How to stay focused during uncertain times?
Because of all that’s going on at the moment, stress levels are increasing and employers losing focus, creativity, motivation and feeling isolated, depressed or showing even symptoms of getting burned-out. We understand that this is huge pressure for you as an HR-manager.
Vesna and André love to show you ways how to take care of your team and not to get fatigued by yourself!
I was introduced to Mindfulness through workshops held by Vesna and Andre. At first, I was sceptical but the workshops gave me a new perspective and mechanisms on how to deal with stressful situations. Because I liked their work, I decided to include my work colleagues in the “Re-connect your team” program. Vesna and Andre started this program when it was most needed. This program helped us build skills on how to cope with business challenges in the midst of a pandemic and other social changes when uncertainty is greatest. Now I can recognize my feelings and reactions in the private and business spheres, but I also have concrete tools on how to deal with all the challenges. We apply Mindfulness principles with our colleagues in our daily work and we notice positive effects – on a personal and professional level. I recommend their programs to every person and organization.
Thanks Vesna and Andre! 🙂
Timea Bodis Project Coordinator at Kolping Serbia
Starting Tuesday, August 25
Week 1: Kick-off
We will start our journey with an interactive workshop. We will teach you how to take care of your team and yourselves by using the principles of mindfulness and self-compassion.
Week 2: Employer Research
We will give you the tools to research how aware and mindful your team is. If we know where we are then we can start mapping where we want to go.
Week 3: 1-on-1 Session
Before you can take care of others, you first need to take care of yourself. In this week, you will experience a 60 minutes 1-on-1 mindfulness-based stress release session.
More about this method you can find here.
Week 4: Group session
Let’s share the experience together with others. During this session, we will roundup all together with an experimental mindfulness-based group session.
Based on your employer research we will give you and your team an overview of where stress-reduction is possible.
50% discount on followup
Depending on the outcome of the mastermind we will give you and your team and advice on how to bring mindful-approaches to your workplace. To empower you and your team to really start! We decided to give to all the Mastermind participants a 50% refund on our introduction lectures and workshops.
Learning some basic techniques we can do in order to ground and calm down in stressful, emotional and challenging situations.
Get tools to “calm” yourself and your self-criticism, self-judgment, and perfectionism when it is not functional.
Developing the ability to cope more effectively with short-term and long-term stressful situations.
Along with my partner, we create and implement programs to deepen the connection within teams, by changing the way how people think and feel. Besides, we provide business consultancy in the field of company branding and culture.
Yes, I like to join!
What they say about us.
Like so many people around 30, I’ve been thinking a lot about my life lately and I was not quite sure what I want to do in the business field, but Andre did let me look in the mirror. What do you want and who are you actually. We often follow each other in order to achieve certain targets or goals, but what do we actually want. We live short, and it’s all about spending time and doing fun things with people you care about, making new memories together.
Niels van de Wiel
Andre is a special person. He has the guts to make decisions that few people dare to make. This means that he has found the way to ultimate wisdom, happiness and success, or Quality of LIFE (the plural of COURAGE). Being happy is not a destination, but enjoying the journey. He has understood that message like no other. He is now making the most beautiful journey of his life and I enjoy it again. An inspiration for many to realize that you make decisions every minute of the day. Do you have the COURAGE to choose your own quality of life? If not, I advise you to let Andre enrich you.
I had my first education on the topic of mindfulness with Vesna and I highly recommend them. It was an awesome experience for me, returning to myself and slow down at this quick pace of our lives. Vesna is an exceptional coach, dedicated, professional and expert in this area.
Talent Acqusition Lead, WB, Baltics and CEGB FOBO at PepsiCo
I am happy to write this recommendation for André. I know André as a specialist in everything related to “growth”. A creative entrepreneur pur sang. His open and critical attitude makes him a sincere advisor and a strong sparring partner. When everyone gets stuck, it is André who always comes up with a creative solution. A consultation with André is guaranteed to bring you new insights.
Evert van den Berg
Commercieel Directeur at Suit Up
André is very creative. His brain forms strategic solutions for person and company. A man with a story, a man with a vision. Partly because of André, I am as an entrepreneur where I am now. He works from his heart and that touches me, which is why we are buddies too. Would I recommend this man? YES YES YES
Creative Director at Concept God
I did two courses with them and will definitely attend some more. I would recommend their courses to everyone who wants to learn something more about themselves, everyone who wants to gain more focus in everyday tasks and who wants to “grow”. Vesna and Andre are starting a great story that is beneficial to all people who seeks a peaceful mind, heart and body 🙏
Highly recommend it 💚
MC computer science
As someone who does mindfulness, I can only say the best about Mindfulness Center and Vesna Laković. Novi sad is very happy to have this kind of support and resource like this! I highly recommend to everyone training and workshops that are offered. Vesna is an excellent expert in the field of mindfulness, but also a wonderful person with whom it is always a pleasure to cooperate with.
