engaging in difficult conversations with confidence
This two-session Compelling Communication workshop gives you the skills and practice you need for your next important presentation, such as a qualifying exam, conference presentation, research meeting, or job talk.
Compelling Communication will take place on the following two Mondays: Oct. 7 & 14 from 4:45 - 6:15 PM. Due to the workshop's interactive format, full participation in both sessions is required.
If your relationship with your advisor is not ideal, you can take actions to improve your communication, move beyond conflict, and feel less isolated.
Learning to manage your advisor and take control of your meetings and feedback is one of the most valuable skills a graduate student can develop.
Increase your consciousness of negotiation as a life skill we use every day in academic, business, and personal situations in this fast-paced workshop. We will explore the competitive and collaborative tensions present in most negotiations, identify tools for maximizing outcomes, and practice improving our influencing strategies while respecting and maintaining healthy relationships.
Jessica Notini, consultant and lecturer in Law, Stanford Law School
Your relationship with your faculty advisor is an essential part of your graduate school experience. Learn practical skills and discover resources to help you communicate effectively and resolve issues with your faculty advisor.
Helen J. Doyle, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, VPGE
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Graduate students from diverse backgrounds interact with individuals who, while we may consider them as members of ally communities, do not consistently act as allies. Participants will discuss examples of this challenge and possible methods to responding in constructive ways. Interactive activities include role-plays, scenarios, and vignettes in which participants can learn how to model “in the moment” response strategies.