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Leading with Optimism in Challenging Times

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Quality Improvement, Workforce

Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health, Research and Data, Development and Training, Leadership.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff, C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, etc.); Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Board of Directors, Enabling Staff, Outreach Staff, PCAs

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Association of Community Health Centers (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: In this national webinar you will hear New York Times Best Selling Author, Shawn Achor, talk about his research in positive psychology, Jordan Voigt, president of Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, who will share the story of Genesis Health System, recently featured in Harvard Business Review, and we will explore “what leading with optimism really looks like” in times of significant challenge.

Resource Details: During this webcast, you will learn: • Why positivity training and interventions matter and how to successfully embed them in your organization. • How to build a collective confidence so that staff teams take ownership over new mindsets, routines, and ways of working. • The essential value of joy in work and how to mobilize optimism and workforce well-being through supportive networks and team-based learning to accelerate recovery and help people come into psychological and emotional balance.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit