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July 8, 2024

Contemplative Leadership and Personal Mastery

Join us for an exceptional Garrison Institute Fellowship Forum featuring renowned speaker, former business school professor, and executive coach, Dr. Srikumar Rao, in conversation with Dr. Angel Acosta. This enlightening session will explore the profound themes of creativity, personal mastery, and contemplative leadership.


About the Forum

In a world filled with constant challenges and rapid changes, finding deeper meaning and engagement in our work is essential. Dr. Srikumar Rao, the creator of the pioneering course “Creativity & Personal Mastery,” will share his insights on achieving quantum leaps in effectiveness, resiliency, and overall happiness. Dr. Rao’s programs have empowered thousands of executives, professionals, and entrepreneurs worldwide to become more creative and inspiring leaders.


Key Discussion Points

  • Being Successful as Your Spiritual Path: Understanding how success and spirituality intersect and can be pursued together.
  • Eradicating Stress from Your Life: Techniques for completely removing stress and cultivating a state of calm and resilience.
  • How to Be Truly Happy: Discovering the keys to achieving lasting happiness and fulfillment.
  • Cultivating Extreme Resilience: Developing the ability to bounce back from setbacks with strength and determination.
  • Making a Quantum Leap in Your Life: Strategies for achieving significant improvements in personal and professional effectiveness.


About Dr. Srikumar Rao

Dr. Srikumar Rao is a speaker, former business school professor, and head of The Rao Institute in New York. As an executive coach, he helps senior business executives find deeper meaning and engagement in their work. Dr. Rao’s programs have helped thousands of leaders around the globe transform their lives, allowing them to experience abundant joy, no matter what comes their way. He is also a TED speaker and author. Dr. Rao’s workshops and programs are unique, as they inspire participants to think and feel in entirely new ways, fostering extreme resilience and eradicating stress.

About Dr. Angel Acosta

Dr. Angel AcostaFor over a decade, Dr. Angel Acosta has worked to bridge leadership, social justice, and mindfulness. He holds a doctorate in curriculum and teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University, and has supported educational leaders through dynamic learning experiences and leadership trainings. Dr. Acosta consults for organizations like the NYC Department of Education, UNICEF, and Columbia University, and he is the creator of the “Contemplating 400 Years of Inequality Experience.”

Event Details

Date and Time: July 8, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. ET
Location: Virtual Event via Zoom

Participants will receive the Zoom link within twenty-four hours of registration. For any questions, please email us at events@garrisoninstitute.org.


About the Garrison Institute

The Garrison Institute’s mission is to apply the skills and wisdom cultivated through contemplative practice, together with the insights emerging from science, to today’s urgent social and environmental challenges, leveraging transformational change and helping build a more compassionate, resilient future. The Institute fosters a deeper awareness of our interconnectedness and supports positive change through contemplative practices combined with scientific insights.

Register Now

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights into personal mastery and transformative leadership. Join us for a transformative conversation with Dr. Srikumar Rao and Dr. Angel Acosta.