Barry Margerum: Mindfulness for Leaders at 1440 Multiversity

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Mindfulness for Leaders – 1440 Multiversity

Mindfulness for Leaders

Superior Organizational Results Through Compassionate Leadership

August 10 - 12, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$625 Tuition

Final package price to include:

<ul> <li>Tuition</li> <li>Three Meals in Kitchen Table (daily)</li> <li>Shared or Private Accommodations</li> <li>Signature classes and wellness offerings</li> </ul> <p>Please Note: All packages are priced per person. Should you elect a shared accommodation and community bath, 1440 will randomly pair you with a gender-specific roommate. 1440 Multiversity is a smoke-free campus.</p>

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Program Description

Mindful and compassionate leadership can make the difference between a good organization and a great one—between surface relationships and meaningful connections capable of inspiring others to live up to their fullest potential.

Drawing on established business and mindfulness practices, Barry Margerum, MBA, mindful executive and corporate pioneer, teaches you how to become the best leader you can be—the force for good that your organization, colleagues, employees, and the world are calling for. In this weekend of group exercises, discussion, journaling, and mindful listening you will learn:

  • How to become more mindful and build a mindfulness-based culture where employees are more engaged, have increased well-being, and perform optimally
  • Ways to establish a psychologically safe environment for creating high performance teams
  • How to enhance the outcomes of crucial conversations and challenging circumstances
  • How to improve your communication skills in order to develop more authentic relationships.

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 important role within it.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Barry Margerum, MBA

    Retired Executive and Search Inside Yourself (SIY) teacher

    Barry Margerum has more than twenty-five years of C-level management, strategy, and marketing experience in the electronics and communications industries and is a recognized pioneer in bringing mindfulness programs into the corporate workplace.

    After studying and practicing meditation, yoga, and mindfulness for over 15 years, he introduced mindfulness programs to the worldwide associates and executives of Plantronics, Inc., to improve employee focus, resiliency, and performance in business and life.

    With his unique mix of business acumen and mindfulness experience, he founded Heartrise in 2016 to offer mindfulness workshops and executive coaching outside of Plantronics. He specializes in integrating Mindful and Compassionate Leadership practices into corporate cultures and core management curriculum.

    As an avid amateur golfer, he recognized that mindfulness techniques and practices would be invaluable for improving a golfer’s mental state for better performance and experiences. He teamed up with All-American Dodie Mazzuca, a former LPGA Tour professional, to provide mindfulness programs for golfers.

    Margerum is a frequent speaker at electronics and communications industry events, human resource summits and symposiums, and undergraduate and graduate schools, where he discusses how to bring mindfulness practices to the workplace. He is an executive coach and consults with Fortune 1000 companies to develop compassionate leaders and corporate-wide mindfulness work practices to achieve higher levels of engagement, increased well-being, and optimal performance.

    Margerum holds a bachelor of science degree in engineering from Princeton University and a master of business administration from Stanford University.

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  • Why Attend
    • Learn specific practices to lower your stress and increase your capacity for authentic interactions.

    • Take your leadership skills to the next level by learning proven techniques and documented benefits for becoming a more mindful and compassionate leader.

    • Explore the key traits of great leaders and discover how to achieve optimal organizational performance in today's digital workplace.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

    Below is your daily schedule for your stay during your program. You will always be able to attend the meals and activities shown between your program sessions. You will also have opportunities to experience Healing Arts, walking trails, and many other campus amenities throughout your stay. To schedule a treatment at Healing Arts call 844-544-1440, ext. 304 or email [email protected]Click here to view our current menu: 

    Opening Day

    2:15 pm

    Check-in begins; rooms are ready by 4:00 pm

    Luggage storage is available

    4:45 – 5:45 pm Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation

    5:30 – 7:00 pm Dinner at Kitchen Table

    6:45 – 7:15 pm 1440 Guest Welcome Session (optional)

    7:30 – 9:00 pm Program Session


    6:45am – 7:45 am

    Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation

    7:00am – 9:00 am Breakfast at Kitchen Table

    Breakfast at Kitchen

    9am – 12 pm Morning Program Session

    12pm-2 pm Lunch at Kitchen

    1:30pm – 4:00 pm Afternoon Program Session

    4:45 – 5:45 pm Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation

    5:30 – 7:30 pm Dinner at Kitchen Table

    7:30 – 9:00 pm Optional Events or Program Session

    Closing Day

    6:45am – 7:45 am

    Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation

    7:00am – 9 am

    Breakfast at Kitchen Table

    8:30am – 11:00 am

    Morning Program Session

    12:00pm NOON Checkout Time

    11:30am – 1:30 pm Lunch at Kitchen Table—

    Departure day lunch is included in your stay.



    None required.

    Experience Level

    None required.

  • About 1440 Multiversity

    Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

    1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life's most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.

    You'll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you've pretty much captured what you'll experience here.

  • Accommodations

    At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.

    Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.

    Per-person per-night rates include:

    • nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
    • daily meditation and yoga classes
    • non-ticketed evening events
    • use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.

    Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.


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