deepak chopra to speak live in bahrain for first time

Published July 29th, 2007 - 12:59 GMT

Deepak Chopra, one of the most inspiring speakers in the world, will make his first live appearance in Bahrain, when presenting his Soul of Leadership programme to a business audience on December 11.
Dr Chopra’s full-day session is under the patronage of HE Sheikh Ahmed Ateyatalla Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Minister of Cabinet Affairs. The event is the second in a series on leadership by Global Leaders, following the full-day programme with Ken Blanchard, author of One Minute Manager, in March.
Chopra breaks down The Soul of Leadership into three pillars: making the crucial choice to become a leader; setting out to become a le– and measurable – results around the world.ader by looking inward; and finding wisdom amid chaos.
Tina Schneidermann, president of Global Leaders, said: “Deepak Chopra is widely recognised for his teachings on wellbeing, but his corporate programme has had remarkable
“Dr Chopra’s programme contains a host of groundbreaking concepts that enable participants to unlock the talent of both themselves and their team members, and increasing motivation throughout the corporation. He also presents a methodology of maximising your own effectiveness and mental capacity, which results in a re-energised organisation.”
Through more than two decades of work since leaving his medical practice, Chopra continues to revolutionise common wisdom about the crucial connection between body, mind, spirit, and healing.
He is widely recognised for his work in combining eastern and western philosophies. Former US President Bill Clinton said: “My country has been enriched by the contributions of more than a million Indian Americans, which includes Dr. Deepak Chopra, the pioneer of alternative medicine.”
Dr Chopra’s mission of "bridging the technological miracles of the west with the wisdom of the east" remains his thrust and provides the basis for his recognition as one of India’s historically greatest ambassadors to the west.
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev added: “A renowned physician and author, Deepak Chopra is undoubtedly one of the most lucid and inspired philosophers of our time.”
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The full-day seminar will mix strategy and motivational speaking with practical exercises, to ensure delegates are empowered to work his principles into their day-to-day business life.
These exercises will include understanding how responses match needs and situations and evoking these responses spontaneously; and putting the theoretical concepts discussed into practice through specific real-life situations.
The event will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bahrain on December 11, 2007. Tickets are available for USD1,495 per person.


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