The official podcast of RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society. Tune in for weekly discussions about risk management hot topics, interviews with leaders in the profession, and updates on RIMS events and education.
Mental Health in the Workplace with Darcy Gruttadaro
Today Justin is joined by Darcy Gruttadaro, the Director of the Center for Workplace Mental Health, to discuss mental health and the workplace. As the Director, Darcy is developing and implementing the Center's strategic direction in providing employers high-impact tools and resources to support the mental health of employees and their families.
Sustainability, ERM, and Construction with Kyle Van Hoeven
Joining Justin today to shed some light on this topic is Kyle Van Hoeven! Kyle is the Director of Enterprise Risk Management at the Lane Construction Corporation and has 20 years of experience in construction and real estate risk management. She is also the vice-chair of the RIMS External Affairs committee.
Together, they take a closer look at sustainability as a new frontier in real estate investment, and what you should be paying attention to as a risk professional when it comes to sustainability!
How Risk Professionals Can Avoid Digital and Remote Burnout with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
Welcome to RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Manager at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society.
One challenge that many risk professionals and employees face is work-from-home burnout and Zoom fatigue. Joining Justin today to explain the neuroscience behind it all is RIMScast friend and return guest, Dr. Gleb Tsipurksy!
Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is the CEO of Disaster Avoidance Experts, LLC. — a boutique consulting, coaching, and training firm empowering leaders and organizations to avoid business disasters. Dr. Tsipursky is also a best-selling author. One of his most recent books, Resilience: Adapt and Plan for the New Abnormal of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic, offers expert advice for developing practical, emotional, and spiritual skills that any leader can master in order to become more resilient in this time of crisis.
As a neuroscientist, Dr. Gleb Tsipursky offers his unique insights in this episode on the evolving risks that are work-from-home burnout and Zoom fatigue. He shares how we can all better approach pesky virtual meetings, the difference between necessary vs. unnecessary remote meetings, advice on how to limit the amount of unnecessary remote meetings, and how to overcome Zoom fatigue!
Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is also running an upcoming RIMS webinar on April 6th titled, “How to Defeat Work-From-Home Burnout and Zoom Fatigue Using Neuroscience for Risk Management Professionals.” Be sure to register in order to catch that invaluable conversation on April 6th, 2021!
[:01] About RIMS’s Global Membership.
[:25] About today’s episode!
[:36] About this year’s Spencer & Sedgwick 5K Fun Run!
[1:06] About RIMS LIVE 2021 virtual event on April 19–29, 2021.
[1:36] More about today’s show with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, his upcoming RIMS webinar, and his white paper, “How To Defeat Work From Home Burnout.”
[2:11] Justin welcomes Dr. Gleb Tsipursky back to the podcast.
[3:07] How and why should risk professionals still be taking the same approach regarding neuroscience and realistic pessimism as they did last year?
[6:07] Dr. Tsipursky explains the difference between shifting from remote work as opposed to making a strategic difference.
[11:06] Dr. Tsipursky defines necessary vs. unnecessary remote meetings.
[13:00] About some fantastic upcoming RIMS webinars!
[14:15] Dr. Tsipursky shares his advice on how to limit the amount of unnecessary remote meetings.
[17:24] Would it be a good strategy to put a visual timer on meetings so that those attending are assured that the meeting won’t snowball into a longer one?
[19:06] Has Dr. Gleb Tsipursky experienced Zoom fatigue himself? How has he addressed it personally so that he doesn’t experience it?
[20:42] About Dr. Tsipursky’s upcoming webinar, “How to Defeat Work-From-Home Burnout and Zoom Fatigue Using Neuroscience for Risk Management Professionals.”
[20:56] Justin thanks Dr. Gleb Tsipursky for joining RIMScast once again and shares some of the links to check out in this episode’s show notes!
Mentioned in this Episode:
Professional Report: “How To Defeat Work From Home Burnout and Zoom Fatigue,” by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
Resilience: Adapt and Plan for the New Abnormal of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic, by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
RIMS Webinars and Services:
Register now for RIMS LIVE 2021, April 19–29, 2021!
April 6, 2021 | RIMS Presents: “How to Defeat Work-From-Home Burnout and Zoom Fatigue Using Neuroscience for Risk Management Professionals”
April 13, 2021 | Thinking Differently About Risk: NextGen Risk Finance | Sponsored by Aon
April 15, 2021 | “Understanding Your Fire Protections” | Sponsored by TÜV SÜD Global Risk Consultants
Upcoming RIMS Webinars
RIMS Advisory Services — Ask a Peer
RIMS Virtual Workshops
Severe Weather and Insurance Strategies with Vince Morgan
Harsh and unpredictable weather patterns present risks for business owners, but also create opportunities to improve their risk mitigation strategies to address future uncertainties. Joining Justin today discusses some of these strategies is Vincent Morgan, a partner at the law firm, Bracewell, in Houston. Vincent is also a past Chair of the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and previously served as a Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.
Career Notes: RIMS Live 2021 Speaker Jade Simmons Talks Risk and Music
Today’s guest uses the piano as a vehicle by which she provides audiences with inspiration, entertainment, and transformation that profoundly moves them. She was named as one of the best keynote speakers of 2019 by Northstar Meetings Group and she will be the RIMS Live 2021 Awards keynote speaker on April 26th, 2021!
Jade Simmons is a rockstar concert pianist, powerhouse speaker, inspiring author, and creator of transformational experiences that matter.
Disruption and the Digital Age with Ward Ching
Justin Smulison’s guest today is management trailblazer and thought leader, Ward Ching! Ward wears many hats — several of which he is going to wear in today’s episode all about disruption, the digital age, and how risk professionals can leverage its data. Ward is a Managing Director at Aon, an Adjunct Professor at the USC Marshall School of Business, the RIMS-CRMP Chairman, and the recipient of the 2018 Harry and Dorothy Goodell Award.