Events

  1. Thu, 10/31/2019 - 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.

  2. TBA

    Wed, 11/06/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    More details later

  3. Wed, 11/13/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Monthly tree walks feature all things trees!  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. No reservations required.

  4. Thu, 11/14/2019 - 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?

  5. Thu, 11/21/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    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.

  6. Thu, 11/21/2019 - 10:00am

    2019 Private Applicator testing dates Location: Portage County Extension Office, 705 Oakwood Street, Ravenna, Ohio 44266 Dates: January 17th, March 21st, May 16th, July 18th, September 19th, November 21st Time: Testing Begins at 10:00 a.m. To register call the Ohio Department of Agriculture at 614-728-6987 or online at http://go.osu.edu/pesticide_exams

  7. Wed, 12/04/2019 - 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.

  8. Thu, 12/12/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    “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

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