VIDEO: How Can I Stay Motivated and Be Impactful During Stressful Times?

How To Video with Mandar Apte, Executive Director, Cities4Peace

Members of the Business Fights Poverty share their insights through a series of “how-to” videos on the themes of Business Fights Poverty NYC Online 2020. Mandar Apte, Executive Director, Cities4Peace helps business professionals understand how to stay motivated and resilient during stressful times

Mandar Apte is Executive Director of the “peace consultancy” Cities4Peace and of the World Summit on Countering Violence and Extremism. He is also a Visiting Scholar in the School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, and a former Shell Gamechanger program manager of the social innovation portfolio.



The aim of this session is to help business professionals understand how to stay motivated and resilient during stressful times, and how simple meditation practices can help to overcome stress, anxiety and improve energy levels, and innovation potential.


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Editor’s Note:

This How-To Video is part of Business Fights Poverty NYC Online 2020, a one-week, online conference (21 to 25 September) that builds on our recent online conference Business Fights Poverty Online 2020 (13 to 17 July) to drive forward connection, conversations and collaboration around how we rebuild better – how together we create an equitable and resilient world. The week consists of inspiring and engaging content, live events, peer networking and community-led learning. The week also builds on our Business and COVID-19 Response with Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Responsibility Initiative, and supported by DFID and a number of our corporate partners.

Each day, we will focus on a specific theme: Imagining the Future We Want (Monday); Creating an Equitable World (Tuesday); Helping People Survive and Thrive (Wednesday); Building Resilient Livelihoods (Thursday); Shaping System-Level Partnerships (Friday).

You can register here to join us at the online event.

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