Lunch & Learn

The Human Resources Department and the Employee Health and Wellness Committee is happy to sponsor work and life Lunch & Learn (L&L) programs for our faculty and staff presented by ComPsych Guidance Resources, our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider.

The intention of these programs is to provide personal development topics that may improve an aspect of your work and/or home life.  If you are interested in receiving email notifications regarding these scheduled events please join our Google Group and/or go to the Learning & Organizational Development registration site to see our upcoming offerings listed under the Lunch & Learn category. You should also check out the for other committe events, workshops, or challenges.

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Running on “E:” Adding Energy and Fun to Your Life - Register under the topic Lunch & Learn
March 7, 2019 at 12:00 - Cone 112

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

Describe what causes fluctuations in energy level
• Identify how to change what causes the stress that lowers your energy
• Identify how to change your mindset about stress and your energy level

Describe the three keys to raising your energy level
• Describe how to add commitment to your life
• Describe how to add challenge to your life
• Describe how to add control to your life

Identify the characteristics of your energy zones
• Describe the high energy zone
• Describe the anxiety zone
• Identify ways to add fun to your workday


Past Workshops


Recognize the importance of a viable debt repayment strategy
• Understand the importance of setting and tracking short- and long-term financial goals
• Learn how to set milestones to address debt repayment and savings
• Be able to prioritize most effective use of disposable income
• Differentiate between saving and investing and when each makes sense





At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
• Describe how to assess your own persuasive abilities
• Describe the results of your persuasion self-assessment
• Identify the steps that will make you persuasive
• Describe how listening well can contribute to your ability to persuade others
• Identify questioning techniques that can help you get what you want
• Describe ways to make sure that you get feedback during a persuasive dialogue
• Create a personal action plan to improve your persuasive abilities
• Identify the steps you will take upon completing this session



THE ART OF PATIENCE - Watch taped webinar NOW

*By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

• Identify the characteristics of impatience
• Uncover the signs of impatience and its effects
• Discern how to locate your personal impatience triggers
• Identify methods to counter impatience
• Describe and employ procedures to manage the symptoms of impatience
• Engage in the “Art of Intelligent Waiting”
• Describe how to wait with purpose, intent, and belief.


BALANCING WORK AND LIFE - Watch taped webinar NOW
  • Identify  the  components  of  a  balanced  lifestyle
  • Identify  what  is  out  of  balance  in  your  life
  • Identify  the  relationship  between  stress  and  balance
  • Identify  and  explore  the  balance  between  home  responsibilities, career  requirements, and  leisure  activities
  • Describe  how  to  create  your  own  balance  diagram
  • Identify  the  right  questions  to  achieve  balance