Leading Self:
The Mindful Leader

For Principals and senior leaders seeking to be more focused, calm and clear for the complex work of leadership.

Note: a minimum of 15 participants is required to run this program.

Day 1 – Tuesday, 14th May, Day 2 – Wednesday, 12th June,
Day 3 – Friday, 26th July and Day 4 – Friday, 23rd August 2019

Location: AISNSW Conference Centre, Level 12, 99 York Street SYDNEY NSW 2000

Participants from: 
AIS Member Schools: $1,320
Any other school or organisation: $2,640

Standard Descriptors:
6 hours of NESA registered professional learning addressing 6.3.4 from the APST


Gillian Coutts,
Potential Project Australia

At a glance:

  • Four face-to-face days (10:00am-2:00pm)
  • Online interactivity with other participants and the Potential Project facilitator between days
  • Independent, daily ten-minute mind training using the Potential Project smart phone app
  • Ongoing support for your learning and practice through a training manual that includes a mindfulness manual; work themes postcards; mental strategy cards; research articles and other reference material.

Gillian Coutts has over 20 years of experience as a leader and change agent in the sales and operations functions of large corporations. She has worked across a range of industries including education, retail, government, transport, oil and gas, and human services. Gillian is a Partner with The Potential Project Australia. She works with Yahoo!7, Telstra, BUPA and large not-for-profit organisations. 

She also sits on a number of boards and regularly speaks on integrating mindfulness into leadership, work life, and – following her own wake-up call of cancer diagnosis and treatment – programs for post-traumatic growth.

“Outstanding PD. Thoroughly practical, both professionally and personally.”