Your people are dealing with anxiety. How can you help?
Mental health is a scary topic for many leaders. But it doesn’t have to be. Scary is doing nothing while 45% of your employees are likely experiencing some level of mental health impact due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When people on your team are struggling with the human experience of work, we need to collect data to figure out where the biggest problems lie.
About our speakers
Jeff embodies the SupportLines model. He has over 20 years experience in sales, finance, people & culture and operations across multiple industries. Most recently he served as COO for Mobify, a digital experience platform used by global retailers and Fortune 500 brands to drive hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue every year. Prior to that he led sales for CHC, a global helicopter services company that was generating $1.6B in annual revenue.
Jeff is a Certified Executive Coach, Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Dharma Yoga Instructor (which earned him the nickname “Chief Yoga Officer”). His approach to relationships has generated $8 billion in new revenue and supported the integration of $10 billion in mergers & acquisitions. He believes that great leaders see supporting lines, not reporting lines. He honed the SupportingLines framework over several years, while helping many teams improve performance and increase engagement.
As a result of helping companies and non-profit organizations achieve tremendous growth, he received Business in Vancouver’s Forty Under 40 award in 2011.
When he’s not at work he is passionate about family time, practicing & teaching yoga, hockey coaching and personal development.
Liz Guthridge is the co-author along with Kathy McKee of the book Leading People Through Disasters: An Action Guide for Preparing for and Dealing with the Human Side of Crises. Published in 2006, the book broke new ground in disaster recovery with its laser beam focus on how employers could best support employees in times of crises. supporting employees.
The authors, who have experienced a range of crises, interviewed other experts and then created a practical guidebook for leaders with real-life examples, planning principles and tools. The book featured tips for how to keep people safe, calm and informed; how to help managers care for employees, and how to deal with employees’ immediate and ongoing emotional and psychological needs while getting the organization back on its feet.
Since writing the book, Liz has expanded her focus to help leaders with all aspects of their development and growth so they can improve their overall performance, professionally and personally. She works with leaders at all levels to clarify their thinking, deepen their conversations, and follow through on actions, including building habits and being more inclusive. Liz has extensive experience and education in applied neuroscience, behavior design, and lean communications®. Liz is a NeuroLeadership Institute brain-based coach. She founded her coaching, consulting and facilitation firm Connect Consulting in 2003 in the SF Bay Area. She, her husband, and therapy dog now live in Charleston, SC. She works with a variety of clients all over North America and in parts of Europe.
Dr. Madigan is an Industrial-Organizational psychologist and the Product Lead for LeaderAmp.com, which offers science and technology to help scale leader development coaching. His other areas of expertise include employment testing, selection, structured interviews, organizational research, surveys, job analysis, test validation, and recruiting.
He is also a nonfiction author who seeks to popularize the use of psychology to creating better video games and helping understand those who play them. He writes and podcasts at psychologyofgames.com and is the author of two books on the subject, including The Engagement Game: Why Your Workplace Culture Should Look More Like a Video Game.