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Thanks for visiting the DTS Learning & Leading site. This is a place to learn, grow, lead, reflect, and enjoy!

Click to learn more about some of the ways we approach the important work of building our team culture and improving ourselves:

  • Team Huddle – Our department gets together twice per month (except during the summer) for approximately 60-90 minutes of team building and culture enhancing activities
  • Quote & Question – We discuss an empowering quote and question every week
  • Book Studies – An optional but growing part of our culture, we conduct book studies 3 or 4 times per year around topics that support our values and personal development
  • Our mantra – Rather than a “mission” statement, we crafted a two-word mantra we identify with and rally around
  • Our values After several discussions, we all agreed on three core values, which provide the foundation of all of our efforts
  • Kudos Korner – Our teammates receive a great deal of praise & wanted to share with the world
  • Special Guests – Special guests periodically spend time with us to improve our ability to enhance education and lead better lives
  • Where is Springy? – We acknowledge the special people and work performed in DTS by passing our “Spring In Your Step” award

Q&Q: May 20, 2019

“Discipline is doing something intentional each day to close the gap on your goals regardless of whether you feel like it or not.” Coyte Cooper Ph.D. How do you close the gap on your goals when you are not feeling 100% ?

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Team Huddle: May 7, 2019

The Device Support Team presented a fun huddle at the Innovation Center. A penny for your thoughts? And the entire department surprised Eric Pierce with a ‘diaper drop’. Congrats, Eric!

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Q&Q: April 29, 2019

“Always take some of the play, fun, freedom, and wonder of the weekend into your week and your work.”– Rasheed Ogunlaru, life coach (image and quote from forge) What do you do for fun outside work? Bonus question: How do you feel when you walk into work after a weekend of play?

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