TED Talk: Negotiating for Yourself

Asking for a raise or compensation in the workplace can be awkward and uncomfortable but if you are well prepared the process will be more bearable and you may be pleasantly surprised by the outcome!

Preparing both your mindset and your research prior to your conversation is key!   Having a strategy in place will help you to prepare for a successful and fluent negotiation.  

This Ted Talk will share some very helpful tips that will teach you to better prepare your negotiating skills and properly demonstrate your contribution, and value to the company. 

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TED Talk: What Opportunities Did You Seize During the Pandemic?

I learned and embraced several concepts very early in my career and they have served me well during this pandemic. The first is, the only thing that is constant is change and the second, never waste a good crisis. If you recognize these sayings, or variations of them, I think you know where I am coming from. When the pandemic came, I will be honest and say I did not have a “shovel ready” plan to propose but we had a strong foundation from which to leverage our resources and seize several opportunities. In order for your institution to survive, possibly even thrive during the last 2+ years, what changes have you seized?

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TED Talk: Learning to Pause

Have you ever felt you were spinning on a merry-go-round that never stops? Do projects, meetings, obligations continue to pile up, no matter how much you accomplish? Let some of the paint dry and learn the benefits of hitting pause. Join this conversation to learn and share ways to refresh and restore more balance into your life.

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TED Talk: Achieve your Goals!

Whether it’s professional or personal, the start of a new calendar year often serves as a great opportunity to set goals for yourself. Join us as we watch this TED Talk speaker share some ideas for what to do, and what NOT to do, in order to achieve those goals. Then we’ll discuss how we can apply those tactics to our professional and personal lives.

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TED Talk: Customer Service – little things do matter

Are the little things we do worth it? YES! If a butterfly flaps its wings in the ID card office, does it really create a hurricane on commencement day? Most likely not, but the little things do matter! Let’s explore the results of customer service on our guests and on ourselves. It has huge impact, creates partners, and best of all…. It’s free! We’ll watch a short TED talk on the subject and then have a conversation about what truly impactful customer service means.

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