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The 5 Choices to extraordinary productivity

Are you feeling buried alive?
Transform your work and life by making five fundamental choices to dramatically increase your ability to achieve your goals with less stress.

1. Act on the important Don’t react to the urgent. Learn how to better filter vitally important priorities from distractions so you can make a real contribution.
2. Go for the Extraordinary Don’t settle for ordinary. Define your desired outcomes for your most important professional and personal roles to get motivated to achieve extraordinary results.
3. Schedule the Big Rocks Don’t sort gravel. Learn the planning systems that lead to you feeling more accomplished virtually every day.
4. Rule your Technology Don’t let it rule you. Create a “productivity engine” by optimizing (Outlook/Google/Lotus Notes).
5. Fuel your Fire Don’t burn out. Implement the “5 Energy Drivers” to consistently recharge mental and physical energy.

Class Information:
When: May 2, 2019
Time: 8:00a-4:30p
Location: SPSCC, 4220 6Th Avenue SE, Lacey, WA  98503
Taught by: Corey Leneker
Registration: Register in LMS or call Dept of Enterprise Services at 360-664-1921

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Franklin Covey. The Ultimate Competitive Advantage.

Meeting Minutes

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Annual Report – 2018 Adobe PDF Document

Transition Meeting Minutes 07/17/2018 Adobe PDF Document

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National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is Thursday, April 25

National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is recognized on the fourth Thursday in April each year.  This annual event is an educational program in the United States and Canada where parents take their children to work with them for one day.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Employers are encouraged to invite employees to bring their children to work. For more information visit daughtersandsonstowork.org.  Share your story on social media using #TakeOurChildrenToWorkDay

HISTORY

Our research found that National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day was founded by Gloria Steinem and the MS Foundation for Women in 1993.

DATE: April 25, 2019

Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day 2019 Proclamation Adobe PDF Document

TODASTWD 2019 Proclamation

Upcoming meetings.

Executive board meeting: April 16, 2019 from 8:00-4:00p at the Department of Corrections located at 7345 Linderdon Way SW, Tumwater. Agenda to be released.

Membership meeting: May 21, 2019 at the Department of Labor and Industries located in Tumwater from 8:00-3:00p. Agenda to be released.

Health and Wellness Fair: May 22, 2019 at the Department of Labor and Industries located in Tumwater from1:00-1:00p

March Meeting Information

Our next Membership meeting is Tuesday, March 26, at Labor & Industries, 7273 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater, WA 98501.

Please use the overflow parking at the Mountain View Church of the Nazarene at 940 Israel Road SW, Tumwater, WA 98501, just a block away.

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Speaker: Amy Leneker, Compass Consulting,

Presenting: CliftonStrengths: How to Identify your Strengths and Meet Your Goals will help you identify your top strengths and develop strategies for meeting your goals using those strengths.  You will leave the workshop with a personalized action plan to help you apply your strengths at work and beyond. Whether you’re an individual seeking professional development, or a leader seeking to empower your team, this course will provide the tools and resources needed to use your strengths to meet your goals.  Attend this workshop and find out why people who use their strengths every day feel 6 times more engaged at work!

Note: If possible, take the Clifton Strengths Assessment prior to the meeting. There is a $49 version that ranks all 34 strengths and a $19 version that ranks your top 5.

It is not required, but will make the training more robust if you have taken it.

https://www.gallupstrengthscenter.com/home/en-us/cliftonstrengths-how-it-works

 LMS Training Credit: ICSEW Membership meetings are available on the State Learning Management System (LMS)! Sign up through LMS to receive credit in your training transcript.  Members and guests are encouraged to sign up through LMS. All regular meetings are free and open to everyone, regardless of gender or employment status. Guests from outside State Government employment are encouraged to use Eventbrite to sign up for meetings.

Agenda: Meeting Agenda 03/26/19

RSVP: We look forward to seeing you there. Please RSVP using either LMS or Eventbrite.

Bill Alert: SB 5327

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ICSEW BILL ALERT SB 5327

Expanding career connected learning opprotunities

Link to the bill: SB 5327

Why does this bill matter to you?

Creates a career connected learning cross-agency work group to:

  • Scale up and expand high-quality career connected learning opportunities in communities across the state; and
  • Coordinate agency functions and external partnerships and carry out certain duties and responsibilities.

Establishes the career connected learning grant program as a competitive grant program to advance the strategic plan. Creates the career connected learning account and allows the employment security department to use funds deposited in the account for purposes of the grant program. Requires the following to employ or contract with at least one career connected learning coordinator: The state board for community and technical colleges, the University of Washington, Washington State University, the regional universities, and The Evergreen State College. Requires the workforce training and education coordinating board, in cooperation with operating agencies of the state training system and private career schools and colleges, to: Ensure that expansion of K-12 and postsecondary opportunities for career connected learning is incorporated into the state plan adopted for the purposes of the Carl D. Perkins career and technical education improvement act.

Find Your Legislators

Legislative Hotline: 1.800.562.6000

Note:

The Interagency Committee of State Employed Women (ICSEW) Legislative and Policy Subcommittee is providing the following Bill Alert as a service to inform state employees on bills that impact us. ICSEW asks that employees remember to share their opinion in an ethical way, on their own time, and using their own phone, computer, or device.

As state employees, we cannot use state time or resources to lobby for or against legislative proposals. On your own time and using your own resources let your voice be heard by:

March Meeting

Our next Membership meeting is Tuesday, March 26, at Labor & Industries, 7273 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater, WA 98501. Don’t forget to register!

RSVP: We look forward to seeing you there. Please RSVP using either LMS or Eventbrite.

Speaker: Amy Leneker, Compass Consulting,
Presenting: CliftonStrengths: How to Identify your Strengths and Meet Your Goals

Cost: The cost is free. However,  if possible, take the Clifton Strengths Assessment prior to the meeting. There is a $49 version that ranks all 34 strengths and a $19 version that ranks your top 5.

It is not required, but will make the training more robust if you have taken it.
https://www.gallupstrengthscenter.com/home/en-us/cliftonstrengths-how-it-works

Additional information available at: https://icsew.wa.gov