Often when we think of grief, we think about the loss of a loved one. However, grief is present in all our life transitions….including our career transitions.
Perhaps you spent years of education and training for a particular career path, only to later discover that that path is not what you want to do. Or, perhaps you had to abruptly leave a toxic workplace and there is some lingering residue from the emotional and mental experience you had there. These common situations involve a degree of grief.
In this enlightening episode, Dr. Chinasa Elue, a professor and grief coach, helps us expand our understanding of grief in this context. She shares some examples of work-related grief and how people can heal to move forward with a positive outlook in their professional career.
Additionally, Dr. Elue shares her insights about the connection between finding more balance and managing grief, and vulnerably shares her own grief story that led her to this work.
Dr. Chinasa is a professor, speaker, grief coach, and the CEO and Founder of True Titans Consulting Group. She is an expert on grief leadership in higher education and trauma-informed practices in organizational settings. She supports leaders in moving forward to make impactful change in the midst of uncertainty with empathy and care. She provides strategic coaching and consulting that opens the doors to transformation through policy and practice.
She is also an associate professor of Educational Leadership and Higher Education at Kennesaw State University. Her research focuses on grief leadership, trauma-informed leadership practices in organizational settings, and the health and well-being of historically marginalized and underrepresented populations. She currently resides in Atlanta, GA with her husband and two children.
Connect with Chinasa
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- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drchinasaelue
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