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Mindful Works for Leaders Retreat – Bathurst

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Rahamim Ecology Centre

34 Busby Street

South Bathurst

Bathurst, NSW 2795


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If you hold yourself accountable for finding the potential in people and processes, Mindful Works for Leaders is for you.

The Mindful Works for Leaders program will help you and your team:

  • improve relationships and communication
  • increase optimism, focus and flexibility
  • decrease stress, procrastination and reactivity
  • make decisions about your energies and where to put them
  • open to the challenges and discomforts required to lead

This practical, professional development program combines contemporary leadership theory with the ancient wisdom and current research and practice of mindfulness.

"The training provided me with space to STOP and practical skills to use personally and in the work place. …It will have a very positive impact – creating change within myself and influencing others." – Liz Wren, Director of Public Service, GBRMPA

The Program

Comprising 12 hours of mindful leadership training this two-day professional development program engages participants in informative, reflective, interactive and experiential learning activities.

In Bathurst the Mindful Works for Leaders is being offered as a transformative leadership retreat that will take advantage of the beauty and serenity of Rahamim Ecological Centre.

This rare opportunity to let go of all the usual worries and preoccupations, nurture yourself, reboot and reconnect with what really matters will be restricted to a maximum of 25 participants.

Participating leaders will learn and practice strategies for:

  • Increasing calm, clarity and focus
  • Aligning purpose, process, time and tasks
  • Applying mindfulness to routine and difficult interpersonal communication
  • Skills that allow people to be heard, challenged and open to change
  • Bringing open awareness to current conditions and available choices

In addition to the more than twelve hours of transformative training the Mindful Works for Leaders retreat program at Rahamim will include morining guided practice sessions and an optional day of silent practice.

The flexibility of the program means that you can register for one day or two.

All tickets include: Expert facilitation and learning resources, a comprehensive handbook, guided practice recordings, practice inspiration cards, certificate of completion, optional day of guided practice, all lunches and Friday night dinner.

For more information about the program and to avoid booking fees email info@mindfulworks.com.au or visit www.mindfulworks.com.au


An excellent two days! … the actual practical element was just what I needed at this time. … strategies listed in the handbook will be helpful at work. I’m so grateful that this training was suggested to me and I look forward to attending more.” –Anne Franzmann, Regional Manager, Anti-Discrimination Commission Qld

Day 1: Mindfulness practice for leaders, 12 – 9pm Friday 16 March

• Learn and practice the foundations of mindfulness

• Retreat from pressing day-to-day demands

• Reconnect with your intentions and purpose

• Bring open awareness to current conditions and available choices

• Restore balance and glimpse the value of silence and stillness

• Learn strategies for increasing calm, clarity and focus at work

Day 2: Leading with mindfulness in mind, 9am–4.30pm Saturday 17 March

• Identify challenges and opportunities for leading mindfully

• Bring mindful awareness to purpose, process, time and tasks

• Practice mindful interpersonal communication

• Open to approaching difficult communication with calm and clarity

• Learn strategies that create the space for others to perform

• Recognise and reflect on unhelpful patterns and new ways of being

BONUS – Optional Daylong Mindfulness Retreat – Sunday 18 March, 10–4

Whether you opt to attend one or two days you are welcome to attend an addtional day of guided mindfulness practice on Sunday 18 March, at no extra cost. Yes. You have the opportunity to enjoy a daylong mindfulness retreat free of charge.

• Consolidate and deepen your understanding and practice of mindfulness

• Learn and practice the 4 postures of meditation and the 7 points of the posture

• Experience and explore the value of silent practice and silent companionship

• Learn and practice strategies for bringing mindfulness to daily life.

What people are saying about the Mindful Works for Leaders:

"The training was 100% worthwhile. It gave me space to contemplate, notice and get curious about the kind of leader I show up to be and the leader who I aspire to be. …The practical activities clearly and effortlessly supported the theoretical base. I particularly loved the active listening opportunities, self –reflection, free writing, mindful walking …it was perfect from beginning to end. …As a result of the training, I plan on reframing my work day at a structural, process and organizational level. …Thank you for sharing your wisdom and voice. I appreciate all that you have prepared and believe your style of facilitation was engaging, thought-provoking and transformational." – Kylie Bartlett, Learning Advisor Team Leader, James Cook University

“…what I have learned will continue to bring greater awareness of my actions and impact on others. I will be more intentionally attentive and calmer. … Thank you Sharn for taking me out of my comfort zone.” – Alison Bethune, Manager, Divisional Business and Finance, Townsville City Council

“Thanks to this training I am more self-aware and have a better understanding of how to handle stress and live a more balanced life. I feel I will better prioritise, slow down and get more done, more effectively and efficiently.” – Sam Ruttley, Project Liaison Officer, Healthwise, Tamworth

“This training was a useful reminder of the benefits of mindfulness and taught me strategies to employ on a daily basis. ‘Befriending time’ will help me to respect time, allocate time more effectively and complete tasks for efficiently.” – Sarah Mathiesen, Business owner/PR Consultant, Harshmellow Media and Design

“It provided some dedicated time to grow and reflect …I feel confident to try some of these ideas on my own now. The nourishing and draining list was insightful. I hope it makes me calmer, clearer and ultimately more productive.” –Tanya Schminke, Allied Health Team Leader, Qld Health

“What I have learned will help me worry less, avoid multitasking, get more done and improve supervision of staff, management of workflow and relationships with colleagues.” – Ruth Venables, Regional Manager, Anit-Discrimination Commission Qld

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Rahamim Ecology Centre

34 Busby Street

South Bathurst

Bathurst, NSW 2795


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