psychologist & counselor
A few years ago I met these techniques for the first time and passed a two-day training with Vesna. Extraordinary experience! I adopted some things, customized to myself and use them daily. Breathing Techniques. Awareness of emotions that remain stuck in the body. Awareness of that. Focus on now and here. Vesna literally lives this concept with her authentic energy and peace. I am glad that these precious experiences, experiences and methods of world experts were brought to Serbia. For every recommendation! Something that every person needs to know and learn about themselves!
About us 🙂
We create and implement mindfulness-based programs to deepen the connection within teams, by changing the way how people think and connect. Besides, we provide business consultancy in the field of company branding and culture.
I’m André van Kempen
Already my whole life, I’m seeking to solve challenges in a creative way. In 2005 I founded my first company, and in 2009 I founded together with my old companion Wim La Haye Techtwo, now known as Blue Bird Day. Proudly I can say they are two years in a row, awarded the number 1 e-commerce agency in the Emerce top 100 of the Netherlands.
Staring in the recession in the deep competitive red ocean of web-development wasn’t easy. However, the great thing was, it taught me to see failure as an opportunity to learn and grow; it allowed me to celebrate victories and to create a culture where we inspire each other by example. Unfortunately enough in 2016, I needed to discover the hard way that something was missing; the stress and lack of purpose burned me out and revealed my years of substance abuse. I needed to make a shift, breaking my old habits and unhealthy patterns; I needed to re-connect with myself.
My journey guided me towards crazy things like; 10-days water fasting, 30 days Muay Thai boxing camp, 14-days in silence with monks, implementing scrum to invent a new menu in Balinese kitchen, becoming a Reiki Master and Theta healer, giving lectures and inspirational talks in co-working spaces, hosting brainstorms on the Gili islands, living the nomadic lifestyle and volunteering in a mindful addiction recovery community in Thailand.
While I was volunteering in Thailand, I met my girlfriend and future business partner, so unusual circumstances, together with love, brought me to Serbia. Life here grounded me and made me aware of how I want to merge together my past 10 years of experience.
Going back to business life without being in contact with myself or totally switching to the world of personal development field was not the best idea as well.
So I founded Shiftmindful, which could help me bridge these two worlds together. Today I’m using my business knowledge in sales, marketing and IT as well as my experience and wisdom I gained from mindfulness and compassion.
Andre is a special person. He has the guts to make decisions that few people dare to make. This means that he has found the way to ultimate wisdom, happiness and success, or Quality of LIFE (the plural of COURAGE). Being happy is not a destination, but enjoying the journey. He has understood that message like no other. He is now making the most beautiful journey of his life and I enjoy it again. An inspiration for many to realize that you make decisions every minute of the day. Do you have the COURAGE to choose your own quality of life? If not, I advise you to let Andre enriches you.
Co-founder & ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST Nolost Capital
I’m Vesna Laković
I have finished my bachelor studies in Pedagogy and Master studies in Management in Education. Since 2015, I have been conducting mindfulness trainings, workshops and programs for children, youth and adults in Serbia. In the region, people know me as an entrepreneur within my Mindfulness Center in Novi Sad.
I completed my training for Mindfulness Trainer in Slovenia in 2015, and a year later I also became a Mindfulness trainer for children and teens with a practice based on the Mindfulness Matters method by author Eline Snel.
I continue my specialization in the field of Mindfulness by completing courses in various areas: Mindful Self-Compassion- a program aimed at prevention of compassion fatigue and burnout in the helping professions, Mindful leadership, MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program) and currently I am enrolled in a Teacher Training for MSC teacher (Mindful self-compassion).
Over time, I also learned about other practices and approaches that become part of my work, the values of Jesper Juul’s family psychotherapist, personal construct psychotherapy, TRE method – tension, stress and trauma release exercises…
I spent the period between 2017 and 2018 in Thailand working as a counsellor and Mindfulness facilitator at New Life Foundation, an addiction recovery community. Since 2019, I’m one of the first certified TRE providers in our country (exercises to release tension, stress and trauma).
As someone who uses mindfulness in her work, I can only say the best about Vesna Laković. Novi sad is very happy to have this kind of support and resource like her! I highly recommend to everyone training and workshops from her. Vesna is an excellent expert in the eld of mindfulness, but also a wonderful person with whom it is always a pleasure to cooperate with.
PSYCHOLOGIST & COUNSELOR
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