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Expressing Yourself: Improving Communication by Understanding Preferences

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Melissa Bostrom, PhD
Mentoring and Communication Series

Have you ever wondered why a colleague always wants an agenda to prepare for a meeting or needs to know the big picture in order to work on the small details of a project? Using a free online assessment to explore your Myers-Briggs personality preferences, we'll focus on how you can leverage a better understanding of others' preferences to improve your communication with your research colleagues.

To prepare for this workshop,
1. Complete the free 16Personalities assessment (
2. Report your results at by Fri Feb 7 at 11:59 pm.

Facilitators: Melissa Bostrom, PhD, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Professional Development, and Hugh Crumley, PhD, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs

Contact: Molly Starback