This series begins on Thursday April 2 and runs for four weeks on the following Wednesdays: April 8, 15, 22.
The volatility of the markets, combined with the outbreak of Covid-19 is causing sleepless nights, a compulsion to monitor financial portfolios and an incessant amount of hand washing for a great number of us! Let's shift the spotlight and focus on things that we can control.
Gillian Leithman, BA 00, MSc 05, PhD 16, delves into the science of happiness and conducts a community-wide social experiment.
Join our happiness lab, and together we will learn how to move along the happiness continuum with research findings from psychology, management and neuroscience.
When she is not facilitating seminars, Dr. Gill, as her students refer to her, is an adjunct professor in the Goodman Institute of Investment Management and Executive MBA program at Concordia's John Molson School of Business.
Her research focus encompasses the career motivation of older workers, the retirement transition process, age friendly workplaces, and knowledge sharing cultures. Her teaching focus includes organizational behavior, leadership development, professional business skills and negotiation strategies.
Gillian has facilitated programs for some of Canada's premiere businesses and organizations such as Bell Canada, Air Canada, TD Canada Trust, Federal Express, Novartis, Telus, Hollis Wealth, HSBC, BDC, the RCMP and Exxon Mobil.
Gillian’s research has been featured at the Canadian Psychological Association, the Ontario and Canadian Gerontological Associations, The Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship and she has received the Best Paper Award from the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada twice. She has also been featured in Forbes, the Conversation Canada, Montreal Gazette, Reader’s Digest and the National Post and been a guest on the Tommy Schnurmacher radio show and on CBC.