Search Inside Yourself

A virtual retreat with the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

Who it’s for

Individual contributors through upper management – all levels are welcome!

Why this course

Logo: The Leadership Green Room, offering professional development, leadership development and soft skills training, is presented by Republic Bank FoundationSearch Inside Yourself was developed at Google. Now, it’s available to everyone looking to sustain excellent performance or tap into outstanding collaboration.

This course helps people develop the leadership and emotional intelligence skills needed to intensify focus, manage stress, harness creativity, enable collaboration and improve resilience. As a result, you will gain better self-awareness, improve communication skills, and understand how to lead with compassion. Growing your competency in each of these areas also leads to increased well-being and happiness.

The program is highly interactive. It is approximately one-third content and two-thirds experiential exercises, including one-on-one and group conversations, attention-training practices, listening exercises, and writing activities.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop the emotional courage required to lead others effectively.
  • Build greater self-awareness to enhance your ability to manage your emotions, habits and behavior patterns.
  • Increase your resilience and ability to respond to setbacks.
  • Discover and hone the values that drive your actions at work.
  • Understand the neuroscience of empathy and how to strengthen your ability to understand others’ feelings and perspectives.
  • Become skillful at influencing with compassion.


November 4-6, 2020
The program starts with 3 half-day virtual retreat sessions, followed by a 4-week integration journey, and concludes with a 1-hour capstone webinar | $900


  • “One of the best professional development sessions I have attended in my career. I have been experiencing symptoms of executive burnout and leadership fatigue and this was exactly what I needed. As a result of attending this program, I feel a sense of calm and of renewal.”
    – participant, Search Inside Yourself

  • “I was impressed by the program, the delivery and the flow and weaving of mindfulness with leadership qualities, emotional intelligence exploration, crucial conversations, and the practices presented.”
    – participant, Search Inside Yourself


Patrice Borders

Patrice Borders, JD is an executive coach, speaker, and facilitator. Her tools of choice: emotional intelligence and mindfulness. She empowers leaders to show up in shared work cultures in ways that support teaming, innovation, and belonging.

She is the Founder and Principal of Prevention Strategies, LLC. For over 20 years, this former attorney has combined her employment law and human capital practices to coach individuals and train organizations to develop resonant leaders, collaborative teams, and inclusive workplace cultures. She has delivered transformational training and leadership coaching to individuals and audiences across the world including, Fortune 500 corporations, law firms, non-profits, and academic entities.

Patrice is a Certified Search Inside Yourself Teacher. She is also certified in the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 Emotional Intelligence assessment tools, the Hermann Brain Dominance Instrument® and as a professional and executive coach.

Lindsey Kugel is a leader in impact organizations including Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI), and mindfulness teacher with a 20-year practice. As a community manager and strategic partnership director, Lindsey has held founding roles with several impactful start-up organizations and teams. These include Google’s wellbeing learning team, the Green Building Council of Israel, a cleantech firm supporting water security, and a sustainable home improvement firm. Most recently, Lindsey has spent five years with SIYLI, where she is Director of Public Programs and Partnerships and Staff Teacher, building SIYLI’s mindfulness-based emotional intelligence training worldwide.

Lindsey strives to bring authenticity and compassion into all workplace interactions and finds this to be the greatest factor in her success at SIYLI. She holds an MBA in sustainable management from Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco. A longtime mindfulness practice guides her desire to change the world.

Contact us

Need more information? Contact Zuri Johnson, Leadership Development Manager or call (502) 561-0458.

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