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The SIY course applies mindfulness and emotional intelligence to build effective leaders.

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  • Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
    Understand emotional intelligence and how mindfulness meditation and other practices to develop it.

    Introduction to:

    • Emotional intelligence and its benefits.
    • Mindfulness.
    • Using mindfulness to develop emotional intelligence.
    • Using mindfulness practices: mindful sitting, journaling and listening.

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  • Mindfulness
    Take a full-day deep-dive into mindfulness-based practices for developing emotional intelligence. Learn practices that allows you to voluntarily bring your mind into a state that is calm, clear and focused on demand. These include sitting and walking meditation, journaling, interactive exercises and mindful conversation.

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  • Self Awareness
    Develop a high-resolution perception into the process of emotion by learning to listen to the body for emotions, and access them through meditation practice. You’ll also understand the role of unpleasant emotions in emotional intelligence.

    • Become aware of your emotions and comfortable with your emotional range.
    • Become able to accurately assess yourself.
    • Develop self-confidence.

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  • Self-Regulation
    Self-regulation builds upon self-awareness. With awareness you can identify and work with emotional “triggers” and other emotionally difficult situations. In this session, you experiment with a number of practices for working in emotionally difficult situations.


    • Create the capacity for emotional self-mastery.
    • Develop inner strength for difficult situations that test your honesty and integrity.
    • Decrease your discomfort for disruptive change.

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  • Motivation
    The keys in using your emotional tendencies to help you reach your goals are finding alignment between what you do and what you value, knowing what you want in your ideal futures, and developing emotional resilience.

    • Alignment: discovering your deepest values.
    • Envisioning: discovering your ideal futures.
    • Resilience: developing the optimism and emotional resilience to reach your goals.


    • Discover your intrinsic motivators.
    • Strengthen achievement drive and commitment towards your goals.
    • Develop honest optimism.

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  • Empathy
    In this session, you will develop useful mental habits and listening skills that help you increase empathy.

    • Understand the neuroscience of empathy.
    • Develop the mental habits of kindness, goodwill and objectivity.
    • Learn to listen to others for feelings.


    • Strengthen your ability to understand others’ feelings and perspective.
    • Increase your capacity to foster highly productive relationships based on trust and kindness.

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  • Leading with Compassion
    In this session, you will learn social skills that help you be beloved even as you become a highly effective team member or leader.

    • Leading with compassion.
    • Influencing with goodness.
    • Communicating with insight.


    • Become skillful at communicating and influencing.
    • Inspire trust.
    • Grow into a highly effective leader.

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