Search Inside Yourself (SIY) is the world‘s most renowned mindfulness based leadership training. Developed at Google in 2007 in collaboration with some of the world’s leading neuroscientists, this results-oriented program is designed to empower individuals, strengthen teams and transform entire workplaces. Join the thousands of global leaders who have committed two days to seeding the healthy mental habits that sustain optimal professional performance and personal well-being for years to come.
The SIY curriculum is rooted in scientifically validated research stemming from four key disciplines:
• 2-day in-person program
• Participants: senior leaders, managers, employees, entrepreneurs, private individuals
• Held in German by two SIY certified trainers with a joint experience of 50 years
• 4-week online program after the event to integrate learnings
• Date: Nov 23 – 24, 2017
• Venue: Papiersaal in Sihlcity, Zürich


Whether you are coming for personal or professional development, to check out the SIY program for your organization.
  • -Enhance mental fitness and clarity
  • -Develop agile and adaptive mindsets
  • -Reduce stress responses
  • -Increase resilience
  • -Improve access to creativity
  • -Develop greater self awareness
  • -Enhance emotion regulation
  • -Improve communication skills
  • -Develop better decision-making skills
  • -Develop greater emotional intelligence
  • -Experience greater overall wellbeing and thrive


Day 1

Session One (AM)

Introduction to Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional intelligence at work
  • Intro to mindfulness
  • The neuroscience of mindfulness and emotional intelligence
  • Intuition and decision-making
  • Theory, Practice and benefits of mindfulness

Session Two (PM)

Self-Awareness and Self-Management
  • Science of self-awareness
  • Emotional regulation
  • Understanding triggers
  • Reframing and responding to challenges skillfully

Day 2

Session Three (AM)

Motivation and Empathy
  • Aligning your values and work
  • Resilience
  • Neuroscience of motivation
  • The role of empathy in leadership
  • Perspective taking
  • Neuroscience of empathy
  • Developing trust

Session Four (PM)

  • Compassion and leadership
  • Influence with goodness
  • Communication with insight
  • Neuroscience with compassion
  • Teambuilding models
  • Navigating difficult conversations
  • Integration and next steps


We’ve selected two of our best trainers to help you realize your potential in work, wellbeing, and leadership.

Angelika von der Assen

Search Inside Yourself (SIY) Certified Teacher

Angelika von der Assen is passionate about enabling leaders to master the challenges of today’s dynamic and complex business world through mindfulness practices. She considers mindfulness to be the most precious gift she ever received. Therefore, she works to bring it to organizations by focusing on mindfulness practices that fit the corporate world and that are backed by science. Angelika works for Switzerland’s largest energy supplier as Head of Management Development, where she has implemented mindfulness practices for the company’s leadership and talent development programs.
(see news article in Neue Zürcher Zeitung)

Robert Chender

Search Inside Yourself (SIY) Certified Teacher

Robert Chender has been a mindfulness teacher for over 30 years. He has taught Search Inside Yourself programs across the U.S. and abroad, and regularly conducts mindfulness trainings in corporations, law firms, and non-profits. A former investment executive, Robert incorporates his deep knowledge of both business culture and mindfulness practice to act as a change agent, helping to transform organizations through increased efficiency and greater morale and wellbeing.


Get in Touch

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Daniela Reinhard

Event Manager
+41 78 723 33 92

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