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SIYLI Presents: Search Inside Yourself 2-Day Program in Los Angeles


Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

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Late Purchase Nov 2, 2016 $1,350.00 $48.45

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Please join the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) for two days of personal and professional development focused on building healthy mental habits for sustained high performance and wellbeing. Developed at Google and based on the latest in neuroscience research, the Search Inside Yourself (SIY) program teaches attention and mindfulness training that build the core emotional intelligence skills needed for effective leadership.

We help professionals at all levels adapt, management teams evolve and leaders optimize their impact and influence.

Give us your attention for a few days, and we’ll show you how to focus it for the rest of your life.


The SIY curriculum includes:Mindfulness,Neuroscience Emotional Intelligence

  • Neuroscience
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leadership
We’ve implemented our programs in dozens of organizations across industries and around the world using highly practical and scientifically proven methods of mental conditioning and attention training that improve overall emotional intelligence and wellbeing, resilience, creativity, communication, productivity and personal and organizational leadership.

Program Design

Everyone has the capacity to develop and increase wellbeing because wellbeing is a skill, and all skills are trainable.

The highly interactive and experiential program includes the following core components:


  • Overview of the neuroscience of emotion, perception and behavior change
  • Definition of emotional intelligence and its personal and professional benefits
  • Attention training to enable greater emotional intelligence, including self-awareness, self-mastery, motivation and connection with self and others
  • Principles and practices for developing healthy mental habits that accelerate wellbeing, including effective listening, generosity, empathy, communication and social skills
  • Mindfulness and reflection practices that support happiness, thriving and overall wellbeing
  • Exercises include attention training practice, dyad conversations, writing, walking and group conversations




Whether you are coming for personal or professional development or to check out the SIY program for your organization, you will learn foundational skills to:


  • Enhance mental fitness and clarity
  • Develop agile and adaptive mindsets
  • Reduce stress responses
  • Increase resilience
  • Improve access to creativity
  • Develop greater self awareness
  • Enhance emotion regulation
  • Improve communication skills
  • Develop better decision-making skills
  • Develop greater emotional intelligence
  • Experience greater overall wellbeing, thrive!
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Search Inside Yourself is now accredited by the International Coaching Federation.  Coaches now receive 12.33 Continuing Coaching Education credits when attending SIY!  Find more information here.
  • The program begins at 9am and ends at 5pm both days.
  • A healthy lunch will be provided.
  • SIYLI believes in radical generosity. When you purchase a ticket to attend, you are supporting scholarships for individuals who cannot afford the full price of a ticket. Scholarship applications will be open while spots are available. Please apply here.



Brandon Rennels

Brandon RennelsBrandon serves as the Teacher Development Manager at SIYLI, where he supports the organization in cultivating world-class mindfulness teachers. Brandon has taught the Search Inside Yourself course to a variety of audiences, ranging from global investment firms, to manufacturing companies, to university social workers.  Prior to SIYLI he was a Senior Consultant for Oliver Wyman, a management consulting firm. He worked across industries on a range of strategic initiatives, focusing primarily on capability building in large organizations. In this role he consulted for public and private enterprises throughout the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and North America.  Brandon has also spent years training in mindfulness at monasteries of Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

 Simon Moyes

Simon specializes in offering the wisdom and practices of mindfulness to people living a modern urban life. He leads Young Urban Zen, a program in San Francisco that makes these ancient teachings accessible and relevant to people in their 20s and 30s. He was born in Britain and studied and worked as an architect before focusing on the study of the mind through meditation. After 15 years of intensive mindfulness training in India, Europe and North America—including four years as a Zen monk—Simon now regularly teaches Search Inside Yourself at Google. He also works with the San Francisco Zen Center, leading groups and retreats and serving as project manager for the long-term vision of the organization.


Program Outline

Day 1

Session One (AM)

Introduction to Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence

Day 2

Session Three (AM)

Motivation and Empathy



  • Emotional intelligence at work
  • Intro to mindfulness 
  • The neuroscience of mindfulness and emotional intelligence
  • Intuition and decision-making
  • Theory, practice, and benefits of mindfulness


  • Aligning your values and work
  • Resilience
  • Neuroscience of motivation
  • The role of empathy in leadership
  • Perspective taking
  • Neuroscience of empathy
  • Developing trust


Day 1

Session Two (PM)

Self-Awareness and Self-Management

Day 2 

Session Four (PM)


  • Science of self-awareness
  • Emotional regulation
  • Understanding triggers
  • Reframing and responding to challenges skillfully
  • Compassion and leadership
  • Influence with goodness
  • Communication with insight
  • Neuroscience of compassion
  • Teambuilding models 
  • Navigating difficult conversations
  • Integration and next steps


For more information about Search Inside Yourself, visit

Refund Policy

If you're unable to attend a program that you've registered and paid for, you are eligible for a full refund until two weeks prior to the event. If you cancel within two weeks of the program, you have two options:

  • Send a substitute of your choice to attend the program in your place
  • Receive a refund for the program, less a 25% processing fee
Refunds will be issued through Eventbrite and processed within 15 days of notification of cancellation.
Have questions about SIYLI Presents: Search Inside Yourself 2-Day Program in Los Angeles? Contact SIYLI

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Skirball Cultural Center
Haas Room
2701 N Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

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We train business leaders to be mindful and emotionally intelligent at work. Blending cutting edge science with mindfulness practices, the Search Inside Yourself course gives people the skills to be more effective and happier at the office and in their lives.

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