You may have heard about mindfulness, but do you know how to integrate this technique into leadership?
Mindfulness may be about being present in the moment, in a non-judgemental manner – but it’s also so much more than that! It’s about training your mind to improve qualities, such as awareness, focus, clarity, creativity and compassion. Being a mindful leader helps you to engage individuals to effectively achieve high performance outcomes, create connections with others and model behaviours that drives elite performance.This two hour workshop will:
- Teach you mindfulness techniques
- Provide a framework to include mindfulness in your day
- Demonstrate how to include mindfulness practices when in a leadership position
About the presenters:
Dr Jeanie Stafford-Brown works as a Counsellor at Griffith University and has over 35 years experience in the area of human services. Her qualifications include a Doctorate in Clinical and Health Psychology (with a doctoral thesis topic on the development and evaluation of a group mindfulness-based intervention)
Togeir Solemdal works as Counsellor at Griffith University. He is a psychologist, with a Masters of Clinical Psychology. He has extensive training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for clinical psychology purposes and is engaged in incorporating these principles in larger settings such as groups, workplaces within educational and community settings.Register Now!
Empathy and self-compassion in leadership
Think empathy and self-compassion have no place in leadership? Think again! Great leaders understand how to take care of their people, as well as themselves. These skills can be seen as the key to survival when faced with difficult times!
Utilising empathy skills in daily life, leaders can motivate others to succeed. Empathetic leaders also know that they need to practice self-compassion to avoid empathy burnout, which involves understanding how to create healthy boundaries.In this two hour workshop you will:
- Understand the five attributes of empathy and the differences to sympathy
- Learn how to practice empathy in different contexts
- Develop self-compassion strategies
- Set healthy boundaries to avoid empathy burnout
About the presenter:
Miki Li is a PhD candidate and Academic staff member in the Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management at Griffith University. Miki’s PhD is focused on empathy and self-compassion in leadership, especially around the delivery of quality tourism experiences. Miki has previously been a Marketing and Sales Manager in China and is a life coach in Australia. Miki is also a certified remedial massage therapist and Zumba instructor.