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Tag: Communication

Leading with Gratitude (Part 1)

When I was younger, my grandmother taught me the importance of saying “thank you.” She always waited for me to say “thank you,” driving the importance home. Learning those two simple words at a young age was so… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension Orange County – Intern Highlight

One of the highlights of working with Extension is being able to host and work with an intern. Not only are these students passionate about Extension, but this gives them real experience at what life is like after… Read More

Peeling Back the Onion

I remember when my wife taught me how to dice an onion. I was never gifted in the kitchen and had very poor (nonexistent) skills when it came to food preparation, so any assistance is always appreciated (but… Read More

Take Everything Personal

Often times in the workplace, one may hear statements like “that’s not my responsibility” or “sorry, but that is not in my job description.” I know that I have said things similar in my early years of Cooperative… Read More

“No.” “No, thanks.”

In Extension, in my opinion, we have one of the best jobs ever. We get to help people and share awesome information that will help transform lives. There are youth programs to plan in order for them to… Read More

EmpowerU trains volunteers to communicate science-based information

A train-the-trainer course (IST #31879) is being offered for UF/IFAS extension agents & faculty interested in experiencing the program and potentially collaborating to teach the program in the future.  EmpowerU is a new program designed to teach extension… Read More

Love and Money: How to Lose Your Heart without Giving Away Your Wallet

Relationships are wonderful and difficult at the same time. When it comes to love and money, sometimes our judgement can become clouded. Our emotions can override our rationality or our trust becomes misplaced.  While we hope for the… Read More