Young Professionals in Higher Education
As a new generation of higher education leaders emerges, open dialogue about taking initiative, being innovative and encouraging young talent has become a necessity. Young Professional in Higher Education (YPHE), based in Grand Rapids, MI, is a collective of professionals from area universities and colleges who organize a variety of programs each academic year. These seminars are designed to help young professionals develop, learn and network alongside their colleagues in an effort to nourish successful and satisfying careers in higher education. Whether a faculty or staff member hoping to pursue a career in higher education, we extend an open invitation to join us for programming that will help you make the most of your career.
Confident Communication: Being clear, being honest, and being you!
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Grand Valley State University, L. William Seidman Center, Loosemore Forum - A
Confident communication means you know what you want to say and you are sincere and genuine in your delivery. Sometimes this means you aren’t “super sweet” about it, and need to have those tough conversations. What’s the difference between being nice and being honest? Is there one? Let’s talk about how clear, timely and honest communication can make you a stronger colleague, supervisor, leader, and human!