Know When to Introduce Change

When change is introduced at the right times in people’s lives, they are more likely to accept it.  Leaders are required, by the nature of their jobs, to be agents of change. In this video, John Maxwell introduces three specific environments or situations that encourage people to change. After viewing the video, answer a “Questions Read More »

Developing Others

Developing employees is accomplished by bring new experiences to the employee and the employee to new experiences.  In this video, Jason Jeffay challenges manager to think beyond competencies and capabilities and explore experiences. After viewing the video, answer a “Questions to Ask” and select an “Ideas for Action” to incorporate into your routine this week. Read More »

Empower to Go Faster

When Steve Strout played chess as a child, his dad taught him to think ahead five moves. He teaches that approach to everyone, at all levels. It allows the team to go faster — to learn faster, decide faster, recover faster. But you can only go as fast as the person in the front. After Read More »

12 named Awards for Excellence Winners, Three named to Governor’s Award

Chancellor Randy Woodson, center, poses with winners of this year’s University Awards for Excellence. (Sheri Schwab, right, standing in for Tracey Ray) Congratulations are in order for the twelve (12) NC State employees who received the NC State University Award for Excellence on Monday June 11, 2018. The Award for Excellence is the most prestigious Read More »

Register to Become an NC State Wellness Champion

If you have a special interest in creating a culture of wellness in your college, unit, or department, apply to be an NC State Wellness Champion! Serving as a wellness champion is a great opportunity for individuals to make thier organization a healthier workplace. Wellness Champions work to promote wellness, lead activities for their colleagues, Read More »

Give Your People the Authority to Make Decisions

People on the front lines know what the problems are, but don’t have the authority to fix them. In this video, David Marquet, asserts organizations can delegate that authority when the front line people have technical competence and understand the organization. After viewing the video, answer a “Questions to Ask” and select an “Ideas for Read More »

EHRA Performance Management

NC State University’s commitment and practice is to provide timely performance feedback at least annually to each EHRA non-faculty employee. Regular performance evaluations provide an opportunity for employees to understand how their responsibilities and performance expectations align with the goals and priorities of their work unit and the University’s strategic plan initiatives. They also provide Read More »

Management Essentials Supervisor Program Update

HR – Learning & Organizational Development continues to deliver the required non-faculty Management Essentials Supervisor Training Program. This instructor-led program launched in October of 2017 and runs through June 30, 2018. Phase II of the program will include the delivery of ongoing programs for those hired or promoted into management roles. Program highlights to date Read More »

Leaders Build Excellence in Others

It might sound like a cliche, says Monhla Hlahla, but the heart of leadership is seeing the best in others and bringing them alongside you.  In this video, Monhla Hlahla, asserts successful leadership is based on understanding people – what inspires them, motivates them, and is best about them. After viewing the video, answer a Read More »