Year two of how to: academia is coming soon!

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Friday, September 28, 2018
11am PT (12pm MT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET)

In this first webinar, we start to articulate the “why” of your professional life by identifying significant milestones in your career pathway that have impacted your professional identity. We’ll think about periods of apprenticeship, note times of transition, and chart lessons learned along the way.

 

Friday, October 19, 2018
11am PT (12pm MT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET)

In this webinar, we’ll work through reflective activities that will help you to pinpoint the driving forces and motivations for your professional life. By the end of the session, you will identify the guideposts that help you to make decisions, prioritize projects, and form strategic collaborations throughout your career.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
11am PT (12pm MT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET)

In this webinar, we start to explore the qualities that make you unique as a professional. We look at what draws people to you, what you do with ease, and what tasks and abilities make you feel like a rock star. Knowing your superpowers ensures that you can leverage them effectively in any professional situation.

Friday, December 14, 2018
11am PT (12pm MT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET)

In this webinar, we’ll explore how cultivating your network through collaboration and community building can help you strengthen your professional identity. This session will focus on tactics that can be used to build both face-to-face and online networks, and strategies of engagement for those introverts among us.

Friday, January 25, 2019
11am PT (12pm MT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET)

As the New Year begins, this webinar will help you to make sure that your professional values are guiding your short- and long-term goals. In this session, we’ll work through some reflective exercises that will allow you to “crosswalk” your values to your goals as a way of ensuring the ultimate form of accountability.

Friday, February 22, 2019
11am PT (12pm MT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET)

In this webinar, we take what we have learned in the previous five sessions and apply these lessons to a big professional decision you are trying to make. We explore the impacts that knowing your “why” and “how” can have on job transitions, project prioritization, and making peace with big decisions.

Friday, March 15, 2019
11am PT (12pm MT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET)

In this webinar, we explore what it means to work with ease once your “why” and “how” are aligned. We discuss strategies to stay focused and limit distractions, to make our to-do lists meaningful, and to create routines and schedules that encourage flow states and maximum creativity in our day-to-day work.

Friday, April 19, 2019
11am PT (12pm MT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET)

In this webinar, we discuss the strands that tie a body of work together and explore the themes evident across our own portfolios. We draft personal taglines that effectively and efficiently describe our work. In this session, we also discuss creative seasons and the factors that make us the most prolific as professionals.

Friday, May 17, 2019
11am PT (12pm MT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET)

In this final webinar of the series, we discuss a range of strategies for documenting and sharing your professional identity and accomplishments with others. We’ll explore professional websites, publication, podcasting and video production, CV updates, and preparing materials for the job market and other professional applications.