When established and emerging leaders and their teams search for smart, strategic approaches to progress in their professional and personal lives, Bena Long brings clarity and time-tested methodology utilized within the Fortune 100. As Executive Advisor, Bena develops high performing teams. She starts with leadership and teaches the skills to move with change, open creativity, and improve listening and communication to lead clients to expanded levels of Emotional Intelligence.
As a Talent Development Consultant, Bena provides strategy, change management, cultural agility and coaching to you and your team. Her skills training is practical, can be applied immediately, and is key to improving personal health and creates thriving global work environments. She assists in talent strategy and setting priorities to facilitate both professional and personal performance.
Bena Long’s unique advantage for her clients is her cutting edge experience and knowledge into the latest advances in individual and organizational change, resilience, and cultural agility. She is personally skilled in the inner technologies of Martial Arts, Meditation, and Yogic Science that she utilizes in her transformative consulting.
Bena entered the field of mind/body study as a child athlete culminating her career as an NCAA Division One competitive gymnast . She continues with more than 20 years of accomplishment in Hatha Yoga and Meditation as well as a practitioner of the martial art of Tai Chi. Bena studies in the lineage of Master Chen Peishan, successor of Chen Taiji.
Bena Long is a speaker, seminar seader, and retreat presenter. Some of her clients include: Bank of America, First Union Wachovia, Merck, Barclays Capital, Windham International, Citibank, Adelphi Research, GUNA, Inc., Merrill Lynch, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
She holds academic positions as a Visiting Presenter for the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and as Executive Education and Adjunct Faculty for DeSales University, MBA, where she pioneered and teaches the class "Intercultural Competence for Global Business."
Bena Long is a candidate for a Doctorate in Organizational Development.
Execution of tactical and strategic goals takes more than effort. Learning takes more than being physically present. They require the skills and knowledge to coordinate the mind and body to concentrate on the task at hand. It is your personal capacity to direct your mental focus that enables you to achieve anything at all.
Every person is endowed with innate human capacities. Capacities that provide the foundation for physical and mental health, performance and fulfillment. With proper development these internal resources become the most valuable personal skills that determine excellence, high performance and extraordinary leadership.
- Bena Long