First Be No Threat as a Leader--Mindful Leadership. Based on the science associated with these simple but powerful acts of mindful leadership, this book explains how to execute each act. In fact, there are specific ways for leaders to smile, to breathe and to listen. This interactive speech is not only fun but immensely substantive. This keynote will have people engaged and enthusiastic-a great way to start off a conference. Based on his book, Smile. Breathe. Listen. The Three Mindful Acts for Leaders, Dr. Gladis relates stories and compelling research that will surprise even the most skeptical in the room and will add powerful tools to their leadership toolbox.