30 January 2014

University of Utah-Leadership in the News

Upcoming Leadership for Lunch
Office of Orientation and Leadership Development

Wednesday, February 5th:
Servant Leadership
12pm - 1pm, Union Den
The Bennion Center will be presenting on what it means to be a servant leader and the different roles in which servant leadership may manifest.  Catered lunch will be provided to the first 25 attendees.


People in the working world love to pat themselves on the back for a job well done, even if it turns out the job isn't finished. It's a part of the workplace mindset - we see a problem, we address the problem, we say "hooray!" and we move on, often prematurely. That's what has happened with diversity in America. There have been great strides in diversifying workplaces - the glossy corporate photographs show inspiring mixes of races and genders, leading some to conclude: We did it. We diversified our workforce. Click here to read more.

How To Make Monday As Productive As Tuesday
Laura Vanderkam

The Bangles may have sung of "Manic Mondays," but Tuesday is really the day when stuff gets done. According to a recent survey by the staffing company Accountemps on employee productivity, 39% of HR managers said that Tuesday was generally the best day for their employees. That beat Monday (24%), Wednesday (14%) and Thursdays and Fridays (a paltry 3% apiece). Why is that? Friday's problems are self-explanatory, but there's no reason Monday can't be just as productive as Tuesday--and the reasons it isn't represent, for many people, a missed opportunity. Click here to read more. 

7 Tips For Battling--And Even Embracing--Procrastination
Allison Graham
It doesn't have to hurt so much. In fact, some procrastinating can lead to productivity. There are days when business owners just don't feel like working--especially solopreneurs who work from home. With no one watching over your shoulder, it's easy to let hours--or even days--of unproductive time evaporate despite our best intentions. Click here to read more.

Leadership Opportunities
January 31st: Leadership Awards Nomination Packet Available

Available at noon, more info can be found at http://orientation.utah.edu/

February 3rd: Project V.O.I.C.E.
Located in the Saltair Room in the Union Building occurring at 6:00pm. Student may pick up 2 free tickets with UID in the ASUU Office (Room 234).

February 4th: Career Fair
Career Services will be hosting a Career Fair from 9:00am until 3:00pm in the Union Ballroom. Click here for more information.

March 17th: CSBS Student Ambassador Application Due
The College of Social and Behavioral Science is seeking students to serve on the 2014-2015 CSBS Ambassador team. Students selected will receive a $2,000 award per academic year for their service. The CSBS Ambassadors will assist the College in a number of strategic activities including student recruitment, student engagement, philanthropy, and career placement. Applicants must be juniors or seniors majoring in a discipline within the College of Social and Behavioral Science and have a 3.0 GPA or above. Click here for more information.

April 3rd-5th: 2014 NASPA Region V Power of One Conference
A NASPA LGBTQA leadership conference invites students to educate and learn about intersecting identities while promoting social justice.  Hosted by the Salt Lake Community College and University of Utah.  More information can be found here.

April 5th-6th: Relay for Life 2014
To register go to: www.relayforlife.org/uofuut
For more information please contact: Brianna Coopman, Brianna.Coopman@cancer.org

The Center for Student Wellness
Offering one-on-one Well coaching sessions for $5!
Click here for more information.

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