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Episode 3: Mental Resilience and Intro to Mind Chi - Bitesize Agility | Agile Business Consortium
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Bitesize Agility

Episode 3: Mental Resilience and Intro to Mind Chi

Our Bitesize Agility series offers 10-minute snapshots from industry specialists and leaders. This Mental Health Awareness Week, John Williams is joined by Vanda North author of Mind Chi, Trainer and Change Maker to discuss “Mental resilience” - what is it and how can we strengthen it? Vanda also shares one of her quick steps from Mind Chi to help you on your journey.

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Bio - Vanda North

Vanda North author of Mind Chi, Trainer and Change Maker Author, Trainer, Change Maker and Joy Enhancer

Vanda is an experienced trainer, facilitator and mentor, active in business and education for the past 50 years. She is passionate about developing the full potential of her clients and to this end has studied and shared numerous interventions which can help individuals, groups and organisations increase their resilience, productivity and enjoyment in work and life.

She has a wide variety of experience, from organising large conferences to founding a global training company; and from presenting on T.V. to being a bridge tender!

Vanda’s global experience includes companies in the IT; Medical; Financial and Building industries and across health, governmental and educational institutions.

She is the author of 8 books, several translated into 8 languages, and numerous training programmes. Vanda believes in ‘educare’ - to draw out and to this end, her sessions are always highly interactive, practical and delivered using the latest neurological information, topics include:

  • Building resilience Coping strategies for stress
  • Learning how to learnEffective thinking strategies
  • Speedy reading and information intake Having creativity on demand
  • Effective communication skillsHaving joy at work

Vanda is accredited and / or published with:

  • Mind Chi - rewire your brain in 8 minutes a day - 50 strategies for success in business and life’ - published by Wiley Capstone
  • ‘Get Ahead - map your way to greater success’ - published by Buzan Books
  • ‘Maps for business success’ - published by BC Books
  • ‘The Spark’ - - published by Wilkinson Press
  • ‘Joy Journey’ - published by Nightingale Conant
  • Clarity4D psychometric profiling
  • GC Index Change Maker profiling
  • Co-author of ‘Change Wisdom, Insights from Successful Change Makers to Guide Your Future’ - Amazon best seller
  • Past President of the International Society for Accelerated Learning & Teaching and
  • Numerous courses in CBT; TA; Brain function; Learn to Learn; Effective communications; Affective education processes.

Some of Vanda’s assignments:

  • Providing Master Classes for lead medical staff in the NHS over a 10-year span – focusing on building resilience and managing vast quantities of data
  • Providing a series of sessions on a variety of enhancing performance topics for the Executives and Senior Leadership levels globally over the past 15 years
  • Mentoring individuals to build resilience, coping strategies for stress and peak performance.

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