Mindful leadership in trying times

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. You’ll explore evidence-based techniques to help 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.

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Cost per course

Members $125/Non-members $250

Qualifying credits

NTEN professional certificate

Certified Fund Raising Executive

Certified Association Executive

Course overview

Essential leadership skills

Set intentions to guide your priorities and be a mindful listener and communicator.

Place making

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 finishing the course.

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I enjoyed the exercises like Lion's Breath. I'm beginning a new job in two weeks, and I'm hopeful that this will help me be intentional and set boundaries from the start, and continue them as I go. Thanks, Meico!

- Former course participant

Meet the presenter

Meico Marquette Whitlock

Meico Marquette Whitlock

Pronouns: He/His

Workplace Wellness + Digital Wellness Trainer

Mindful Techie LLC

I’m Meico Marquette Whitlock, a former non-profit communications director and techie. I’ve experienced more than my fair share of burnout and overwhelm in the name of saving the world. As a recovering workaholic, now I use what I’ve learned to help changemakers like you sustainably increase their well-being so they can increase their well-doing in creating a better world for all. I’m the founder and CEO of Mindful Techie, author of the Intention Planner, and a certified trauma-informed mindfulness teacher. Through speaking, training, and coaching, I facilitate transformative experiences that foster well-being in a hybrid world. I have worked with organizations such as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Cigna, and Greenpeace, and have been a featured speaker on ABC News, Fox 5, and Radio One. He’s a former triathlete, loves salsa dancing, and makes the world’s best vegan chili! I hold an M.S. in Information Science from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish from Morehouse College.

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