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Mindfulness for Leaders

Superior Organizational Results through Compassionate Leadership

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Learn proven techniques and documented benefits for becoming a more mindful and compassionate leader. Drawing on established business and mindfulness practices, you will explore the key traits of great leaders and discover how to achieve optimal organizational performance in today’s digital workplace.

Leadership expert Barry Margerum, MBA, BS, will guide you in a variety of individual and group exercises, discussion, journaling, and mindful listening to help you improve your communication skills. In addition, you will learn:

  • How to build a mindfulness-based culture where employees are more engaged, have increased well-being, and perform optimally
  • Five specific meditation practices
  • How to enhance the outcomes of crucial conversations and challenging circumstances.

This workshop is geared to knowledge workers and those interested in improving their leadership skills. You will come away with a better understanding of how to build a mindfulness-based business culture and your role in it.

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Barry Margerum

November 17 - 19, 2017
Friday-Sunday, 2 nights

$ 625  Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

Learn proven techniques and documented benefits for becoming a more mindful and compassionate leader. Drawing on established business and mindfulness practices, you will explore the key traits of great leaders and discover how to achieve optimal organizational performance in today’s digital workplace.

Leadership expert Barry Margerum, MBA, BS, will guide you in a variety of individual and group exercises, discussion, journaling, and mindful listening to help you improve your communication skills. In addition, you will learn:

  • How to build a mindfulness-based culture where employees are more engaged, have increased well-being, and perform optimally
  • Five specific meditation practices
  • How to enhance the outcomes of crucial conversations and challenging circumstances.

This workshop is geared to knowledge workers and those interested in improving their leadership skills. You will come away with a better understanding of how to build a mindfulness-based business culture and your role in it.

Faculty Bio

Barry Margerum

Barry Margerum has over 30 years of executive and board of director level business experience in California high technology companies.

As the chief strategy officer of Plantronics and a long-term mindfulness practitioner, he introduced Search Inside Yourself (SIY), Google’s mindfulness-based emotional intelligence program, to the Plantronics company in June 2012. Barry became a certified SIY teacher in 2015 and currently teaches mindfulness-based classes to executives and workers around the world.

He joined Plantronics in 1994 and was promoted in 1996 to president and general manager of the computer and mobile systems group. In 1997, he left Plantronics to become president and CEO of Euphonix, Inc., a public company in the high-end audio equipment space. In 2000, he rejoined Plantronics and in 2008 was named its chief strategy officer.

Barry holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Stanford University. He has also worked for Apple, Inc. and IBM Corporation.

Why Attend

  • You’re ready to make better business and life choices.
  • Gain tools for being less emotionally reactive.
  • Connect with others interested in redefining contemporary business culture.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

Accommodations

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
From $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
From $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
From $175.

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
From $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in January 2018.
From $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
From $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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