Encore: Mindful Self-Compassion and Leadership

September 14, 2022
Hosted by Dr. Sheryl White, with Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard

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Episode Description

According to Verna Jaggers, Mindfulness Teacher/Personal and Professional Coach, kindness opens our hearts to suffering, so we can give ourselves what we need. Self-compassion provides emotional strength and resilience allowing us to admit our shortcomings, motivate ourselves with kindness, forgive ourselves when needed, relate wholeheartedly to others, and be more authentically ourselves. Mindfulness opens us to the present moment so we can accept our experience with greater ease. Together mindful self-compassion comprises a state of warm-hearted, connected presence. You will not want to miss this episode of Leadership Matters with host Dr. Sheryl White, cultural psychologist and Verna Jaggers exploring the key component and steps to practicing Mindful Self-Compassion as a path to a greater confidence, authenticity and effectiveness as a leader.

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Leadership Matters, the forum of choice for current and emerging public and nonprofit leaders. Dr. Sheryl White and Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard, along with their guests, explore practical tips for issues management, human capital strategies, and improving leadership effectiveness. Leadership Matters, your forum for Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

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Dr. Sheryl White, with Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard

Dr. Sheryl White, a cultural psychologist, brings over 20 years of experience providing leadership, workforce, and organization development consulting, training, and coaching services to municipalities, nonprofits, educational institutions, and for-profit corporations worldwide. Dr. White, the Vice President of Training and Organization Development at Neighborhood House Association (NHA) in San Diego, CA and is also the founder of NHA’s social enterprise, InnoVisions, which provides professional, leadership, and organization development services to other organizations. Since 1999, Dr. White has served as an executive coach and facilitator with the Center for Creative Leadership. Dr. White is passionate about helping people work better, and better together.

Undraye Howard is vice president of the Center on Leadership at the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. He also is an adjunct professor at several universities, where he teaches courses on youth, work development, leadership, communication practices and processes, and effectiveness in the human services world. Howard holds master’s in communication with an emphasis in training and development from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree.

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