The Alameda County Community Food Bank distributes nearly three million pounds of food every month and needs volunteers to help bag and sort the food, as well as weed out any rotten or inedible pieces. Last month, the Training & Education Center decided to go help out.
Interactive classes in coaching, having difficult conversations and political savvy may seem like fluff to an employee trying to develop the technical know-how and hard-driving persona that will lead to promotion. But it’s exactly those people skills that make great leaders!
The Master in Public Administration program began at Alameda County six years ago.
If you’ve read any business articles in the last few years, you’ve probably come across articles that describe the manager as a coach. You may find that idea a little strange. For most of us, business isn’t a sport—it’s a way to make a living. Learn why if you are a manager, then you are a coach.
Motivation is hard. How do we stay committed in a fast-paced world? The way we talk to ourselves may make all the difference.
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In this podcast from The Deliberate Creative, our own Bill Jacox explains how team coaches can help push a team to a higher level of team performance.
Stop and think about how you got to where you are in your career. Did you determine your path while still in school? Did you take a job because it sounded interesting and paid well? Most people have a sense of what they like or are interested in, but don’t take the time to develop an actual career plan. It is important to take the time to assess yourself, or consider your strengths, interests, skills, competencies, personal characteristics, values, preferences and/or motivations.
California Children’s Services provides case management and direct therapy services to children with complex special health care needs. Care comes from five teams in five different locations. The Training & Education Center helped those five teams to work together for more positive outcomes.
Have you ever prepared immensely for an important presentation or a job interview and minutes before the event you find yourself nervous, maybe even scared? An effective trick that can help alleviate stress is to utilize Harvard’s Social Psychologist, Amy Cuddy’s power pose.