Staff Development

Negotiation Skills (11/13)

Thursday, November 13 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Faculty Club Lounge Any decision that requires more than one person involves some level of negotiation.  We all negotiate as part of our jobs, but few of us have consciously thought through negotiation strategies.  At this program you’ll learn a step-by-step… Continue reading »

Bringing Your Whole Self to Work (1/30)

Adam Sutton Bringing Your Whole Self to Work facilitated by Adam Sutton of Breakthrough Collaboration Friday, January 30, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Faculty House Lounge Attend this highly interactive and motivating session to understand and experience the benefits of being fully present at work each day, and learn… Continue reading »

Supervising International Student Workers (2/12)

Jenifer Atwood Hasenfus Supervising International Student Workers facilitated by Jenifer Atwood Hasenfus, International Student Advisor Thursday, February 12, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Faculty House Lounge Many student workers are adjusting to the professional workplace for the first time.  The challenges can be even… Continue reading »

Email Management Webinar (3/4)

Email Management Webinar facilitated by Kevin Thomas Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Is your email piling up faster than you can deal with it? Are you struggling to find the messages you need, when you need them? Not sure how to deal with the pesky… Continue reading »

Dealing with the Elephant in the Room (4/7)

Dealing with the Elephant in the Room facilitated by LifeScope, Williams’ Employee Assistance Program Tuesday, April 7, 2015 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Faculty House Lounge In this communications development seminar, you will learn the skills to talk to anyone about anything. Participants begin by identifying the… Continue reading »

Mindful Leadership (4/14) – Registration Closed.

Raymond Torrenti, Ph.D. Mindful Leadership facilitated by Raymond Torrenti, Ph.D. Tuesday, April 14, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This half-day  program will explore the ancient practice of mindfulness and its practical applications in the workplace. Leaders at every level of an organization can enhance their effectiveness and… Continue reading »

Toastmasters Field Trip (4/28)

Toastmasters Field Trip Tuesda, April 28, 2015 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Reid Middle School 950 North St., Pittsfield, MA 01201 Join other members of the Williams community as we share a van together to attend a meeting of Last Word Toastmasters in Pittsfield.  Toastmasters is an organization dedicated to teaching its… Continue reading »

Correcting Performance Problems -Registration Closed-

Will Fahey Correcting Performance Problems facilitated by Will Fahey, CPLP, PHR Thursday, May 14, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Faculty House Lounge The pressure for speed, productivity, and bottom-line results has never weighed more heavily on organizations than now. Managers must ensure that everyone takes responsibility… Continue reading »