As a Small Business Owner or Manager do you often feel pressured? Information overloaded? Distracted? Stressed?


Are you interested to learn practical tips, tools and techniques to develop more focus, clarity and calm in the midst of a busy work life? Then this workshop is for you.

In this highly interactive and practical session you will learn: 

  • How the brain works - what the latest neuroscience shows

  • Stress is contagious. So is being calm

  • One simple technique – Sos Beag - to enhance the effectiveness of your workday.   

  • Why multitasking doesn’t work, and what does. 

  • How to better manage yourself, and your team, to be at your best throughout the day

Facilitators: Grattan Donnelly, Art of Navigation & Mary Lovegrove, Mindful Nation Ireland

Grattan Donnelly, Executive Coach, Facilitator, Trainer and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher.

"My role is to help people live healthier, happier and more productive lives. I invite people outside their comfort zones. That’s where their potential is. Working with Small Business Owners & Managers, and their teams, I bring creative approaches to deliver different results. Walk ‘n Talk Coaching. Walk ‘n Talk Meetings. Walkshops.  

After experiencing burnout in 2010 mindfulness found me. The difference it has made to my life is profound. My intention is to share what I’ve learned with people who are ready for a better journey."

Grattan is an Honorary Life Fellow and Founding Council Member of the Association for Coaching, Ireland (2007-2015) and Chair (2012-2015), and a Board Member of Mindful Nation Ireland. He is an Associate Faculty Member of the Irish Management Institute, lecturing on the Diploma in Executive Coaching. He lectures the Diploma in Coaching for Performance in Dublin Business School. He is a qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher, and an Enterprise Ireland Mentor.

Mary Lovegrove is co-founder and director of Mindful Nation Ireland which supports and encourages mindfulness and compassion initiatives in public and political life. Mary is leading the roll out of Sos Beag. Sos Beag is a simple 2-minute pause and can be used by groups in all settings to help bring more calm and focus to their day. 

Mary has been practicing mindfulness meditation for 12 years and trained as a mindfulness teacher for adults with the Institute of Mindfulness Based Approaches for adults. She also qualified as a mindfulness teacher for kids with Youth Mindfulness UK in 2018. 

Wednesday 4th March / 9:30am (Registration & Networking 9:00am) - 11:30am /

Haddington Hotel, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin / €10

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