KevinMD: Want a resilient organization? Address physician burnout now

Diane Shannon and David Brendel co-authored this guest post on this physician-centered blog about the escalating problem of burnout in the medical fields. Together they outline the problem and suggest some needed changes that would help alleviate the problem. Among the proposed solutions is the idea that medical providers would benefit from executive coaching to help with time and people-management skills.Read More  »

11/29/17: Jay Talking: Fighting the Winter Blues

If you’re prone to seasonal depression, you will want to listen to this interview. WBZ News Radio host Bradley Jay and Dr. Brendel have an in-depth discussion and take caller’s questions about this potentially debilitating problem and what can be done. The interview also includes some information about the benefits of executive coaching. (Fighting the Winter Blues)Read More  »

11/9/17 – Perspectives on Managing Attention Deficit Disorder

Many of my coaching clients have focus and executive function issues that may or may not be treated. I recently wrote two articles for HealthGrade’s Healthguide that can help them determine whether or not they are getting the best possible treatments for Adult ADD and ADHD:

Huffington Post: How Leaders Can Promote Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Psychological safety is an important construct in the modern workplace. It involves the idea that workers should feel confident in taking calculated risks knowing that coworkers and managers will support them in the event of failure. In this article by Dr. David Brendel and Sara Davis, psychological safety and the corresponding positive emotional culture of organizations is explored along with how coaching can help facilitate the best results.Read More  »