2022 AAHSL Annual Meeting

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About the Program

Compassionate Leadership | Cheryl Shah

Many leaders think they need to choose between being a good human being or tough, effective leader. But this dichotomy is false. Leaders who combine practical wisdom with human compassion drive the highest levels of employee engagement, loyalty, resilience, and performance.

Key learnings from this 90-minute session includes:

  • Discover new, eye-opening research about the benefits of integrating compassion and wisdom.
  • Learn how to navigate tough leadership and organizational challenges with compassion and wisdom.
  • Learn a memorable framework and gain practical tips for doing the hard tasks of leadership in a human way. 

About the Presenter

Cheryl Shah, Senior Facilitator, Potential Project 

Cheryl has taught MBSR for over 7 years at organizations including Qualcomm, the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), UCSD, Center for Mindfulness, and is a facilitator for Potential Project. She has her MBSR & Mindful Self-Compassion Certifications through the UCSD. Cheryl is also the Co-Director of Workplace Programs for UCSD. Cheryl’s 20+ years of corporate experience have led her to the conclusion that there must be a better way to live and work. Cheryl lives with her husband in San Diego, CA and they have two beautiful adult daughters. She enjoys playing tennis, traveling, hiking, and spending time with friends & family.