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Webinar - 60 Minutes to Stay Sane!

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Date 24 February 2021
Time 10:00-11:00 (Timezone: Europe/London)
Venue Online
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'60 Minutes to Stay Sane!'

People are going stir-crazy. Working from home was fun at first but now people are all zoomed-out.

The world and his wife are purporting to tell you how to handle the lock-down – but most of their advice is not based on evidence.

Join us for an invitation only webinar that will explore how to look after yourself and your team. Based on some well-researched and powerful ideas from psychology and neuro-science, Henley’s Professor David Pendleton will be interviewed to explore models and approaches to support your thinking and people management in the current situation. David will present ideas and answer your questions, offering his advice to support your mental and physical wellbeing.

We will also share with you some guidance and tips to help improve your own and your team’s wellbeing with some practical exercises you can use every day, to help you stay well.

There will be an additional 15 minutes at the end with Anna Devrimci, an educationalist and Pilates expert who will demonstrate some short Pilates exercises that you can do any time – even from your office chair - to help you stay supple and refreshed as you work!


Professor David Pendleton

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Professor David Pendleton is a Professor in Leadership at Henley Business School, where he works extensively in executive education.

David completed a doctorate in psychology at Oxford University and devoted the first half of his career to research and teaching in doctor-patient communication.

David is also a business psychologist, educator, consultant and author. He has published extensively on medical communication in healthcare and on organisational leadership. His most recent book, authored with Professor Adrian Furnham of UCL, is titled ‘Leadership: All You Need to Know’ and is in its second edition (2016). He is currently writing a new book for leaders which is a novel approach to work-life balance and suggests a means for evaluating the impact of work to maximise its benefits.

David is a member of the Trustee Board of the Royal College of General Practitioners and is an Associate Fellow of the Said Business School at Oxford University and Green Templeton College Oxford.

As a consultant he has worked on four continents and in all sectors: commercial, public and charity. He was co-founder and executive chairman of the Edgecumbe Consulting Group from 1995-2015. During his career, he also lived and worked in Hong Kong (1993-1995) and was seconded to Innogy PLC to be Director People and Organisation Development (2001-2003).

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