Early Career Leaders Community of Practice: Shaping Workplace Wellbeing

Early Career Leaders Community of Practice

Developing the Leader Within You.

The Early Career Leaders Community of Practice is a network of new and early career leaders from all three campuses and Michigan Medicine. The community of practice aims to provide professional development, networking opportunities and best practices with three to four events per year and networking/information sharing in the Early Career Leaders channel on Slack.

Shaping Workplace Well-Being

Workplace well-being isn’t just a catchphrase. It is an important part of making sure that your work environment allows everyone to bring their whole selves to work. During this interactive session, you will learn the impact that social, mental/emotional and spiritual well-being have on your team’s engagement and work satisfaction. We will also provide you with some creative ways to foster stronger collegiality, connectedness and compassion in the workplace.

In this session, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of how your values and behaviors impact wellness at work

  • Identify what the wellness needs are in your unique workplace

  • Consider six ways to shape well behavior within your team

  • Determine your role and responsibility for influencing workplace wellness 


Melissa Lagodzinski, MHealthy Lead Training Specialist

Melissa Lagodzinski is a lead training specialist with MHealthy. She oversees the Leaders Creating a Culture at its Best program, a health and well-being culture creation experience that she developed, and continues to update and facilitate with the help of her MHealthy co-facilitation team. Melissa also designs, develops and facilitates development opportunities for the 600 MHealthy Champions across the university and offers monthly mini-zoom workshops related to the eight dimensions of well-being. 

Program Notes:

This workshop is being offered in an online webinar format. Online session login information will be delivered with the registration confirmation email.


Any U-M faculty or staff member who would like to build healthy connections within their team

Join the Early Career Leaders Channel on Slack:

If you haven't already, please join us in the #early-career-leaders channel on Slack. umichWORKS Slack is a communication platform only open to U-M employees. If you are not on U-M Slack yet, use these instructions to join. Once you are on Slack, here's how you can join the #early-career-leaders channel:

  1. Open the umichWORKS Slack Workspace
  2. Select the + sign next to Channels
  3. Select browse channels
  4. Search for “early career leaders”
  5. Select “Join”
  6. The channel will now show up in your list of channels

This is a space where we can have conversations. We can connect. 

Topic Area

  • Conferences and Special Events

Domain and Expectation

  • Mission
    • Create value for the diverse communities we serve
  • People
    • Collaborate and build inclusive relationships
  • Self
    • Communicate
  • Execution
    • Build positive culture


  • Member of a Team
  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams
  • Leading the Organization


  • Level 1: Awareness


Code: OL23ECLCOP01

Presenter: Varied

Cost: $0

  • Thu 8/18/22 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
    Location: Online Webinar