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The Science and Practice of Purpose, July 2020

Jul 02, 2020 – Jul 23, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Pacific Time


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22 seats available

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.

Topics include:
How purpose amplifies compassion
How purpose supports resilience
How to foster teams and cultures that are purpose-driven.


22 seats available


Leah Weiss

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.

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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.


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Course Name: The Science and Practice of Purpose, July 2020