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Who do you bring with you to work? Try as we might, we cannot leave part of ourselves under the pillow with our pyjamas when we go to work. We bring all that we are.
Gabriella Braun has been taking psychoanalysis out of the therapy room and into the staff room for over twenty years. In her book All That We Are she shows us why a board loses the plot, nearly causes their company to collapse, and how they come through. We see the connection between a headteacher’s professional and personal loss. We understand seemingly unfathomable behaviour – why a man lets his organisation push him around, a lawyer becomes paranoid, a team repeatedly creates scapegoats, and founders of a literary agency feud.
Join Gabriella as she talks about the human dynamics of the workplace, how to better understand our own inner theatre, and how this knowledge can create better managers and leaders.
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Gabriella Braun is the Director of Working Well, a consultancy firm specialising in helping leaders and teams use in-depth understanding of their dynamics and behaviour to bring about meaningful and sustainable change in their working lives. She has worked with hundreds of clients including the British Library, RADA, Tate, Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, University of Cambridge and Queen Mary, University of London. She has had psychoanalysis and holds a master’s degree in Consulting to Organisations using a psychoanalytic and systemic approach from the Tavistock Clinic. She was a Principal Consultant in the Tavistock Consultancy Service.
Susan Murphy was formerly Director of the School of Strategic Leadership Studies at James Madison University and Professor of Leadership Studies. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on leadership, leadership development, and mentoring. Her most recent edited volume with Rebecca Reichard is Early Development and Leadership: Building the Next Generation of Leaders and an authored book, Power Mentoring: How Successful Mentors and Protégés Make the Most of Their Relationships, with Ellen Ensher. She also serves on the editorial board of The Leadership Quarterly.