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Friday, October 25, 2019 - 1:00pm
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Register here Everyone experiences emotions at work. We get frustrated with bosses giving more work when they don’t understand how much work we already have. We get upset with coworkers who don’t do their jobs, so we can’t do ours. We get angry with irate customers who don’t realize we are only trying to help. We worry about an uncertain future. But with all these emotions, most people don’t think they have anything to do with how they are feeling. They believe their emotions are a result of an external cause. That just isn’t true. Target Audience Anyone wising to learn how to better manage emotions. Expected Duration 45-60 minutes Workshop Objectives At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Identify the nature of emotion Describe the function of emotion Describe how emotions originate from thoughts Identify the ways emotions can sabotage work and relationships Identify ways to taking responsibility for emotions Describe ways to monitor and dispute distorted thinking Describe ways of calming down Use future orientation to avoid impulsive acts Describe how to depersonalize criticism Brought to you by Guidance Resources
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
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Register here Kindness is an admirable aspiration for anyone, and it also can be an effective way to achieve success. By being concerned about others we can build relationships and gain support. By serving others we can be happier about ourselves. Kindness can be more than the right thing to do, it can be a path to success and happiness. Target Audience Anyone who would like to spend less time in stressful conflict with others and more time enjoying cooperation and mutual respect Expected Duration 45-60 minutes Workshop Objectives At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Identify techniques to focus on other people Listen to words and emotions Talk in terms of the other person’s interests Ask about and be interested in the other person Discuss building relationships with kindness, using: Effective compliments Empathy Gratitude Know how and why to be assertive rather than aggressive Establish mutual respect Choose your behavior based on your goal Influence people in the long term vs. compel them in the short term Brought to you by Guidance Resources