Registration is now open for the U-M Work-Life Resource Center’s annual conference Connecting the Dots, which will share useful tips and strategies to help university employees respond to challenging times.

This year the event offers a series of six free virtual presentations Oct. 13-15 — two 75-minute Zoom presentations each day starting at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Learn about the power of positive self-talk from Ethan Kross, professor of psychology in LSA and professor of management and organizations in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Become more confident with financial investment. Practice focusing on strengths. Be motivated to move. Reflect on the past year to realize resilience. Pick up tips on elder care, and more. 

This is the 16th annual Work-Life Connecting the Dots Conference. It is available to all members of the faculty and staff at no charge via Zoom webinars.

Presentations include:

  • Chatter: The Voice in our Head, Why it Matters and How to Harness it.
  • Investing Confidently, and Saving for Retirement.
  • You, at Your Best: Strengths-Based Workplace Culture.
  • Making Movement Maintainable.
  • Adult Care and Family Caregiver Resources, and Effective Communication Strategies for Someone with Dementia.
  • A Space for Healing: Honoring our Experiences with COVID.
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