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How to Help Your Relationship Survive the Startup Life

General Assembly

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (COT)

New York, United States

How to Help Your Relationship Survive the Startup Life

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How to Help Your Relationship Survive the Startup Life // BUSINESS 11

Tuesday, October 18th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

 

When you're working 24/7 at a startup, it can take a real toll on your love life. This October at GA, couples and family therapist Esther Perel and life coach Ann Mehl will tackle your toughest relationship questions, grappling with the obstacles and anxieties that arise when our quest for secure love conflicts with our pursuit of passion in business.

Topics include: 

  • Partners in life & partners in business: How do you make it work? 
  • When your start-up business is all-consuming, how do you create a healthy separation between your work life and your home life?
  • What are ways working couples can foster resilience to navigate the multiple layers of their relationship?
  • Why do romance and great sex so often fade for couples who claim to love each other as much as ever?
  • How do we negotiate the dual needs for connection and autonomy?
  • How do you rekindle the spark?
  • What are ways you can assure your relationship not only survives, but feels alive?

Come with all your concerns about finding balance, and leave with plenty of actionable tips for maintaining a happy home life while working on your startup. 

Esther Perel, MA, LMFT, is a master trainer, therapist and workshop leader and an acknowledged international authority on couple therapy. Fluent in nine languages, she brings a rich multi-cultural perspective to her clinical practice, and her writings on cross-cultural relationships, trauma and sexuality. She is the author of the international bestseller Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence. Trained and supervised by Dr. Salvador Minuchin, she serves on the faculty of The Family Studies Unit, Department of Psychiatry, New York University Medical Center, The International Trauma Studies Program, and The Ackerman Institute for the Family.

Ann Mehl is a certified Martha Beck coach specializing in life and career transitions. A former executive recruiter, she assists individuals who feel stuck in their lives or simply need a plan to jumpstart their careers. As a runner who has completed over 40 marathons worldwide, Ann lives what she preaches. Her clients include: Morgan Stanley, Eisai Pharmaceuticals, Oaktree Capital Management, Yahoo, Barnes and Noble, The Discovery Channel, and Arnold Worldwide Advertising. Ann is a sought-after guest speaker, blogger, coaching and wellness expert. Her articles have appeared in Women's Running, Body+Soul, Woman's World, Women's Adventure Magazine and she is a radio contributor, appearing on Martha Stewart's Whole Living program.

 

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902 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, 10010

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (COT)


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