About Dr. Gottschalk

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The Future of Work is Now — Build a Foundation to Meet It

My practice focuses on helping organizations, individuals & teams meet their future. This involves building the vital foundation necessary to capture valued outcomes — including engagement, resilience, agility, growth & productivity — as the external environment quickly evolves. Keen organizational observations skills and an investment in core stability, are key elements help to your organization “future proof”.

I have worked with individuals & teams representing the auto, education, technology, retail, hotel & non-profit sectors, where I helps teams & organizations face obstacles, build capabilities and move forward. I rely on a detailed analysis of both history & valued goals, utilizing process consultation techniques. Most engagements last less than 6 months, with a set on-going supportive strategies as a  key “leave behind”.

The Core: Training for Individuals

The Core Training is a unique program designed to help participants explore the foundation of their work lives. The training addresses an individual’s Core Stabilitya confluence of elements, such as clarity concerning work life direction and psychological safety.

The exploration unfolds in 5, 1 hour conversations, rooted in psychological research and countless work life stories. Each conversation includes a curated reading list, concept guides and exercises. Prep required.

The Core Files: Masterclass for Managers/Team Leads

This customized training program illuminates how the core impacts teams & the role of manager. The course includes curated readings, managerial exercises, organic case studies, concept guides and addresses the application of key concepts to real time managerial challenges. The course draws deeply upon personal reflection, published people-focused research and a respect for what the role of manager can & should be.

“The team walked away from these sessions stronger, energized and able to immediately operationalize the key concepts we discussed over the two-day course.” – Rachel White, Director Product Line Delivery Services.

The course is delivered in a unique private site format, where all materials are immediately available for review and reflection. The program begins with a 1 hour launch session, followed by two 1 to 1.5-hour facilitated sessions to round out the delivery process. The course can be scaled to larger groups, with an additional fee for each break-out group (8 max). Please note: The course is particularly helpful for those transitioning into managerial roles. Sessions delivered via Zoom.

More About Dr. Gottschalk

Dr. Gottschalk is a charter member of LinkedIn Influencer program where she has built a following of more than 2 Million — and her newsletter The Core Files is delivered monthly to more than 250K LinkedIn subscribers. Her perspectives on work life have also been shared at The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Talent Zoo, US News & World Report, The Huffington Post, The Muse and The World Economic Forum blog.  She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology with a minor concentration in multivariate statistics from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.