Motivation is hard. How do we stay committed in a fast-paced world? The way we talk to ourselves may make all the difference.
Welcome to our new site!
Welcome to our new web site! We are the regional source for innovative learning and premier meeting and conference space in Alameda County. Please take a look inside.
Qualities of effective team coaches
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.
Self-assessment: The first step to career planning
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.
Team building success
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.
Reduce stress in 2 minutes
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.
Ensuring a great job interview
Today’s Question: What can I do to ensure I have a great Job interview? The Career Coach says: The key is preparation. Take time to research, practice and learn how to communicate your past successes in any interview.
What great listeners actually do
Do you think you are a good listener? Most people do. This article provides terrific insights into what listening really means and offers practical tips to take your listening skills to the next level.
Elsie Lum on the Alameda County Training & Education Center
After 20 years as director of the Alameda County Training & Education Center, Elsie Lum retired in October. She sat down with Tom Holub, strategic consultant on TEC’s new web site, to discuss her time at the Center and its role in supporting Alameda County staff.