Managing Commitments and Expectations

Apr 27, 2021

Manager speaking with an employee at their desktop computer.What to Do When There’s Not Enough Hours in the Day

Dr. Clay Spinuzzi

Professor for HDO and Rhetoric & Writing at UT Austin

April 27, 2021

In our most recent webinar, HDO and Rhetoric & Writing Professor, Dr. Clay Spinuzzi, covered basic self-management strategies such as being deliberate about taking on commitments, scheduling tasks appropriately, retaining flexibility, pruning low-yield commitments, managing failure, and avoiding decision fatigue.

This particular webinar was the latest in HDO’s Humans@Work webinar series. These free one-hour sessions provide participants with immediately applicable professional insights based on research by UT Austin’s top faculty. Be on the lookout for our next installment soon!

In the meantime, you can view Dr. Spinuzzi’s past webinar on managing commitments and expectations.

Webinar Leader: Dr. Clay Spinuzzi

Clay Spinuzzi is a professor of rhetoric and writing at The University of Texas at Austin. He also teaches in HDO’s Master’s Degree program and our Professional Training series. He and his rhetoric and writing colleagues are developing new HDO Certificate Programs focused on digital storytelling, writing for social change, collaborative writing, writing for small business, and several other topics. Click Here to be notified when these programs launch.


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