Talk on "Mindfulness and Workplace Wellness"
World Trade Center Kochi together with NASSCOM organized a talk on "Mindfulness and Workplace Wellness". The programme was held on 21st March 2019 at NASSCOM office. Mr. Gokul Raghunathan, Founder, Mindelligence was the speaker. During his address, Mr.Gokul said that work is getting transformed every day with advancements in technology. The demand for a mentally healthy workforce is at an all-time high. He also addressed the significance of mentally healthy workspaces where he touched on the role played by technologies like Machine learning in workplace wellbeing. He explained the concept of mindfulness and its benefits in business as well as daily lives
Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgmentally. It is about training our minds to be more focused, to see with clarity, to have spaciousness for creativity and to feel connected. Among many scientifically proved benefits, these are the most applicable ones for the workforce- Stress reduction, Emotional intelligence, Better working memory, Creativity, Empathy, Attention, Focus and Cognitive flexibility
The thoroughly interactive session was attended by CEOs, Business owners, CXOs, HR Managers and other employees of companies in and outside of Infopark.