December 9, 2018
Change is necessary if we want to grow and improve, but what do you do when those changes are coming too fast and too many at once? On this episode of Finance Matters, Patty and Brandi talk with Mary Brackett, Senior Associate with Organizational Excellence at the University of Virginia about the topic of change fatigue. Listen in for tips on how to deal with the burnout that can come from lots of change and some insight on how organizations can make change easier for everyone involved.
Prosci (lots of great change management content): https://www.prosci.com/
Organizational Excellence: https://organizationalexcellence.virginia.edu/
November 12, 2018
As 2018 winds down and 2019 looms, you might be beginning to think about your resolutions, and/or how you'll change the way you organize your life for better productivity and less stress. On today's episode, we have some tips you should consider for getting more organized or at least finding some organizational strategies to try.
This is part one of at least a two-part series. For part two, we invite listeners to submit their own organizational strategies, methods that have worked for you, and books/frameworks that you have tried.
Send your feedback to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also tweet us at @UVA_Finance
October 24, 2018
Lynne Schwar joins Patty and Brandi on this episode to talk about failure. Sounds like a dismal topic, right? Nope! Managed correctly, failure is the secret to success. Listen in to hear more about learning from failure and recovering after failures. #FAILUP!
October 4, 2018
In this episode, Patty and Brandi discuss the challenges to both giving and receiving feedback, whether you're a supervisor, a colleague, or just a friend. It's important that both positive and constructive feedback be given promptly, specifically, and kindly. In this session, we cover tips for overcoming the barriers that keep us from giving the most helpful feedback and from receiving feedback in a constructive way.
The One Minute Manager: https://www.kenblanchard.com/Store/The-New-One-Minute-Manager
Classes from Talent Development at UVA: https://leadershipexcellence.virginia.edu/classes/academic
September 20, 2018
On this pod, we welcome Judy DiVita, Interim Senior Director of Finance & Administration for UVAFinance and continuous improvement guru, to talk about how a mindset of continuous improvement can help us all to get more out of our work and enjoy it while we're at it.
Judy welcomes questions and comments: JMD4NB@virginia.edu
To learn more, check out foc.virginia.edu for programming on Lean
A common-sense explanation of continuous improvement: https://jamesclear.com/continuous-improvement