Social distancing really means physical distancing and does not have to inhibit your ability to connect socially and emotionally with others. With shelter-in-place here for the near future, many of us are already grappling with feeling isolated, anxious, and overwhelmed.
Sue hosts Dr. Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler, a leading expert on conflict and organizational psychology. Jennifer and Sue will discuss how we can limit conflict to be able to focus more on connecting with our colleagues and families.
Jennifer is the founder and CEO of Alignment Strategies Group, and author of Optimal Outcomes: Free Yourself from Conflict at Work, at Home, and in Life selected as Financial Times “Book of the Month.” In the corporate arena, Jennifer counsels CEOs and their teams on how to achieve optimal organizational health and growth, specializing in innovative technology, healthcare, financial and professional services companies. She has served clients including: CSC, IBM, Intel, Athena health, Novartis, Oscar Health Insurance, Oxeon, Roche, Barclays, GE Capital, Moody’s, Cornerstone Research, Lexis Nexis, Navigant, and KPMG. She also coaches global business and government leaders in the Executive Education Program at Columbia Business School. A former counterterrorism research fellow with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, she received her B.A. with honors from Tufts University and holds a Ph.D. in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.
Jennifer and Sue discuss:
- The New Normal: How do we set both physical and psychological boundaries in our WFH (work from home) in order get stuff done, limit confrontation, and stay calm
- How do we deal with conflict when it does come up in both home and work
- How do we harness difficult emotions
- How do we cope with social isolation