Mindfulness produces clearly measurable business results right across organisations


What previous attendees said…

Search Inside Yourself impacts attendees

“The most unique and introspective development skills I have ever seen.”

“It would be amazing to offer this to the whole company or newly formed teams. This really shifted my perspective in how I approach my relationships and myself.”

“I was not sure what to expect and was somewhat sceptical, but I can see many ways this could help me in my work and personal life. I think our team will greatly benefit.”

“A wonderful development opportunity that will pay dividends in both professional and personal life.”

“SIY helps address both sustainable performance and wellbeing, and that is the golden egg that people are really interested in.”

“I’ve been to dozens of trainings and at the end I’m usually exhausted. But when I left SIY, I was so energized.“

“To attend this program is a life changing experience.”

“This method is really working, people learned to relate better to each other better, find ways to increase their own regulation, their own focus and wellbeing.”

“From SIY I learned relaxed focus, to be able to disconnect from the overall noise in a high-speed environment and get things done without feeling too stressed about it.”

“The SIYLI team was fantastic. Their knowledge and experiences surrounding the subject matter were extraordinary. They are seasoned practitioners who embody their teachings.”

91% of recent participants reported that the program helped them feel more clarity of mind


Course Outline

The SIY program is focused entirely upon equipping you with a set of skills and practices that you can take back to the workplace and apply immediately. Our delivery employs a wide variety of practical individual and group exercises with a ratio of about one-third theory to two-thirds practice.

Day 1 – AM

Introduction to Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence

  • Emotional Intelligence at work
  • Intro to mindfulness
  • The neuroscience of mindfulness and emotional intelligence
  • Theory, practice, and benefits of mindfulness

Day 1 – PM


  • Science of self-awareness
  • Emotional regulation
  • Understanding triggers
  • Reframing and responding to challenges skillfully

Day 2 – AM


  • Aligning your values and work
  • Resilience
  • Neuroscience of motivation
  • The role of empathy in leadership
  • Perspective taking
  • Neuroscience of empathy
  • Developing trust

Day 2 – PM


  • Compassion and Leadership
  • Communication with insight
  • Neuroscience of compassion
  • Teambuilding models
  • Navigating difficult conversations
  • Integration and next steps

PLEASE NOTE: The SIY curriculum is being continually updated and improved to reflect emerging research and experience, so the schedule is subject to change without notice.

Your Trainers


Michelle Maldonado is a former attorney, turned business leader with more than two decades of experience across the technology, legal, education and nonprofit communities. She brings expertise, compassion and wisdom cultivated from her professional experience and over 35 years of meditation practice to her work with leaders to help their people and organisations thrive with purpose, resilience and high performance.

Michelle is a Search Inside Yourself Certified Teacher®, who has taught the SIY Program to leaders across diverse corporate, academic, and government landscapes. She also is founder of consulting firm, Lucenscia, and co-founding Board Member of the 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, Northern Virginia Conscious Business Alliance. Michelle has been recognized by the National Association of Professional Women as “2015 Woman of the Year” and Canadian-based’s Leadership Excellence as a “2016 Top Corporate Leader”.

She is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University and The George Washington University Law School.


Deiric McCann is Executive Vice President for Profiles international’s European and Far Eastern operations. A popular international speaker on employee engagement and productivity, he daily applies SIYLI principles to improve engagement and bottom line results.

He has authored four best-selling books, the most recent of which is Leadership Charisma.

Optimise your mind for the digital age

Early registration and group discounts available.

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05 & 06 Oct 2017 | 9am – 5pm

Friends House
George Fox Room
173 Euston Road,
London NW1 2BJ

Venue Details

Friends House George Fox Room 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ

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    Super Early Bird

    (sold out)

    £ 650 (+VAT)

    Early Bird

    (till 10 July)

    £ 725 (+VAT)


    £ 825 (+VAT)


    Prices displayed are per person


    Super Early Bird

    (sold out)

    £ 580 (+VAT)

    Early Bird

    (till 10 July)

    £ 650 (+VAT)


    £ 725 (+VAT)


    Prices displayed are per person

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are non-refundable, but fully transferable. If you can’t attend, send a friend or colleague.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this program for?

Search Inside Yourself is designed for individuals and organisations who want to apply mindfulness-based emotional intelligence practices. This includes business leaders, managers, leadership teams, executives, academics, therapists, consultants and professionals across all sectors.

Search Inside Yourself is based on cutting-edge research in mindfulness and emotional intelligence which includes the importance of self-awareness, the power of optimism and resilience and the benefits of empathy and compassion. With these skills you can bring greater effectiveness, productivity, success, well-being, peace and happiness to yourself, your organisation and the world.
SIY is designed for people who are serious about reaching their full potential in business and life. If you’re committed to leading with excellence and cultivating qualities of awareness, focus, authenticity and compassion then you’ll love this course.
SIY is a unique combination of mindfulness, emotional intelligence, neuroscience and compassion. Along with the course materials, this workshop is about “practicing” these skills, community-building and peer-to-peer learning. If you feel you have achieved complete mastery in these areas, then this course maybe isn’t for you.
Bring an open mind, a notebook, and a pen. If you know that you need a particular snack (gluten free, a special protein bar, etc.) to keep you happy and focused we suggest you pack it!  We also suggest that you bring something warm to wear in case it gets a bit colder than you may expect.
Wear whatever you feel most comfortable and confident wearing.
The If you’re unable to attend a program that you’ve registered and paid for, you are eligible for a full refund until two weeks prior to the event. If you cancel within two weeks of the program, you have two options. The first option is to send a substitute of your choice to attend the program in your place. The second option is to receive a refund for the program, less a 25% processing fee. Please note that all refunds will be issued through Eventbrite and processed within 15 days of notification of cancellation.
Yes, the training is in English.
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