Pandit Dasa

Pandit Dasa - Health and Wellness Inspiring Stories  Speaker


About Pandit Dasa - Inspirational speaker, meditation teacher, and well-being expert:

Pandit Dasa is a Mindful Leadership Expert. He has spoken on Mindful Leadership and conducted workshops at Google, JPMorgan Chase, Citi, State Farm, Bank of America, Comcast, Nationwide, Intel, Novartis, The World Bank, UBS, Royal Bank of Canada, UNICEF, Bank of Montreal, TD Ameritrade, Harvard, Columbia University, and many other institutions.

He has also presented at the World Government Summit in Dubai, the national SHRM convention, SHRM Arkansas, Oracle HCM conference, LEAD2017 and the WorkHuman Conferences. At these workshops, Pandit presents the research on Mindfulness and explains the importance of leading by example, appreciation, communicating mindfully and managing one’s emotions. He also engages the audiences in various breathing and focusing exercises that individuals will be able to implement at work and at home. Through these workshops, Pandit helps individuals develop positive leadership qualities, lower stress and anxiety, increase focus and productivity, and boost emotional intelligence. 

Pandit has spoken at a TEDx conference and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, PBS, NPR, The New York Times, Psychology Today and writes for The Huffington Post. In his book, Urban Monk, Pandit writes about the turning point in his life that came after his family lost their multimillion-dollar business, which ultimately led him to living as a monk for 15 years in New York City. He uses his training and experiences to help corporate and student audiences manage stress and develop a work-life balance.

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What Pandit Dasa Talks About:

Stress Management for Work-Life Balance
Workplace stress is costing businesses over $300 billion annually and is responsible for absenteeism, employee turnover, errors, and conflicts. Stress can impact ones' physical and emotional health. This presentation will explore the nature of our mind and the factors in our lives that cause us stress. We will learn simple meditation techniques to nourish the mind which will lead to increased focus, greater productivity, improved relationships, and better health. 

Keys to Unlocking and Unleashing the Power of Your Mind
The mind can become our best friend or our worst enemy. It controls our emotional and physical health and thus impacts all aspects of our social and professional interactions. The mind is the cause of our fears, insecurities, and anxieties. An undernourished mind magnifies problems and challenges we encounter and leads us into negative thought processes. By strengthening the muscle of the mind and nourishing its needs, we can see the potential for growth during difficulties and setbacks and develop the self-confidence we need to accomplish our personal and career goals.  

Pandit Dasa will share his journey from being a millionaire in Los Angeles to spending 15 years in monasteries, in New York and India, with little to no money or possessions. He will inspire us with eye-opening insights into the nature of the mind and how we can unlock the power of the mind to help us overcome many of life’s obstacles.

Mindful Leadership
This presentation is inspired by Gandhi’s quote, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” This presentation will encourage the audience to reflect on how they can become better leaders in whatever leadership role they are in, whether personal or professional. It will address the importance of creating an environment where ego battles aren't driving the company down and where individuals are willing to put aside their own self-interest for the sake of the greater good. It encourages an environment where individuals are willing to appreciate the contributions of their co-workers instead of feeling threatened by them. A mindful leader is one who is able to provide constructive feedback that is balanced with a healthy dose of appreciation.

In this sessions audiences’ will learn:  

  • The value of leading by example and using inspiration not fear to lead. 
  • The significance of implementing a culture of appreciation where workers appreciate each others' success.
  • A simple formula which will lead to more empathic communication. 
  • How to Implement compassionate communication with employees and co-workers.
  • How to understand the value and power of humility in one's approach to leading.
  • How important it is to be able to balance and manage one's emotions especially during difficult and conflicting situations.
  • Scientific research on Mindfulness and Meditation.
  • A variety of Mindfulness practices which will include breathing and focusing exercises, that can be utilized at the workplace to de-stress, improve productivity, and boost emotional intelligence.

Meditation Workshop for Reducing Stress
For individuals working in a fast-paced and demanding environment, this workshop will provide simple techniques to rejuvenate and refresh the mind. The mind is the control center for our emotional and physical health. This workshop will take participants through a variety of mind quieting, breathing, and focusing techniques that will help individuals reduce stress and anxiety simultaneously increasing their productivity. According to MIT News and The New York Times, regular meditation can improve focus, creativity, and memory. A regular implementation of meditation practice can lead to happier and healthier employees fostering a more positive work environment.

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Pandit is a very dynamic speaker. His presentation was very eye-opening and engaging. I felt relaxed and recharged from the meditation techniques. I have been to other stress management presentations...but this was arguably the best.

JPMorgan Chase

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