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 »

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 »

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 »

Be a Belief Magnet and a Belief Maker

People who are belief magnets and belief makers draw other people close to them. In this video, John C. Maxwell discuss the art of empowering others. After viewing the video, answer a “Questions to Ask” and select an “Ideas for Action” to incorporate into your routine this week. Ideas for Action This week, try to Read More »

Check. Change. Control®

NC State Human Resources has partnered with the North Carolina State Health Plan and the American Heart Association to offer NC State Staff and Faculty Check. Change. Control®, a free evidence-based blood pressure monitoring program. The purpose of this program is to eliminate high blood pressure as a health disparity among Americans and help achieve the Read More »

How to Increase Engagement

About 70 percent of American workers are not engaged. To increase engagement create an attractive work environment, connect workers with the purpose, and try to make the work fun. In this video, Allison Rimm describes how a competition to encourage hand washing in a hospital connects to employee purpose. After viewing the video, answer a Read More »