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Six ways to support employee well-being:  Finance Matters

Six ways to support employee well-being: Finance Matters

February 18, 2021

During times of stress, it's important that we as managers and as teammates pay attention to our own well-being and that of our colleagues.  Here are six practical strategies that work both in and out of a pandemic.

 

Resources Mentioned: 

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Challenging the Status Quo Panel Series:  UVAFinance Service Model, Finance Matters

Challenging the Status Quo Panel Series: UVAFinance Service Model, Finance Matters

December 1, 2020

The Challenging the Status Quo Panel Series was designed to show you different perspectives from UVAFinance employees who aren't afraid to challenge the status quo and share their thoughts and ideas with you.  Today's session focuses on the UVAFinance Service Model Project Plan, with guests Andrew Sallans, Scott Adams, and Raegan Harouff Gaye.  

 

Want to watch the webinar?  Log in to the Continuous Improvement Community (behind NetBadge)

The Benefits of Volunteerism:  Finance Matters

The Benefits of Volunteerism: Finance Matters

November 23, 2020

Volunteering:  it's great for networking, skill-building, and soothing your soul.  Tune in to this conversation with Brandi and Patty to learn more!

 

Resources Mentioned: 

UVA Public Service:  https://publicservice.virginia.edu/service-opportunities/volunteer

UVAHR Volunteer Center:  https://hr.virginia.edu/covid-19/volunteer-center

UVA Health:  https://uvahealth.com/services/volunteer

VolunteerMatch (choose your community for opportunities): https://www.volunteermatch.org/covid19 

 

Asking Questions for Better Collaboration:  Finance Matters

Asking Questions for Better Collaboration: Finance Matters

November 23, 2020

Let's talk about questions:  asking questions of others, asking questions of yourself, and asking questions for better collaborative results. Angela Knobloch joins Patty and Brandi to share how asking better questions can lead to improved relationships and better results.

Resources Mentioned:

UVAFinance Blog (Video):  Sharpen your questioning skills.

Warren Berger's work:  https://amorebeautifulquestion.com/ 

Angela's previous pod:  https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/brene-browns-call-to-courage-finance-matters/

Our pod on President Ryan's book:  https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/finance-matters-wait-what/

TED Talk on asking questions:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ro9vDEZdQLk 

Challenging the Status Quo Panel Series:  Individual Contributor Panel, Finance Matters

Challenging the Status Quo Panel Series: Individual Contributor Panel, Finance Matters

November 9, 2020

The Challenging the Status Quo Panel Series was designed to show you different perspectives from UVAFinance employees who aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo and share their thoughts and ideas with you​.  Today's panelists are Amy Nolasco, Jonathan Agop, and Mara Hilliar.

 

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Watch the webinar on the Online Community in the CI space:  https://communityhub.virginia.edu/videos/1416?ru=2104&sr=stream (netbadge required)

Listen to past webinars on Finance Matters!
  • https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/challenging-the-status-quo-managers-panel-finance-matters/
  • https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/challenging-the-status-quo-webinar-finance-matters/
Challenging the Status Quo Panel Series:  UVAFinance FST Panel, Finance Matters

Challenging the Status Quo Panel Series: UVAFinance FST Panel, Finance Matters

October 26, 2020

UVAFinance's Continuous Improvement Committee recently hosted a webinar on Challenging the Status Quo, featuring members of the FST team.  This webinar featured Lisa Shuler, Josh Breeden, and Phil Hamlett.

Access the Continuous Improvement space in the online community (behind NetBadge):  https://communityhub.virginia.edu/community/uva-finance-transformation/continuous-improvement 

More CI Webinar content on Finance Matters:  

https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/challenging-the-status-quo-leadership-panel-2-finance-matters/

https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/challenging-the-status-quo-managers-panel-finance-matters/

https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/challenging-the-status-quo-webinar-finance-matters/

 

Terminology in Racial Equity: Finance Matters

Terminology in Racial Equity: Finance Matters

October 15, 2020

This episode is a companion piece to our recent Brave Space discussion, found here: https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/brave-space-in-uvafinance-finance-matters/.  

This pod contains a brief exploration of many terms we refer to in our Brave Space discussion, terms that are frequently used when racial equity is discussed.  In this episode, LaVerne Harris Grant joins Patty and Brandi to go over the basics.  

 
Resources Mentioned: 

https://vpdiversity.virginia.edu/inclusive-excellence

Racial Equity Tools Glossary:  https://www.racialequitytools.org/glossary

Implicit Bias test: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html

LinkedIn Learning "Inclusive Mindset for Committed Allies" https://www.linkedin.com/learning/inclusive-mindset-for-committed-allies/becoming-a-true-ally?u=2203468 

Articles on the effects of bias:  

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/crsj/publications/human_rights_magazine_home/the-state-of-healthcare-in-the-united-states/racial-disparities-in-health-care/

http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/paying-price-human-cost-racial-profiling/effects-racial-profiling

https://www.centerforhealthjournalism.org/2017/11/08/how-racism-and-microaggressions-lead-worse-health

 

Challenging the Status Quo Leadership Panel 2:  Finance Matters

Challenging the Status Quo Leadership Panel 2: Finance Matters

September 30, 2020

UVAFinance's Continuous Improvement Committee recently hosted a webinar on Challenging the Status Quo, featuring UVAFinance leadership.  This webinar was the second of a series and featured a discussion with Steve Kimata, James Gorman, and Julie Richardson. 

Listen to Part One  https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/challenging-the-status-quo-webinar-finance-matters/ 

Listen to the Manager Panel https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/challenging-the-status-quo-managers-panel-finance-matters/ 

Brave Space in UVAFinance:  Finance Matters

Brave Space in UVAFinance: Finance Matters

September 30, 2020

We're joined today by members of the Inclusive Excellence Advisory Group from UVAFinance, with a discussion of why fostering a brave space within the workplace is so important.  Guests on the panel are Melody Bianchetto, Steve Kimata, LaVerne Harris, and Jenn Bari.  

Resources Mentioned: 

Inclusive Excellence at UVA: https://vpdiversity.virginia.edu/inclusive-excellence

Inclusive Excellence work within  UVAFinance:  http://uvafinance.blogspot.com/search/label/Inclusive%20Excellence 

Previous Brave Space Podcasts: https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/brave-space-part-one-finance-matters/ and https://everydaygrace.podbean.com/e/brave-space-part-two-finance-matters/ 

Challenging the Status Quo Manager’s Panel: Finance Matters

Challenging the Status Quo Manager’s Panel: Finance Matters

September 29, 2020

Last week the UVAFinance Continuous Improvement Committee hosted the second "Challenging the Status Quo" webinar in that series, this time featuring three UVAFinance managers. 

You can view the full webinar in the CI space in CommunityHub, or listen in to the discussion on Finance Matters.  We'll continue presenting the webinar series as a special edition run of the podcast.  

Panelists:
Isaiah Behnke – Director, Student Accounts Operations with SFS
Jenn Glassman – Director, Procurement & Supplier Diversity Services
Brian Logwood – Managing Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

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