How to Lead a Human Workplace

Cutting-edge organizations are turning their focus toward humanizing workplaces and improving the support they offer employees and contractors alike. 

When the workplace offers clear purpose, open discussion, and psychological safety, team members will thrive. But what does that mean for the organization? Reduced turnover, greater productivity, enhanced relationships, and overall happier people.

To accomplish this, let's examine the root of the organizational culture - leadership. When leaders are authentic, trusting, and open, everyone in the organization will instinctively model the attitude of their leaders. These changes ripple throughout the company, resulting in a happier, more engaged workforce, ready to execute and perform at a higher level. 

Come join us to learn how to create both success and happiness in your organization by embracing humanistic leadership.

Attendees of this session will walk away with:

  • An understanding of the human workplace and how it benefits your organization 

  • Valuing the importance of your team members’ unique perspectives and needs 

  • How changing your habitual patterns of thinking will build greater connectedness, resilience, and kindness

Audience Level
4:00 - 4:45 PM
Conf Day
Maine (Gaige 203)
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Insightful Culture

Dori Kelner has a unique perspective on the tech industry, working as a woman in tech for many decades, as well as living the entrepreneurial lifestyle. She has served for over 15 years as Managing Partner of Sleight-of-Hand Studios, a Drupal agency in the Washington, DC area, assisting her clients in creating solid strategic visions for their web presence.

Dori also owns Insightful Culture, a firm committed to assisting companies and individuals to find a mindfulness approach to managing stress. Dori identifies corporate culture issues that lead to stress in the workplace, customizing programs and workshops to alleviate burnout. She is a certified yoga teacher and is studying at the Mindfulness Center at Brown University School of Public Health.

Dori holds an AB from Cornell University and an MS in information management from University of Maryland University College. She serves on the planning teams for, and has spoken at, DrupalCon and Drupal GovCon. She is also active in NTEN, ASAE, and the Cornell Alumni Association. In her spare time, Dori loves to cook and play golf and is a certified wine educator.