Intrapersonal Development

Clifton Strengths

Clifton Strengths is a personality assessment that helps participants identify and amplify their natural strengths. Many personality assessments result in people committing significant time and energy to making marginal improvements on their ‘weaknesses.’ Clifton Strengths is an asset-based framework for helping people perform at their best by intentionally aligning their responsibilities with identified strengths. It can also be utilized to organize teams and groups based on complementary strengths to maximize their collective performance. Participants of this workshop will examine their strengths and identify ways to utilize those strengths in their positions at CMC.

Professional Goal Setting

Identifying professional goals and working to accomplish them can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Making progress towards professional goals should be a continual and annual process. Unfortunately, many employees do not create space to prioritize their own professional wellness and fulfillment by identifying and moving towards professional goals. Using one of several goal-setting strategies, participants in this series will dedicate time to identifying professional goals, implement plans for achieving those goals, and be able to demonstrate tangible progress towards their achievement.

Leadership Development

The term ‘leadership’ has many different meanings and framings across many different cultures and contexts. Leadership can thrive both within and independent of formal structures, and there are many theories that support different styles of leadership development. Through this series of assessments and conversations, participants will examine leadership theories that match their strengths and styles, as well as identify tangible steps to enhance their leadership capacity.  

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative communication style that is designed to empower others to achieve their goals. By utilizing a framework of guiding and reflective questions, MI can effectively identify someone’s personally relevant reasons for growth, development, and change. MI techniques can be particularly useful for managers and those in a supervisory capacity. Participants in this workshop will learn the foundations of MI and how to utilize it in their professional and personal lives.

Addressing and Mitigating Implicit Bias

Implicit Bias is often described as an attitude or belief that is held subconsciously and affects the way individuals feel and think about others. The term includes many different forms of bias from racial and gender biases, as well as affinity and confirmation biases. After completing this workshop, participants will: 1) understand sources and cultural conditions that enable implicit bias, 2) identify individual and departmental strategies for mitigating potential implicit bias and addressing the effects, and 3) develop and utilize tools for ongoing reflection to reduce bias and promote equity.

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