Sarah Franke and I are presenting at the 2015 NEMA conference in Portland, Maine next week. Our session, “How to Have a Difficult Conversation at Work,” has some handouts. Here they are! 2015 Difficult Conversations Tip sheet Difficult Conversations at Work prep worksheet Difficult Conversations at Work reading list Read more →
Category: Professional development for cheap
How to Make the Business Case for Culture & Happiness in the Workplace
The folks at Delivering Happiness are the in business of convincing companies that a happy workforce makes for better business results. They had a webinar outlining why this is so. I didn’t get to participate in it, but luckily they have posted their slides online. It is entertaining and informative, as this slide illustrates: I hope there are takeaways… Read more →
Free webinar: “So You Want to be a Leader? How to Prepare Yourself for a Leadership Role in Higher Education”
It’s possible this webinar will be about leadership in general and therefore good for museum people to check out: Webinar: “So You Want to be a Leader? How to Prepare Yourself for a Leadership Role in Higher Education“ Hosted by: HigherEdJobs Presenter: Lucy Leske, Managing Partner, Education Practice, Witt/Kieffer Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time,… Read more →
30 minutes per day for two weeks can make your colleagues more compassionate.
During my work on this project, I’ve learned that one of the reasons for negative workplace culture in museums is a lack of resources. It’s complicated, but it does follow logically that when cuts need to be made to balance the budget, professional development is often the first to go and staff, reasonably, resent this. Knowing that a lot of… Read more →