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Mindfulness for Leaders

Made specifically for people in leadership positions Dr.Acton has designed a series of experiences to learn ● How to get greater focus and concentration ● How to be able to zero in on understanding others ● How to develop rapport with others quickly ● How pausing can be helpful ● A reflection on how these skills influence your leadership ● How to notice more ● How to have less stress.
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Results We Accomplish

A new leader was brought into the organization to drive results in a stagnating department. Union complaints erupted and team performance slumped. He met with considerable resistance and we worked with him to reduce his tension when facing the upheaval and to build new skills to implement new systems.
A young manager was very stressed and overwhelmed with the volume of the new job. As a result she let her relationships suffer as she focused on getting the “reports done” as she thought that would please her boss. We worked with her to improve her native sensitivity and to give her some quick and practical tactics to build strong relationships and get the work done.
 

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Did you know that research indicates that a short nap during mid-day can improve your attention and performance by up to 100% for the remainder of the day? Most bosses won’t let you sleep at work but finding a way to rest and renew your energy is critical for your success. There are a myriad of mental and physical actions to renew your focus, energy, and boost performance easily accomplished at work.

The emotions of others around us stimulate our mirror neurons in the brain to cause us to have a similar response. This is the basis of empathy and it has powerful implications in how leaders interact with others. If you want a happy, engaged and energized team (as that translates into better performance), you need to start it with your own actions.

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Each spring Obair Leadership presents Leader Excellence where the top minds in leadership present a high quality learning experience to leaders in Western Canada.
We believe that the best learning occurs when it is timely, makes intuitive sense to the participant, is enjoyable and practical. That’s what our event is all about. And, of course, we bring only the best minds in leadership to Calgary.
In 2012 Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, rated as one of the world’s top leadership minds, presented an outstanding session to a very excited crowd of leaders and managers. In 2013 Patrick Lencioni, viewed as one of the best around on leading high functioning teams presented a wonderful session. In 2014 David Rock, one of the world’s premiere experts on Neuroscience and Leadership spoke about how leaders and managers can use neuroscience and psychology to drive great results

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