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Leading Change Webinar with Dr. Ted Cross

Leading Change (WEBINAR)

May 29, 2018

Today, change is the new norm. Leaders in all kinds of organizations face the task of navigating change and leading teams through tumultuous times. In this webinar, learn how identifying three key barriers to change can help you and your team move through needed organizational more

Time Management for Leaders {webinar}

Time Management for Leaders (WEBINAR)

April 20, 2018

Leaders face an increasing set of demands. From overflowing email inboxes, to never ending personal tasks lists to the ever-blurring boundary between work and home, time and energy constrains can derail success. In this webinar, Dr. Ted Cross reviews concrete strategies for creating practical limits, prioritizing tasks, and leveraging technology to save time and be more productive at work and more

Convinced: The Science of Persuasive Leadership Webinar

Convinced: The Science of Persuasive Leadership (WEBINAR)

March 19, 2018

The goal of this session is to provide information and context from the scientific literature on how leaders can be more persuasive. Participants will learn how studies on decision making, persuasion, and leadership can be translated into real-world applications. Participants will leave the session with new mental models, as well as practical examples, of how to incorporate leadership practices that are supported by more

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Webinar: Positive Psychology - The Science of Happiness

February 15, 2018

"Guided by the belief that good is the opposite of bad, mankind has for centuries pursued its fixation with fault and failure.... Faults and failing deserve study, but they reveal little about strengths... To excel in your chosen field and to find lasting satisfaction... you will need to become an... read more

Choice Architecture: The Science of Decision Making

February 2, 2018

Leaders try to influence others. Understanding how humans make decisions can be an important tool in not only convincing others to your vision, but also in creating organizational structures that support positive outcomes. This webinar will draw on recent research in the areas of behavioral economics, psychology, and neuroscience to explore how we make decisions and the often invisible drivers of our more

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Confessions of an Admissions Officer

December 22, 2017

Tips for Getting in to Grad School Learn key strategies for putting together a stellar admissions package that will up your chances of admission. In this 45 minute presentation, Dr. Ted Cross , Academic Director of the Master of Applied Leadership & Management program at the Thunderbird School... read more

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5 Secrets to Balancing Grad School, Life & Work

December 15, 2017

Balancing a job and personal life while going to grad school can be tricky, but not impossible. Learn how to manage your time, energy, and environment for grad school more

How to Write Scholarship/Admissions Essays that Turn Heads

How to Write Scholarship/Admissions Essays that Turn Heads

December 15, 2017

Writing a stellar essay is not only important for getting into graduate school; it is also a huge factor in winning scholarship awards. Learn how to write essays that turn admission counselors' and scholarship committees' heads. In this webinar recording, Thunderbird School of Global Management's Dr. Ted Cross, Clinical Assistant Professor of Leadership and Management, shares insightful recommendations about how to make your essays stand more

Global Mindset® Inventory

March 13, 2017

Thunderbird Professor Mansour Javidan explains the origins of the Global Mindset Inventory, what it is, and why it continues to be a leading assessment tool for global managers. Video of Global Mindset: What Do Leaders Need to Succeed? Participants in the Global Mindset for Strategic Leadership... read more

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The Psychology of Pricing: What Businesses Need to Know About How Consumers’ Feelings Affect Their Behavior

February 20, 2017

Part of the Thunderbird School of Global Management Executive Lecture Series, Marketing Professor Richard H. Baer explains how consumers’ emotions drive their understanding of pricing. He shares 10 principles that businesses use to optimize prices by capitalizing on consumer psychology. Video of... read more