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Stress, Change & Team Resilience through Humor: An Interactive Playshop

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 Bri........

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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 as operational efficiency, effectiveness, and coordination. Employee productivity and the operational/financial strength of corporations suffer when workers are feeling distracted, scattered, and exhausted.

Why should you attend?

how this can add value to the work style
This webinar is for anyone who is concerned about the distracting, conflict avoidance, cyber-threatening or bullying, and lack of honest face-to-face communication that is encouraged by our virtual-digital age. Individual health, alertness, and a capacity for social engagement are critical to the success of any organization.

Areas Covered in the Session:

Topics which will be covered in the session
  • How cognition and attention within and between individuals is affected by this age of instant information and electronics use (or overuse and abuse)
  • How easy it is for families to forego communication and lose their true sense of connection How companies suffer when their employees are feeling scattered, distracted, and overscheduled 
  • The verbal and nonverbal messages we are sending when consumed by technology The strategies that can be used to improve relationships, resilience, and productivity.

Who can Benefit:

All levels of employees and management.
Webinar Id: ISFMG005

Duration: 60 mins

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