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Mark Gorkin

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Mark Gorkin

Leadership Development Consultant & Retreat Leader

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical

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 Brigade Commander: Your (Command Offsite) session on managing change and stress was the perfect lead-in to the work we had to accomplish throughout the conference. It set the conditions for the free, uninhibited work (regardless of rank). Here's the BLUF; Your session was the critical building block on which we built the rest of the conference. The Doc is the author of Practice Safe Stress: Healing and Laughing in the Face of Stress, Burnout & Depression and The Four Faces of Anger: Transforming Hostility and Rage into Assertion and Passion and Preserving Human Touch in a High Tech World. The Stress Doc blog appears in such platforms as HR.com and WorkforceWeek.com.
His award-winning, USA Today Online "HotSite" - www.stressdoc.com - was called a "workplace resource" by National Public Radio (NPR). As SHRM and IPMA-HR Program Chairs recently noted, Mark has a way of captivating an audience and makes them want to hear more...Take a passionate and creative ride with the Stress Doc!.


Webinar Id: ISFMG005
Duration: 60mins
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Stress, Change & Team Resilience through Humor: An Interactive Playshop

This program will shed light on the true cost of living in a technologically-driven and distracted world. Every day examples include: late night gaming or texting and disruptive sleeping texting and surfing instead of working "time urgency syndrome" - not enough hours in the day and believing you must be in contact tuning out family members or colleagues by burying one's head in a gadget  increased avoidance of face-to-face communication and conflict resolution. Always being plugged in can lead to issues with individual health, problems within families, (whose effects invariably make their way into the workplace), as well ........

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Webinar Id: ISRMG001
Duration: 60mins
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Stress Resilience, Passion Power, and Team Coordination: How a Leader Builds Interactive Community

In a 24/7 TNT - Time-Numbers-Technology - Driven-Distracted World, filled with rapid change and uncertainty, quickly identifying stress smoke signals and recognizing the Stress Doc's "Four Stages of Burnout" is critical. This webinar will introduce strategies for enhancing individual, team, and organizational resilience and positively engaging loss, change, and conflict. Finally, you'll to create a "Helmet's Off"" and participatory team and organizational culture.

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Webinar Id: ISFMG004
Duration: 60mins
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Transforming Anger and Conflict into Collaborative Problem Solving: The Stress Doc's Four Faces of Anger - Model & Method

Today's always on,TNT- Time-Numbers-Techno-Transition - Driven & Distracted World can breed tension and conflict. Challenge the notion that all anger is destructive. Discover the Four Angry ?I?s and the Stress Doc?s "Four Faces of Anger"Model for transforming anger, rage, and conflict. Learn and practice skills and strategies for: disarming power struggles by asking trust-and disarming all kinds of hostile feedback, even how to deal constructively with a critical aggressor. Understand the difference between "acknowledgement" and "agreement" and lyrically disarm or emotionally detach from "Yes, butters" and self-centered ty........

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Webinar Id: ISFMG002
Duration: 60mins
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Keys to Captivating an Audience: Discovering and Expressing Your "Passion Power"

It's becoming increasingly clear: unity or divisiveness starts at the top! Today's challenge in our 24/7, diverse, and TNT -Time-Numbers-Technology-driven and distracted world is:  a) to capture people?s attention.  b) speak to their heads and hearts, spirits and souls. c) create a platform where folks can truly engage with one another while building bridges of trust for the purpose of strengthening both high task and human touch.

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Webinar Id: ISFMG003
Duration: 60mins
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Leadership: The Art of Knowing How to Say It and Engage It

Today's 24/7, "always on" world often cycles between "do more with less" downsizing and ever faster upgrading and can even appear to be spinning out of control. How do you harness the problem-solving support, resiliency and creativity in your work team. Are you ready to cultivate communication and conflict resolution skills that affirm your integrity and also set appropriate boundaries while being collaborative and compassionate.Learn key psychological skills for managing the uncertainty of change and strengthening your capacity for constructive risk-taking.

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Seminar Id: ISMG1603
03/16/2018
06:00 AM PT | 09:00 AM ET
Duration: 1 Day
Inspiring Leadership through Conflict, Courage & Creativity: The Art of "Passion Power"

In today's TNT - Time-Numbers-Technology - Driven & Distracted World, three communicational pillars determine leadership success: Are you courageously developing and passionately projecting your unique energy and experience, strengths and skills? Are you truly "being heard or are you just making noise"? Are you developing mutually productive and innovative partnerships?The Stress Doc's singular wit and wisdom, his dynamic "Passion Power" Model, and acclaimed "Get FIT - FUN-Interactive-Thought-provoking " exercises generate leading, "head & heart" tools and techniques for: Expressing constructive anger to disarm power strug........

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