S03E03: Building resilience in a world of constant change

Larry Markowitz - host of this season - joins a discussion with Elke Geraerts (Better Minds at Work) on how to develop resilience in these volatile and unpredictable times.

What's in this episode?
  • What is resilience and how is it relevant to our lives
  • Practices that law firms can adopt to help associates and partners deal with pressure
  • Focus - what is it and what are the advantages
  • How to keep people motivated
About the guest:

Elke Geraerts is CEO of Better Minds at Work, a consulting firm that supports organisations worldwide in the well-being of their people. She is a Doctor of Psychology and a motivational speaker.

With a PhD in psychology, Elke held various positions at the universities of Harvard, St Andrews, Maastricht and Rotterdam, where she attracted international attention with her solid research work. But she was drawn to the business world. Triggered by her scientific insights about mental resilience, she started the company Better Minds at Work. This international consultancy company focuses on increasing mental resilience, energy and productivity of employees and now consists of about thirty psychologists, doctors and consultants.

Elke’s trademark is without a doubt the way in which she manages to translate new psychological insights into fresh and accessible day-to-day applications. This is how she inspires people and organisations to hone their mental resilience and to become the best possible version of themselves.