Professionals from the JCC, Pearlstone Center, Capital Camps, Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation

Inter and Intrapersonal Communication

The ability to understand self and role in relation to clients, supervisors and colleagues through the following skills:

Inter Personal
Creating a culture of trust;  Meeting management;  Building morale; Managing conflict (coping with difficult people, handling difficult conversations);  Team building;  Motivating;  Lay leader/professional relationships; Working with boards and committees;  Delegating;  Leadership succession;  Mentoring and coaching; Supervising
Intra Personal
Core values; Gaining confidence; Saying “no”; Communicating persuasively; Managing up; Skills mapping; Transitioning from staff to supervisor;  Work/life balance; Social awareness; Leadership (motivating and guiding, having the right resources, understanding the strengths and development needs, allocating resources and support accordingly)


– Goldman, Dan:  Primal Leadership
– Book, Howard and Stein, Steven: The EQ Edge
– Heifetz, Ronald and Linsky, Marty:  Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive Through the Dangers of Leading, “Orchestrating Conflict”
– Lencioni, Patrick: Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable “Death by Meeting”
– Putnam, Robert:  American Grace (Feeling Thermometer Study)
– Scott, Lisa: Difficult Conversations
– Tannen, Deborah: Talking from 9 – 5: Women and Men in the Workplace
– Zack, DevoraSingletasking
– Zack, DevoraNetworking for People Who Hate Networking



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Videos and Websites
Nigel Marsh on How to Make Work-Life Balance Work (TED Talk)
The Associated: Leadership Library (website)

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