Workshop 1 (for all staff)
Expanding Your Perspective Through Others
Self Managing Your Performance and Potential
This program provides new skills and easy-to-use tools that will put you in control of managing your performance and potential in a way that supports your short and long term career objectives. The key for unlocking your potential is learning to ask thoughtful questions that result in new points of view from managers, colleagues, and customers, etc. Feedback gives us an additional perspective and is the key to continued improvement. Learn how to use strategies to engage others to help you develop. Discover how everyday work interactions can offer the best opportunities for on-the-spot insights.
Audience: All Staff Duration: 2.5-hours
1. Developing the Capacity to Invite Feedback and Invite Coaching
Self manage your performance and potential by taking the initiative to solicit different points of view from your professional network. Asking for feedback gives an additional perspective and shrinks blind spots.
2. Expanding Your Perspective Through Others
Learn how to engage others to help you grow. Discover how everyday work interactions can offer the best opportunities for on-the-spot insights and on-the-job growth. Learn the key to asking thoughtful questions of managers, colleagues, and customers that result in new points of view.
- 3. Asking Your Manager for Feedback
Learn about a framework for brief, monthly, one-to-one conversations with your manager to recognize accomplishments, strengths and for discussing what’s next to focus on. Become familiar with what you can expect from your manager and what your manager expects from you.
5. Considering the Role of Behavior
Stellar work results are not enough. How others experience interacting with you can make or break your reputation and ability to move up the ladder. Explore the impact of behavior on career trajectory, organizational culture, productivity, team dynamics, and more. Learn how to assess your own behavior and seek input from others to balance your self-awareness.
6. Opening Up to New Insights
Discovering yourself through the eyes of others can feel daunting. Learn how to manage the apprehension that accompanies requests for feedback and develop the capacity to hear “need-to-know” information that could make the difference between a successful or stalled career.