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The New Now

Building Resilience in a World Where Change is the Only Constant

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Change can indeed present challenges, yet periods of uncertainty also offer a unique opportunity for organizations to showcase resilience and emerge stronger. 

In this highly relevant discourse, Elke Geeraerts shares her profound insights on how organizations and individuals can harness this opportunity. She elaborates on the imperative to prioritize employee health and well-being on the strategic agenda of the C-suite and how this approach aids in adapting to new work paradigms. 

Leveraging her background in neuroscience, Elke illuminates new ways for equipping leaders and employees with the mental, emotional, and social aptitudes required not merely for coping, but for adapting and thriving. 

Be sure to engage with Elke's speech to discover how we can foster resilience in our careers, leaders, and organizations, thereby enabling us to better strategize for and respond to the rapidly evolving future of work.

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Enthusiasm knows no boundaries, and Elke embodies this with her global presence, having graced platforms worldwide from Kyoto to Cape Town, Lima to Sydney, Dubai, and San Francisco. Her unmatched ability to engage audiences stems from her unique blend of expertise, scientific background, and humor. Elke's enthusiastic approach to translating cutting-edge academic insights into practical everyday applications has garnered widespread acclaim.

Her insatiable curiosity and passion for people have paved the way for a successful academic journey. With a PhD in psychology, Elke has held esteemed positions at renowned institutions such as Harvard, St Andrews, Maastricht, and Rotterdam, garnering international recognition for her groundbreaking research. Currently, she serves as a Professor at the University of Ghent.

Driven by her deep understanding of mental resilience, Elke founded "Better Minds at Work" in 2014, an international consultancy dedicated to enhancing the mental well-being, energy, and productivity of employees. The company has since grown to include over seventy psychologists, doctors, and consultants.

Elke's signature lies in her ability to translate complex psychological concepts into practical, accessible strategies, inspiring individuals and organizations to cultivate resilience and thrive in turbulent times. Her groundbreaking work includes the bestselling book "Mentaal Kapitaal" (Mental Capital: 2015), now in its thirteenth edition and recently launched in English as "Better Minds," as well as in Chinese. She has also released her latest book, "The Mental Reset," offering insights and strategies for navigating a post-pandemic world with resilience and success.

Elke Geraerts

Keynote Speaker | Human Capital Expert | #1 Bestselling Author | Building the bridge between science and practice | Ptofessor I Doctor in Psychology

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