What is respect, and why is it so vital for a leader to instill this feeling in a team? Using the principles of Positive Psychology, which address the well-being and positive attitude of each team-member, this session will demonstrate how any leader can create a climate of mutual respect that leads to increased performance, resilience and workplace satisfaction for everyone.  Acquire tips on how to handle testing situations, and come prepared to gain revealing insights about the way you treat yourself!

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what respect is (and isn’t), and how it is the lifeblood of any successful team
  • Appreciate the links between optimism, mindfulness, engagement and productivity
  • Develop an awareness of the ‘sabotaging voice’ and strategies to overcome it
  • Learn how to ‘Frame-Storm’ – adjust your mental perspective to help problem-solve and build relationships
  • Cultivate team well-being in even the most testing circumstances


Dr Jason CresseyDr Jason Cressey, PhD

Dr Jason Cressey gained his PhD in psychology from Oxford University, UK. He specialises in the field of leadership, inter-personal relationships and social skills, and is an instructor at the Justice Institute of BC and the University of Victoria (where he instructs for the Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies). Jason facilitates fun, interactive workshops and personal coaching on a variety of personal empowerment topics around the world, and has recently completed his first book. This is Jason’s return trip to the conference after last year’s well-received presentation.


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