UBC Development and Alumni Engagement - The Mindset and Toolset of the Connected and Resilient Leader. June 14th, 2019.

Participants will learn:

  • Why we are exceptionally good at noticing threats, why our survival brains are wired for reactivity, and how this can trigger the survival brain of others. All of which decreases collaboration and creativity.

  • When we perceive threats to be minimal and feel safe, we are wired for connection and collaboration. 

  • How to create psychological safety for the team, connections with each member, and how to manage your own survival brain. 


Manning Elliott LLP - 4-Week Resiliency and Mindfulness Training Program. June 4th, 2019 through June 25th, 2019.

Resilience and agility are increasingly the skills professionals need to thrive in their work. This 4-week training program takes administrative and professional staff through a train-your-brain experience, giving them the skills and tools to navigate stress and work (and in life in general) with less stress, more resilience and greater creativity.


The Oppenheimer Group - Focus in the Age of Distraction. May 13, 2019.

This workshop provides participants with clarity on how technology and the urgent pace of the workplace are disrupting their focus and the tools to overcome this.


Manning Elliott LLP - 4-Week Resiliency and Mindfulness Training Program. May 8th, 2019 through May 29th, 2019.

Resilience and agility are increasingly the skills professionals need to thrive in their work. This 4-week training program takes administrative and professional staff through a train-your-brain experience, giving them the skills and tools to navigate stress and work (and in life in general) with less stress, more resilience and greater creativity.


HCMA Architecture and Design. Focus in the Age of Distraction. May 1st, 2019.

This workshop provides participants with clarity on how technology and the urgent pace of the workplace are disrupting their focus and the tools to overcome this.


BC Hydro, Communications Team Meeting. Developing an Open Mindset. April 4, 2019.

Keynote address on “Developing an Open Mindset” and the tools to help people leverage that mindset for greater creativity, innovation and collaboration.


BCIT Burnaby Campus. Focus in the Age of Distraction. March 15, 2019.

This workshop provides participants with clarity on how technology and the urgent pace of the workplace are disrupting their focus and the tools to overcome this.


UBC Point Grey Campus - Part 2 of The Mindset and Toolset of the Connected and Resilient Leader. February 27, 2019.

Part 1 introduced the concept that connection matters, that leaders have a unique role to create the conditions for connection and one of the most important things they can do is manage their own mental/emotional state. Part 2 builds on this, exploring a variety of tools and shifts in our mindset that tilt us toward being more intentional leaders and more of a positive force in our world, and the “How?” to make this happen after the session.


North Vancouver Teachers’ Association ILLUMINATE – PRO D CONFERENCE. “Resilience Tools for Teachers” and “Focus in the Age of Distraction” Workshops. February 15, 2019.

Two separate workshops giving teacher the tools they need to manage their stress and maintain their focus. Both workshops will also explore how to bring these tools to the students in their classrooms.


SFU APSA Members, Burnaby Campus - Train-Your-Brain Series. February 7, 2019 through April 17, 2019.

Resilience and agility are increasingly the skills professionals need to thrive in their work. This monthly series takes administrative and professional staff through a train-your-brain experience, helping them build the skills and have more tools to for the challenges they face.


Dossier Creative - 8-Week Mindfulness Training Program. January 29 to March 13, 2019.

Working with the leaders at Dossier Creative, this program provides new tools and skills to support the leaders as they further increase their creativity, resilience and agility in an ever changing and dynamic world.


UBC Point Grey Campus - The Mindset and Toolset of the Connected and Resilient Leader. January 24, 2019.

Connection matters! In fact, psychological safety and a sense of belonging are some of the most important predictors of team performance. Yet all too often, leaders unwittingly compromise both the sense of safety and belonging for their teams. This workshop clarifies the “Why?” of connection, the “What?” of a more resilient leader, and most importantly, the “How?” leaders can be both more connected and resilient.

BCIT Critical Care Nursing Program - Managing Reactivity When Triggered Workshop. January 22, 2019.

We all know we need to stay calm when facing stressful situations. But when we are triggered, we are often at our worst in terms of how we perform and respond to the situation. This workshop provides participants a clear understanding of what is happening in their brain and body when triggered and a host of shifts in they can make in their minds, as well as a variety of tools and practices that will enable them to stay far more calm in the face of triggers.


UBC Okanagan Campus - The Mindset and Toolset of the Connected and Resilient Leader. January 18, 2019.

Connection matters! In fact, psychological safety and a sense of belonging are some of the most important predictors of team performance. Yet all too often, leaders unwittingly compromise both the sense of safety and belonging for their teams. This workshop clarifies the “Why?” of connection, the “What?” of a more resilient leader, and most importantly, the “How?” leaders can be both more connected and resilient.


Smythe LLP - 4-Week Train Your Brain for Resilience Series. January 9-30th, 2019

The tax season can brings an unusual level of demand and stress for the accounting profession. Wouldn’t it be great if there were tools to help navigate that challenge with less stress, more focus and greater ease? This 4-week series takes accounting professionals through an engaging process, helping them build the skills and have more tools to better manage their brain.


Brighter Mechanical Ltd. 12-Week Resiliency Training Program. November 29, 2018 - February 21, 2019.

A twelve-week resiliency training program building on the foundational skills developed by the participants in the initial 6-week program. The program deepens core mindfulness practices and adds further reframing and rewiring skills around gratitude, connection and positivity, allowing participants even greater resilience, creativity and ease when dealing with stressful situations.


