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Blind Spots: Challenging Assumptions to Make You a Stronger Leader

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Name: Blind Spots: Challenging Assumptions to Make You a Stronger Leader
Date: November 5, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM CST
Event Description:

Our experiences and background affect how we see the world; it is where our assumptions are formed. In this Interactive one day class you will learn how assumptions influence your effectiveness as a leader. We will review what assumptions are and how they impact your thinking. We will use exercises and class discussions to identify how and when assumptions should be challenged so that they can be utilized in the workplace to make you a better leader

Who should attend?

Business owners, managers and emerging leaders.

Learning Objectives:

  • What is an assumption
  • Where do assumptions come from
  • Why do we make assumptions and when might they be useful
  • Why it may be helpful/harmful to challenge assumptions

Workshop Outline:

  • Identifying and understanding your assumptions
  • Consequences of assumptions in the workplace
  • Identifying and understanding the assumptions of others
  • Strategies to challenge assumptions
Grainger Hall, 975 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706    
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Contact Information:
Heather Ferguson, SBDC Program Manager
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