Confronting Toxic Productivity: Workplace Learning Module

Are your hours increasing as your productivity dives? In this course, you will learn where toxic productivity comes from and how to stop it!

In this specialized iteration of their extremely popular training Toxic Productivity and the Creative Cycle, Marina Martinez-Bateman is bringing healing from toxic productivity into your workplace. Designed for corporations and nonprofits, this training workshop can be tailored to address the specific needs and concerns of your organization’s employees or members.

New exercises, new skills, and new outcomes tailored to toxic productivity in the working world. Whether you are an employee, a freelancer or in a leadership position, Avoid Toxic Productivity and Revolutionize Your Workflow will help you achieve your professional goals without sacrificing your life and values.

This workshop was designed and born on Zoom and utilizes all of the advantages of a digital platform to maximize participant experience. This is a highly interactive training where the agenda is determined by the attendees, making every training highly personalized. Participants can choose their level of engagement and even use Zoom private messaging to ask anonymous questions in an otherwise public venue.

By the end of the workshop, participants will have a start on their own journey away from toxic productivity, as well as several tools and prompts to help them change their working habits and outlooks.

Contact New Coyote for more information on rates and availability

This workshop has been presented to the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC), Houston Coalition Against Hate (HCAH), and the Center for the Healing of Racism.

“Through our group discussion I was able to examine my coping skills with a kind eye and think about when and why they developed, how they serve me, and ways in which I’d like to grow. Marina creates a welcoming environment that directly reflects the specific group involved, and what they’d like to address. I know the stories shared and practical tips offered in our session will help sustain my decolonizing practice (both personally and in work), and for that I’m grateful!” Emmy Eao, IPRC

“Marina’s Toxic Productivity workshop helped me think through ways in which capitalist values of exponential growth and productivity has leaked into my creative practice in deeply damaging ways. This workshop is discussion-based— and a choose your own adventure tailored to what the group is most drawn towards talking about, whether it’s history & context or tangible ways to unravel the origins of self-worth related to productivity. The experience has proven to be a great springboard for continuing self-reflective work towards uncoupling my creative process and self-worth from toxic productivity.” Harper Quinn, IPRC

“I really like having the open time and space just to listen to the presenter and fellow cohort members and share our experiences and thoughts. I have found that I am EXHAUSTED constantly having to produce at work and at home and so just having time to be in community, even if it’s on zoom, and not have to have an outcome is really healing and cherished time." Cohort Member, HCAH

“[Marina] was awesome! I truly appreciated [their] candor and frankness.” Cohort Member, HCAH

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