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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "A High Energy Approach to Balancing Work and Life" Workshop

WHO     FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT     "A High Energy Approach to Balancing Work and Life" full-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Interpersonal Skills Programs. Employees at every level need skills to manage work and personal lives. The workshop provides tools for making lifestyle improvements. Participants engage in self-assessments, discussions and problem solving, learn about strategies that work and how to overcome barriers, and leave with the skills to develop a personal action plan to create a balanced and high energy work and personal life. Patricia Varely is instructor for the course.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18

WHERE     Sugden Welcome Center

WHY     To learn how to:

     Complete a work/life balance self-assessment

     Define balance - success, habits, tradeoffs

     Decide whole life planning - clarify values and setting priorities

     Time and stress management techniques to work smarter and more effectively

     Develop skills and strategies to achieve a balanced lifestyle

     Participate in a problem solving activity and address barriers and solutions

     Present a model for change

COST     $89

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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