"Do you need a Career Coach?" with David Brendel (CS #57)
This session will explore a neglected aspect of career coaching: the developmental of a personal philosophy of the good life.
Traditional career coaching generally includes exploration of past employment
successes and failures, behavioral style assessments, and job-seeking tactics
(e.g., resume writing and networking). These key aspects of career coaching can
be usefully supplemented by focused self-reflection and dialogues about
personal values and sources of purpose, meaning, fulfillment, and joy. This
session will focus on a practical approach to addressing these issues. It will
include experiential learning including self-reflection and brief writing
exercises, as well as structured break-out discussions with other participants.
David Brendel, a Partner at Camden Consulting Group, is a Professional
Certified Coach (PCC) of the International Coach Federation (ICF).
He empowers clients to assess their strengths and developmental
opportunities, formulate action plans for success, and achieve peak performance
in their work. He helps individual executives and executive teams to develop
practical, sustainable solutions to their thorniest business and career
challenges. David earned his M.D. at Harvard Medical School
and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Chicago. He is an expert in
applying cognitive psychology to help clients develop a growth mindset and
implement critical behavior changes.
David writes frequent
blog articles on executive coaching for the Harvard Business Review and
Huffington Post. His book, Healing Psychiatry, was published by MIT
Press. He hosted a radio show on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment channel entitled
Leading Minds with Dr. David Brendel, which explored how innovative approaches
in cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and executive coaching can fuel success
in the 21st century.
Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
(6:30-7:00pm-light supper & networking)
Venue: MIT Sloan, Tang Center, Building E51, Room 315, 70 Memorial Drive
Parking: We recommend public transportation. If this is not available to you, the closest parking lot is next to Building E51/Amherst Street. After 5:00pm, you may parking there without an MIT Parking Permit. Click HERE for MIT parking information.