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Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

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Crown Plaza Union Station 
123 W. Louisiana St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

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Indianapolis Chapter CSI April 2018 Meeting: 

Corporate Mindfulness


The Indianapolis Chapter of CSI, in conjunction with the 2018 Great Lakes Region Conference, is having its April Chapter Meeting at Crown Plaza Union Station, in the Ballroom, on Thursday, April 19 from 5:30pm-8:30pm.
Please Note that the standing reservation list will NOT apply for this month. Everyone will have to register for this meeting so that we can get the most accurate number for the venue.

Research has found that the average employee in corporate America today is stressed and is pre-conditioned to multi-tasking, which has significant drawbacks to productivity, despite our society's obsession with the ability to multi-task. However, those with a “mindfulness focus” of some sort, tend to be more productive and creative, make fewer mistakes, and are generally happier and better with their co-workers. Learn why Fortune 100 companies, Congress, and many schools have integrated mindfulness training into their organizations.  This workshop is key for helping employees be more productive and happier. There is a 10-page handout that goes along with the presentation.


-1) What is Mindfulness? Review working definitions and discuss how mindfulness is being incorporated in health care settings, schools, athletics, corporations, etc..

-2) The Science of the Brain. Describes the science to help attendees understand the neuroscience and research being done.

-3) The Role of Balance. Discuss multi-tasking do's and don'ts with an interactive exercise. Discuss the 4 P's of pivot, presence, pacing, and prioritize.

-4) The Role of Habits. Delve into three ways of experiencing our lives and provide a handout with "brain training" exercises.

-5) The Role of Movement. Participate in a short demonstration of simple movements that can be integrated into your day to calm your mind.

- 6) How to apply this knowledge in a practical way. Discuss three daily practices to incorporate Mindfulness as a gateway to health. 

About the Presenters:

Kimberly Kayler, CPSM, CSI, President, Advancing Organizational Excellence (AOE)

Kimberly Kayler, CPSM (Certified Professional Services Marketer) is the former President and Founder of Constructive Communication, Inc. (CCI) of Dublin, Ohio. CCI has recently merged with Creative Association Management (CAM) to form Advancing Organizational Excellence (AOE). She is currently the president of AOE out of Farmington Hills, MI.  A marketing professional with extensive experience serving technical industries, Kimberly started CCI in 2001 to serve the needs of professional service and business-to-business technical firms. In her role as President of CCI, she helps clients define strategy and develop marketing action plans. CCI’s client list includes more than a dozen design and construction-related organizations and associations.

A member of the Board of Direction for the American Concrete Institute (ACI), Kimberly chairs the ACI Marketing Committee and is a current member of the Convention, Financial Advisory, and Chapter Activities as well as the International Conferences Task Group. She is the past chair and member of the Marketing Committee, as well as a past member of the Construction Liaison and Membership Committees, Task Group 2030 and the Global Marketing Plan Task Group.

Kimberly is Co-Founder of the Women in Concrete Alliance (WICA) and leads efforts to create networking programs for women in the concrete industry. In this capacity, she represented WICA on the U.S. Secretary of Transportation’s Women in Transportation Roundtable. She has authored more than 2000 articles and is the co-author of Leading with Marketing, a handbook for marketing and business development professionals. She has given presentations at World of Concrete and for many industry organizations, including Concrete Foundations Association (CFA), Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), and Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA). She was the first person in Ohio to earn the Certified Professional Services Marketer designation in 1999.  Since 2009, Kayler has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Integrated Marketing Communications Department at Columbus State Community College.