Self-Empowerment

Graduate Student Commons above Cafe Iveta and Remy Franklin

Remy Franklin, life and leadership coach and creative empowerment officer, Remy Franklin Coaching, will lead three workshops fall quarter. Lunch provided at all workshops by the Division of Graduate Studies and the governance board of the Graduate Student Commons.

How to set goals and succeed
Tuesday, November 5
12:00–2:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
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Love it or hate it, goal setting is a key component of a successful academic life. In this workshop you’ll learn evidence-based techniques for setting effective goals that motivate you as you move along your academic path. WARNING: You will be asked to set goals that you actually love.

The science of productivity
Tuesday, November 26
12:00–2:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
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Graduate school is a productivity marathon in which long-term goals and flexible work schedules leave many students feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. Learn and implement practical, evidence-based skills for how to stay focused and get more done.

Beating burnout in grad school
Tuesday, December 3
12:00–2:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons
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Graduate students experience high rates of stress, often leading to burnout. But you may be surprised to learn that “burnout” isn’t usually a result of working too hard or work-life imbalance. Learn the truth about burnout and how to move beyond feeling overwhelmed and cynical.