Dr. Marla Gottschalk is an Industrial & Organizational Psychologist, blogger, consultant & speaker. She began blogging in 2011 with the hope of bringing work-focused research to a much broader audience. In 2012, she became a Charter Member of the ground-breaking, LinkedIn Influencer Program among 150 other experts — where she has a built following of more than 2 Million readers.
In the Media.
Her perspectives on work life can be also found in other outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Talent Zoo, US News & World Report, The Huffington Post, The Muse and The World Economic Forum blog. Over the years, she has developed a niche, where she breaks down challenging work life situations and poses solutions based upon psychological research.
Panels, Podcasts & Brands
She is a professed introvert — but is always on board with an engaging work life conversation or conference panel. She’s known to jump in on a wide range of topics, from office design, to resilience and vulnerability. She has collaborated with known brands such as Toyota and Johnson & Johnson.
Practice & Training.
Her practice focuses focuses on helping people and organizations build a strong foundation. The primary focus is core stability — and the knowledge base necessary to improve work and work life. Dr. Gottschalk earned a B.S. in Psychology from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She completed an internship at the Burroughs Corporation (now Uniysis) — and has worked with organizations in the auto, education, technology, hotel & non-profit sectors.