Developing Mindful Leaders

Helping leaders bring out the best in others and themselves

Developing Mindful Leaders

Without a doubt today’s leaders face increasing challenges while managing their teams. Confronted with safety concerns and personal pressures, they need new skills to address unique workplace dynamics – hybrid workers, societal diversity and inclusion influences, increased virtual communications, employee generational gaps and cultural sensitivitiesLeveraging both intellectual and emotional thinking to manage growing pressures help leaders bring out the best in others and themselves, particularly in the most trying of times. This series will help leaders:

  • Increase employee engagement and retention
  • Build core skills to navigate conflict with ease and confidence
  • Become more resilient and feel more calm and in control
  • Make more effective decisions and increase the ability to prioritize and move projects forward
  • Help their team and themselves rediscover skills like inspiration and creativity

Take one class or take all three. To register for individual courses, contact Kallee McGraw at

Price for Series: $485 AIM Members | $600 Non-Members

Scroll below for class titles, descriptions and dates. 

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who manages people

Applicable to any size company and any industry


There are no series at this time

Classes and Descriptions

Class 1 | Unconscious Bias: Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

This highly engaging program respectfully explores sensitive, useful, and important information on unconscious bias for any company with employees from different cultural or generational backgrounds. It goes beyond understanding differences and offers practical tips for respectfully and effectively leveraging uniqueness and commonalities among employees to boost morale, engagement, and your bottom line.

Distinguish between a diverse and an inclusive workforce

Increase self-awareness of your own cultural programming and unconscious bias

Discover commonalities among those seemingly different from you

Identify cultural influences on workplace behavior

Explore skills for communicating effectively among a diverse team

Begin to identify organizational practices to reinforcing inclusivity in your workplace.

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Class 2 | Self-Awareness and Empathy

This session explores how leaders can harness emotional intelligence concepts of self-awareness to self-regulate natural responses and “show up” in ways employees need during uncertain times. Participants will develop a heightened awareness of their preferred leadership approach through a self-assessment and engage in addressing some common scenarios leaders now face. They’ll also explore how to flex their personal style to fit a situation or individual.

Assess and reflect upon your own emotional intelligence

Examine characteristics and practices of emotionally intelligent leaders

Identify your personal triggers and how to acknowledge and adapt in the moment

Discover the value of being self-aware and able to self-regulate your emotions using relevant scenarios that most leaders are facing today.

Identify ways to flex your leadership style to compassionately connect, influence and motivate others during times of uncertainty and fear

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Class 3 | Coaching & Mentoring

According to Gallup, organizations whose employees have above-average attitudes towards work enjoy:

38% higher customer satisfaction scores
22% higher productivity
22% increased retention
27% higher profits

And according to Career Systems International, the top reason employees leave a company is not for more money, it’s because they feel “stuck”, with little or no opportunity for development or career growth. Companies
with coaching and mentoring cultures of continuous learning, where there’s regular feedback, both technical and professional in nature, build a stronger, more engaged and technically proficient workforce.

Explore the differences between the role of mentor and coach

Determine when to mentor and when to coach

Introduce elements of effective mentoring and the benefits

Review the responsibilities of the manager in performance management

Discuss the importance of delivering and receiving feedback - both positive and constructive

Explore how to build a coaching culture and examine your role as a champion

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