Communication and Interpersonal Skills

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NEW! Authentic Public Speaking: Getting Your Voice into the World

Date: Thur., Oct 24
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This a communication workshop geared towards individual contributors and frontline supervisors. In this workshop, you will learn actionable tools and do engaging writing/peer-sharing exercises to help you be aware of and apply strategies to speak with conviction in your authentic voice, learn ways to reduce fear and amplify courage, speak with purpose and strength, and develop confidence through effective preparation.

The Art of Risk-Taking

Date: Thurs., Oct 24
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This is a workshop geared towards individual contributors and frontline supervisors. In this workshop, participants will learn actionable tools and do engaging writing/peer-sharing exercises to help them be aware of and apply strategies to 1) take smart risks consistent with their values, 2) handle fear, failure, rejection and criticism, and 3) reduce stress and burnout. This is a high-energy, interactive workshop with lots of activities, exercises, and peer sharing.

Positive Conflict Resolution

Date: Mon., Oct. 28
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Conflict is real and frequent, but it doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Attend this workshop and learn how to make a difference and how to plan for conversations that get positive results.

Communicating Effectively

Date: Mon., Oct. 28
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Daily interactions have a huge impact on the quality of relationships. Attend this workshop to learn how to make a great first impression and have it endure, as well as how to overcome barriers when communicating with others.

NEW! Generations Matter

Date: Thurs., Oct. 31
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Gain an understanding and increase awareness of generational differences and commonalities in the workplace. Develop strategies to navigate clash points with them. Identify how these differences may affect communication and teamwork.

Managing Up: How to Succeed with Any Type of Boss

Date: Thurs., Oct. 31
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tap into your most valuable “soft skill.” Learn to develop a positive strategy for managing those who manage us! Increase cooperation, collaboration and understanding between those of different levels and perspectives. Empower yourself to succeed with any type of boss.

Communicating More Effectively Using Your MBTI Type

Date: Thurs., Oct. 10
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Communication is key to successful business and personal interactions. The Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (MBTI) is a tool that can be used to achieve effective communication with other people. Attend this workshop to learn about your natural communications style and how to adapt your style to communicate more effectively with others. Prerequisite: Participants are encouraged to attend the introductory “Know Thyself: An Introduction to the Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (MBTI)” workshop prior to this workshop IF they have never completed the MBTI before, or have had a feedback session of their MBTI results if they previously completed the MBTI.

When You’re “In the Grip”: MBTI and Stress Management

Date: Wed., Nov. 6
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This workshop uses Myers Briggs® Type Indicator as a basis to explore stress behaviors in ourselves and those around us. Being able to recognize when we are "In the Grip” will help us focus on understanding our “Energizers,” which can act as counter-balances. Attend this workshop to learn more your MBTI® type, understand your energizers and stressors, learn about the impact of stress on your type, and learn type-specific strategies for regaining equilibrium.Note: This workshop has a prerequisite. Be sure to read the full description for this on Endeavor prior to enrolling.

Know Thyself: An Introduction to the Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (MBTI)

Date: Tue., Dec 10
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (MBTI) is a tool for which to understand personality type and predisposition. By knowing and understanding ourselves better, we gain a broader understanding of our differences, how to bridge them, and unlock our innate synergies and potential. Instructions for completing the assessment will be sent to participants once the registration deadline has passed.

Notre Dame Toastmasters

Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Lower Level Grace Hall
For more information, contact Tracy Weber at tweber1@nd.edu or Rob Fox at rfox2@nd.edu. You can visit the Notre Dame Toastmasters Club website or Like the Facebook page for additional information.


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