Beyond work-life "balance" - develop skills for achieving work-life effectiveness as an individual and as a leader.
Do you ever struggle to manage your work and the rest of your life? You are not alone. This course is designed for those leading teams as well as for individuals who want to manage their own careers with flexible options. Men and women all over the world are trying to figure out how to get beyond the impossible work-life “balance” to achieve a new level of success in all parts of their lives. Join Catalyst experts to explore this topic and the importance of inclusive leadership in creating flexible—and productive—work environments. Through research and real-world examples from a variety of situations, you will learn strategies for managing workplace flexibility, and you will see how you have the power as an individual, as a member of a team, and as a manager to make positive change. You will understand the value of a flexible work environment and what sets successful flexible workers and leaders apart. With short quizzes, compelling case studies, and engaging videos, you will build your knowledge each week and share your experience with other learners on topics such as communication, technology, myth-busting, challenges, and solutions. Throughout the course you will develop a Personal Work-Life Plan to help apply the strategies taught in the course to your work and other parts of your life.
What you'll learn
- Learn work-life definitions, concepts, and tools.
- Identify inclusive leadership behaviors that support the diverse ways people live and work today.
- Use work-life strategies effectively in your own career and to manage the careers of others.
- Design a Personal Work-Life Plan to apply the strategies successfully.
Become a successful leader by learning 21st-century leadership skills and applying concepts to the real world. What separates a successful leader from a mediocre one? In this course, you will learn what successful 21st-century leaders look like and how you can adopt their inclusive leadership style. Using research and best practices, as well as stories from great leaders and everyday people, you will practice empowerment, accountability, courage, and humility—key leadership skills linked to inclusive, successful teams.