The Argonne Leadership Institute invites employees to attend a morning of workshops, Thursday, March 1, 2018, presented by Peggy Vasquez, author, international speaker and coach. These workshops are designed for administrative professionals and those who interact with them and will take place in the Building 402 Auditorium.
For all employees: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.: … Read More »
By Lisa Durham, Director, Argonne Leadership Institute – Human Resource Services
Our neighbors, friends and family might often ask us: “What is Argonne?”
A question perhaps posed less often: “Who is Argonne?”
Who is Argonne? It is all of us collectively and individually. We are diverse individuals working toward a common goal of mission success. … Read More »
In celebration of Black History Month, Argonne will host Tuskegee Airmen Hollis Cornelius, Julian Johnson and O. Lawton Wilkerson for a discussion of their experiences in World War II. All employees are invited to attend the talk on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at 10 a.m. in the Bldg. 402 Auditorium.
Cornelius, Johnson and Wilkerson were part … Read More »
The development of Argonne employees’ leadership skills is essential for the growth and future of the laboratory. For the past 11 years, the laboratory has supported employees’ leadership development through the Strategic Laboratory Leadership Program (SLLP).
SLLP will be offered again this year. Classes begin in June. SLLP is a non-degree executive leadership program designed … Read More »
The Technology Commercialization and Partnerships Division and the Argonne Leadership Institute invite Argonne researchers to register for the Program Development Workshop Series, which will consist of nine 90-minute training sessions beginning Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, and concluding Friday, May 18, 2018.
The workshop series is aimed at:
Developing skills … Read More »
The Leadership Institute will offer its Managerial Skill Series (MSS) of workshops beginning in February. The sequenced curriculum focuses on foundational supervisory and managerial skills.
The goal of this series and all of the Institute’s curricula is to positively impact employees’ careers by providing a disciplined, objective and purposeful process for leadership development. Through continual … Read More »
In the middle of grad school, I had a particularly bad thesis committee meeting. I had hit a plateau with my progress in both my research and professional growth and it showed … badly.
My committee hammered away, question after question, for which no answer seemed satisfactory. I wanted to shrink into invisibility. My graduate … Read More »
Several Argonne employees will be honored for their exceptional work as mentors and supervisors at a reception on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. in the Building 241, Second Floor Gallery. Recipients were selected through a blind review aimed at minimizing bias and providing a fair and equitable process that focuses on the attributes … Read More »
The Postdoctoral Program Office can support up to four postdocs to attend the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Annual Conference, where there will be professional development workshops, talks by leaders invested in postdoc success and plenty of networking.
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