Path to Purpose Pre-Conference Workshop:
Aligning Life, Career and Leadership
Bard Sustainability MBA Faculty Member Beverly Winterscheid and Center for Nature and Leadership Partner Lindsay Fahay OVERVIEW
This pre-conference workshop helps students develop skills and strategies to align career goals and life values. Explore your talents, skills and experience to help hone your leadership skills.
Do you care about making a difference in the world? Find a way to a career where you can make a difference.
At the conclusion of the workshop, students will leave with tools that will help them:
- Evaluate the alignment between potential job opportunities and personal values.
- Articulate the unique attributes in the context of the workplace to land the first job.
- Craft values-based vision for how to combine values and career.
Highly motivated Bard undergraduates who seek to distinguish themselves in the workforce by leveraging their unique skill sets for a career that focuses on making a difference.
SAMPLE WORKSHOP OUTLINE
Describe a project or experience where you delivered your best work.
What were the skills, natural talents and life experiences that contributed to your success?
Introductions & Workshop Overview
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Uncovering Your Unique Skills, Natural Talents & Life Experiences
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Guided small group sessions where students identify and share the unique attributes that have contributed to their best work.
Core Values Assessment
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Individual reflection and identification of personal core value and matching personal and workplace values.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Working round-table lunch
Unique Value Proposition Map
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Mapping skills, natural talents, life experiences, and personal values to specific career goals, workplace environments and leadership potential.
Developing Your Values-Based Career Vision
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Using a sequence of activities, students are challenged to envision how their values-based vision manifests itself in their future career and life.
Applying Your Vision & Values in the Workplace
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Applying vision and values in the workplace.
Evaluate job opportunities and distinguishing yourself workforce.
An additional $30.00 fee will be applied.