Does restless busyness make work harder?
Wiser at work™
mind in overdrive
That’s how I felt at The New York Times when I was a manager. I was hamster-wheeling, scattered, over-thinking, worried what people thought of me, put a lot of pressure on myself, and believed not having time to breathe was a sign I was succeeding. It was restless busyness.
My ability to think creatively, act collaboratively, and be efficient was suffering. Because…
My mind was getting in the way.
The day to day stress and tension, worrying about what’s next, feeling you’re in an uphill battle, not knowing why you’re exhausted is because your mind is in overdrive. You want to achieve, feel content, have more control, be in a flow.
Yet everything feels irritating, difficult or hard to reach.
An end to the mental grind
What if there were a way that taught you how to take a step back, get some mental space, have higher quality thoughts and gain more energy? A way that enabled things to roll off your back, help you focus, reduce stress, give you healthy momentum, make better decisions, and feel happy?
Where work feels effortless?
I applied that way at The New York Times and experienced all those things, and more (see below a happy ending to the story!).
Which I’m happy to teach you!
Welcome to Wiser At Work™.
Wisdom is your secret weapon for working effortlessly. However…
From stress to YES!
Wisdom helped me get out of my head and generate the big idea (and confidence) to develop, pitch, and start the brand strategy department at The New York Times. That department started a shift within the company that eventually led to the creation of the “Truth” campaign.
That campaign helped the Times achieve over 2 million new digital subscribers and share the world’s most powerful stories.
I went from stress case to starting something meaningful.
I believe you can too.
In one afternoon, you will learn the exact same teachings I applied to my issues and dilemmas I faced at work. That helped me transcend challenges and leap beyond what I thought was possible for me, my team, and my organization.
A workshop that will transform your working life.
From restless to effortless.
In one afternoon.
find focus by taming the overdrive
Over the course of an afternoon in a beautiful grand salon space (see photos) we will do exercises, activities and dive into passages and practices based on time-tested wisdom. You will:
Learn how a famous allegory helps how you view change at work, so you manage it more easily.
Learn an exercise that will help you be more aware, so you focus on what’s really important.
Learn two practices that will guide your business decisions, so you start moving in the right direction.
Lunch will be catered by Balthazar’s or Eataly.
The program is limited to 10 people so as to maximize your learning and experience.
As an industrial philosopher™, I take philosophy, turn it into practice, and deliver progress. By combining 20 years of management experience, 8 years of practice in Philosophy and a Masters in Organizational Change Management, I teach programs that enable professional development and help organizations move forward. I have communications and strategy experience in start-up and corporate environments and worked for award-winning and iconic companies such as Citigroup, AMC Networks, The New York Times, R/GA, Deep Focus, and RAPP. I am currently the Vice President of the Organization Development Network of New York and a member of the Society for Human Resources and The Association for Talent Development.
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