This Lunch & Learn session will provide you with the scientific background, the facts, Western and Chinese case studies, and also some practical exercises that you can implement, in order to improve the productivity of individuals in your business as well as the whole organization.

This session will focus on:

  • Understanding the modern workplace and aligning with new mindsets
  • Introduction to productivity (facts and statistics)
  • Theory and practice needed to understand, apply and develop new skills.

Session Outline

Productivity in an Individual:

  • Happiness as a Success Factor > reflecting and journaling
  • Balancing the Mind and Body > office yoga and meditation

Productivity in an Organization:

  • A Culture of Purpose > placing employees in the heart center. Leadership, Connectedness, Development and Learning
  • Retaining by engaging and caring > team building activities


Who should attend?

As everyone in a company is part of the business culture, this Lunch & Learn session is open for people from all work fields and job levels.


11:30 Registration and Light Lunch
12:00 Session
13:30 Q&A & Networking
14:00 Session Ends

A light lunch will be served for the attendees.


  • Julie Costerg

    Julie Costerg

    French-Taiwanese Julie grew up in cosmopolitan business hubs like Paris, Washington, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei and Guangzhou. After graduating with an MBA in International Business, she lived a stressful corporate life for 10 years. Luckily, she understood the benefits of a balanced mind and body, which led her to practice yoga for 11 years. Developing a stronger interest in health & wellness, she became a Yoga Alliance certified instructor and founded Linwards 3 years ago to help urban communities find inner balance through holistic wellness activities.

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  • Janine Jakob

    Janine Jakob

    Janine is a Success & Happiness Consultant from Germany who focuses on life skills and the well-being of individuals at the workplace. She holds a double master’s degree in international business and a certificate by edX MOOC (University of Berkeley) on the Science of Happiness.
    She worked 7 years at global Fortune 500 IT company Hewlett-Packard, founded the Happiness Association in Suzhou last year and is now also Suzhou’s Founder & Community Manager for the female community Girl Gone International and an ambassador for InterNations.

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Prepayment is required when purchasing these tickets.
Member Ticket
Member Price RMB 360
Member Company Employee Ticket
Standard Price RMB 500
Non-Member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 600


  • Member Training Credit is not applicable in this session.
  • All registrations shall be made online before the session. For full-day sessions, payment also shall be made before the session.
  • Limited spaces are available and attendance will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Members please bring your membership card and non-members bring your business card upon check-in at the training session.
Walk-in and Cancellation Policy
  • This session requires confirmation of attendance in advance. If you attend this session without prior registration, you will be charged an RMB50 "walk-in" fee as member and RMB100 as employee.
  • Cancellation: If you need to cancel your registration for a Lunch & Learn session, please notify Ivette Corominas at (86 21) 6279 7119 ext. 5671 or email ivette.corominas@amcham-shanghai.org no less than 24 hours in advance.
  • To ensure that you have a seat, please come to the session on time. Open seats will be released to other guests 15 minutes after the session starts.