Founder & CEO of Good Inside; #1 New York Times Best-selling Author
Dr. Becky Kennedy is a clinical psychologist, and mom of three, named “The Millennial Parenting Whisperer” by TIME Magazine. She’s the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Good Inside: A Guide to Becoming the Parent You Want to Be, hosts "Good Inside with Dr. Becky," a chart-topping podcast, has 1.6M+ Instagram followers, and has launched a first-of-its-kind parenting hub, Good Inside. Dr Becky’s area of expertise ranges far beyond parenting; the Good Inside approach has a focus on connection, boundaries, resilience, and sturdy leadership — all of which are as applicable to the workplace as they are to home life.
Dr. Becky Kennedy is a clinical psychologist, #1 New York Times bestselling author, and mom of three, named “The Millennial Parenting Whisperer” by TIME Magazine, who’s rethinking the way we raise our children. As Founder and CEO of Good Inside, a parenting and relationship-focused content and community company, she specializes in thinking deeply about what’s happening for kids and changing the way parents see and solve everyday challenges. Dr. Becky’s goal is not only to empower parents to feel sturdier and more equipped to manage the challenges of parenting, but to help adults access clarity and confidence, replace judgment with curiosity, and form connections with others without losing connection to themselves.
Her area of expertise ranges far beyond parenting; Dr. Becky’s Good Inside approach has a focus on connection, boundaries, resilience, and sturdy leadership – all of which are as applicable to the workplace as they are to home life. While she has become known for a focus on parents and children, she is equally comfortable and experienced in applying her principles to general adult mental health, marriage and partnerships, executive leadership, and workplace functioning. In short: Dr. Becky is an expert on strengthening relationships, getting the most out of others, tolerating frustration and improving productivity, effective communication, and managing stress.
Dr. Becky’s weekly podcast, “Good Inside with Dr. Becky,” immediately went to #1 on the Apple Podcasts “Kids & Family” chart upon launching in April 2021, was placed on the coveted “New and Noteworthy” list, landed the #26 spot on the iTunes “Top Podcasts” chart in June 2021, and made Apple Podcasts “Best Shows of 2021” list. The Good Inside with Dr. Becky podcast currently has over 13 million downloads in under two years.
“Among all of the work that I do in this space, live speaking and connecting with a group — whether it be virtual or in-person, intimate or large-scale — is something that truly lights me up. From webinars and conferences to private events for employees, I bring my expertise in a relationships and breakthrough approach of addressing complex topics with simple, practical strategies. A few of the topics I cover: Sturdy Effective Leadership – at home and in the workplace, Building Resilience, From Burnout to Balance, Effective Communication, Rethinking Confidence, Reparenting, Deeply Feeling Kids, New Strategies to Manage Stress and Anxiety.”
Dr. BEcky Kennedy
Dr. Becky received a BA in Psychology and Human Development, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, from Duke University and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University.
We want leaders who inspire, who build strong relationships, who get the best out of others, who drive teams toward goals. We want leaders who can have tough conversations while staying connected to their team members, who can speak directly and compassionately. And yet… most managers never learn these skills, so it’s no wonder managers face burnout and employees feel unsupported. Dr. Becky has a unique take on Sturdy Leadership and breaks down this concept into discrete, concrete, understandable jobs. She then goes a step further and shows you how these jobs come alive in everyday moments so you’ll know exactly how to show up as a sturdy leader in the workplace.
Reparenting and Triggers
Do you know the parent you want to be… but do you struggle to show up that way? Do you want to feel triggered less often and instead connect with your child from a place of groundedness? Well, when it comes to being a cycle-breaker, here’s the truth: we can’t change our interactions with our kids until we change our interactions with ourselves. Reparenting isn’t some “hokey” topic – at least not when Dr. Becky Kennedy breaks it down into a core understanding of our circuitry, how our past can come alive in our present (even when we don’t want it to!), and concrete steps we can take to break free from old patterns. After this session, you’ll learn how to feel better on the inside and do better on the outside, so you can finally show up as the person – and parent – you want to be.
How to Communicate Effectively With Your Team
Here’s something we know: relationships need our attention. And our work relationships need a ton of attention given how stressful and fast-moving workplaces are. In meetings and one-on-ones and emails and Slack, individuals are constantly communicating content — meaning the messages they want to get across. And yet, there’s this: when work relationships feel strained or individuals feel unseen, attacked, or unappreciated, communication can go off the rails because the feelings involved overpower the words themselves. These poor communication patterns set companies back, delay progress, and can lead to major work-relationship explosions. But wait — it’s not all bad news and actually, here’s something else: there’s a pretty powerful fix. In this workshop, attendees will learn four concrete tools for effective communication — and they’ll learn the common communication pitfalls to avoid. When we work on our communication and connection skills, the whole company benefits.
Building Confidence and Resilience in the Workplace
Lack of self-esteem and poor frustration tolerance are two of the main reasons for poor employee performance; after all, on the surface we may see employees who “don’t go the extra mile,” shy away from challenging projects and collapse in the face of constructive criticism – but what’s really happening here is much deeper and related to their emotion regulation circuits. Here’s the good news: I know how to help. As an expert in explaining what confidence really is (and what it’s not!) and in helping individuals at all ages build resilience and frustration tolerance, attendees will leave this workshop with a new framework to understand their workplace struggles, with new strategies to manage criticism and feedback, and with tools to build the type of stable self-esteem that allows them to take on challenges and put in maximal effort.