Grow Your Community @ Wisdom Cafe

The Wisdom Café is a site for learning and sharing wisdom - the go-to place for all staff when they have a learning- related question, to get involved in discussions with their colleagues and to find information about professional and career development.

Learn and Share Tips from Peers

Managing Excellently: How do you set or model a team's culture?

Discover how UCB Excellence in Management award winners handle this situation and use their responses to help you on your aspiring or current management journey.

Staff Spotlights

This is the space where UCB staff share how they've navigated job and career changes on campus. Feel free to reach out to people with listed e-mails if you have any follow up questions or want to do an informational interview(link is external).

How to Share Your Insight on Wisdom Cafe

Want to share some wisdom with other staff? Here's what you need to know

Explore More Communities

Wisdom Café is the place where you can grow your community. Join some of the staff communities on campus by visiting their pages below.

Administrative Management Professionals (AMP)

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Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance (APASA)

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Berkeley Events Network (BEN)

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Berkeley Facilitators Network (BFN)

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Black Staff & Faculty Organization (BSFO)

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Berkeley Research Administrators Group (BRAG)

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Berkeley Staff Assembly

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Business Process Analysis Working Group (BPAWG)

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Cal Women's Network (CWN)

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Camps and Youth Programs on Campus (CYPC)

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Cal Assessment Network (CAN)

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Cal Data Visualization Network (CDVN)

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Coalition for Education & Outreach (CEO)

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Mastermind Groups!forum/managermastermind/join

Native American Staff Council (NASC)

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Campus User-Centered Design Group (UCD)

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Web Accessibility

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Berkeley International Group (BIG)

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Campus Conversation: Oliver O'Reilly & Lisa García Bedolla

Tuesday, November 8: 12-1PM

Campus Conversation: Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Oliver O'Reilly and Graduate Division Dean Lisa Garcia Bedolla

Vice Provost for Graduate Studies & Dean of the Graduate Division, Lisa Garcia Bedolla and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Oliver O’Reilly will discuss a wide range of topics to include looking holistically at supporting the student from application to degree conferral, building community outside of the department, and improving overall support for public education.

Click here for more information on Campus Conversations.

Wisdom Café Wednesdays

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Staff Learning Opportunities

November celebrates National Inspirational Role Models Month

Role Model

National Inspirational Role Models Month

Celebrate someone who has helped you grow professionally.


Imagine If You Create Your Value

Use life experiences to tell your story showcasing your value.


Six Traits of an Effective Role Model

Set the standard for what you expect from others.