STRIDE Lab | Self Leadership
A STRIDE Learning Lab on deep Self Leadership
“Great achievers always managed themselves” - Peter Ducker
In the business environment, most initiatives look at improving the performance of teams, aim at better management tools, help envisioning and implementing strategies, and support adaptive change management. However, very rarely are there tools and programs directed at the human placed in the midst of such initiatives. Even fewer train their minds and help achieve mental balance.
One of the most obvious signs of a lack of mental well being is burn-out; but the amelioration of burn-out begins in finding your own pool of tranquillity where you can cool off.
WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN THE LAB?
- You are interested in understanding how your mind works;
- You currently run a company or work in a professional environment, but look for more mental stability and clarity;
- You want to be able to cope with stress;
- You want to learn how you can train your mind towards joy and flourishing;
- You have concrete questions and challenges about becoming an expert in leading your Self;
- You want to learn scientifically proven tools of how to manage your mind and Self. In this Lab, we will explore the foundations of focus, a most undervalued skill for our well-being.
- Understand the basic theoretical aspects of mind training;
- Understand that mind stability and clarity can be learned;
- Focus to counteract distractions;
- Learn how to familiarize yourself with your Self;
- Build personal capacity to cultivate your own mental well-being and self leadership;
- Develop a method that will help you explore your mind;
- Learn concrete tools and methods that help you cultivate mental balance.
ABOUT THE LAB TEACHER
Diego Hangartner, Pharm.D. completed his studies in pharmacology at the ETH Zurich, specializing in psychopharmacology and addiction. His main interest is understanding the mind, the working of consciousness, and how to cultivate mental flourishing. He lived for 11 years in Dharamsala, India, learned Tibetan, and studied for 7 years at the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics. He has completed several retreats, worked as an interpreter, translating Tibetan into many languages, and published a few books. On returning to Europe in 2003, he taught widely, and organized several large events with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and participated in research aimed at exploring the benefits of meditation as a long-term practitioner.
Diego is associated and worked with the Mind and Life Institute since the 1990's: he was Mind and Life’s COO from 2009 – 2012 in the USA, founded Mind and Life Europe, and was its director until 2014. Collaborates with many universities and research institutes, such as the ‘Max Planck Institute’, ETH, University of Zurich, etc.
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