Mindfulness Toward Humanistic Leadership
Gain clarity and control over your emotions to enhance performance in this program led by the director of Mindful USC

LIVE Virtual

Program Information

If you seek greater clarity and balance for problem-solving, decision-making and improved business relationships, then discover—as many others already have—how mindfulness can become a superpower for you. Mindfulness is the ability to know what’s happening in your mind at any given moment without getting carried away by it.

In this program, you will learn to enhance your performance with improved emotional intelligence, motivation and social skills. Our faculty will guide you step-by-step in practicing the skills you need to thrive in an often confusing and challenging business world. You will learn greater control of your mental and emotional resilience to take better charge of the moments that matter.

An important aspect of our programs is the ability to share your accomplishment with important stakeholders. Upon completing Mindfulness Toward Humanistic Leadership, you will earn a digital badge recognizing your new proficiency. Share and showcase your achievements by posting your digital badge on online resumes and social networks such as LinkedIn.

Key Takeaways / Curriculum:

Hour 1, Week 1 — What is mindfulness and its benefits, how to begin the practice of mindfulness meditation

Hour 2, Week 2 — Mindfulness of the body, which is where our emotions are stored

Hour 3, Week 3 — Mindfulness of our emotions and, in particular, how to process difficult emotions

Hour 4, Week 4 — Mindfulness of our thinking and how to deal with difficult thinking

Hour 5, Week 5 — Mindfulness of mind states, moods and friendly kindness meditation

Who Should

This program is relevant to anybody who experiences the human stresses of daily work life. If anxiety and other difficult emotions get in the way of performing your best, mindfulness practice can help get you back on track to more passion and inner peace.

Foster the confidence to lead in this challenging business world with artificial intelligence and machine learning increasingly displacing workers. AI technology delivers best when it serves human needs while teamwork delivers success when it is innovative, mindful, and curious. The Humanistic Leadership collection of courses give you the insights, tools, skills and passion to get your teams and business thriving.



9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.


5 hours total, 1 hour per each of 5 sessions


First DatesSeptember 6, 13, 20, 27, 2022, and October 4, 2022

Second DatesTo Be Announced

Program Cost


COURSE DISCLAIMEREvery reasonable effort will be made to ensure this course runs as described on this webpage. Please note that course dates and professors are subject to change. You will be notified by email in advance if there is a date or professor change. Additionally, this course requires a minimum number of registrants to take place. You will be notified by email if the course does not meet this minimum.


Live, Online: This program will take place every Tuesday for five weeks, with 1-hour live, synchronous sessions. This format allows for spontaneous question-and-answer sessions for immediate clarification.

Program Faculty

Allen Weiss

Professor of Marketing

Allen Weiss studies technology marketing, particularly how firms make decisions in technologically sophisticated markets. His research has published in the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Management Science, Organization Science, and Journal of Financial Economics. Professor Weiss consults with high-technology and internet firms, including Intel Corporation, Texas Instruments, COMPAQ, and IBM.

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