The Future of Leadership: Healing 101


78% of followers will notice a decline in a leader’s abilities after a traumatic event. Our lives are complex events, with many small t, some large t Trauma, and even complex trauma. When leaders don’t heal, most unwittingly perpetrate their trauma on the teams and companies they lead. We are interconnected at work and our well-being impacts the entire organization. As a leader grows in authority, unhealed behaviors become more distinct. What happens when leaders address and heal their trauma? How could this help the team and the organization heal, too? Together we’ll learn common ways that trauma can effect leaders and teams. We’ll engage in experiential exercises to teach techniques to support healing, along with providing long-term practice to support continued healing.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Presentation
Event Type: Session
Track: Workplace
Level: Intermediate