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April 2018

Tue
24
Apr
Workshop
Tools for Cultivating Less Stress, More Joy & Peak Performance
Dr. Geoffrey Soloway, PhD

If you could take a pill that would decrease your stress and anxiety while improving your focus and performance - with no side effects - would you take it? Mindfulness produces the same results and is something you naturally possess the ability to learn. While mindfulness has roots in ancient wisdom traditions, today this form of mental exercise is an evidence-based training used in government, healthcare, education, business, sports and even military settings. Learn what mindfulness is, the science behind it, and the practical application in your daily professional and personal life.

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Tue
10
Apr
Protect Your Resilience Workshop
Workshop
How to Reduce Anxiety and Burnout in the Workplace
Marie-Hélène Pelletier, PhD, MBA, RPsych

How resilient are you? It’s a question worth asking.

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March 2018

Tue
06
Mar
Ivan Wants Ruiz Workshop
Workshop
How to Tell a Story that Sells with Ivan Wanis Ruiz

Human beings are hardwired for storytelling. However, telling a compelling story that people buy into is not easy. Have you ever presented an idea but failed to close the deal? This interactive workshop will help you advance your communications skills by teaching you how to craft a simple yet persuasive story that sells. Not only will you have time to practice and receive instant feedback, but you will also be able to network before and after the session.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

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February 2018

Tue
20
Feb
Workshop
Discover your Emotional Capital

How much of an impact does emotional intelligence have on your professional growth? A great deal! According to research, 66% of job success is attributed to EQ and the potential to earn $29,000 more. This interactive workshop will help you develop a better understanding of what emotional intelligence is, why it matters and the role it plays as we develop as leaders.  You will also be introduced to the Emotional Capital Report and will learn how it can be used to strengthen these competencies and take your career to the next level.   

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

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July 2017

Thu
27
Jul
santa ono ubc
Networking
In Conversation with UBC President & Vice-Chancellor Prof. Santa J. Ono – North Shore

Professor Santa Ono recently took office as the 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia. In a series of In Conversation events, presented by alumni UBC, Professor Ono will share his early priorities and interests as well as gather input from alumni and friends on how we can continue to strengthen our university.

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Tue
11
Jul
Networking
Virtual Career Chats

Don't miss out on this chance to chat with UBC career development professionals and alumni from all around the world! Have your career questions answered while expanding your network -- all online, from any device.

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