Events

Notice: Given the current environment, please confirm whether your event is still taking place. To do this, either check the calendar below or contact the event-holder.

  1. Thu, 08/26/2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    “The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” - Theodore Roosevelt Research indicates that employees leave bosses, not organizations. Here are some statistics about the impact of good and bad bosses from http://govitru.com/workplace-statistics/

  2. Wed, 09/01/2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am

    Join Franklin County Master Gardeners for a monthly hands-on gardening workshop. Most sessions will feature hands-on activities or sessions in the garden.  COST: $15 per session WHERE: Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Building, 2548 Carmack Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 REGISTER: go.osu.edu/coffeeMGV SCHEDULED TOPICS

  3. Wed, 09/01/2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Do you know when to coach versus mentor? Have your coaching or mentoring skills gotten rusty? Would you like to gain some new skills (or tools) that you could implement immediately? Workshop participants will: Understand the fundamental difference between coaching and mentoring Identify practical aspects of engaging in a coaching or mentoring process Explore approaches to employee motivation (through coaching/mentoring) Learn the G.R.O.W. model of coaching and other mentoring tips Brian Raison is facilitating this workshop.

  4. Thu, 09/09/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    "You get what you focus on."  -Vannoy & Ross As a leader it is important to know what talents you possess, that you bring to the leadership table.  Do you know what strengths you possess?  Every leader possesses her/his own unique set of talents.  According to the Gallup Organization, "we spend too much time focusing on our weaknesses, trying to make them stronger rather than recognizing our strengths."  When you focus on your weaknesses, you miss out on utilizing what you do best for your organization. 

  5. Thu, 09/16/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    The foundation of personal and professional success lies in understanding self, understanding others and realizing the impact of personal behavior on the people around you. DISCflex™ provides an insight into an individual’s style that can help predict the likely trends of their behavior in the future. It does this by evaluating four key factors in an individual style (Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Compliance).

  6. Wed, 09/22/2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” -Peter Drucker Are you a leader, manager, or both? How do you balance these different styles and skills? To be successful in either, or a mixture, of these roles, you must be able to adapt to the situation, various team members, or an event. In order to do this, you must first know and understand what your preferred leadership style is.

  7. Wed, 09/29/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    We’re all in the same business, the people business.  It’s not what we make or sell that’s critical; it’s how we take care of the people who buy it.  Our job is to make customers (internal and external) happy. What’s the best way to do that?  By giving our “pickles.”  “Pickles” are those special or extra things you do to make people happy.  It may be doing something extra for a customer or sending a handwritten thank you to them.  The trick is figuring out what your customers want, then making sure they get it, that’s the “Pickle!”

  8. Thu, 09/30/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    Moving from recognizing and understanding to appreciating and effectively using differences is a challenge because we all have a natural bias for our own way of seeing things and making decisions. It can be hard to recognize our own biases, especially when they are reinforced by the cultural attitudes within which we live and work. 

  9. Fri, 10/01/2021 - 8:00am to 10:00am

    Join Franklin County Master Gardeners for a monthly hands-on gardening workshop. Most sessions will feature hands-on activities or sessions in the garden.  COST: $15 per session WHERE: Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Building, 2548 Carmack Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 REGISTER: go.osu.edu/coffeeMGV SCHEDULED TOPICS

  10. Thu, 10/07/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    Influence is a skill that allows us to reach our greatest success.  Influence allows us to make an impact or change on any situation.  According to SmartBrief, “You do not need position or authority or power to influence others, but you need influence to gain position, authority and power in your organization.” 

  11. Wed, 10/13/2021 - 8:30am

    This training program provides an overview of pesticide safety information. The morning session covers core topics. The afternoon sessions will review Ornamental Weed Control (Category 6c). Attendees will then choose between Industrial Vegetation (Category 5) and Turf (Category 8) for the final afternoon session.

  12. Wed, 10/13/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    Are you a positive leader? Do you wonder how others think about your attitude as a leader? A quick test is to observe the way people react to you when you walk into a room. Are people happy to see you? Do they want to talk to you? Or do they quickly make themselves scarce? If they run when they see you, it's time for an attitude check.

  13. Wed, 10/20/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    "The full monty," is a British slang phrase of uncertain origin. It is generally used to mean "everything which is necessary, appropriate, or possible; ‘the works.’-Wikipedia Leading with your strengths will help your team and organization grow. – Gallup Strengths Center

  14. Thu, 10/21/2021 - 9:00am to 11:30am

    What is your change style preference? Would you be an originator? A conserver? Or would you find yourself in the pragmatist category? Which category would my team members fall? Does it matter? Yes it does...knowing our tendencies and understanding their respective implications provide us with the tools to be more effective in our change efforts.

  15. Thu, 10/28/2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Emotional vampires tend to drain the energy of everyone they encounter. These “vampires” tend to suck out your optimism, and enthusiasm rather than your blood. Their toxic behaviors can range from subtle comments, to full blown drama. These vampires, it can be one, or one hundred in an organization, affect workplace productivity and lowers morale. It is essential to stop having your energy drained from you. One way is to learn to identify the different types of behavior they possess.

  16. Thu, 11/04/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    “If knowing yourself and being yourself were as easy to do as to talk about, there wouldn't be nearly so many people walking around in borrowed postures, spouting secondhand ideas, trying desperately to fit in rather than to stand out.” - Warren G. Bennis

  17. Wed, 11/17/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    “What really matters for success, character, happiness and lifelong achievements is a definite set of emotional skills – your EQ — not just purely cognitive abilities that are measured by conventional IQ tests.” — Daniel Goleman What is Emotional Intelligence? It is the awareness of our emotions that drive our behavior, and how it impacts others (both positively and negatively), and then learning how to manage these emotions. Why is it important to have a high emotional intelligence?

  18. Thu, 11/18/2021 - 9:00am to 11:30am

    Conflict is a part of our daily lives at work or at home. How we manage conflict has a direct impact on how fulfilled we feel about our work, the quality of work, and the quality of work from our respective teams or units. Effectively dealing with and using conflict as a positive tool is a major component of success in current or future leadership roles.

  19. Wed, 12/01/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    As a leader, empathy is an important trait to develop to be successful. Research at the Center for Creative Leadership indicates, “empathy is a construct that is fundamental to leadership. Many leadership theories suggest the ability to have and display empathy is an important part of leadership.” In these challenging times, showing empathy is vital in helping teams and organizations be productive. 

  20. Thu, 12/02/2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Today’s professional regularly interacts with co-workers and members of their community. Relationships are key for successful job performance and working with others. These relationships occur on many levels: colleagues, customers, supervisors, and stakeholders. To be effective in working with others we must be present and in a healthy place to give and learn from each other. A key component for a healthy self is to be joyful even in during challenging or difficult times.

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