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Leadership book of the monthWelcome to the Learning and Leadership Development Website

The Learning and Leadership Development department would like to welcome you to our website. If you are here for the first time, we hope this will be your first of many visits to our site. Please save a shortcut to your desktop or add this page to your favorites for easy access in the future.

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Make improving your skills and advancing your career an integral part of your annual goals. Get started by visiting our Courses page or download our Course Catalog. These resources outline all of the leadership courses that LLD proudly offers to our employees. Please check back often as new courses and class dates are added periodically. 

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If you are responsible for the creation of education, we would like to offer our assistance on your next project. LLD is prepared to consult with you and your team to create highly effective training for your employees. Utilizing training methodologies that incorporate advanced learning theory and neuroscience, we can assist you with all of your educational needs. For more information regarding how we can assist on your next training project, please take a moment to visit our Services page.

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Featured Courses

Strategic Planning and Ideation

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You will learn what a strategic plan is, isn’t, and how to work together as a group to develop your plan. This includes the identification of department barriers, root cause analysis, Ideation techniques, and the development of SMART goals that will help guide you to your department’s vision. You have two options, you can bring your team to a hands-on workshop or take the individual facilitator class.  

Making Meetings Matter

Bad Meeting

Have you ever spent an hour (or more) in a meeting and left wishing you could have that time back? Do you hold meetings that drain your energy and leave you wondering if you’re wasting your time? Do you believe most meetings are unproductive? 

Leading Without a Title

Four Stages of Leadership

This leadership course was developed specifically for employees who are not currently in a leadership role at Covenant. It covers the important qualities of a leader, self-analysis, and methods the employee can use to continuously improve their leadership skills. 

Quick Tips

PowerPoint – Remove Background

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Have you ever wanted to remove a background from a picture but don’t have access to a photo editor? If you have PowerPoint 2010 or newer, try this:   

Quantity over Quality

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Isn’t this backward? In many cases, it is, unless your objective is to generate innovative ideas to solve complex problems. Psychologist Dean Simonton, renowned for his study on creative productivity, demonstrates that creative individuals don’t consistently produce better ideas; they simply develop more ideas. As an example, Pablo Picasso’s body of work consists of over 

Command

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The power of your thoughts is incredible! Garret Kramer, a sport psychologist, once wrote “Nothing or nobody can make you feel something you don’t think. Your thinking, and only your thinking, creates your feelings.” In times of stress, it is easy to let the talk and actions of others steer your emotions. Get command of 

Department Update

Farewell

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It is with a very heavy heart that I share that I am leaving Covenant Health. I have a wonderful opportunity with a biotech company but will remain in the area. I have immensely enjoyed my time with Covenant. I have had the opportunity to work with many of you and gotten to know several 

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Learning & Leadership Development News

  • PowerPoint – Remove Background

    Have you ever wanted to remove a background from a picture but don’t have access to a photo editor? If you have PowerPoint 2010 or newer, try this:   

  • Quantity over Quality

    Isn’t this backward? In many cases, it is, unless your objective is to generate innovative ideas to solve complex problems. Psychologist Dean Simonton, renowned for his study on creative productivity, demonstrates that creative individuals don’t consistently produce better ideas; they simply develop more ideas. As an example, Pablo Picasso’s body of work consists of over 

  • New Online Learning Community

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    Learning and Leadership Development is pleased to announce the pilot of our new Learning Community. This online community will allow LLD to implement a social learning aspect to the education we provide. The Learning Community is currently being piloted during the Spring Emerging Leader Cohort. We hope to begin integrating this feature into many of 

  • Hiring Event Video

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    LLD partnered with Talent Acquisition and Peninsula Hospital to produce a social media marketing video for an upcoming hiring event. Check it out. 

  • Command

    The power of your thoughts is incredible! Garret Kramer, a sport psychologist, once wrote “Nothing or nobody can make you feel something you don’t think. Your thinking, and only your thinking, creates your feelings.” In times of stress, it is easy to let the talk and actions of others steer your emotions. Get command of 

  • Resiliency

    Resiliency is an important leadership characteristic. Adaptability is key. A great example of resilience might be illustrated by the image of the bamboo’s willingness and ability to bend with the strong winds of life. The opposite of being resilient is to be fragile and to break under pressure. Maya Anagelou said, “I can be changed 

  • 2022 Emerging Leader Spring Cohort Announced

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    It is my pleasure to announce the recently selected members of the 2022 Emerging Leader Spring cohort. I am extremely excited to start this 4-month journey with such a remarkable group of people. I was truly blown away by all of them during the selection process. I also want to take a moment to commend 

  • Take Care Of You

    Schedule time for you Talk to friends and family members—sharing your feelings can help you feel better Try to keep a positive attitude and a sense of humor Take care of your whole self Schedule downtime every day Create a quiet space in your home where you can go to relax Get plenty of sleep 

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