HeartRise helps leaders, knowledge workers, golfers and any aspiring people to become more mindful and compassionate to achieve better results for themselves and others:
Our highly interactive, content rich (with the latest findings from neuroscience studies), experiential workshops use business, life and golf experiences to make the workshops meaningful, memorable and actionable.
Our workshops, Be Your Best Self, Mindfulness for Leaders, Key Principles for High Performance Teams, and Mindfulness for Golfers provide an engaging combination of lecture, guided individual activities, group exercises, and discussions to ensure participants not only learn about mindfulness, but also learn how to practice it.
HeartRise exists to produce exceptionally healthy minds, compassionate leaders and happy people.
We strive to inspire people to be mindful when making life’s choices.
By developing the skills and practices of mindfulness, meditation, and compassion, we help people reach their full potential and improve their well-being and relationships.
We donate 20% of our revenue to Mission Be, an organization that brings mindfulness-based learning programs to schools.
Barry Margerum has more than twenty-five years of C-level management, strategy, and marketing experience in the electronics and communications industries and is a recognized pioneer in bringing mindfulness programs into the corporate workplace.
After studying and practicing meditation, yoga and mindfulness for over 15 years, he introduced mindfulness programs to the worldwide associates and executives of Plantronics, Inc. to improve employee focus, resiliency and performance in business and life. In 2016 he founded Heartrise to offer mindfulness workshops and executive coaching outside of Plantronics, and today is recognized as a pioneer in bringing mindfulness programs to the corporate workplace.
With his unique mix of business acumen and mindfulness experience, Barry specializes in integrating mindful and compassionate leadership practices into corporate cultures and core management curriculum.
As an avid amateur golfer, he recognized that mindfulness techniques and practices would be invaluable for improving golfer’s mental state for better performance and experiences. He has recently teamed up with Dodie Mazucca, an ex-LPGA golf professional to develop mindfulness programs for golfers.
Barry is a frequent speaker at electronics and communications industry events and human resource summits and symposiums, where he discusses how to bring mindfulness to work. He consults with F1000 to develop compassionate leaders and corporate-wide mindfulness work practices to achieve higher levels of engagement, increased well-being, and optimal performance.
BSE, Princeton University
MBA, Stanford University Graduate School of Business
SIY Certified Teacher
"Most everything in your life is a reflection of the choices you make. When facing choices, start with your heart, then bring the light of your awareness, in the moment, nonjudgmentally for the best outcomes."
Co-Teaching with Dodie Mazzuca
October 7-12, 2018
1440 Multiversity, 800 Bethany Drive, Scotts Valley, CA and Pasatiempo Country Club, Santa Cruz, CA
This breakthrough class introduces participant to the best practices for optimal physical and mental preparation for the challenges of golf and life. The weekend workshop provides the tools, techniques and practices to be a more present and focused golfer, to merge physical action and awareness, and to quiet their mind to access their natural and effortless swing. It offers ways to improve the participant’s mindset, flexibility, resiliency, and their golf and life experiences.
August 10-12, 2018
1400 Multiversity, 800 Bethany Drive, Scotts Valley, CA
This highly interactive and experiential course features elements of how to “Be Your Best Self” and “Principles for Developing a High Performance Team”. It will first focus on the individual: How to develop an “Awakened Mind” to be happier, perform optimally, and sustain performance through a values-based life. It then builds on this foundation with leadership practices so the leader and his/her team can operate in a psychologically safe environment to achieve the highest levels of performance.