Lunch & Learn

The Employee Relations unit of the Human Resources Department is happy to sponsor at least four (4) 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.

Additional L&L programs during the academic year, presented by ComPsych Guidance Resources, are sponsored by the Mental Wellness subcommittee of the Advisory Committee to the Chancellor for Employee Health and Wellness (ACCEHW).  You can find more at myhealth.uncc.edu.

Upcoming Events - Join our Google Group here!

 

 

HEADACHES - WHY DO I GET THEM?  HOW CAN I PREVENT THEM?

Tuesday, November 13 at 12:00 PM - Click Here to register

Enjoy a free lunch care of Queen City Health and learn more about headaches and how you can prevent them in a natural way.  Limited space available.

 
SMOKER TO SMOKE FREE (Webinar)

Thursday, November 15 at 12:00 PM - Click Here to register

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American cancer Society great American smokeout event.
By quitting - even 1 day - you can reduce your cancer risk and take an important step toward a healthier life.

FRIENDLY PERSUASION: HOW TO GET THE THINGS YOU WANT (Webinar)

Thursday, December 13 at 12:00 PM - Click Here to register

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

 

Past Workshops

THE SANDWICH GENERATION: BALANCING YOUR PERSONAL LIFE WITH THE NEEDS OF YOUR OLDER PARENTS OR LOVED ONES (Webinar)

Taped Webinar TBD

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
• Identify the challenges people in the sandwich generation face
• Describe work-life balance challenges
• Describe emotional issues
• Identify ways to cope with the stress of the sandwich generation
• List ways to find time for yourself
• Describe the importance of taking care of your health
• Describe ways to make sure your life is well-organized
• Identify ways to ask for help
• Determine who else can be involved in care
• Describe how to create a task list for elder care
• List outside resources that can help

 

BEING A PART OF A MULTIGENERATIONAL TEAM (Webinar) - Taped Webinar TBD

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
• Recognize the generational differences of Seniors, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials
• Understand the strengths and challenges each generation brings to a team
• Create a personal development plan for working successfully with multiple generations

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