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After a tumultuous year with many ups and downs for companies as well as individuals, SwedCham China, together with FinnCham Shanghai are glad to present this workshop on positive intelligence, teaching you self-management and how to gain a positive perspective on challenges.

Your mind is your best friend, but it can also be your worst enemy:

"I will never succeed under these circumstances", "Why don't my stakeholders get back to me?!" and "Why do I have to everything on my own!!!" are all common examples of inner thoughts of frustration, anger and anxiety. These so called "Saboteurs" are voices in our heads that generate stress and negative emotions in the way we handle our work, and in our life. They sabotage our potential for both performance and a happier life, and make the process towards success a hard one, both professionally and personally. Such situations might be more frequent when working with cross-cultural teams.

Common issues faced by leaders and business professionals in an international environment include how to manage a local organization or a local team, being managed by a local manager, working with local stakeholders; and vice versa.

We are pleased to invite you to this interactive workshop on mental fitness for executives, leaders, and managers of companies, during which leadership coaches Lena Hoerlyk Petersen and Eike Westerholt will train your ability and grow your capacity to respond to challenges with a positive mindset, rather than a negative one - and improve your potential at the same time.

During this event you will discover:

  • What is holding you back? – How you sabotage yourself, and what is causing this
  • How you can quiet negative, inner voices and get the upper hand in situations of stress, anxiety, frustration, and conflict.
  • How you can build mental strength and improve performance, relationships with people important to you in your business, and wellbeing at work and in your life.

If you'd like to explore coaching and positive intelligence further, you will as SwedCham member and workshop participant receive exclusive discounts on further coaching sessions and 6+ weeks program. See details below under "Price".


Positive Intelligence and Mental Fitness


Lena Hoerlyk Petersen - Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Cross-cultural Leadership, Mental Fitness Coach, PCC - CPQC - CPCC

Eike Westerholt - Leadership Coach, Team Coach and Personal Coach, ORSC Practitioner, PCC - CPQC - CPCC


November 29


02:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m., Beijing time


2:00 - 2:05p.m. Introductions

2:15 – 3:30p.m. Part 1: What is mental fitness & coaching, how does it work?

3:30 – 3:40p.m. Break

3:40 - 4:50p.m. Part 2: Explore your roadblocks

4:50 - 5:00p.m. Conclusions

5:00 - 5:30p.m. Q&A




200RMB for Members & Discount Pass Holders

300RMB for Non-Members

200RMB for FinnCham Shanghai Members

By joining this workshop you will also receive SwedCham-exclusive discounts for one-on-one coaching sessions as well as the full course on Positive Intelligence:

  • Regular Member Discount, 3 coaching sessions: 750 RMB per session
  • Member + Workshop Participant Discount, 3 coaching sessions: 600 RMB per session
  • Regular Member Discount, 6.5 weeks program: 4995 RMB
  • Member + Workshop Participant Discount, 6.5 weeks program: 3995 RMB


Online via Microsoft Teams

Link will be sent out separately before the event

Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend a training for which you have registered, please cancel your registration no later than seven business days prior to the event. If you fail to notify us of your cancellation in a timely fashion, you will be charged for the event costs.

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  • Lena Hoerlyk Petersen (Executive and Leadership Coach, Founder of of Boldsteps)

    Lena Hoerlyk Petersen

    Executive and Leadership Coach, Founder of of Boldsteps

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  • Eike Westerholt (Leadership Coach & Founder of of Wen Eike Consulting Services Beijing, Ltd)

    Eike Westerholt

    Leadership Coach & Founder of of Wen Eike Consulting Services Beijing, Ltd

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Sponsors and Partners

Corporate Gold Partners

A special thanks to our Corporate Gold Partners for supporting the Swedish business community in China.

Corporate Silver Partners