THE ONE SKILL NEEDED FOR WORKPLACES TO THRIVE AND SURVIVE
DATE: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
TIME: 11:00 am – 12:00 am
We are living in the most rapidly changing, ultra-competitive, socially connected, and fast paced world we have ever known. Stress, anxiety, and chronic lifestyle related problems are on the rise and technology overuse is becoming an issue of our time. However, we are also living in moment of great positive change and age-old systems are being disrupted, changed and recreated. Technology has allowed us to move the focus from acquiring knowledge to applying the vast amount of knowledge accessible to us in unique and innovative ways. The 21st century is the "Conceptual Era". Join Dr. Kang and discover the one skill needed to survive and thrive in this new world.
Dr. Shimi Kang is a Harvard trained psychiatrist, neuroscientist, #1 best-selling author, award-winning medical doctor, researcher, and lecturer on human motivation. With over 15 years of clinical experience and extensive research in the science that lies behind motivation and wellness, Dr. Kang shows people how to cultivate the key 21st century skills needed to flourish both professionally and personally.
Dr. Kang uses irrefutable science, unforgettable true stories, and her own life experiences to show how to develop self-motivation, adaptability and the key 21st century skills of communication, collaboration, contribution, creativity, and critical thinking. She is the past Medical Director of Child and Youth Mental Health for Vancouver and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia. In the media, Dr. Kang is a writer with articles featured in the Huffington Post, Psychology Today, South China Morning Post, and Time magazine.