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Becoming a Mindful Leader

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The ongoing problems in business leadership have underscored the need for a new kind of leader in the twenty-first century: the Mindful Leader. Author Bill George, a Harvard Business School professor and the former chairman and CEO of Medtronic, will explore why mindfulness is essential to your performance as a leader, why organizations are focusing on developing authentic leadership, and how you can become a more mindful leader.

 

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Emotional Intelligence: Do Feelings Really Matter?

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Marc Brackett at the 2016 Mindful Leader Summit

Marc Brackett, Ph.D., is the founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a professor in the Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine at Yale University. His grant-funded research focuses on the role of emotions in learning, decision making, creativity, relationship quality, wellbeing, performance, and organizational climate; the measurement of emotio…

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Overcoming Stress, Anxiety, and Fear at Work

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Elisha Goldstein, PhD at the 2019 At Work Summit
Speaker - Elisha Goldstein

Elisha discusses ways people can overcome anxiety and overwhelm in their professional and personal lives. He suggests using a four-part inquiry process to determine and clarify intentions and goals. For people who want to get into a regular practice of mindful meditation, Elisha shares a 3 part process of Forgive, Investigate, and Invite, to build a regular meditation practice. He explains how individuals need to pay…

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How Mindfulness Creates a Thriving Positive Organization: The 3 Key Psychological Factors to Success

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Emiliya Zhivotovskaya at the 2019 Mindful Leader Summit
Speaker - Emiliya Zhivotovskaya

With increased global volatility, companies rely on a strong positive organizational culture and a resilient workforce to thrive. Learn how to use the science of Positive Psychology to build your team's creative, social, mental and emotional capital. And discover how mindfulness practices can drive the psychological factors which lead to success.

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7 Keys to Resolve Conflict Consciously

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Jim Dethmer at the 2018 Mindful Leader Summit
Speaker - Jim Dethmer

As individual leaders and their teams become more mindful, communication and conflict are still issues in relationships and organizations. Discover a mindful approach to communication and conflict, including a very practical tool called The Clearing Model that hundreds of teams are using to practice conscious communication and conflict resolution.

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Leading with Mindfulness, Selflessness, and Compassion

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Jacqueline Carter at the 2018 At Work Summit
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Jacqueline provides an overview of current leadership challenges and presents research findings for successful leadership practices in the 21st century. To address leadership challenges, Carter shares how mindfulness is an effective tool to manage attention for leaders. She discusses how research demonstrated most leaders feel ‘unmindful’ and their minds are cluttered, therefore resulting in tasks being incomplete. Carter provides three…

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Is Mindfulness Demotivating? State Mindfulness as a Workplace Intervention

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Andrew Hafenbrack, PhD at the 2019 At Work Summit
Speaker - Andrew Hafenbrack

Professor Hafenbrack presents his findings of research studies on Meditation and State Mindfulness, exploring if Mindfulness helps with motivating for mundane tasks. He explores the difference between State and Trait mindfulness, and the response his controversial NYT op-ed received that stated research studies had resulted in people feeling demotivated when it came to doing mundane tasks. This session discusses this research and the imp…

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