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2020 Apr 29

Flexwork Overview for Employees

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Other aspects including, how to assess your manager’s attitude about workplace flexibility; the timing of conversations with your manager; when and how to avoid getting into the personal considerations behind the proposal; and how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period will also be reviewed.  Issues of trust, brave conversations, transparency, and fairness will be discussed. Bring your lunch if you’d like, to these...

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2020 Mar 17

Flexwork Overview for Employees

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Other aspects including, how to assess your manager’s attitude about workplace flexibility; the timing of conversations with your manager; when and how to avoid getting into the personal considerations behind the proposal; and how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period will also be reviewed.  Issues of trust, brave conversations, transparency, and fairness will be discussed. Bring your lunch if you’d like, to these...

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2020 Feb 06

Flexwork Overview for Employees

11:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Other aspects including, how to assess your manager’s attitude about workplace flexibility; the timing of conversations with your manager; when and how to avoid getting into the personal considerations behind the proposal; and how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period will also be reviewed.  Issues of trust, brave conversations, transparency, and fairness will be discussed. Bring your lunch if you’d like, to these...

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2020 Apr 08

Mindful Leadership

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge

Top organizations recognize that leaders who cultivate mindfulness display more empathy, resilience, and effectiveness. Accordingly, such leaders build teams that deliver...

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2020 May 05

10% Happier (Three Week Course)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge

This multi-session course will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about mindfulness and build their own personal practices using a combination of live and app-based supports. The app is "10% Happier," a best-in-class program hosted by best-selling author, ABC news personality, and self-described “fidgety skeptic” Dan Harris, alongside Joseph Goldstein, one of the most renowned meditation teachers in the world. 

Live instruction is provided by teachers from Mind the Moment mindfulness program, which has been training individuals to incorporate mindfulness...

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2020 Apr 09

10% Happier (Three Week Course)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

This multi-session course will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about mindfulness and build their own personal practices using a combination of live and app-based supports. The app is "10% Happier," a best-in-class program hosted by best-selling author, ABC news personality, and self-described “fidgety skeptic” Dan Harris, alongside Joseph Goldstein, one of the most renowned meditation teachers in the world. 

Live instruction is provided by teachers from Mind the Moment mindfulness program, which has been training individuals to incorporate mindfulness...

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2020 May 13

Managing Daily Stresses: A Mindful Approach to Work

11:30am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

Everyone experiences stressful days at work, but how we respond to stress makes a significant difference in work performance, the quality of our interactions, and how we feel both physically and mentally. In this program, participants are taught to recognize the early signs of stress as well as the sources of stress. In addition, they will learn how regular mindfulness practice can enable them to respond to stressful situations in a calm, clear, and thoughtful manner.

Audience: All benefits - eligible Central Administration employees
Pre-Requisites: ...

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2020 Apr 01

Mindful Eating 2.0

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

Food is much more to us than just nourishment. When we go to the market and purchase unintended groceries, look in our refrigerators for a snack to meet an emotional need, or miss the taste of a special meal because of distracting thoughts, we are not acting mindfully while eating. These all-too-common experiences happen to us when we feel distanced from our bodies, our thoughts, and our emotions...

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