Search Inside Yourself in Shanghai!
Search Inside Yourself teaches tools for focus, team collaboration, and values-driven leadership, so you can create a better world for yourself and others.
- December 3 - 4 | 9:00am - 5:00pm
American Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai
27/F, 168 Hubin Lu
Infinitus Tower near Shunchang Lu
Program Language: English
Join the emerging movement of companies integrating evidence-based mindfulness in their workplaces.
Workplace studies prove that emotional competencies enhance performance, leadership effectiveness, and wellbeing.
Attention is the fundamental energy of the mind. How we direct our attention determines the mental habits we form, the emotions we develop, and the results we experience.
Research shows that mindfulness is a foundational skill that underpins the inner factors of growth: self-awareness, self-management, and emotional skills.
The SIY program includes:
Join us for a highly interactive 2-day program followed by a 4-week online journey as we explore mindfulness and emotional intelligence for inspiring wellbeing, collaboration and high performance.
Introduction to neuroscience, mindfulness and the five emotional intelligence capacities.
Weekly exercises and resources, delivered by email.
Reconnect with an SIY teacher to create a plan for sustained practice.
Search Inside Yourself is now approved by the International Coaching Federation. Coaches receive 13.5 Continuing Coaching Education credits when attending SIY!
Lorna has taught SIY and customized mindfulness-based emotional intelligence programs for business and educational organizations in Asia and North America. She combines academic rigor with practical wisdom and caring, helping leaders understand concepts and implement transformational practices in daily life.
In addition to teaching SIY, Lorna is an Associate Professor at Fudan School of Management, where she helps a wide range of students including executives and full-time MBAs reach their highest potential through mindfulness-based emotional intelligence. In her teaching, she draws on her academic research, her multiple publications in top tier academic journals and her leadership experience in TEDxPuxi, TEDxShanghaiWomen, and Labatt Brewing Company.
Early in her career, Lorna worked as chemical engineer, drawing on her strong analytical capabilities. But ultimately, she found her true passion in the area of emotional intelligence. She has conducted research and taught courses on emotional intelligence for over 20 years. Over the years, Lorna has become increasingly convinced of the importance of mindfulness in building emotional intelligence.
Lorna began a daily meditation practice in 2014 and has completed 10-day silent meditation retreats at Insight Meditation Society and at Quebec Vipassana Meditation Centre-Dhamma Suttama. Lorna also practices interpersonal mindfulness at Authentic Montreal.
Lorna holds a PhD in Management from Wharton and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from University of Ottawa. She splits her time between Shanghai and Montreal and loves the live jazz scenes in both cities.
Dr. Bjoern Lindemann
Dr. Bjoern Lindemann is Mindfulness & Leadership Coach with a passion for personal growth and professional development. Bjoern provides trainings based on mindfulness and emotional intelligence skills to boost organizational performance and help managers become inspiring, driven, and insightful individuals. He also works to roll-out strategies for leadership and mindfulness programs in businesses and organizations across Asia and Europe.
Bjoern was born in Germany, and, for the past 15 years, he has held leading positions in manufacturing, business associations, consulting, academia and NGOs in Asia. Currently, he is a General Manager of a German manufacturing company in China and a Board Member of the German Chamber of Commerce in China. Drawing from his own vast experience as a leader, Bjoern understands the challenges and complexity of today’s business world and helps leaders grow personally and professionally and inspire their teams. He has facilitated successful leadership programs for executive teams and leaders from Fortune 500 companies, such as Volkswagen, and entrepreneurs and alumni groups from leading international business schools, such as INSEAD and CEIBS.
Bjoern holds a Master's Degree in Political Science, a PhD in Chinese Studies, Executive MBAs from INSEAD and Tsinghua University, and is a certified Search Inside Yourslef (SIY) teacher.
WeChat contact ID: drbjalli
Book individually or for your team today.
Early Bird (Until November 1)
This is the best course I have EVER attended. Never before I have been able to sit for two whole days and be fully engrossed in every second. I will tell people that if they are wanting to transform their lives then they MUST attend this course.
SIY changed the way I deal with challenges. I actually remain calm in stressful situations, and colleagues look to me to find workable solutions to problems.
I like how SIY makes mindfulness practices very accessible to people. There’s a very strong hesitation, unwillingness, fear that comes up when you think about sitting down and trying some of these tools. The experience you get in the workshop dissipates that so you are able to take it with you. What these tools really do is increase self-awareness. When you become more self-aware you become more tolerant and more compassionate, and it leads to better relationships with family, friends, and in the workplace.
Inspiring. Cutting edge. What the new world of leadership look like.
Here are some frequently asked questions we receive
People join Search Inside Yourself for many reasons, including personal development and experiencing the program before bringing it to their company.
Consultants, coaches and therapists also enroll in SIY to evaluate whether to adopt the principles in their own work. Some attendees are new to mindfulness and meditation, while others are longtime practitioners.
SIY is an interactive two-day, in-person training, followed by four weeks of recommended peer-to-peer practices to sustain and integrate learning and self-directed growth from the inside out. The program includes sessions on mindfulness (the science of being present), self-awareness (understanding your thoughts, emotions and habits), self-management (skillfully managing your impulses and reactions), motivation (aligning your values and work), empathy (understanding others’ feelings and experiences) and leadership (influencing with compassion).
Search Inside Yourself is now approved by the International Coaching Federation. Coaches receive 13.5 Continuing Coaching Education credits when attending SIY! Letters are available to anyone with confirmed program attendance, by request. After attending a program, simply send an email to [email protected] stating your name, date and location of the program, and requesting a "letter of completion for coaching credits."
Yes! SIYLI offers a limited number of scholarships to each of our programs. To apply, please complete this form.
We recognize that there is additional uncertainty for in-person programming in these current times.
If the program is cancelled you will be able to choose between transferring your registration to an upcoming SIY Online program, attending a future in-person program if available, or receiving a full refund.
SIYLI is unable to reimburse you for any costs you may have incurred associated with program attendance, such as accommodation and transport costs.
Safety and health are of the utmost importance to us and are crucial considerations when planning our in-person programs. We recognize that many participants are both excited by and concerned about in-person events given our current global situation.
For all of our in-person programs, we will be adhering to local guidelines given that the situation in each location is unique and ever-changing. While we wish we could share exactly what our protocols will be, we won’t know in full detail until a few weeks before the program starts. This gives us the flexibility to ensure our programs and choices are aligned with the most up-to-date local guidelines, policies and protocols.
You will receive an email 3-4 weeks before your in-person program outlining what to expect with regards to the COVID-19 precautions we will be taking and what we will be asking you to do to help us create a safe event. You will also receive information in that email about how to follow-up with us if you are not comfortable attending given the COVID-19 guidelines and numbers.
In the unfortunate case the program needs to be cancelled due to COVID-19, we will provide you a full refund for your ticket.
We appreciate your patience and understanding in advance and look forward to gathering with you safely in person again!
If you have any additional questions or concerns, please reach out to [email protected].