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Thursday, April 30, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

In the face of unprecedented disruptions to business continuity due to COVID-19, business and organizational leaders are coping with extraordinary uncertainties. To help guide you through these turbulent times, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and the Lang School present Leading Through Crisis – a free webinar series.

The third webinar of the series will explore the importance of well-being, positivity and mental health within your digital teams and how leaders can play a crucial role in creating a positive work environment. Featuring from the Lang School, Jamie Gruman, professor of organizational behaviour and author of Boost, and associate professor Sandeep Mishra, an expert in mental health and well-being in the workplace.

Register now for this free, 60-min webinar to learn how you can boost team morale and create a more effective and happier work environment. Moderated by Crystal-Lee Olson, leadership development professional with Career Compass Canada. Q&A with the speakers will follow the presentations.

Register online.

About the Speakers:

Jamie Gruman
Jamie Gruman is a full professor in the Lang School of Business and Economics and the Founding Chair of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association.

An expert in workplace well-being, he has published papers in some of the world’s top-ranked business journals and is lead editor of the market-leading textbook on Applied Social Psychology. His latest book, Boost, explains how people can recharge their batteries when away from work.

He has appeared in global media such as Forbes, Fast Company, and the New York Times, and has worked with Fortune 500 corporations, public and not-for-profit organizations including General Motors, Departments and Agencies of the Government of Canada, and the Children’s Wish Foundation

Sandeep Mishra
Sandeep Mishra is Associate Professor of Management at the Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph. His research expertise is in the areas of judgment and decision-making (risk-taking, social comparison, competition) and mental health and well-being (anxiety/depression, resilience, dis/advantage, antisocial conduct). Sandeep teaches courses in organizational behavior, managerial decision-making, and negotiation/conflict management.

Crystal-Lee Olson, MA
A graduate of the Lang School’s Master’s in Leadership program, Crystal-Lee is a tactical leadership development professional, coach, and educator with Career Compass Canada.

On the foundation of over twenty years of business experience, Crystal-Lee channels her expertise to the key objective of corporate leadership development. She applies her background in sales management, marketing and education as the underpinning to big-picture client success. Through strategic training program development and delivery to groups and individuals, she drives learning outcomes to support organizational objectives and personal career goals.


Thursday, April 30, 2020
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Event is open to
U of G students, U of G faculty and staff, The public