Author Archives: Jay D Flanagan

LITSers attend 2018 Leadercast leadership event

On May 4, 2018, 48 Emory team members from all across the Emory Community attended the 2018 Leadercast Leadership event at the Infinity Energy Arena in Duluth, Ga. Team members came from LITS, Oxford, Yerkes, SOM, Grady and Emory College. We enjoyed an array of great speakers including Michael Hyatt, Jen Bricker and Carey Lohrenz. […]

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LITS employees attend Leadercast 2016

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On Friday, May 6, a group of team members from LITS, along with other Emory employees from Oxford, the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing, attended the Leadercast Leadership event at the Infinite Energy Center (Gwinnett Arena) in Duluth, GA. This is an annual, all-day leadership conference that brings together some of the best […]

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Clutter is coming to Office 365

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Do you have lots of unread email in your mailbox? Messages that you like or need to keep, but don’t necessarily need or have time to read? If you are like me, you have too many of these types of messages. As a solution to unwieldy email inboxes, Microsoft introduced a new service for Office 365 this […]

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Chick-fil-A Leadercast: Simply Lead

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The Chick-fil-A Leadercast was a one-of-a-kind event that was broadcast live from Atlanta and simulcast into communities across the globe. More than 100,000 leaders from around the world learned how to Simply Lead. By turns challenged, inspired, and encouraged, we learned how to improve our own leadership skills and also had the opportunity to network […]

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Diversity Through Storytelling

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We hear the word “diversity” nearly every day, but what are we really talking about? Race, gender, age, nationality, or maybe all of these? Or is the real question: how can we all work effectively within a diverse environment? Diversity is around us, on every side and in every conceivable combination. We must respect that […]

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Manager Get Together

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On Wednesday, January 24 a group of fifteen UTS Managers got together for a presentation from William O’Neal from Learning Services on “The 7 Action Steps to Maintain Enthusiasm.” It was an excellent presentation with great interaction and participation during the event. The seven action steps we learned about were as follows: Action Step # 1 – […]

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