Ryder Club: Leading with Mindfulness and Compassion
October 24, 2018: 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Chicago Booth and UChicago alumni are invited to a Stanford Alumni event with Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Leah Weiss at the Google Digital Atelier.
Google Digital Atelier
1000 Brussels:, Belgium
The nearest public parking is Interparking Albertine-Square. The closest parking entry is located at Rue des Sols 3. An alternative entrance is located at Place de la Justice 16.
Professor Leah Weiss shows how viewing our careers "as an opportunity to practice mindfulness, purposefulness and compassion" will make us better workers and better people.
Professor Leah Weiss offers a set of practical, evidence-based strategies for practicing mindfulness in the real world, by using ancient wisdom traditions to sharpen your abilities, enhance your leadership and interpersonal skills, and improve your satisfaction at work.
Registration fee €50 for General Admission.
The registration fee includes a copy of her latest book "How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind".
Benoît Lacheron, '08 (EXP-13)
"Weiss's approach to greater satisfaction and success at work is steeped in evidence-based science."According to New York Times Book Review
Leah Weiss, Ph.D. is a researcher, lecturer, consultant, and author. She teaches Compassionate Leadership at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she created the perennially-waitlisted course "Leading with Mindfulness and Compassion." She is a principal teacher and a founding faculty member of Stanford's "Compassion Cultivation Program," conceived by the Dalai Lama.
Her first book, "How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind" (HarperWave) focuses on developing compassionate and soft skill-based leadership while also offering research-backed actionable steps towards finding purpose at work.