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Germany: No more work emails after 6pm

Germany: No more work emails after 6pm | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
Checking emails after work hours is so bad for your psychological state that Germany is considering banning it altogether.

Via TechinBiz
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Is this the way to approach this complex issue? What about common sense prevailing?

 

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Meditating Your Way To More Effective Leadership

Meditating Your Way To More Effective Leadership | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

 

The Drucker School of Management and Wharton Business School both offer courses in mindfulness meditation. Virginia Tech is sponsoring "contemplative practices for a technological society," a conference for engineers who integrate contemplative disciplines into their work. Google offers courses in meditation and yoga

 

Aetna, Merck, General Mills--the list goes on--all are exploring how meditation can help their leaders and employees agilely thrive in today's fast-paced business environment. And the benefits are widely publicized: sustained attention span, improved multi-tasking abilities, strengthened immune system, increased emotional intelligence, improved listening skills...And there is science behind such claims.


Via Pamir Kiciman, The BioSync Team, Jem Muldoon
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

I like the ideas that mindfulness is combined with Peter Drucker's work and that large companies are looking at meditation as something that will benefit employees.

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Jem Muldoon's curator insight, February 15, 2013 4:15 PM

When top business schools highlight the importance of mindfulness with courses for future leaders, we now have precedence for including it in educational leadership training.

Lauran Star's curator insight, March 19, 2013 11:43 AM

What really happens when we meditate? How can such a simple act of sitting still actually cultivate agile, talented leaders? Read this article to learn more.

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The Digital Marketing Trio Of 2013 [Infographic]

The Digital Marketing Trio Of 2013 [Infographic] | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

Digital marketing has become one of the most focused on streams of marketing in the last few years. Three of the biggest digital marketing issues include social network marketing, mobile, SMS marketing, and content marketing. Here’s a brief look at each:

Social Network Marketing

As a marketing, you can rely on social media to connect, engage, and build relationships with current and potential customers.

Mobile / SMS Marketing

Mobile marketing is a term that covers several different methods of marketing through mobile devices. Mobile marketing can take several different shapes but one of the most popular is SMS marketing.

Content Marketing

Content marketing is the development of interesting and helpful materials to engage customers and clients. Examples of content can be blogs, infographics, online tools, YouTube videos etc.

 

This infographic displays some eye-opening statistics about these 3 digital marketing streams and might get you thinking more about including these streams into your marketing mix.


Via Lauren Moss, Ken Morrison
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A useful looking infographic.

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Ennio Martignago's curator insight, August 29, 2013 3:01 AM

Sociale, Mobile e… Contenuti (!!!). Il terzetto di punta dell'anno in corso (e ml'olio solo di questo)

THOMAS Gwenaëlle's curator insight, August 29, 2013 3:12 AM

Le marketing digital on aime ça 

Ubleam's curator insight, August 29, 2013 3:47 AM

So do you use the smart logo : http://pinterest.com/ubleam/