Recent Posts

Perspective Together

In a recent interview, Leland Melvin, engineer and a retired NASA astronaut (he served on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis as a mission specialist) explained the...

Building Extraordinary Teams

In my role as NC State Faculty & Staff Ombuds, I think a lot about how people work together. Workplace interactions are the focus of...

Ombuds 20:9 / Skilled Listening

The 9th Ombuds 20 (5/13/20) focused on the art and a little science of listening. We focused on Step 2 (Clarify Perceptions) of Dudley Weeks...

Ombuds 20:7 / Pros and Cons

Another Wednesday and another Ombuds 20! Twenty minutes with the ombuds to catch your breath, learn about ombuds services and receive a conflict engagement tip....

Ombuds 20:5 / Four Ways of Seeing

Twenty minutes to take a few deep breaths, learn about ombuds services for faculty and staff, and pick up a conflict engagement tip. That’s the...

Ombuds 20:4 / Conflict Styles

Physical distance – Ombuds connection. That’s the idea behind Ombuds 20, a weekly 20 minute virtual meeting with the NC State Faculty & Staff ombuds....

Interview with NC State Faculty and Student Ombuds

  Check out the recent interview with the NC State Faculty and Student Ombuds that appeared in a recent newsletter from the Provost. ¬†Here’s the...