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Reflect on journey so far

Example timetable for self directed day

Activity type:
Act
Number of participants:
  • Individual
  • Peer Group
15 minutes
Stuck for what to do on your self directed day? This agenda is offered as a guide for how to plan and structure your time.

Pass it forward

Activity type:
Act
Number of participants:
  • Individual
30 minutes
Think about how you can help others with their positioning/career development, based on what you’ve taken from this programme. Reach out and offer support.

Peer group

Activity type:
Reflect
Number of participants:
  • Peer Group
30 minutes
Reflect on your experience as a Peer Group over the past year and discuss whether/how you want to stay in touch going forward.

Write a blog

Activity type:
Act
Number of participants:
  • Individual
60 minutes
What has been your biggest success on your journey so far with Thresholds? What would you like to share with others who are thinking of joining or who are on the course. Write us a blog to share!

Your mentor

Activity type:
Reflect
Number of participants:
  • Mentor
30 minutes
Reflect on your journey with your mentor. What worked? What could have been better? What is your most valued takeaway from your relationship? Take time to give the feedback to your mentor.

Building your network

Coffee?

Activity type:
Act
Number of participants:
  • Individual
45 minutes
Invite three people for a coffee. Who inspires you? Who is in a job you want? In an organisation you love? Reach out and offer them a coffee - either in real life or virtually.

Girlfriends in high places

Activity type:
Learn
Number of participants:
  • Individual
90 minutes
Helen McCarthy sets out how and why women's networks are changing the workplace

Join the LinkedIn Thresholds Alumni group

Activity type:
Act
Number of participants:
  • Individual
15 minutes
Join our Alumni on LinkedIn and build your network, reach out, ask for support, opportunities and share. We advertise networking events through our LinkedIn pages and other opportunities.

Networking - the theory behind the practice

Activity type:
Learn
Number of participants:
  • Individual
  • Peer Group
45 minutes
An in-depth powerpoint pack on the theory of networking; the purpose, the practice and the pitfalls. What are your reflections? What do you want to take forward from this?

Resilience

Building resilience

Activity type:
Learn
Number of participants:
  • Individual
11 minutes
A short film with practical tips and insight from experts and working men and women across the generations about how they build their energy and resilience

Explore resilience in depth

Activity type:
Learn
Number of participants:
  • Individual
20 minutes
Listen to author and psychologist John Nicolson explore resilience in depth drawing on years of research and practice.

Positioning for success

Become a Crossing Thresholds Mentor

Activity type:
Act
Number of participants:
  • Individual
30 minutes
If you want to support somebody on their Crossing Threshold Journey, join our mentor pool. You will receive support and tips from us and you don't need any prior experience. Write your profile now!

Find a new mentor

Activity type:
Act
Number of participants:
  • Individual
45 minutes
Make a list of who you would like to approach for mentoring and what support you need. Reach out to somebody who can become your mentor and help you achieve your next goal.

How to raise your profile

Activity type:
Learn
Number of participants:
  • Individual
30 minutes
Before you begin to take action on raising your profile, you need to work out yourself WHY you want to do it. In this series 'Breaking down Barriers', Wendy Eley gives you her top tips.

Join a Grad Panel

Activity type:
Act
Number of participants:
  • Individual
60 minutes
Remember at your Module 1? When you were wondering what on earth you'd signed up to?! And how helpful the Grad Panel was? Support others by joining a grad panel - we send regular emails with info.

Lean In

Activity type:
Learn
Number of participants:
  • Individual
  • Peer Group
15 minutes
Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.

Lean In - A rebuttal

Activity type:
Learn
Number of participants:
  • Individual
  • Peer Group
15 minutes
Female tech leader, Sabrina Parsons, sets out why she doesn't think 'Leaning In' is the answer...

Raise your profile

Activity type:
Act
Number of participants:
  • Individual
45 minutes
How are you going to raise your profile? To who? How? Complete the raising your profile worksheet from Module 5. Which action will you start with? Go for it.

Ruth's tips for success

Activity type:
Learn
Number of participants:
  • Individual
  • Peer Group
10 minutes
Tips from Ruth Lea, Economic Adviser, Arbuthnot Banking Grou on how to be successful. What do you want to work on?

The right feedback from the right people

Activity type:
Learn
Number of participants:
  • Individual
15 minutes
In this video, you’ll learn a powerful new concept to help you with giving and receiving feedback from Tara Mohr, author of Playing Big. Who do you want feedback from and on what?

What next?

Activity type:
Act
Number of participants:
  • Individual
  • Mentor
  • Peer Group
60 minutes
Complete your revised Career Plan and Milestones worksheet. Share it with your peer group and mentor for feedback. Break your plan down in to a 12 month action plan and take your first step!