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Search Inside Yourself in Zurich!

Search Inside Yourself teaches tools for focus, team collaboration, and values-driven leadership, so you can create a better world for yourself and others.

March 26 — 27  |  9:00am - 5:30pm
KV Business School
Bildungszentrum Sihlpost, Sihlpostgasse 2
Zurich, Switzerland
Program Language:  English

Join the emerging movement of companies integrating evidence-based mindfulness in their workplaces.

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Emotional Intelligence

Workplace studies prove that emotional competencies enhance performance, leadership effectiveness, and wellbeing.

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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.

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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.

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Live Training

(2 days)
Introduction to neuroscience, mindfulness and the five emotional intelligence capacities.
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Virtual Practice

(4 weeks)
Weekly exercises and resources, delivered by email.
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(1 hour)
Reconnect with an SIY teacher and SIY alumni to create a plan for sustained practice.

Your Facilitators:

Angelika von der Assen

Angelika von der Assen

Angelika is passionate for enabling leaders to master the challenges of today dynamic and complex organizations by training them to be emotionally intelligent through mindfulness practices backed by science. Angelika only recently quit her role as Head of Management Development at Switzerland largest energy supplier in order to fully commit to offer SIY to leading businesses worldwide as an independent consultant. Clients say that - beyond loving her humor and warmth - she is a trusted coach and sparring partner to her participants of all management levels. She has a proven record in customized design and delivery of high-impact corporate leadership programs.

David O'Connor

David O'Connor

David has an established track-record of being a highly rated, authentic and truly dynamic ‘Corporate Programs Trainer’.

He is strongly motivated by his purpose to empower others. Having gained over 20 years of leadership experience within the financial industry, he fully appreciates the demands placed upon modern teams and their leaders.

David runs his own consultancy company in the heart of Zurich, consulting corporate and private clients upon ‘Agile Self-Leadership & Career Transformation’. David also works part time as a faculty member of ‘The Executive School’ at the ‘University of St. Gallen’. Here he designs and teaches custom-made corporate leadership programs.

In the design and provision of all his customised services, David combines his education in positive psychology, mindfulness, neuroscience and executive career coaching. Having a depth of financial services experience, David not only knows how to deliver real impact but also how to measure it. 

Here are some frequently asked questions we receive

You’re in Good Company

American Express
Bae Systems
Cardinal Health
COX Media
Detroit Diesel
Deutsche Telekom
Expedia Group
Farmers Insurance
I think anybody can benefit from this program in many different ways. I want my colleagues to take it, my family to take it – I would highly recommend it.
Rebecca Zucker, 2016