Mark Gorkin, MSW, LICSW, "The Stress Doc", a nationally acclaimed speaker, writer, and "Psychohumorist", is a former psychotherapist and Stress Violence Prevention Consultant for the U.S. Postal Service. The Doc is a Trauma Debriefing and Critical Incident Consultant for variety of organizations, including the national post-earthquake, Nepali Behavioral Health & Wellness Initiative. He has led numerous transformative -- silo-breaking and communications bridge-building -- Pre-Deployment Stress Resilience-Humor-Team Building Retreats for US Army Senior Officers and Sergeants. From a Ft. Hood Br........
In a 24/7, rapidly changing, always on, "do more with less" world, not surprisingly, individual stress and interpersonal tension can influence the organizational climate, communication, and coordination. The challenge becomes sustaining resilience and morale while forging cooperative and productive working relationships and partnerships. How does a team or a community harness this unpredictable energy to generate a "Helmet's Off" atmosphere where meaningful issues can be identified and engaged in a collaborative spirit? Are you ready to challenge the old saw: "There's no 'I' in team!" Can you disarm constructive power struggles that engage others while affirming your integrity; can you set appropriate boundaries while building trust? During these rapidly changing and turbulent times, let the Stress Doc help you break down barriers and build bridges toward greater team coordination and leadership-partnership learning systems. Learn tools and techniques for generating a more creatively risk-taking, more core collaborative, spirited, and higher-performing workplace.
Why should you attend?
This webinar will help all organization or company personnel recognize the "danger and opportunity" presented by change, and how this can create tension and conflict among colleagues, teams and the system as a whole. It will also illuminate the "passion power" of aware, authentic, and arousing communication. By engaging in the "Three 'R's - Resilience-Relating-Risk-taking - a team or organization can become both more creative and productive as well as more collaborative and cohesive.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Identify key barriers to "Diversity & Inclusion": Race/Gender, Grade-Role-Status, Relationship-Building, Access, and Favoritism
- Discover the Five "A"s of Arousing, Connecting & Energizing (ACE) Communication-Leadership: Attention-Anticipation-Animation-Activation-Actualization
- Review the Stress Doc's Grief Stages and Eight "F"s of Managing Loss & Change
- Review the four stages of group dynamics: "Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing (or Conforming)"; discover tools and techniques for strengthening emotional intelligence
- Explore and apply the "Five Stages of Courageous Resilience and Creative Risk-Taking; make connections to individual leadership, individual performance fears, and team performance
- Discover the Stress Doc "Five 'P's of Passion Power Model for Building "Inner" Diversity and being a more captivating/compelling communicator
- Discover the Doc's 3-D - Discussion-Drawing-Diversity - Exercise; "take home" imaginative, morale-building, and collaborative problem-solving tools
- Discover the Stress Doc's "Top Ten" Skills, Structures & Strategies for building and evolving "helmet's off," more committed, and collaborative teams.
Who can Benefit:
Individuals, teams, and the organization as a whole benefit when you have high task and human touch communicators. These head and heart communicators not only know how to dynamically present ideas but, most important, encourage diverse and collaborative - "Helmet's Off" - engagement and problem-solving. Systems become more real and risk-taking, creative and interactive communities when leaders know how to "say it and engage it."