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Breakfast Bytes: Improvisation for Communication

Learn improvisational theater techniques to enhance communication skills for collaboration, mentoring, day-to-day conversations, presentations, or job searches. *Note*: this is a highly participatory workshop involving a lot of movement around the room and interaction with other grad students.

Annelies Ransomeassociate director of operations, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

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Quick Bytes: Project Management Tools for Your Life

Do deadlines sneak up on you and your priorities seem unclear? Do you ever find yourself procrastinating on small tasks when you know you have a massive project that needs to be tackled? Learn some simple tools that you can use to make sure that you're working on the right things at the right time. Because there will always be more than you can do.

Linnea Williams, customer experience manager, Stanford Web Services

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Quick Bytes: Improvisation for Communication

Learn improvisational theater techniques to enhance communication skills for collaboration, mentoring, day-to-day conversations, presentations, or job searches. *Note*: this is a highly participatory workshop involving a lot of movement around the room and interaction with other grad students.

Annelies Ransome, associate director of operations, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

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Management Matters: Application Deadline

Management Matters is a comprehensive, three-session workshop focuses on simple principles and guidelines that, once learned, can make the process of managing others enjoyable and effective, and help you succeed in whatever career path you choose.

Management Matters will take place on the following three Tuesdays: Jan. 30, Feb. 6, & Feb. 13 from 4:30 - 7 PM. Due to the workshop's interactive format, full participation in all three sessions is required.

CBD 2017: Carillon Concert and Quiet Contemplation

SAVE THE DATE - Carillon Concert and Quiet Contemplation - Friday, November 3rd.

The Hoover carillon bells ring again this year to signal the university’s commitment to emotional well-being. All members of the Stanford community are encouraged to pause, reflect and take time to unwind. Gather in Dorhmann Grove, the Oval Ear and/or Meyer Green Lawn to share the concert and contemplative pause together as a community. You may also enjoy the experience by pausing wherever you are on or off campus. Concert by Stanford’s carillonneur Timothy Zerlang.

12@12 / 12@6: Deadline

Connect with a diverse group of graduate students to informally discuss "big questions" or learn about their research and hot topics in their field.

Over lunch at 12 PM or dinner at 4:30 PM or 6 PM, 12 students and a faculty or staff facilitator either choose complex, real-world questions to discuss over the course of multiple sessions, or, for those who choose the Outside the [Lunch] Box group, discuss their own research or a hot topic in their field.

The Art and Science of High Performance Teams: Deadline

This interactive workshop brings life to powerful new research of team dynamics, with a focus on building good relationships, enhancing trust and increasing accountability.

Open and relevant to graduate students at any stage in any discpline or degree. Space is limited. Due to the workshop's highly interactive format and limited spots, full participation is required. 

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