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Mindfulness at YMCA

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Mindfulness at YMCA
Mindfulness at YMCA

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Jul 29, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

An IOM Case Study Webcast

About the Event

This program is recognized by both SHRM and HRCI for recertification credit. More info at the bottom of the page.

Mindfulness at YMCA of the USA

This free webcast offers an in-depth profile of the in-house mindfulness program for leaders at the YMCA USA. We’ll meet and interview mindfulness champion Wendy Saunders, former Senior Manager of Leadership Development and explore her journey - the challenges she encountered and lessons learned - in launching and growing an effective grass-roots mindfulness program.

The YMCA is an $8 billion organization, with over 20,000 staff and 600,000 volunteers in 10,000 communities, serving 9 million youth and 13 million adults each year. It is a large and complex enterprise with a commitment to personal and social responsibility - and it cares deeply about the mental health and resilience of its employees.

About IOM Case Studies

Helping our people cope with stress, change and uncertainty is top-of-mind for leaders at every level. One of the simplest, most cost-effective, yet powerful strategies is to organize an internal, on-going mindfulness program.

IOM Case Study Webcasts are a series of live monthly interviews with the leaders and champions of the organizational mindfulness movement. Each session profiles a unique journey to envision, launch and grow a successful in-house mindfulness program in a corporate environment.

Case studies so far include Aetna, Amazon, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, LinkedIn, Pacific Blue Cross, Ford Foundation, EY and Toyota - and we’re looking forward to many great sessions ahead. These insights are an essential resource if you are planning to bring mindfulness into your company!

IOM Case Study Webcasts are pre-approved for 1 recertification credit each through SHRM and HRCI.

About IOM

Institute for Organizational Mindfulness (IOM) is a non-profit association of human capital and operating leaders, researchers and educators who share a mission to bring science-based mindfulness into the workplace.

Mindfulness is a process of neural training that produces remarkably positive outcomes in health and wellbeing, cognitive performance and emotional intelligence. In turn, these attributes can be applied to develop more effective leaders, a happier and higher-performing workforce, and a safer, more inclusive, more productive workplace.

Organizational mindfulness is that subset of mindfulness outcomes that are rigorously secular, confirmed through scientific research, and can be intentionally applied to improve individual and organizational performance.

IOM Certification Programs

IOM courses teach mindfulness as a science-based neural process, applied to strengthen important competencies and solve real-world business problems.

Mindful Leadership - The definitive course on the science and practice of mindfulness, and its application for effective leadership. This course is designed for high-potentials, supervisors, managers and executive leaders.

Mindful Wellbeing - The essential mindfulness skills to relieve chronic stress, anxiety, distraction and conflict. This course is designed to help leaders, teams and individuals become healthier, happier, higher-performing and more productive.

Mindful Strategic HR- The most important new competency for HR leaders and professionals. This course teaches mental and emotional skills for improving HR effectiveness, according to the SHRM Competency Model.

Mindful Sales and Service - The mental and emotional skills that drive effective sales and service: stress management, self-awareness, trustworthiness, relationship development, influence and resilience.

Mindful Workplace Facilitator - The essential knowledge and skills that individuals and teams need to plan, launch and scale an effective science-based, performance mindfulness program in the workplace.

If you’re interested in learning about science-based mindfulness for yourself, your team, or your organization, please contact us here - call, text, or WhatsApp us at 702-483-1306 - or schedule a call, here. 

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