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:

3/24/17 -Huffington Post: Leadership Development: Overcoming Limiting Beliefs and Behaviors

In this article, Dr. Brendel describes “PITTA“, a 5-step process he developed to empower positive cognitive and behavioral changes in the workplace. PITTA is one of several models executive coaches can draw upon to help managers and executives improve their performance.  (Huffington Post: Leadership Development: Overcoming Limiting Beliefs and Behaviors)Read More  »

10/29/2013 – Helping CEOs in the Crucible of Mental Health Issues Part 1

Like everyone in the general population, chief executives and other business leaders are at risk for developing psychiatric conditions like anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In fact, CEOs may be at higher risk because of the intense stress and pressures they face in their important leadership roles. There is clear scientific evidence that the kinds of stressful life events (SLEs) confronting CEOs can precipitate or exacerbate acute episodes of depression,Read More  »