Bridging the Empathy Gap
When Emotions Trump Logic
We may think of ourselves as rational, but intense physical and emotional states – think anger, hunger, and pain – can lead to emotion-driven behavior. Join Team Med Global for a discussion of the “empathy gap” and techniques for regaining emotional balance.
Explain the difference between hot states and cold states
Describe the impact of the empathy gap in the workplace
Identify 5 techniques for regulating your nervous system
Available April 17, 2023
Finding Wisdom in Regret
A “no regrets” philosophy robs us of the opportunity for reflection and learning. Join Team Med Global and explore how to acknowledge our regrets with compassion rather than contempt, and the valuable ways that our failures reveal our values.
Explain the difference between bad decisions and bad outcomes
Describe 5 ways regret can lead to wisdom
Identify 4 elements of a “failure resume”
Available May 15, 2023
Disagreeing Up the Ladder
Voicing disagreement to someone senior can feel risky, but the risks of not speaking up can be greater. Join Team Med Global in examining how to accurately gauge your risk and how to put guardrails in place when asserting your opinion.
Identify 3 reasons why a “going along to get along” philosophy is misguided
Explain the 4 types of power in the workplace
Describe the 6 steps of strategic disagreement
Available June 19, 2023
Showing Resentment the Door
Workplace resentment leads to job burnout. Advice columnist Ann Landers wrote, “Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.” Join Team Med Global in exploring the root causes of resentment and how to show it the door.
Identify 5 causes of workplace resentment
Explain the power of replacing resentment with action
Describe 8 strategies for overcoming resentment
Available July 17, 2023
Smoke and Mirrors
The Illusion of Control
In the healthcare workplace, the stakes are high and the pressure is on to get it right. But when we overestimate how much control we have, our decisions can suffer. Join Team Med Global for a discussion of how adjusting our perceptions of control can lead to better judgment and greater well-being.
Explain 5 causes of the illusion of control
Identify 3 implications of the illusion of control
Describe areas that are in your control and outside of your control
Available August 14, 2023
At the Crossroads
Navigating Office Politics
Political intelligence in the workplace is often undervalued and sometimes viewed as evil. Join Team Med Global to dispel the myths of office politics and discuss how to navigate the work environment while staying true to your values.
Identify 5 myths of office politics
Explain the benefits of cultivating political intelligence
Discuss the difference between performance currency and relationship currency