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  1. Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/node/806

    October 2022 marks the 76th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and the theme is “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation”. Federal Disability Awareness recognition began in 1945 when Congress enacted a law designating the first ...

  2. Workshop: Introduction to Microaggressions: Small Actions That Have a Big Impact

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/workshop-introduction-microaggressions-small-actions-have-big-impact

    Microaggressions are common, often subtle expressions of bias, many times initiated unintentionally and unconsciously that can have serious impacts on recipients including shortening life expectancy. In this 90-minute workshop, participants will learn abo ...

  3. Communication and Conflict Management online

    https://leadershipcenter.osu.edu/events/communication-and-conflict-management-online-3

    Conflict is a part of our daily lives at work or at home. How we manage conflict has a direct impact on how fulfilled we feel about our work, the quality of work, and the quality of work from our respective teams or units. Effectively dealing with and usi ...

  4. Best Boss Ever online

    https://leadershipcenter.osu.edu/events/best-boss-ever-online-0

    The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”- Theodore Roosevelt Research indicates that employees leave bosses, not organizations. ...

  5. The Dark Side of Leadership: How to Avoid Being a Toxic Leader online

    https://leadershipcenter.osu.edu/events/dark-side-leadership-how-avoid-being-toxic-leader-online-0

    We have all seen examples of toxic leaders, either in the media or in our personal lives. Together, let’s dig deeper and pinpoint those characteristics to further define toxic leadership. Then, we can ask ourselves how do we avoid becoming one? How may ou ...

  6. Flex Your Leadership Style

    https://leadershipcenter.osu.edu/events/flex-your-leadership-style-2

    The foundation of personal and professional success lies in understanding self, understanding others and realizing the impact of personal behavior on the people around you. DISCflex™ provides an insight into an individual’s style that can help predict the ...

  7. Practicing Bystander Intervention Strategies

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/practicing-bystander-intervention-strategies-0

    All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward people from marginalized social identity groups. Have you ever witnessed a bias incident such as a mic ...

  8. The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/language-inclusion-pronouns-and-other-gendered-words-3

    Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming language such as pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to ...

  9. Exploding Myths About Transgender and Non-binary People

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/exploding-myths-about-transgender-and-non-binary-people

    Although transgender and non-binary people have gained significant visibility over the past decade, numerous misconceptions and stereotypes still exist and create environments that are unwelcoming or even hostile to people with gender identities that fall ...

  10. Difficult Conversations: How to Communicate Across Difference

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/difficult-conversations-how-communicate-across-difference-3

    Have you ever engaged in a conversation about an uncomfortable or sensitive topic with someone who is very different from you and didn't know how to approach it? Conversations between people with different views and lived experiences can go awry and ...

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