Identity and Expression During a Job Search

Inside Higher Ed: Navigating Gender Identity and Expression During a Job Search

Read Navigating Gender Identity and Expression During a Job Search by Lauren Easterling, from Inside Higher Ed, July 24, 2019. Read What Deaf People Can Teach Others About Virtual Communication by Sabina Nawaz and Roberta J. Cordano, from Harvard Business Review, August 3, 2020. Read Core Values: Overview and Examples from Indeed.com…

HigherEdJobs.com: How to Lead with Emotional Intelligence During Hard Times

Read How to Lead with Emotional Intelligence During Hard Times by Eileen Hoenigman Meyer from HigherEdJobs.com, July 23, 2020. Read Communicating Risks to Foster Compliance by Lindsay McKenzie from Inside Higher Ed, July 28, 2020. Read Three Tips for First-Generation Graduate Students Navigating Education During the Pandemic by Stella Smith…

LinkedIn News: How to Fight Off Feeling like a Fraud During Your Job Search

Read How to fight off feeling like a fraud during your job search by Andrew Seaman, from LinkedIn News, July 20, 2020. Listen to Planning, Adjusting and Communicating for the Fall? from Inside Higher Ed Podcast, July 14, 2020. Read Dealing with Uncertainty During the Coronavirus Pandemic by Lawrence Robinson…

“…And then, I cried after the closing session…:” Confessions of an Unemployed Professional

Dealing with unemployment can be isolating and professional development opportunities can exacerbate feelings of being alone. Even when surrounded by your peers. Read more about what I learned about the power of being vulnerable and honest about myself.

InsideHigherEd: Centering Students’ Needs​

Read Centering Students’ Needs by Maximillian Matthews, from Inside Higher Ed, July 14, 2020 Read Don’t Let Micro-Stresses Burn You Out by Rob Cross, Jean Singer and Karen Dillon, from Harvard Business Review, July 9, 2020. Read The Early Impacts of COVID-19 on the Community College Student Experience by Linda L. Garcia, Mike Bohlig…

Harvard Business Review: How to Be a Better Ally to Your Black Colleagues

Harvard Business Review: How to Be a Better Ally to Your Black Colleagues

Read How to Be a Better Ally to Your Black Colleagues by Stephanie Creary, from Harvard Business Review, July 8, 2020. Read Reopening Campuses, Racial Disparities by Kery Murakami, from Inside HigherEd, July 8, 2020. (page 2) Read How “Different” Will Post-COVID Higher Education Be, Especially for “At-Risk” Students? by…

Finding Relevancy In a Changing World – Continuing to Feel the Discomfort of Change is Necessary

In a world changing daily, how do you address your own role in complicit behavior? Continue feeling the discomfort of change – this time, in the world YOU need to personally change! Fourth in a series. When I began my series on finding relevancy in a changing world, I was…

Book Excerpt: Steps to Being Mindful as a Facilitator

Even when we are in the middle of leading a facilitated experience, we have the responsibility to be mindful about how we “show up.” There are many ways to be mindful before, during and after the experience. In the excerpt from the new book, The SAGA Facilitation Model, I explore how you can improve your ability to be mindful when planning and participating in a facilitated meeting, workshop or training

Book Excerpt: Common Conversation Blockers and Improved Responses

In order to have tough, but necessary, conversations to improve the culture of your organization, you must be able to identify common conversation blockers and improve your response. I believe now, more than ever, we should be equipped with strategies for overcoming these blocks and retain focus without engaging in…

Harvard Business Review: That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief

Read That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief, by Scott Barinato from the Harvard Business Review. Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday. A year ago, I was working on the manuscript of my book, Tales of a Displaced Worker. I found articles online that described the feelings I had about…

Personal and Professional Development – What Do You Want to Learn?

Even when we are in crisis, we can be thoughtful and deliberate in our personal and professional development. Using the Management Plan model, you can focus your efforts on what skills to learn I have been watching my Facebook feed and reading news about the shift to remote learning and…

Managing Professional Conferences While Unemployed, or Answering the “Where do you work?” Question

Managing tough questions about long-term unemployment is challenging. Answering the questions at professional conferences is even tougher. Learn strategies for answering some challenging, but oft-repeated, questions when you’re surrounded by peers in your field.

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