Bowie, Beyonce And The Buddha: Three Simple Strategies To Manage Stress, Cope With Change And Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Monday 28th June 2021 5:00pm to 6:00pm Add to my calendar
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Seriously - work is tough right now. We could all use a little extra support to help us get through the stresses of the day and to manage the continuing change and uncertainty of our world.

WIBF and CLS Group are delighted to invite you to attend this session which gives you three simple strategies – derived from three extraordinary people – to help you navigate this ever evolving ‘new normal’.

With insights from The Thin White Duke, Queen Bey and the Indian sage nourishing your mental wellbeing and boosting your performance, you will be better equipped to handle the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) world of today’s business.

Key take-aways:

  • From David Bowie you will learn three phrases that can help you deal with change
  • From the Buddha, you will learn a three-minutes-a-day exercise that will combat stress
  • From Beyonce, you will borrow three words that will boost your Emotional Intelligence every day that you use them

Mark Edwards has two parallel careers - as a journalist and as a trainer/ life coach.

As a coach and trainer, he works with leaders and future leaders to help them live and work with more purpose and meaning, and with some of the country’s most successful companies, helping them to be more emotionally intelligent, more inclusive and more collaborative. All of his work is informed by mindfulness, and the Buddhist insights that underpin it, but designed to achieve clear business outcomes.

As a journalist he began his career writing for magazines, including The Face, Arena, GQ, Esquire and Blitz. For the past 25 years his work has appeared virtually every week in The Sunday Times.

Mark is the co-author of Belonging: The Key to Maintaining and Transforming Diversity, Inclusion and Equality at Work, with Sue Unerman and Kathryn Jacob, and also the author of The Tao of Bowie: 10 lessons from David Bowie’s Life to Help You Live Yours.

His corporate clients have included Spotify, JCB, Renault, Intercontinental Hotels, The Economist, and Mediacom; and he has also coached individuals from Marks and Spencer, Eon, Jaguar Land Rover, Direct Line, Ofcom, the BBC and many departments of the civil service.

This virtual event will be delivered via Zoom - please register with us in advance of the session to ensure you receive the joining instructions.

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