Overcoming Burnout with Mindful Mindset
Using science-based and highly practical tools, this hour-long interactive presentation will introduce participants to the useful mental habits that promote flourishing and enhance motivation while helping them navigate ongoing stress and the risk of burnout.
This ExecuNet Master Class session will be led by Rich Fernandez, Ph.D., CEO of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute and formerly head of executive education at Google. Rich writes frequently on the topic of stress and burnout for Harvard Business Review and other publications.
The Search Inside Leadership Institute (SIYLI) was originally developed at Google and later spun off as an independent educational institution that offers the world’s leading science-based mental skill training focused on emotional intelligence. Currently, SIYLI operates in over 50 countries around the world. Rich’s interactive presentation will include:
- The neuroscience supporting useful mental habits for flourishing such as emotional intelligence, mindfulness and growth mindsets
- The role of attention training in enhancing mental clarity and emotional wellbeing
- Foundational exercises to focus attention, calm the mind and enhance connection
- Short “micropractices” to integrate immediately into life and daily work.
- Exercises to help reconnect to motivation and purpose
Details:Host: Rich Fernandez
Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Place: Your PC at Home or Work
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About the Presenter:Rich Fernandez is the CEO of SIYLI. He was previously the director of executive education and people development at Google, where he was also one of the first SIY teachers.
Rich previously founded Wisdom Labs and has also served in senior roles at eBay, J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America. He received his PhD in Psychology from Columbia University and is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review.
Before launching Wisdom Labs, Rich was the head of executive education at Google, responsible for leadership development content, tools and programs for senior leaders. He also led some of the efforts focused on employee wellbeing at Google. Rich was also previously head of learning and organization development at eBay, and prior to that he was a learning and leadership development executive at Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Rich was trained as a psychologist and received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and M.A. in Organizational Psychology both from Columbia University. Rich received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at San Diego. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and son.