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Introduction to Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Supports Well-Being and Performance

August 21, 2019
Join in person or via WebEx on Sept. 11 to learn about Mindful Meditation. This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Learn more. Read more about Introduction to Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Supports Well-Being and Performance
2019 Oct 09

Managing Stress as a Working Caregiver

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

 Stress is a normal part of our day-to-day life. When you add jobs, kids, ailing parents and our own lives together, it can be a daily and dizzying balancing act. Research shows that family caregivers are more vulnerable to stress-related illnesses and less likely to care for themselves. Understanding the difference between...

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2019 Dec 03

Flexwork Overview for Managers

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

Audience: Benefit eligible managers grade 56 and above
Pre-Requisites...
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2019 Nov 21

Flexwork Overview for Managers

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

Audience: Benefit eligible managers grade 56 and above
Pre-Requisites...
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2019 Oct 23

Flexwork Overview for Managers

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

Audience: Benefit eligible managers grade 56 and above
Pre-Requisites...
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2019 Dec 03

Flexwork Overview for Employees

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

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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2019 Nov 21

Flexwork Overview for Employees

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

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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2019 Oct 16

Flexwork Overview for Employees

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

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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2019 Nov 07

Mindful Leadership

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

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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