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Meditation and mindfulness teaching is a growing part of corporate wellness and leadership development initiatives. Meditation4Leadership, a nonprofit organization, offers services to assist organizations to expand their effectiveness by teaching employees, directors and other stakeholders how to access inner wisdom to become more effective. Following the guidelines of our philosophy of Leading From Within, Meditation4Leadership teaches the essentials for individuals to cultivate greater awareness, connection, perspective and potential in their lives (The Four Pillars) to improve their professional and personal effectiveness and improve their overall wellness.

Foundational 5-Part Meditation4Leadership Series

Location: Offered on-site or through remote teaching

Logistics:  Five 60-minute sessions, which can be held weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. It is preferable that these be at a consistent time throughout the series (for example, over the lunch hour on a Thursday).

This program is designed to remove barriers that inhibit people from embracing mindfulness and meditation practices and to reveal how these practices enhance personal well-being and professional performance. Each session introduces different meditation techniques that build from basic breath focus to loving kindness and gratitude meditations to mantra meditations and guided intention meditations. We include scientifically validated connections between meditation techniques and the personal and professional benefits of a meditation and mindfulness practice.

Attendees are offered a complimentary copy of Steven M. Cohen’s book Leading from Within: A Guide To Maximizing Your Effectiveness Through Meditation.

For more information, contact info@meditation4leadership.org


Signature 13-Part Meditation and Leadership Series

Location: Offered on-site or through remote teaching

Logistics:  60-minute sessions held monthly over one year

Our monthly series follows the 5-Part Signature Series. Each month, the Meditation4Leadership instructor discusses one of the 13 Traits of Effective Leaders and teaches mindfulness and meditative practices designed to enhance that leadership trait. Programs include self-awareness, focus, unleashing creativity, listening, attunement, relationship development, teamwork, insight, balance, influence, vision, grit and developing a growth mindset.

For more information, contact info@meditation4leadership.org


Leading From Within: How Mindfulness and Meditation Practice Can Make You a Better Leader

Location: Offered on-site or through remote teaching

Logistics:  One 60-minute program

This program introduces senior leaders to the connection between meditation, stress reduction and leadership traits. Guided meditation and mindfulness practices are included. This session helps to break down barriers to incorporating meditation into a business’ employee training and wellness programs and highlights the benefits accrued by individuals and the organization. This program is typically followed by the 5-part Foundational Series.

For more information, contact info@meditation4leadership.org


1:1 Meditation Coaching

Location: Offered through remote teaching

Logistics:10-week program including five interactive teacher sessions, 30-minutes each

A Meditation4Leadership teacher works one-on-one with an individual to begin or enhance a personal meditation/mindfulness practice. The teacher provides support and guidance through facilitated practice of meditation and mindfulness techniques, reflection, and discussion of questions. Interactive sessions with the teacher include three meditation or mindfulness techniques and discussion of the benefits of each of these techniques while breaking down any barriers to developing a successful practice. On alternative weeks to the online interactive work with the teacher, there are follow-up assignments and readings to encourage a commitment to daily mediation.

For more information, contact info@meditation4leadership.org


1:1 Executive Leadership Coaching 

Location: Offered through remote teaching

Logistics:  Four sessions, 45-minutes each (may be extended)

Our certified leadership coaches work one-on-one with executives, managers, and other professionals to enhance leadership skills by infusing meditation and mindfulness into daily life. These practices help leaders realize greater influence, effectiveness, and leadership presence from the “inside out.” We customize the program to help you become the best version of yourself utilizing meditation and other skills to support your personal and professional goals.

Designed to address the realities and challenges facing leaders today, our unique model helps explore specific leadership traits around awareness, connection, perspective, and potential that are proven to enhance effectiveness and impact. Graduates of our program often experience benefits such as greater clarity, focus, resilience, empathy, less reactivity, and more stress tolerance.

For more information, info@meditation4leadership.org


DEI Program: Leading From Awareness – The Power of Inclusion

Location: Offered on-site or through remote teaching

Logistics:  Two, 2-hour sessions (preferably on consecutive days)

This program helps attendees to be more aware of everyday comments, actions and inactions that can be perceived by others as micro-aggressions and respond with intention to create a more inclusive work environment. These highly interactive sessions: 1) present the latest neuroscience research on unconscious bias and micro-inequities; 2) raise awareness of how managing bias can promote stronger collaboration among employees resulting in more effective leadership, teamwork and solutions; 3) introduce and practice mindfulness meditation as a tool to help us slow down, pause and better process our thoughts and decisions; and 4) develop action items that promote awareness and inclusive leadership.


SPECIAL PROGRAMMING

Meditation4Leadership offers several special programs that can be personalized to your organization. 

Staying Connected in a Time of Social Distancing

Location: Offered through remote teaching

Logistics: 60 minutes

As we cope with social distancing, we know the need for connection is greater than ever. We need to be there for our family, friends, customers, colleagues and the organizations with which we work. During this program, a Meditation4Leadership teacher will lead your team through an Emotional Mindfulness practice, a Loving Kindness practice and an intention-setting Guided Meditation practice. These practices clear our minds to focus on our most valuable relationships and develop a growth mindset to take advantage of current and future opportunities. The nature of this group program encourages team building and team cohesiveness.

Custom Content for Summer Associate or New Employee Programs (new offering for law firms)

Location: On-site or remote teaching

Logistics: Customized with client

Your greatest assets are your people. We collaborate with you to incorporate your business’ language and values into this program to create a culture of caring about your employees’ wellness and leadership growth.

For more information, contact info@meditation4leadership.org


Meditation and Leadership Retreats

Location: Determined by client

Logistics: Customized with client

Meditation4Leadership runs customized retreats of varying lengths. Our teachers combine meditation, mindfulness and, if desired, yoga, with the leadership and wellness benefits that derive from these practices. Programming for half or full days or destination retreats will be developed in collaboration with your retreat planners to reinforce preferred themes.

For more information, contact info@meditation4leadership.org


FREE Group Meditations with the Meditation4Leadership Community

Meditation4Leadership offers offers the following complimentary, online group meditations each week. Pre-registration is required.

Just a friendly reminder that Sunday night meditations are paused until the fall.

Please join us for Morning Meditation or a Midday Meditation (or both!) Monday through Friday! Link are below. Always free and open to all!

Morning Meditation
Monday – Friday 6:30am EST (20 min Guided Meditation)

https://zoom.us/j/93608901218#success

Meeting ID: 936 0890 1218
Passcode: 840593

Midday Meditation Break
Monday – Friday 12:30-12:45pm EST (15 min Guided Meditation)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81306483801#success

Meeting ID: 813 0648 3801
Passcode: 045462

Friday Morning Mindfulness with Clayton
Friday 9am EST (10 min teaching, 20 min guided meditation, 15 discussion and sharing)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88556467503#success

Meeting ID: 885 5646 7503
Passcode: Metta

Please contact Lisa Gonzalez, lisa.gonzalez@meditation4leadership.org, our Chief Meditation Officer for more information on the free meditation sessions.

Tools and Support Material

Meditation4Leadership provides free reference material, audio meditations and meditation videos on our Listen & Learn page and our YouTube channel Meditation4Leadership Intro.