webinar

Compassionate Leadership:
Leading with Heart

Stanford School of Business lecturer and author Leah Weiss joins former NASA astronaut Cady Coleman to lead you through how to be mindful in your interactions with your teams.

webinar

Compassionate Leadership:
Leading with Heart

Stanford School of Business lecturer and author Leah Weiss joins former NASA astronaut Cady Coleman to lead you through how to be mindful in your interactions with your teams.

Define compassionate leadership and its impact

Provide an understanding of “compassion” from a neuroscientific, health, and organizational psychology perspective, and how it impacts collaboration, innovation, and the capacity to receive and offer feedback.

Put compassionate leadership into context

Astronaut Cady Coleman will share her NASA experiences to demonstrate how collaboration yields impressive results. Learn how compassion supports resilience and high performance.

Put compassionate leadership into practice

Provide simple compassion tools we, as leaders working at all levels of an organization, can pragmatically implement to increase professional fulfillment and resilience.

October 8
2 - 3:15 p.m. CT
$59 $24.95

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About the speakers

Leah Weiss, PhD, MSW, is a researcher, lecturer, consultant, and author. She teaches compassionate leadership at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she created the perennially waitlisted course “Leading with Mindfulness and Compassion.” She is a principal teacher and a founding faculty member of Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Program, conceived by the Dalai Lama. In 2019, she co-founded Skylyte, a company specializing in using the latest neuroscience and behavior change to empower high-performing leaders and managers to prevent burnout for themselves and their teams. Weiss has taught and spoken in diverse settings, including Harvard, Princeton, Smith, and 75 companies across sectors, including Genentech, Goldman Sachs, Google, and Intuit.

Cady Coleman is a former NASA astronaut – the veteran of two space shuttle missions and six months living aboard the International Space Station as the lead robotics and lead science officer. During her 24-year career at NASA, she has gained deep insight into how to establish trust, build teams, and collaboratively solve problems when failure is not an option. She currently serves as Global Explorer in Residence at Arizona State University and is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM). Colman recently co-anchored ABC’s Launch America coverage of the historic SpaceX launch. An amateur flute player, she is best known for her “Space Duet” from orbit with Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull.

Testimonial

"Space Center Houston's 'Compassionate Leadership: Leading with Heart' training was out of this world. In short, it was one of the most engaging, dynamic, and rewarding seminars in which I have ever participated. With a focus on enabling empathy, the training was both convicting and empowering, providing practical tools and techniques I can utilize leading my team."

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What is the Human Performance Accelerator Lab?

NASA is recognized globally for the ability to innovate and lead under pressure, especially in the unforgiving environments of outer space.

Our Human Performance Accelerator Lab (HPAL) strategically combines NASA leadership insights with cutting-edge and inspirational strategy, human resources, and business experts.

Leverage these leadership learnings and experiences to more effectively lead your teams and strengthen your personal leadership toolkit.

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Compassionate Leadership: Leading with Heart | OCT. 8 | 2 p.m. CT

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