A workshop to help you thrive - even under pressure
with Silvia Christmann, Leadership Coach
Is stress keeping you from being productive at work? Is fatigue from work keeping you from enjoying your life? But have you noticed that some people thrive in similar situations?
Leadership is a form of social influence. A leader translates people's values into action and engages a team to move in the same direction. In this workshop you will learn a how leadership is a mindset in action. Expertise alone does not make you a leader in your field or able to build a strong team. While there are many styles and paths to effective leadership mindful leadership inspires exceptional work collectively.
• Improve the way you start your day with mindfulness practices
This workshop will consist of a series of exercises to practice with each other and discuss as a group. It will be an enriching conversation and peer-to-peer discovery of mindful leadership in action. You will learn tools you can use immediately and will be valuable for your whole life.
Attending this workshop will help you:
• Learn to be a constant source of stillness and reason for your team
• Create an atmosphere of trust and positivity
• Lead with integrity as nothing discourages people faster than a leader who embraces half truths and shortcut rational
• Learn how a strong sense of self, including your own purpose and translate into clearly articulating your vision into a common goal
• Bring your magic to the table, encouraging people to do the same
• Resolve conflicts without blame and using them as growth opportunities for collective problem solving
• Learn how mindfulness and meditation leads to a flexible approach
Silvia Christmann is a German-born international leadership coach, entrepreneur, and advisor to CEOs. She has been featured by Inc. Magazine, works with clients across Europe, Asia, and the US. Her work combines the art of ambition with authentic living and mindful leadership. She is an expert at taking people through a process of discovering their greatness. Her clients come from firms including McKinsey, Tom’s, Google, and many purpose-driven startups like the Big Quiet founder Jesse Israel and Gesche Haas of trailblazer Inc.
"Silvia deeply understands the tools and frameworks to best position people for success – she shifted my mindset around work, relationships and purpose and helped me create a framework for one of the most powerful new tools in my life: a positive mindset." Jesse Israel, Founder of Big Quiet, NY
"Silvia completely changed the trajectory of my life." Gesche Haas, Founder, Trailblazer Ventures, NY
"Through Silvia's eyes a problem I'm facing is never more than an opportunity to help me see life in a new way." David Champion, Founder, DSChampion, NY
WHEN: Tuesday, October 18th from 6:30-8:30 PM
WHERE: Friends of Ebay, 625 Sixth Avenue at 18th Street, New York, NY (third floor)
TICKETS: $35 for CBSACNY members and CBS students; $45 for non-members; $55 at the door
Attend this event for free with the purchase of a one-year membership to the Columbia Business School Alumni Club. Click here to join now and then contact us for your promotional code to register for the event for free (cannot be combined with other promotional codes.)
This event is organized by Joshua Spodek (CBS '06) and the Workshop Committee of the Columbia Business School Alumni Club.