The panel discussion held on 26th May on a topic relevant since time immemorial could not have made with had a better impact than during the covid-19 triggered pandemic. Westford University College organized the Panel Discussion for a wide fraternity of audience that included its undergraduate & MBA students as well as its employees, alumni, and well-wishers.
Rajeev Daswani, a serial entrepreneur, and transformative Conscious Leadership Coach, founder, and Chief Happiness Officer kickstarted the panel discussion with a poll that triggered and connected with the audience:
Which of the following has affected you the most during the current pandemic?
- Personal Wellbeing
- Family and Connection
- Work & Career
An overwhelming 38% voted for “Personal Wellbeing” followed closely by 29% voting for the other option- “family and connection”.
Melanie Lapointe, the second panelist, founder of Blooming Eloquence shared her experience in creating sustainable organizations that dwelled upon happiness and productivity. Melanie emphasized IKIGAI (a Japanese philosophy to live in harmony with our passions while fulfilling our purpose), positive visualization of the day ahead, intentions and mantras to regain control of the present moment; mindfulness to respond with calmly instead of reacting with an emotional outburst, and to embrace a career that is fulfilling and serving the greater good.