Personal Growth & Development


Conflict Style and Communication:

  • A 25-question quiz (scroll to bottom and click on “start”) to help you understand your own conflict style, and strengths and weaknesses of each style, from the US Institute of Peace. After completing the quiz online, you can see an interpretation of your responses.
  • You may have a local community mediation or dispute resolution center. In addition to providing services for people in conflict, these organizations often provide a range of training opportunities, resources, and speakers to increase skills in communication and conflict resolution.

Emotional Intelligence

  • Teleos Leadership Institute, resources and videos on emotional intelligence and leadership
  • Building the Emotionally Intelligent Organization, by Ellen Van Oosten and Richard Boyatzis

Information Overload

Stress Reduction and Positive Thinking

  • LibGuides on Stress, Positive Thinking and Positive Attitude  
  • Linda Bruno:
    The ONE Organizational Tip That Could Change Your Life!
    7 Stress-free Stress Reducers!
  • Breathe2Relax, an app that provides breathing exercises to reduce stress.  
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has a variety of resources on stress at work
  • Six Second Pause, based on the concept that it takes 6 seconds for the chemicals that cause emotion to break down in the brain. “It takes six seconds to manage anger. It takes six seconds to create compassion.It takes six seconds to change the world.”
  • Positive Renewal: Can You Even Keep Going?, Richard E. Boyatzis and Melvin Smith

Time management and Personal Productivity

Work/Life Balance

Workplace Wellness