Purpose: To develop and strengthen leadership skills through conversations, presentations and book reviews.

Date: Thursday October 1st, 2020 Time: 8:30 – 9:45 am

Location: Zoom

Co-Chairs: Barbara Boldt & Ken Seawell

8:30 – 8:40 Warm-up: Welcome & Member Introductions

8:40 – 9:30 Presentation: How to Combat the Effects of COVID-19 on Your Mental Health with Gretchen Moran Marsh, PhD

Presentation Overview:

Mental health disorders have been on the rise in recent years and we are currently seeing and spike due to the Covid-19 Virus. Come learn about the effects of Covid-19 on mental health and how it is affecting our thoughts, behaviors and emotions. We will also discuss how to combat these effects. Dr. Marsh will share evidence-based practices we all can do to improve our mental health and protect against future mental health issues.

Speaker Bio:

Gretchen Moran Marsh, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist specializing in anxiety and depression. Dr. Marsh splits her professional work between her private practice in Franklin, treating individuals and families, and professional speaking, educating and teaching with the focus of improving mental health. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Michigan, followed by her Master’s Degree and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Wayne State University and Internship at Wayne State University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry.

9:30-9:40 Book Review: Diana Cruz – “Launching a Leadership Revolution”, Mastering the Five Levels of Influence”. By Chris Brady and Orrin Woodward.

Chris Brady and Orrin Woodward’s smash-hit best-seller will not only clear up many myths about leadership but will convince you that the principles of leadership apply to anyone and everyone. All of us will be called upon to lead at some (or many) point(s) in life. The question isn’t whether or not you are a leader, but rather, will you be ready when called? Launching a Leadership Revolution will teach you about leadership as both a Science and an Art. Historical examples illustrate key concepts, while the wit and charm of Brady and Woodward’s writing style will keep you glued to each page.

9:40-9:45 Wrap Up: Takeaways, announcements and housekeeping items

*** NOTE: NEXT MEETING: Thursday November 5th, Topic to be announced.


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