273: Reimagine Inclusion with Mita Mallick

Receiving a tough piece of feedback can sting, but it can also be the catalyst for phenomenal career growth. On this episode of Punk Rock HR, this revelation sets the stage for Laurie’s discussion with Mita Mallick, a luminary in diversity, equity, and inclusion, whose insights and experiences as a marketer, best-selling author, and mother…

272: HR Technology 2024 with Jason Corsello

Venture capital and HR technology veteran Jason Corsello from Acadian Ventures joins Laurie in an insightful discussion about the rapid integration of artificial intelligence in the workplace. In this episode of Punk Rock HR, Jason and Laurie explore the impact of AI technology on innovation and productivity as it expands within Acadian’s portfolio. Their conversation…

271: Think Faster, Talk Smarter with Matt Abrahams

Have you ever felt tongue-tied or had your mind blank in the middle of a conversation? You’re not alone. In this episode of Punk Rock HR, communication expert Matt Abrahams joins Laurie to discuss strategies for succeeding in high-stakes communication situations. Matt’s book, Think Faster, Talk Smarter: How to Speak Successfully When You’re Put on…

The Transformative Power of Ketamine Therapy for Alcohol Use Disorder and Trauma

In recent years, ketamine therapy has emerged as a potential treatment for various mental health disorders. Among the most notable are alcohol use disorder and trauma. Here, we will explore how this therapeutic technique relieves individuals suffering from these conditions. Understanding Ketamine Therapy  Ketamine is a medication originally used for anesthesia during surgeries. However, in…

268: Punk Rock HR Presents Corporate Drinker – Ketamine and Alcohol Use Disorder with Hani El-wafi, MD

On this episode of Corporate Drinker, uncover the potential of ketamine therapy in treating alcohol use disorder and trauma. Laurie’s conversation with Dr. Hani El-wafi, a board-certified psychiatrist and expert in ketamine-assisted psychotherapy, promises to demystify the nature of cravings and addiction, shedding light on Buddhist concepts and exploring mindfulness and nutrition in fostering healing.…

Understanding the Intersection of Work, Alcohol, and Addiction: A Comprehensive Analysis

Alcohol is often associated with socializing, relaxation, and celebration. However, its misuse can lead to serious health and social problems. When this misuse enters the professional world, the implications can be devastating. It is critical to understand the intricate relationship between work, alcohol, and addiction and how to foster a healthier work environment.  Work, Alcohol,…