Lunch & Learn Sessions
A Lunch & Learn is short presentation designed to inform, inspire and energize your employees. These sessions make a great value-added supplement to your regular training or staff development programs.
You can book one topic or work with Laurel to create a series of topics on a theme.
What are the benefits to your workplace or organization?
Learn and learns sessions:
- provide bite-sized learning in a busy schedule
- enhance employee motivation & morale
- foster a culture of learning
- effectively use both time and money
The Lunch & Learn topics are also available in a pre-recorded webinar format. These videos are perfect if you want flexibility in scheduling and your budget is tight.
Be sure to ask about discounted fees for booking multiple sessions.
Popular Lunch & Learn Topics
Self-Care in the Midst of Chaos
Self-care is an essential life skill for our well-being yet during challenging times it often is the first thing we let go. In this upbeat session, you will discover a fresh perspective on what it means to practice self-care during situations that test our capacity and cause us stress. You will come away with some practical tips that help you feel calmer and in greater control even in the midst of chaos.
The Power of Gratitude
People who live in a spirit of gratitude experience less stress and more happiness and satisfaction in life. Contrary to popular belief, it is not simply having an “attitude of gratitude”. The real benefits come from engaging in some simple yet powerful daily practices. If you want to make a positive change in how you experience life, this session will introduce you to the basics of an intentional gratitude practice.
More Joy Less Stress: Simple habits for mindful living
We are living in a crazy busy world that can raise our stress levels and take away from our feelings of happiness and satisfaction. Our daily habits influence our physical, mental and emotional health. Learn what mindful people do differently to experience more joy, calm and success and how you can get started today with some simple changes.
Cultivating Resilience: Thriving in the midst of pressure, change or challenges
Sometimes life isn’t easy. It’s a normal part of life to experience challenges or setbacks. Cultivating personal resilience helps you cope with the ups and downs of life’s journey. Discover the keys to building a resilient mindset and how to stay calm, focused and productive while managing the demands and difficulties of stressful times.
Coming Home: Finding calm and positivity in a stressful world
With life being so hectic we all need a calm and inspiring place to go to be able to recharge. Does your home do that for you? Is it a place that lets you reset from the busyness of the world or is it just another source of stress? In this session you will learn some simple ways to turn your home into a sanctuary that offers refuge at the end of a long day.
Pause-abilities: Discover the Essential Habit of Well-being
Busy busy busy is the 21st century mantra. We wear it like a badge of accomplishment. But not having a moment to breathe or feeling guilty if you take a break can leave you feeling tired, stressed and unhappy.
The truth is that learning how to slow down for a few moments and take a productive pause can actually be a game-changer in your life. In this session you will learn some simple, ready-to-use strategies to help you pause and reset your mind and body leaving you feeling more engaged and less stressed.
ME & WE: A fresh approach to building stress resilience
When it comes to stress, we are all in it together. High stress environments breed more stress. Studies show that emotional intelligence can increase resilience and decrease burn out on the job. In this refreshing and practical session, you will learn some simple and ready-to-use strategies that can help build EI skills, manage stress, and regain a sense of calm and purpose so that you are better able to cope with what is happening in the moment.
Mindful Productivity Sessions
Get Off Your ‘But’:
Practical strategies for managing the obstacles that hold you back
People who achieve their goals consciously plan for success. Managing obstacles is a natural part of that process. No matter what goal you are working toward, you will encounter at least one obstacle. Somewhere along the way, something will happen that will slow you down or stop you in your tracks.
Mindfulness in a Multi-tasking Workplace:
How to be more present and less distracted
Multi-tasking is risky business for organizations that value efficiency, accuracy and employee engagement. Even though we know that multi-tasking is an unproductive use of our time, we still give into the habit of trying to do more than one thing at a time. Workplace expectations have not quite caught up with current research that shows that multitasking simply doesn’t work. In this candid and practical session, participants learn simple strategies they can begin using immediately to be more focused and less stressed in the workplace.
Stuck to Started:
Finding the sweet spot between going with the flow and getting stuff done
With all the best intentions of getting something done, it’s a common experience to put off starting for another day. With endless distractions and fluctuating motivation, taking the first step to achieving a goal or task can be daunting. It’s no fun being stuck in the gap between “I want to” and “I did”. In this refreshing and candid session, you will discover why you put things off and some practical strategies for kicking yourself into action.
Getting Stuff Done:
Mastering your to-do list with mindful productivity
One of the most common complaints is there is just not enough time. In this session you’ll discover the secret to time management and a whole new approach to getting things done. You’ll learn about the most common time wasters and time boosters as well as a simple strategy for organizing your time more effectively. You will come away with practical tips and tricks for cultivating mindful productivity that you can begin using immediately.
AHA Your Life:
Closing the gap between good ideas and purposeful action
Everyone has had a great idea or a sudden insight or clarity. The lightbulb goes on but before long the inspiration wears off. The power of the epiphany gets stuck in the gap without us taking the steps to meaningful action. Through humorous anecdotes and thought-provoking principles, Laurel Vespi demonstrates how we can take advantage of our AHA moments to be more productive and ultimately successful.
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