Grow your capacity for centred leadership and improved performance
Explore mindfulness as a means for growing your capacity as a centred leader. Practice mindfulness skills to improve your personal effectiveness and well-being, the satisfaction and engagement of your team, and organizational results. Remain calm under stress. Open pathways to innovation and focus your mind to think more strategically.
This program will benefit business professionals who wish to reduce stress, increase resilience, better manage themselves, and improve their performance by becoming more self-aware, engaged and effective as leaders.
What you will learn
Become more self-aware and engaged
Focus and remain present, regardless of circumstances
Regulate your emotions under stressful conditions
Sharpen your emotional intelligence
Conduct mindful meetings that increase trust, productivity and impact
Apply mindfulness to all aspects of your day and responsibilities
The benefits of mindfulness for the business leader and the organization
Mindfulness and the strategic leader: the role of mindfulness in strategic decision making and innovation, integrating mindful practices into the company culture
Managing yourself through mindfulness: increasing your self-awareness and presence, building focus and reducing distraction, managing stress, performing under pressure
Relationship building: improving relationships through emotional intelligence, avoiding emotional contagion, mindfulness as a vehicle for trust, compassion and commitment
Mindfulness skills: maintaining a practice of mindfulness meditation
This workshop includes applied exercises to help you build mindfulness and a centred leadership presence. You will leave with practical tools you can apply immediately to your work and life.
Alex is Adjunct Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at the Sauder School of Business. He is an executive coach and leadership adviser with extensive experience in leadership development, performance improvement and organizational change. His experience includes nineteen years advising senior leaders at McKinsey & Co. and four years working with the CEO and Management Team at IFC/The World Bank.