Dr. Marla Gottschalk’s practice focuses on building work life core stability for both individuals & organizations. This is the vital foundation necessary to capture valued outcomes — including engagement, agility, growth & productivity. Core stability is about embracing the entire person, team & the organization. It is for individual contributors, teams & for entrepreneurs attempting to build a healthy, thriving culture.
Marla Gottschalk is an industrial / organizational psychologist and a workplace consultant. She has held various roles in management consulting and customer research.
With specific experience working with high-functioning teams & organizations in flux, Dr. Gottschalk utilizes a coaching process which includes honest assessment, guided exploration & a unique set of skill building strategies. Her programs are particularly relevant to new or developing leaders — and evolving organizations.
Dr. Gottschalk has worked with individuals & teams representing the auto, education, technology, hotel & non-profit sectors, where she has helped clients face obstacles and move forward. A charter member of LinkedIn Influencer program, she has built a following of 2+ Million. Her perspectives on work life have also been shared at The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Talent Zoo, US News & World Report, The Huffington Post, The Muse and The World Economic Forum blog.
She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology with a minor concentration in multivariate statistics from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.