The Science and Practice of Purpose, July 2020
Jul 02, 2020 – Jul 23, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Pacific Time
Purpose is essential to building healthier and more meaningful lives. Dr. Leah Weiss leads this four-session, six-hour interactive live online course that will guide participants through understanding the latest research in the field of purpose. With a focus on application, participants will learn how to use evidence-based tools in work and relationships.
How purpose amplifies compassion
How purpose supports resilience
How to foster teams and cultures that are purpose-driven.
Leah Weiss, Ph.D. is a researcher, lecturer, consultant, entrepreneur, 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 Founding Faculty at Compassion Institute. She is also the co-founder of Skylyte – a company that specializes in using the latest neuroscience and behavior change to empower high-performing leaders and managers prevent burnout for themselves and their teams.
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. It has currently been translated into 7 different languages. Her latest book, “Bhavana: The Thai secrets of everyday resilience,” came out in the U.K. in May 2019.
No refunds will be issued unless the course does not fill a minimum number of registrants by 1 week prior to the course start date.