The Mindful Leader

Dates:    Spring: 17 Apr, 1, 15, 29 May 2018

Autumn: 16, 30 Oct, 13, 27 Nov 2018

Times:    8.30 – 11am, coffee from 8am          

Venue:   Keyfort, 2 Earl’s Court, Team Valley, Gateshead. NE11 0HF

Following the success of 8 Mindful Leader courses so far (100+ delegates from a wide range of organisations) we are running another 8 week programme in Spring 2018.

Mindfulness in the business world is moving from the fringe to the mainstream and now features as part of many leadership and management programmes. This open-access course is for business leaders and offers the opportunity to develop mindful practices and techniques in a time-effective format.

The course will give participants a deeper understanding of their own patterns of behaviour; will help people develop stress-reduction strategies; and improve creativity – all essential for meeting current workplace and leadership challenges.

“Try it and see.  You will be amazed at the transformation.” – Sue Timson, Leading Edge

 Why participate in this programme?

Mindfulness is a way of training your mind to be where you want it to be. “It’s like push ups for the brain” said one US Marine. “Mindfulness helps put a Spam filter in your head” says Dr Danny Penman.

Ancient wisdom, psychological research and modern neuroscience are combining powerfully to demonstrate the benefits of mindfulness for leaders at work. By incorporating mindfulness practices into your daily life you can experience:

  • Better health and well being
  • Clearer thinking
  • Enhanced communication
  • Improved leadership skills
  • Greater Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
  • Meaningful relationships at work and outside
  • More awareness of personal stress and how to manage it

You should also be prepared to commit to 20/30 minutes practice and reflection every day for 8 weeks

“Thoroughly enjoyable, well facilitated and hugely enlightening (practical)” – Graeme Fenwick, BSkyB

Content includes:

Session   1              Self-understanding

                  2              Inspiring others   

                  3              Creativity and Innovation

                  4              Flexibility in a changing world

 “I have seen a huge difference in how I feel and how I think and the training is having a positive impact on my home life and my work life”

Nicola Simpson, Barclays plc

Facilitator

The sessions will be facilitated by Alan Ross, Managing Partner at ARK Associates, and recognised authority on mindfulness in the workplace. See www.arkassociates.com

Who should attend?

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Participation is open to private, public and third sector leaders including:

Company Directors

Chief Executives

HR Managers

Senior Managers

Future/Aspiring Leaders

Course Fee 

The course fee is £350 + VAT and is inclusive of all training materials and light refreshments.

To book or discuss

email: alan@arkassociates.com

tel/text: 07774 413482

 An opportunity to take time out and calm the mind” – David Harker, Durham Cricket Club

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