Pandit Dasa, The Urban Monk, has recently launched his new keynote and workshop, “Mindfulness and Resilience During a Time of Social Distancing” to help corporates to deal with the challenges bought about by COVID-19. Many Fortune 500 companies have engaged Pandit to present on the topic, and saw positive results on their employees.
Mindfulness and Resilience During a Time of Social Distancing
During our current time of change and uncertainty, our stress and anxiety levels can go through the roof. It is absolutely crucial for us to be able to maintain our physical, mental and emotional health so we can take care of ourselves, our family and remain productive in our professional life. This talk combined with writing exercises will address the following items:
- Importance of Positive Relationships
- The myth of multitasking
- Healthy Eating
- Unplugged Sleep
- Regular Exercise
- Maintaining a Personal Hobby
Participants will also learn the science behind mindfulness and will be virtually guided through a variety of mindfulness practices for reducing stress, improving productivity and emotional intelligence. Some of practices are as follows:
- Breathing – for stress reduction
- Focusing – for improving one’s ability to concentrate and focus
- Gratitude – to shift to a more positive mindset
- Appreciation – develop appreciation for the contributions of our colleagues
- Personal Development – reflection on ways we can improve our character
Pandit Dasa is a Mindful Leadership Expert. He has spoken on Mindful Leadership and conducted workshops at Google, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Citi, State Farm, Bank of America, Nationwide, Intel, Novartis, The World Bank, UBS, Royal Bank of Canada, AMC Theatres, UNICEF, Bank of Montreal, Harvard, Columbia University, and many other institutions. He has also presented at the World Government Summit in Dubai, the national SHRM convention, SHRM Arkansas, Oracle HCM conference, ATD, LEAD and the WorkHuman Conferences.
At his workshops, Pandit presents the research on Mindfulness and explains the importance of leading by example, appreciation, communicating mindfully and managing one’s emotions. He also engages the audiences in various breathing and focusing exercises that individuals will be able to implement at work and at home. Through these workshops, Pandit helps individuals develop positive leadership qualities, lower stress and anxiety, increase focus and productivity, and boost emotional intelligence. Pandit has spoken at a TEDx conference and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, PBS, NPR, The New York Times, Psychology Today and writes for The Huffington Post.
In his book, Urban Monk, Pandit writes about the turning point in his life that came after his family lost their multimillion-dollar business, which ultimately led him to living as a monk for 15 years in New York City. He uses his training and experiences to help corporate and student audiences manage stress and develop a work-life balance.
Pandit‘s speaking topics are:
- Principles of Mindful Leadership
- Developing Resilience During Change
- Stress Management for Work-life Balance
- Communicating with Compassion