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Leadership Toolkit

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Know Better Place is committed to developing skilled UConn Health leaders. In an effort to support your personal development, Know Better Place has created the Leadership Toolkit. This toolkit is a collection of tips and pointers, videos, articles, and other resources for addressing issues around leadership. Please visit this page often as it will be updated frequently with the most current information available.

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Two women speakingKeeping Employees Motivated During a Recession

During these challenging economic times it's easy for employees to disengage from their jobs. Learn how to keep your team motivated during these uncertain times.


Woman speakingFrom Managing to Leading

Don't assume that leadership just happens as you climb the managerial ladder.  Find out how to create your own personal management style with these 5 easy steps.  


Male instructor at a whiteboardLeadership: The Bathtub Model

Team leaders won't necessarily be intensely involved in every detail of a project, but that doesn't mean they're ignoring the team's work.


Male instructor at a whiteboardSmart Managers Read Behavior

Ed Muzio, CEO of Group Harmonics, outlines a strategy for reading behavior in the moment.



Building Your Leadership Skills
There are many myths about leaders, one being that “leaders are born and not made.” The truth is, several factors contribute to the development of a leader.  

The Job Perk You’re Not Getting But Could Be
Don’t assume that your long-term professional goals can’t be served by your current job.

The Five Levels Of Leadership
Becoming an effective leader is a lot like being in the stock market. You don't make your fortune in a day; you make it daily, a little bit at a time.  


Know Better Place Lunch and Learn Series: Presentation Skills
Confident and competent leaders share one thing in common. They have impressive communication skills th