Mindfulness and Compassion for All

 

Maxine Swisa

Sample Topics:

Leadership Training
This hands-on course focuses on developing the skills that transform a good manager into a great leader. Learn new approaches to effectively communicate with co-workers and understand the essential components to effective, successful leadership.


Active Listening and Enhanced Communication Skills

Participants learn how to actively listen and communicate clearly, resulting in mutual understanding based on non-judgment and acceptance.


Building Trust
Learning how to trust each other and together begins with understanding common interests as well as differences. Through a series of experiential activities, participants will strengthen a sense of trust and community.


Conducting Business with Different Cultures

This course teaches participants how to communicate effectively and cooperatively in a global business environment by learning to understand the communication styles and customs of different cultures.

Intercultural Training
We interact with people from diverse backgrounds on a regular basis. Through the exploration of personal and group cultural identity, including similarities and differences, we gain greater insights into cross-cultural and interpersonal understanding.


The Multicultural Classroom
The classroom provides a unique opportunity for teachers and students to interact with a culturally rich population. This course provides a variety of practical and experiential techniques that foster greater mindfulness, understanding, tolerance, and respect for each other.

Understanding the Language and Culture of Business
This courses teaches participants important, practical skills for navigating the business world, including vocabulary, understanding verbal and non-verbal cues, and successful interview techniques.


Conflict Mediation
Working through conflict is a valuable skill to develop for both professional and personal reasons. By following basic guidelines that include active listening techniques and the use of "I" statements, participants learn how to use conflict resolution techniques to improve interpersonal relationships.

Communicating with Empathy and Compassion
Every human being has challenges and moments of struggle in their lives. When we begin to understand this as part of the "human condition" and our interconnectedness, we are able to feel more empathy toward others and treat each other with greater compassion.This workshop focuses on the use of language that fosters more compassionate communication in relationships, both personally and professionally.

Email Etiquette
We are inundated with emails, on our phones, computers, tablets, etc. Learning the proper language when corresponding with business associates is imperative to foster productive professional relationships. This course provides tips and techniques to conduct business productively in this fast-paced global world economy.


B.R.E.A.T.H.E. to Understand
(Breathe, Reflect, Empathize, Accept, Thank, Hearten, Engage)
This program focuses on mindfulness, stress-reduction, compassion, understanding, and community building through individual and group experiential and reflective activities.


Laughter Is The Best Medicine: Laughter Yoga
Scientific studies have revealed that laughter is good for our health. Laughter relieves stress, strengthens our immune system, and promotes well-being. Laughter Yoga helps through breathing techniques and laughter exercises. These laughter workshops have been extremely successful with professionals, teachers, students, senior citizens, cancer patients, and caregivers.


The Pursuit of Happiness
A series of exercises that are designed to promote greater well-being by emphasizing gratitude and positive thinking.

Below are some courses also listed on the SERVICES page with a focus on communication. These courses are samples in order to give you an idea of the variety of options available. All courses may be customized to suit your unique needs.

Communication is the key to all interpersonal relationships, in business and in all areas of life. Only a small percentage of communication is oral; the vast majority is nonverbal. In addition, the use of technology, including portable devices, intensify the complexities of communication in a digital world.

Communication Skills