Mindful Leadership in Trying Times

Members $125/Non-members $250

NTEN courses run for one week and are offered twice a year.

This course provided such a great balance with deep intention, bringing the big picture into 90-day priorities, a simple tool for mindfulness, and the topic of digital distractions. Really enjoyable presentation style and content!
Former participant in How to Find Nonprofit Work-Life Balance, presented by Meico Marquette Whitlock

Course Overview

Essential Leadership Skills

Learn to set intentions to guide your priorities and be a mindful listener and communicator

Place Making

Learn how to create the space you need to lead at your highest level

Tangible Outcomes

Commit to taking one small action to be a more mindful leader after leaving the course

Description

Do you find you have too many things on your plate and are continually putting out fires? Do you wish you were someone who can remain calm and focused, even during chaos and crisis? Whether you run an organization or are just beginning your career, you’ll learn how to navigate distractions and keep to your priorities in this brand new course.

As a nonprofit professional, you work day in and day out to transform society so that everyone, especially the most vulnerable among us, has an opportunity to thrive. You love what you do, but you have too many things on your plate, are continually putting out fires, and never have enough time and resources to get everything done. You want to take your leadership to the next level, but you’re not sure how. Maybe you’re wondering how others seem to be able to lean in and lead with calm, focus, and compassion, even during chaos and crisis.

If this sounds like you, no matter your level or role in your organization, join this interactive course on being a mindful leader and social change agent in uncertain times. Bring an open mind and heart to this experiential learning and skills-based course, which will include exercises that encourage you to assess what drives you and to confront daunting concepts like legacy and mortality. We’ll explore evidence-based techniques to help us slow down and shift from being mindless leaders to mindful leaders.

There will be no case studies or complicated research to unpack. Just commit to making a positive impact and taking your leadership skills to the next level. Come prepared to pause, reflect, share, and practice being a more mindful leader and leave with practical insights you can immediately implement.

Presenters

Meico Marquette Whitlock

Speaker and Trainer on Mindfulness + Technology
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Meico Marquette Whitlock is a digital wellness and leadership coach who liberates changemakers from work-life imbalance and technology overload through speaking, training, and coaching. Meico is the founder and CEO of Mindful Techie, author of the Intention Planner, and a certified mindfulness facilitator. He has worked with organizations such as Cigna, Greenpeace, and the World Wildlife Fund. He has been a featured speaker on ABC News, Fox 5, Radio One, and on the main stage at events such as the Nonprofit Technology Conference. Learn about Meico’s work at mindfultechie.com or connect with him on LinkedIn or Instagram.

Blended courses run for one week and offer a mix of self-paced and live events to offer both the flexibility you need with the personal connection you want.
Pre-Work (Readings & Quiz)
Homework
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Mon
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Wed

Live Event

Recording Available
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20-30 mins (Self-Paced)
90min
20-30 mins (Self-Paced)

Pre-Work

Several relevant articles will establish key concepts and ideas as a primer to the live event, and help you to identify questions and topics you want to explore further.

Knowledge Check

A brief quiz will reinforce what you've learned so far. Don't stress - it isn't pass/fail - it is just to help you remember and distill the concepts you read in the pre-work.

Live Event

This is a 90-minute live captioned online training with opportunities to interact with the presenter and your peers. And if you can't make the live session, you'll be able to access a captioned recording.

Homework

Faculty, themselves experts with a wealth of nonprofit experience, have created exercises that will reinforce what you've learned and give you actionable steps to improving your organization.

Earn While You Learn - Professional Credits

In addition to our own Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate, NTEN is an approved provider for a number of other professional credentials programs. This course qualifies for the following credits:

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1.5

NTEN Professional Certificate

CFRE

CAE