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Managing Your Emotions in the Workplace

Stressful situations can be all too common in the workplace, but how do we manage our emotional response while keeping things professional?

Join us for a 90-minute interactive online workshop to uncover the nature of our emotions and how they play out in our work environment. The class curriculum is based on over two decades of direct research at the Stanford Psychophysiology Laboratory on emotions and emotion regulation.

Quick Bytes: Exercising Influence

To be successful as a graduate student, regardless of discipline, influence skills are key! In this introductory session, you will examine the unique challenges you face, your strengths as an influencer and apply a behavioral influence model that will help you develop the flexibility you need to help move your ideas into action by stimulating others to support, allow, provide resources for, or participate actively in your initiatives. Come prepared to participate in this engaging session!

Fellows Forum: Commanding the Room - Effective Q&A Skills

Going from the monologue of a presentation to the dialog of a Q&A session can be daunting and anxiety provoking. In this workshop, you will learn specific techniques that can help you confidently handle questions and the Q&A process for both in person and online presentations.

Matt Abrahams, GSB lecturer and communications coach, is presenting two workshops to help you step up your presentation skills, whether online or in-person. Check out Matt’s Think Fast, Talk Smart podcast to hear his accessible, practical advice to communicate effectively.

Quick Bytes: Connecting Over Zoom: Listening and Empathy Skills in a Socially-Distanced World

Have you found it difficult to connect with friends and colleagues over Zoom? Do you wish you could establish deep and meaningful connections even while remote? In this fast-paced and interactive workshop, Matt Vassar, the creator of the popular ENGR 103/203: Public Speaking course, will guide you through listening and empathy skills that you can practice with your friends and colleagues to form meaningful connections.

Matt Vassar, core lecturer, School of Engineering

Quick Bytes: How Informational Interviews Can Help You Find the Right Career and Land the Job You Want

Informational interviews are the most powerful networking and career exploration tools! In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn the steps for conducting an informational interview, including how to use LinkedIn to identify a potential interviewee and write an introductory email. You'll also learn how to compose a list of highly effective informational interview questions. You’ll leave this workshop feeling confident about holding informational interviews that will help you land the job you want!

CANCELED: Leading from the Inside Out: Application Deadline

This event has been canceled in order to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Our community's well-being is our top priority. Stanford will continue providing health guidance that aims to support your personal health and safety at healthalerts.stanford.edu.

Learn to assess your core leadership strengths and areas for development to become an effective manager/leader. In each session of this comprehensive workshop, there will be a substantial experiential component.

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