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Lead From Where You Are

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In these unprecedented times, we know that managers at all levels are experiencing new and different challenges as they lead distributed teams. As an addition to the Learn From Where You Are initiative, this Lead From Where You Are page holds manager resources to develop skill and confidence as they lead, support and engage team members during this moment and beyond.





Peer Connections

Connect with Northwestern Managers

Join the community
  • Join the Manager's Corner group in MS Teams to share practices, ideas, resources, and learn from each other.
  • When you join the Manager's Corner group in MS Teams, you will be invited to join optional monthly real-time zoom conversations.  These monthly zoom dialogues are held on first Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30pm and are an opportunity to connect and discuss topics with peers in real time

Additional Learning for Managers

On-Demand and Virtual Workshops

myHR Learn Playlists

Playlists for managers are organized by topic such as Leadership Development and Performance Excellence for Managers and support learning that meets your needs, on your own time. 

Virtual Learning

Our virtual workshop calendar lists all upcoming workshops of which are specifically for managers, such as:

  • Building Trust from Where You Are
  • Active Inclusion (Unconscious Bias as prerequisite)
Managers may also be interested in these virtual learning resources:
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