Self-Discipline and Emotional Control

Date & Time
Wednesday April 9
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration starts at 8:15 a.m.

Executive Caterers of Landerhaven
6111 Landerhaven Road
Mayfield Heights, Ohio
$ 70.00 CAMLS libraries
$105.00 Non-library staff from member's organizations
$140.00 Non-members
Fee includes coffee, lunch and materials
Deadline: April 2
Limit: 75

When was the last time you promised to change a habit, and did? How much time do you waste by overreacting or fearing the worst? All of us are faced with challenges every day and we need to be able to solve these problems and stay calm and productive under pressure. With self-discipline and emotional control, there isnít anything you canít handle or achieve in terms of what you want out of life. This workshop will provide techniques to help you handle crisis, remain in control and reduce stress. Through class discussions and exercises, you will learn to develop techniques for taking control of your life.

Marti Peden is a human resource and development consultant specializing in management and employee training programs. She has twenty years of experience in the training field working with clients in business, health care and libraries. Marti is a popular Support Staff Conference speaker and has conducted many workshops for CAMLS and other library systems.
Intended Audience
Anyone in a position that does not require an M.L.S. degree.
  • Learn how to change bad habits youíve struggled with and adapt new constructive behavior patterns

  • React the way you know you should--even when itís difficult

  • Leave with an action plan to gain control over a chosen aspect of your life and a strategy to change the situation into a more positive one
    Course Content
    • The four components of self-discipline

    • Delaying gratification

    • Overcoming procrastination

    • Success and Emotional intelligence--What it takes to succeed, not just know

    • Reacting the way you know you should

    • Maintaining control in pressure situations