A retired computer scientist with a master’s in conflict resolution and Ph.D. in psychology, Dr. Brian Mistler specializes in providing training and support to universities, legal and accounting executives, and professionals in high-tech industries. Having worked with a number of local governments, national corporations, and the nations top universities, the key topics most frequently requested include:
Self-Care for High Achievers: Maintaining Solid Foundations for Success
Do you strive to be the best of the best? Or, perhaps just to do your best, but sometimes feel very burnt out? The work we do often that comes with a cost to peace of mind. Learn to relax without losing your drive, and to take care of yourself AND those you serve. This presentation includes easy to use tools rooted in CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and mindfulness techniques to help maintain your energy and focus in the most stressful of environments. Especially helpful for those who work in high-paced technology, law, and healthcare settings.
Conflict Resolution Skills, Useful No Matter How Much You Like (or don’t) Others
Learn to understand and deescalate conflict easily. From recognizing the signs of high conflict personalities to concrete tools you can use move intractable problems into win-win consensus solutions. Rooted in principles of the Harvard Negotiation model, participants benefit from skills that will help them whether they are on the front lines answering phones and greeting difficult clients in the front of the office or handling high-value negotiations in the board room. And, when done right, those you negotiate with will leave feeling positive about you and your organization.
Mental Health Literacy 101: How to Recognize the Signs and Help a Colleague
Based on the acclaimed university I CAN HELP program, help your team to understand mental health - depression, anxiety, and evening the warning signs for suicide. Organizations don’t need to wait for a problem to invest in prevention, and the feedback from participants is consistently positive as people learn to help others they also learn to take care of themselves and their family. Even the best employee assistance program has limited sessions and only works if people use it. Help reduce stigma, and give employees the basic tools to know when to refer someone.
Programs can be provided in varying formats, 1.5 hours, 3.5 hours, or a full-day retreat, and can be customized to meet your needs.
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