Centreplate - Vancouver Convention Centre - The Mindset and Toolset of the Connected and Resilient Leader. November 26, 2018.

Connection matters! In fact, psychological safety and a sense of belonging are some of the most important predictors of team performance. Yet all too often, leaders unwittingly compromise both the sense of safety and belonging for their teams. This workshop clarifies the “Why?” of connection, the “What?” of a more resilient leader, and most importantly, the “How?” leaders can be both more connected and resilient.


SFU - Focus in the Age of Distraction. November 15, 2018.

One of the most common challenges in the workplace today is staying focused on the work at hand when constantly interrupted.  Ironically, the importance for focus has never been greater than it is today.  Or seemingly harder to achieve.  This workshop provides participants with clarity on how technology and the urgent pace of the workplace are disrupting their focus and the tools to overcome this.


Miller Thomson LLP - Resilience Tools for Associates. October 30, 2018 - January 31, 2019.

The challenges for a young lawyer are immense. Narrowing or specializing their practice path, multiple client demands, Partner expectations, business development and networking, and somehow maintaining some sense of health and a life outside of work. Too often, Associate lawyers will leave a firm, not having the tools to build a sustainable practice. This 8-module program gives young lawyers the mindset and tools they need to manage their mental/emotional state through the challenges they face, making them more resilient in all areas of their lives.


Brighter Mechanical Ltd. Resiliency Training for Leaders. October 11 - November 15, 2018.

Six-week training program providing mechanical contractors with the tools they need to stay calm in the face of uncertainty and stressful situations.


ICF Accredited Mindfulness Training for Coaches and Organizational Development Professionals.  8-Week resiliency, focus and awareness training program, starting Monday evenings September 10, 2018 through October 29, 2018.  

By learning techniques that help manage your thoughts and emotions you will be more resilient to the world around you. By improving your awareness and focus you will be able to take in information you previously missed and make better decisions; all the while feeling more at peace.


The language and skills will not only strengthen your presence and listening as a coach - they will support you to bring more of that coaching awareness into your life.  Contact me at scott@mindfulwisdom.ca to reserve your spot.  Those who aren't coaches are welcome as the content is universal for all of us!


Building a Sustainable Law Practice - Miller Thomson LLP

Practicing law can be both a highly rewarding and highly stressful profession, particularly early on in one’s career.  This half-day session for the Associates will allow them to; i) get clear on what a ‘sustainable practice’ means to them, ii) what barriers might get in the way of that, and iii) brainstorm options to minimize those barriers.  The goal is to identify the top solutions that will support the Associates (as individuals, as a peer group and what the firm can do) to build a more sustainable practice, implementing those solutions in ways that work.  June 22, 2018


Market Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA) Annual Conference.  Recharge, Refresh, and Renew – 15 Minutes of Mindfulness.  June 11-12, 2018.


SAP.  Focus in the Age of Distraction.  May 10th, 2018.


Clark Wilson LLP.  Stress, Resilience and Mental Health in the Legal World.  May 10th, 2018.


Probus Club of White Rock and South SurreyMindfulness for the Retired Businessman.  May 9th, 2018.


Mindful Wisdom Monthly Meet Up - Wednesday, May 2nd, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.  Il Castello Pizzeria, 119 2nd St E, North Vancouver.


Covenant House Vancouver All Staff Renewal Day - May 1, 2018, Granville Island.  From Reactivity to Renewal - Renewal for Those Who Take Care of Others.


ICF Accredited Mindfulness Training for Coaches and Organizational Development Professionals.  8-Week Mindful Wisdom program, starting April 9, 2018 through May 28, 2018.


UBC, Association of Administrative & Professional Staff.  Friday April 6th, 9:00 am - 11:00 am and 12 noon - 2:00 pm.  Managing Reactivity When Triggered.


Mindful Wisdom Monthly Meet Up - Wednesday, April 4th, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.  Il Castello Pizzeria, 119 2nd St E, North Vancouver.


UBC, Association of Administrative & Professional Staff.  Thursday March 22nd, 9:00 am - 11:00 am and 12 noon - 2:00 pm.  Managing Reactivity When Triggered.


BCIT Lunch 'n Learn - Tuesday, March 20th, 12 noon - 1:00 pm.  Focus in the Age of Distraction.


Mindful Wisdom Monthly Meet Up - Thursday, March 15th, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.  Il Castello Pizzeria, 119 2nd St E, North Vancouver.


Professional Development Network for Vancouver Law Firms.  Thursday, March 15th, 12 noon - 1:15 pm.  Stress, Resilience and Mental Health in the Legal Profession.


HR Mastermind Network.  Thursday, March 15th, 8:00 am - 9:15 am.  Leadership, Behaviour Change and Mindfulness Skills.


Mindful Wisdom Monthly Meet Up - Wednesday, January 12th, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm.  Il Castello Pizzeria, 119 2nd St E, North Vancouver.


Mindful Wisdom Monthly Meet Up - Thursday, October 5th, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm.  Location tbd - likely Orto "Artisan" Pasta, North Vancouver.


This is your invitation to join a downtown Vancouver offering of the 8-Week Mindfulness Training Program, starting the week of September 18th, 2017.  We are still pulling together the group, so please contact me at scott@mindfulwisdom.ca to find out more.

Location: The Refinery Leadership Partners, 385-375 Water Street, Vancouver, BC.

More information on the program can be found on the The Mindful Wisdom Program page.