The Harvard Club of Shanghai is delighted to bring you this timely and relevant event.
Mindfulness, Business and Life
In this lecture, Jon Kabat-Zinn will explore through a combination of lectures and brief practices a range of issues having to do with creativity, innovation, and effectiveness in the entrepreneurial and business worlds under conditions of very rapid change. Under such conditions, maintaining one’s own emotional equilibrium and clarity is essential for effective leadership and promoting maximal creativity in others.
ABOUT THE EVENT
Sunday 23 April 2017 | 15.00 - 17.00
Harvard Center Shanghai
HSBC Building, Shanghai IFC 5F
8 Century Avenue, Pudong
To attend please register here.
FREE Regular Members
RMB 100 Guests
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. is Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he founded the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society (in 1995), and (in 1979) its world-renown Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Clinic. He received his Ph.D. in molecular biology from MIT in 1971 in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate, Salvador Luria. He is the author of ten books, including the bestsellers Full Catastrophe Living, Wherever You Go, There You Are, and Mindfulness for Beginners. With Mark Williams, he is co-editor of Mindfulness: Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins, and Applications (2013). His books are published in over 40 languages. His work has contributed to a growing movement of mindfulness into mainstream institutions such as medicine, psychology, health care, neuroscience, schools, business, prisons, and professional sports. Hospitals and medical centers around the world now offer clinical programs based on training in mindfulness and MBSR.