Wendy Palmer holds a seventh degree black belt in the non-violent Japanese martial art of Aikido, and has practiced mindfulness for over 45 years. She is the author of 4 books, including her latest: Dragons and Power, which explores the elements of Leadership Embodiment, a practice she founded and has been teaching to high level leaders for over 30 years.
Her process draws on principles from Aikido and Mindfulness to offer simple tools and practices to increase the leadership skills of responding to stress and pressure with confidence and integrity.
Wendy shares simple, fast and incredibly effective practices to recover to center when triggered, and what it means to embody the Aikido practice of “letting the attack land in the space”.
She offers her personal wisdom around what it means to be resilient, why
boundaries don’t work and what actually does.
She also explains the 3 most essential qualities of Leadership:
- Warmth and inclusiveness
- Receiving feedback as creative fuel
- Acting with clarity, integrity and confidence
Wendy Palmer is the founder of LEADERSHIP EMBODIMENT, a process that uses principles from the non-violent Japanese martial art of Aikido and mindfulness to offer simple tools and practices to increase leadership capacity and respond to stress and pressure with greater confidence and integrity. Wendy holds a seventh degree black belt in Aikido and has practiced mindfulness for over 45 years.
She has worked with executive teams and individuals for Twitter, Genentech, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, The Gap, NASA, Gates Foundation, Salesforce.com, McKinsey &Co, Oracle, Google, Unilever, The BBC, Accenture, Blackrock, Capital One, Intel, The George Washington University, Eileen Fisher and The Daimler Chrysler Group.
She is also an author of four books, Leadership Embodiment, The Intuitive Body, The Practice of Freedom and Dragons and Power.
Her coaching organization, LEADERSHIP EMBODIMENT offers Coach Training to experienced coaches and facilitators who wish to learn to coach leaders in Leadership Presence.
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