6 steps to boost innovation through mindfulness GreenBiz.com (blog) More leading corporations — including Intel, Google and General Mills — are paying attention to the role that mindfulness and meditation can play in innovation.
Want to Be a Better Leader? Deepen Trust Huffington Post The foundation of leadership is trust. You can lead without trust if you base your leadership on fear. Arguably, this is coercion, not true leadership.
America is currently facing a crisis of leadership in business and in government. Yet at the same time – participation in leadership seminars and programs has never been higher. The leadership industry, with many of its roots in America, is now a $50 billion industry.
Kellerman explains that the current state of leadership is no better understood or produced than it was 40 years ago and that followers are becoming more and more disenchanted by those who are leading them.
Though the leadership industry thrives, leadership in practice is declining in performance.
Five TED talks on leadership worth watching Washington Post (blog) While we mere mortals who couldn't attend (or don't have the $600 to spend on live access) wait for more of this year's talks to be shared online, here are a few TED talks from...
We all like shiny new things, whether it's a new gadget, new city, or new job. In fact, our brains are made to be attracted to novelty—and it turns out that it could actually improve our memory and learning capacity.
Eric Vanetti's insight:
May explain why new challenges at work are so motivating and rewarding for many employees.
Leadership 101: How Doing Nothing Makes You A Better Leader Forbes In fact, when you let busyness, and the stress that comes with it, consume you, you are maxing out your mental resources long before you've lived up to your potential as a leader.
Reveal Yourself And Others Will Follow - Authentic Leadership Forbes Jennifer Petrigliere: So, traditionally in leadership studies, we tend to focus on styles or actions of leaders, which of course are important.
Is mindfulness just another fad, or is it a life-changing skill? Columbia Daily Tribune Imagine this scenario: You come home from work tired and frazzled, and your little kids are running wild. Perhaps this doesn't require much imagination.
Feeling grumpy? It happens to the best of us. Stress is one thing , but some days, your brain just decides it's in a bad mood and it feels impossible to beat it. Don't give in. Here are 10 simple ways to kill that bad mood.
Each of us has clutter in our lives that holds us back from becoming who we want to be and achieving what we desire. What is holding you back? What can you start doing today to begin living simply, mindfully, and passionately?
Eric Vanetti's insight:
Great advice for defining your purpose and living your passion