“Buddha himself even said, feel the feelings inside the feelings.”
Michael Bunting is the founder of prominent leadership consultancy WorkSmart Australia, a certified B Corp, and The Mindful Leader – the world’s most comprehensive online portal for mindful leadership.
He has trained and coached thousands of leaders – from CEOs to front-line managers, with a client base that includes numerous global multinationals. With an outstanding track record in his field, Michael is renowned as a world-leading authority on mindful leadership. In 2015, he teamed up with the biggest names in the field of leadership research – Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner to co-author Extraordinary Leadership in Australia & New Zealand.
He has since authored two more ground-breaking books: The Mindful Leader and A Practical Guide to Mindful Meditation. He is one of only a few people in the world to teach Mindful Leadership at an Exec MBA level, on Sydney University’s #1 ranked Global Executive MBA. Michael has engaged in a disciplined personal mindfulness practice for over 23 years and has taught mindful leadership to businesses and governments for more than 16 years.
Dr. Amy Coleman is CEO and founder of Wellsmart, a federally recognized, woman-owned, veteran-owned company that delivers advanced healthcare systems to the government and military sectors. She is owner and practitioner of the Wellsmart Functional and Integrative Medicine Clinic in Lexington, KY.
Dr. Coleman has eight years of military medical leadership as a flight surgeon in the United States Air Force. She served as an expeditionary Flight Surgeon during Operation Iraqi Freedom and was promoted as the first female and youngest Commander of the Special Operations Clinic at the Air Force European Headquarters.
She served as a dedicated physician and appointed consultant to fighter pilot squadrons, special forces units, US embassies, Generals, and to NASA for the Space Shuttle Trans-Atlantic Landing missions (TAL). Dr. Coleman helped to orchestrate the adoption of acupuncture into the Air Force, which has greatly reduced the use of opiates and restores greater functioning for veterans and active duty members. She was trained in Japanese Acupuncture from Harvard and completed a fellowship in functional medicine from the Cleveland-Clinic based IFM model.
Respond to every call that excites your spirit. – Rumi
Laurie Seymour, M.A., is a 2x #1 best-selling author, host of the Wisdom Talk Radio podcast heard in over 59 countries, Executive Innovation Coach, international speaker and trainer and Founder/CEO of The Baca Institute. Twenty years ago, she was honored to receive the stewardship of a special esoteric technology that accelerates the process of innovation and creation in individuals and groups. After twice leaving successful careers, first as a psychotherapist and trainer, and then as a Solutions Engineer in the telecom industry, Laurie founded The Baca Institute, to share this Creative Intelligence technology, The Potentiation Process.
Laurie’s work is particularly valuable for professional innovators: thought leaders, product designers, company founders; because the work accelerates the time from ideation to implementation and revenue, while also opening the innovator to new levels of confidence, peace and satisfaction.
“The surprising truth about how others see us, how we see ourselves, and why the answers matter more than we think”
Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, executive coach, researcher, and New York Times best-selling author. She uses science to help successful executives—from early stage entrepreneurs to public company CEOs—achieve dramatic and measurable personal and organizational change. She’s built a reputation as a fresh, modern voice in the business world by pairing her scientific grounding in human behavior with a pragmatic approach to professional development.
With a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Dr. Eurich is the principal of The Eurich Group, a boutique executive development firm that helps companies—from start-ups to the Fortune 100—succeed by improving the effectiveness of their leaders and teams. She’s worked directly with tens of thousands of leaders and spoken live to hundreds of thousands more, on every continent but Antarctica. Her clients include Google, Salesforce, the NBA, IBM, Walmart, and the White House Leadership Development Program.
Her TEDx talks have been viewed more than seven million times. As a global thought leader, Dr. Eurich has been named one of the top 30 emerging management thinkers (Thinkers50), the #1 self-awareness coach (Marshall Goldsmith/Thinkers50), and the #1 organizational culture and #5 communication expert (GlobalGurus). She was also chosen from more than 18,000 candidates as one of Dr. Marshall Goldsmith’s “100 Coaches” to advance the practice of leadership (Dr. Goldsmith is recognized as the world’s most influential leadership thinker).
Dr. Eurich’s first book, Bankable Leadership, debuted at #8 on The New York Times bestseller list in 2013. Her latest book, Insight, delves into the connection between self-awareness and success, where she shares the surprising findings from her multi-year research program on the topic. Hailed as a “bold, exhilarating take on self-improvement” by Success Magazine and a “fascinating read” by The Guardian, Insight was named the #1 best career book by The Muse, a best book of 2017 by Strategy+Business, and nominated for 800-CEO-READ’s business book of the year. Brené Brown selected Insight as one of her Leadership / Business books, and famed Wharton professor Adam Grant calls it one of the three books he recommends most often.
Dr. Eurich contributes to Harvard Business Review, and her work has been featured in outlets like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, BBC, NPR, and Forbes, as well as peer-reviewed journals.
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“If you can breathe, you can do yoga and yoga should feel delicious.”
Lynn Rossy, Ph.D. is a health psychologist specializing in yoga and mindfulness-based interventions. She developed a ten-week, empirically validated Eat for Life class that teaches people to eat mindfully and intuitively, love their bodies, and find deeper meaning in their lives. Her book, The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution, is based on the concepts in her program. Lynn is a long-time practitioner of mindfulness meditation and Kripalu yoga. She is the President of the Center for Mindful Eating.
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There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again.
Sam Chasedesigns and delivers programs in mindfulness, yoga and resilience for organizations nationwide. After studying Economics and English at Vanderbilt, he finished at the top of his class and went on to compete for the international Rhodes and Marshall scholarships. He won and then ultimately declined the award to pursue the work he continues today–exploring the science of the human mind and the tools that help people lead flourishing lives. He brings that study back to the real world through his work with organizations including the United Nations, the National Guard, Columbia Medical School, Brooklyn Hospital Center, The Department of Education, UBS, Bloomberg, American Express and numerous others.
Sam has facilitated the education of more than 1500 yoga and mindfulness teachers over the last decade, as a director, faculty and guest presenter in numerous teacher training programs. He is the author of Yoga & the Pursuit of Happiness, a book that bridges the ivory tower research and esoteric philosophy surrounding meditation in a down-to-earth style that helps everyday people build an accessible, transformative practice. He is certified to teach by the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, the largest yoga center in the nation, where he also holds a certificate in Positive Psychology. He received his Master’s Degree at Harvard University’s A.R.T. Institute.
Cheryl Jones has devoted her entire career as a healthcare professional to exploring and teaching best practices that can easily be incorporated into everyday life.Her background includes undergrad and master’s degrees in health and exercise science. Curious about the body-mind connection, she was drawn to the UMass Medical School, where she completed extensive teacher training in the science-supported Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, under Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn himself. Expanding on this holistic approach to well-being, she studied spiritual counseling at the University of Saint Joseph. She founded The Mindful Path in 2003 where the mission is to engage and empower people with mindfulness skills so they can improve their health and well-being in all areas of life She also authored two books to help you to live more mindfully: