Melanie Joy is a social psychologist and author, primarily notable for coining the term carnism. She is the President of Beyond Carnism, a non-profit advocacy group which she co-founded in 2010 as well as a former professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Melanie is a recipient of the Ahimsa Award, an award previously given to the Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela. She is also an internationally-recognized leader in nonviolence movements and social transformation.
Relationships are at the heart of life and leadership--a boon or a bane for us, depending on how we maintain them. As the boundaries between home and work continue to blur, our relationship skills get put to the test. In this episode of Intersections, Melanie Joy, the author of Getting Relationships Right: How to Build Resilience and Thrive in Life, Love, and Work, offers guidance on how to nurture healthy relationships, and what we can do to stay connected from a distance.
The episode “Building Rewarding Relationships (Even) in Strained Times” offers key insights on: