Development Journey and Linked-In Learning
Brian Cole, M.S., M.B.A., P.M.P., Assistant Director of Operations, Organizational Learning
Ellen Rambo, B.A., M.P.L., Program Manager, Organizational Learning
Based on the new Michigan Expectations Model, the U-M Development Journey is a comprehensive, self-guided, professional development toolkit that faculty and staff can engage in on-line. The Journey offers tools and resources for individuals to determine areas for growth, promote impactful conversations, and to create and implement their own viable development plan. In this session, participants will learn how to navigate the Development Journey, including an introduction to the Linkedin Learning e-learning platform.
Finding Your Center: Staying Grounded While Navigating Decisions
Doreen Murasky, L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W., Student Program Manager Senior, CEW+
Morgan Hull, L.L.M.S.W., Counselor and Program Coordinator, CEW+
Every day, big or small, hard or easy, you make decisions -- from the kind of breakfast you will eat, to changing jobs or returning to school. These choices, although a part of life, can be stressful. This interactive workshop was created to dedicate a space for you to hit “pause” and find your center. You will leave equipped with tools and resources to help reduce stress by staying grounded while navigating the many decisions of life.
I'm Too Young to Become My Mom or Dad: Navigating Aging with Grace -- and Fun!
Wendy Shepherd, Consultant, ALFAB Services
We're sure not aging like our parents and grandparents did! Folks over 40 today are more energetic, involved, engaged, and healthy. Change your perceptions and expectations as you age “gray-cefully”! We’ll talk about how attitude and life’s wisdom help us navigate this exciting time of our lives, parenting our adult kids and grandparenting their kids, and the importance of friends-family-fun as a critical part of self-care. Live your life and forget about your age!
FLEX-ible Work Options: Connecting the Dots (panel discussion)
The panel will be comprised of content experts from U-M Campus, Michigan Medicine, and Human Resources
Like a unicorn, is the idea of flexible work options a mythical beast? Join the VOICES of the Staff Enhancing the Employee Experience Team as we discuss work-life flexibility options. This session is an interactive panel discussion that will share resources and best practices on workflex options, success stories, and lessons learned.
Balance in Your Body, Balance in Your Life (activity session)
Diana Rose, M.S., Health Educator, Nutrition and Weight Management Services, MHealthy
Paying attention to your body and taking care of yourself is critical for work-life balance. Join us for gentle exercises and stretches along with time management ideas for a more balanced you! (please wear comfortable clothing)