In 2005, as a leader and single mother performing at the all-too-familiar fast pace required by modern business, Marie-Josée was diagnosed with clinical depression. After recovering, she recognized that workplace demands can sometimes have a crippling effect on employees, managers and leaders alike. Since 2009, she designs keynotes and workshops to address leadership, burnout, stress, and anxiety in the workplace.
These highly interactive session will allow you to be able to identify the specific source of own’s and workplace stress, and methods of mitigating or eliminating it. You’ll leave this session feeling empowered with the knowledge that identifying stress factors and openly addressing those causes will actually lead to higher performance, rather than the outdated “just push through” mentality, and that a mentally happy individual sets up for a mentally healthy workplace.
ALL KEYNOTES/WORKSHOPS ARE TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS, YOUR REALITY IS IMPORTANT FOR MJ!
How to take care of our mental health at work
All employees will benefit from this presentation designed to address burnout, stress, and anxiety in the workplace. Through lived experience, MJ transforms the mental health concept into tangible actions!
Become a leader that inspires and promotes collaboration
Leaders learn how to instill collaboration while creating strategic alliances between stakeholders through decoding 3 concepts: Emotional intelligence, Judgment and Roles.
Develop you EQ to better support and advise
HR professionals and Mentors will become better at guiding managers with their management duties while demonstrating more empathy, compassion and a support that will be aligned with their reality.
What people say?
In 2019, Marie-Josée Michaud was delighted to see her book 80 Heures par semaine, quand l’hyper performance devient toxique published. It received favourable attention from many media: La Presse, Le Journal de Montreal/Quebec, TV and radio networks. It is now available, in french only, both in Canada and France.
The author reveals her own journey with hyper performance and how this perceived quality, if not kept in check, can turn into a nightmare! She uses a unique approach: digging in her own story as a single mom and leader, she justifies and clarifies the causality that led her to battle against a major depression while sharing tools and tips on how to avoid the adversity of performing at all cost.