Dr. Marla Gottschalk is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, consultant and blogger who specializes in workplace success strategies and organizational change. She has held various roles in management consulting and research. Currently she serves as Practice Manager of Organizational Development, at Rand Gottschalk & Associates. In this role, she helps individuals, teams and organizations develop intelligently — to meet work life challenges with a sense of confidence and empowerment.
As a member of the LinkedIn Influencer Program, she explores current workplace topics — including those related to organizational development, employee engagement and personal growth. She believes that we all need viable strategies when facing workplace dilemmas — and that we can learn to effectively navigate through stubborn issues and obstacles.
Her views on workplace topics have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, American Express Open Forum, CareerBuilder, CBS Money Watch, Deskmag and other outlets worldwide. Her blog, The Office Blend, explores topics impacting careers and work life. (A "Top 75 Website for Your Career" blog pick by Forbes.) She is also a contributing blogger at TalentZoo and US News &World Report.