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DAY 5 - October 21, 2018


Hyrum W. Smith

You Are What You Believe: Simple Steps to Transform Your Life

Co-Founder & former CEO of FranklinCovey, Hyrum W. Smith is a highly sought after keynote speaker and author. For over four decades he has been motivating people to see reality more clearly and to gain better control of their personal and professional lives. Hyrum’s speeches and presentations have been acclaimed by American and international audiences. Hyrum’s engaging delivery combines wit and enthusiasm with a gift for communicating powerful concepts that have lasting value and help bring about personal change. He is the author of 10 Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management, What Matters Most, and The 3 Gaps: Are You Making a Difference as well as several other books and articles.

In this session, Hyrum will cover:

  • The 3 basic emotions that motivate a person to do what they do
  • Steps you can put in place now to begin governing your own life
  • The essential traits to look for in team members and business partners
  • Why doing something with meaning is what truly motivates people

Tere Abdala-Romano

Caring About Your People: How to Introduce Mindfulness into Your Organization

Tere came to Los Angeles from Mexico City 14 years ago with her three young children and late husband. There she learned Tibetan Buddhism and practiced meditation. Inspired to help others, she left behind both her MBA and BS degrees to devote herself to her family, her personal growth and the study and practice of mindfulness. Tere became a dedicated practitioner at InsightLA before joining their Teacher Development Program. She is a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Community Dharma Leadership program, the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Practicum, and The Fearless Compassionate Care Training. She is also a Cultivating Emotional Balance certified teacher. Tere’s main interest is to bring mindfulness to Spanish-speaking communities throughout Los Angeles. She teaches Basics of Mindfulness in Spanish, one day workshops and daylong retreats. Tere Abdala-Romano is the president of a large company in Mexico City where she is bringing mindfulness and introducing conscious business practices. It is her firm belief that this will benefit many people’s lives and begin changing the way businesses are led in Mexico.

In this session, Tere will cover:

  • How to introduce mindfulness into your organization
  • Why helping your employees reach their potential will benefit your business
  • As a leader, taking the time to clarify what it actually means to care for people
  • How a supportive work environment creates sustainability in your organization

Ivan Misner

How Mindfulness, Empathy and Generosity Can Help You Become a Masterful Leader and Networker

Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization with over 8,400 chapters worldwide. Called the “Father of Modern Networking” by CNN and one of the “Top Networking Experts” by Forbes, Dr. Misner is considered to be one of the world’s leading experts on business networking and has been a keynote speaker for major corporations and associations throughout the world. He is a New York Times bestselling author who has written 22 books. A columnist for Entrepreneur.com, Dr. Misner has also been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times, as well as numerous TV and radio shows including CNN, the BBC and The Today Show. Dr. Misner earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. Among his many awards, he has been named “Humanitarian of the Year” by the Red Cross and has been awarded the John C. Maxwell Leadership Award.

In this session, Ivan will cover:

  • Why taking a genuine interest in other people is the only way to build a strong, supportive network
  • Why valuing the input of others leads to more stability within your group
  • How to be prepared for the unexpected, and why every successful leader practices this
  • How to quickly understand the deeper context of a problem in order to effectively address it


Kristin Neff

Why Having Self-compassion Makes Us Better Leaders

Kristin Neff is currently an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a pioneer in the field of self-compassion research, conducting the first empirical studies on self-compassion over a decade ago. In addition to writing numerous academic articles and book chapters on the topic, she is author of the book Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself, released by William Morrow. In conjunction with her colleague Dr. Chris Germer, she has developed an empirically supported eight-week training program called Mindful Self-Compassion, and offers workshops on self-compassion worldwide.

In this session, Kristin will cover:

  • How self-compassion increases motivation and is a more effective motivator than self-criticism.
  • How self-compassion improves coping with stress, and is a source of strength in challenging circumstances.
  • The difference between self-compassion and self-esteem will be discussed, including how self-compassion avoids the pitfalls of self-esteem.

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