The Competitive Advantage of Mindfulness and Compassion in Business

Parneet Pal, Rich Fernandez

August 4-6, 2017

Friday-Sunday, 2 nights

See below for
accommodation rates.


Program Description

Learn the cutting-edge scientific insights and actionable practices that support internationally high-performing companies like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Starbucks.

Today’s business leaders know that in order to succeed they need teams that are focused, productive, resilient, cooperative, and innovative. This workshop teaches you why—and how—mindfulness and compassion are the secrets to creating and leading high-performing teams.

Enhance your competitive advantage with Wisdom Lab’s cofounder and president Rich Fernandez and its chief science officer Parneet Pal. With their combined expertise in organizational psychology, preventative medicine, behavior change, wellness, and decades of personal practice, Rich and Parneet give you tools to improve mental fitness and agility, bolster success mindsets, manage stress and conflict, and facilitate team synergy and connection.

Through lectures, interactive exercises, journaling, and guided practice you will learn:

  • The real meaning of mindfulness and compassion
  • The benefits of mindfulness and compassion practices for you as a leader
  • How these practices create measurable change in the brain and body
  • The basics of behavior change and how to incorporate these practices into your daily work and life routines
  • Practical tools and techniques that you can implement quickly.

You will leave with a mindfulness and compassion toolkit and a customized personal action plan for applying these practices to make your life and work a lab for greater health, joy, wisdom, compassion, and success.

Why Attend?

  • Transform your work environment to foster the creative innovation, collaboration, and positive interactions necessary in today’s businesses.

  • Develop a personal mindfulness and compassion practice to improve your mental clarity and focus, manage stress and complexity, and enhance productivity.

  • Work effectively with emotions and skillfully manage interpersonal relationships with greater ease and satisfaction.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • Things to Bring

    A journal and a pen

  • What to Wear

    Comfortable clothing

  • Special Interest to

    Mid-level to senior workplace leaders

Program Faculty

Parneet_Pal_2015hs.webParneet Pal

Parneet Pal is a Harvard- and Columbia-trained physician who currently leads content innovation and product development at Wisdom Labs‰, a company pioneering…


rich-Fernandez.2016hs-web-300x400Rich Fernandez

Rich Fernandez is a Columbia University‰ trained psychologist with nearly two decades of experience, specializing in leadership and organizational development at organizations…



Accommodations, meals, and campus activities rates, per person, for all program nights:

Pod: $280
Standard single: from $390
Standard double: from $360
Traditional: from $420
Suite: from $700

Taxes apply.

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