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CDW: DePaul Overview and The Imperfect Leader by Grace Lemmon

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 12:00 PM until 1:00 PMCentral Daylight Time


This seminar explores the main myth of perfectionism: that to lead yourself or others successfully, you must ruthlessly pursue perfection.  As an alternative, healthier means to grow professionally, we will discuss the role of conscientiousness, compassion and empathy through the FACTS approach: 
•    Framing and setting goals
•    Authentically prioritizing goals
•    Compassionately addressing your doubting voice
•    Transforming your relationship with work through a growth mindset 
•    Supporting your imperfect self through intentional relationship-building 

We will dig deep into the implications of being "imperfect" on your ability to lead yourself and others with vulnerability, including practical strategies for coping with imposter syndrome, low confidence and a proven-performance mindset. 

Grace Lemmon, PhD, is an associate professor of management and director of the Doctor of Business Administration program for DePaul’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. She is a research expert on topics related to stress management, including burnout, engagement, work detachment and work recovery.  She is particularly interested in how people develop more fulfilling relationships with work through value alignment. She has published her work in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Organizational Dynamics. She provides corporate training on topics related to stress, mindfulness, and barriers to leadership, such as perfectionism, procrastination and imposter syndrome. 

Before the webinar, DePaul will make a short presentation about degree opportunities for CDW coworkers.


Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.