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Leadership Webinar Series - Introduction to Mindfulness for Business Leaders & Organizations
2017 Leadership Webinar Series

NAEM Web Seminars are an easy and cost-effective way to share a learning experience with your colleagues. With one registration you can gather your entire EHS team around a computer or projector screen to collectively participate and brainstorm ideas.

Introduction to Mindfulness for Business Leaders & Organizations

Introduction to Mindfulness for Business Leaders & Organizations

Wednesday April 19, 2017
1:00 -2:00 p.m. (ET)

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Cost: FREE to Members, $49 for non-members

Find out why companies like Google Inc., Apple Inc., Aetna Inc. and General Mills Inc. are embracing mindfulness. Mindfulness strengthens focus and resilience, increases self-awareness and cognitive effectiveness and builds emotional intelligence. In this powerful interactive talk, Kate will teach you how to build your own resilience and better prepare for crises.

Here's What We'll Share

  • Origins of mindfulness & what it really is
  • The neuroscience behind mindfulness
  • 6 strategies to integrate mindfulness into busy or stressful environments
  • The #1 thing to do right now to handle overwhelm & stay focused


  • Kate Kerr, Chief Attention Officer; Wake Up Kate

Speaker Biography

Kate Kerr

Kate Kerr

Described as a "captivating storyteller and inspirational speaker," Kate is a Qualified Mindfulness Instructor and MBSR Teacher, a motivational speaker, change maker, mother and surthrivor (that’s code for thriving cancer survivor). She is also founder of Wake Up Kate, a consultancy dedicated to delivering mindfulness-based social and emotional skills training to the corporate, education and healthcare sectors. With a BA (hons) from one of the UK’s leading schools, prior to founding her company, Kate spent eighteen years working internationally as a senior marketing executive for leading global companies including Mars, McDonald’s, Kraft and Wal- Mart. Kate's views and story have earned her invitations to speak at some of North America's largest organizations including addresses to the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Sun Life Financial, Canadian Cancer Society, Dupont, The Superior Court of Justice, Telus and Fuse conference in Chicago. She was also recently selected as a TEDx speaker. Kate thrives on an active daily meditation practice of her own embodying mindfulness as a way of life. A native born Canadian, raised in England, enthusiastically global in her experiences, Kate can be found on Twitter and Instagram @wakeupkate_inc

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