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» Mindfulness: The Art of Cultivating Resilience - Psych Central

» Mindfulness: The Art of Cultivating Resilience - Psych Central | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Undeniably, sooner or later, we all have to deal with life’s realities -- those hard surprises and unknowns that can literally change everything in less (Some good advice for hard times.
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Why Employee Engagement and Enablement?

Why Employee Engagement and Enablement? | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Competitive companies nowadays face an enormous pressure and so do their employees. Today’s best leaders have the resilience to cope with the many challenges and uncertainties coming their way and ...
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The importance walking the talk for #mindful #leadership

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More Companies Should Follow Google's Lead, Invest in Diversity

More Companies Should Follow Google's Lead, Invest in Diversity | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Google's multimillion-dollar investment is a bold step in the right direction for a company with a history of innovation. More companies, both in and out of the tech world, should choose to follow their lead and champion diversity and inclusion. If they fail to do so, they risk being left behind.

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Empathy Driven Development

Empathy Driven Development | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Cost cutting leading to a destruction of value? Try an alternative and fresh approach with Empathy Driven Development!

 

CALL TO ACTION

So here is my call to action – begin using Empathy Driven Development. Right Now….

Apply Empiricism:Create an Empathy MapInteract with stakeholders – face to face / webcam. Talk to them, talk to each other. Walk in their shoes. Self-organize and figure it out…!TRANSPARENCY: Current state of stakeholder empathyINSPECTION: Is it where you would like it to be?ADAPTATION: Self-organize to make it better!

 


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15 Famous Leadership quotes

15 Famous Leadership quotes | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it

Famous Leadership quotes.

 

1) Be known for pleasing others, especially if you govern them. Ruling other has one advantage: you can do more good than anyone else. Baltasar Gracián

 

2) If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams

 

3) The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 


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6 Ways To Empower Your Employees With Transformational Leadership

6 Ways To Empower Your Employees With Transformational Leadership | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Managers can attest to this experience: You ask an employee to carry out a task that has enough flexibility for creative input. Rather than making their own decisions, the employee comes to you with an onslaught of questions, trying to pin down the exact parameters of the task. You become [...]

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What Cultural Differences Can Reveal About the Way We Learn

What Cultural Differences Can Reveal About the Way We Learn | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
The same lesson is experienced differently by learners from different cultures. #ProjectLiteracy

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Training the Leaders of Tomorrow

Training the Leaders of Tomorrow | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Having children on my own and seeing what they are taught in school and how, I began to wonder what I could possibly do to help them prepare for an adult life were uncertainty, ambiguity, volatilit...
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SIETAR Conference in Valencia

SIETAR Conference in Valencia | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Let's meet in Valencia for the 20th SIETAR Europa Congress! I will be speaking on the 23rd of May but will already be present in the days before. Looking forward to seeing you!
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Are you joining? #intercultural #communications

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20 minutes - La méditation aussi efficace que les médocs - Lifestyle

20 minutes - La méditation aussi efficace que les médocs - Lifestyle | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Les thérapies basées sur la «méditation de pleine conscience» sont une «alternative» aussi efficace que les traitements standard avec antidépresseurs contre les rechutes de dépression, selon une étude.
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Les 7 degrés de sensibilisation à la communication interculturelle

Les 7 degrés de sensibilisation à la communication interculturelle | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
En raison de l'influence quasi omnipotente d'internet, nous vivons aujourd'hui dans un monde interconnecté ou les barrières entre les différentes cultures semblent s'être affaissées, cependant si l...

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Re-connecting with our Inner Selves

Re-connecting with our Inner Selves | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Some while ago, I stumbled upon an inspiring thought by Anne Lamott:
“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”
At that time, I had only considered this to be a really funny, witty thought-provoking sentence. Now, in the
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 22, 9:17 PM

The Anne Lamott quote is accurate. We need a break from just doing and sometimes need to just be.

 

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The Hierarchy of Needs for Employee Engagement

The Hierarchy of Needs for Employee Engagement | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it

Via AlGonzalezinfo, Roger Francis, Isabelle Mayor
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Having worked in many engagement programmes over the years, fulfillment and decent treatment are really key for employees to feel motivated and happy at their workplace.

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, April 2, 6:07 AM

I've always been a fan of Maslow's hierarchy of needs and I really appreciate this "tweaked" model because it maps it very close to the principles of employee engagement. 


On the survival level, I would add "I can't retire" as a common sign of disengagement.  As a supervisor, I do all I can to engage many of these staff as they often provide great context and insight as to what has been done in the past and how efforts can be optimized in order to succeed the next time we try them.  



Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 20, 7:13 PM

Only 15% reach self-actualization. I wonder how many never get beyond security? More importantly, what constrains those people? As well, we should not mistake people who are busy selling themselves and their limited ideas with anything but the security level.

 

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24 Charts Of Leadership Styles Around The World

24 Charts Of Leadership Styles Around The World | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
24 charts of leadership styles around the world
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Which leadership style do you have?

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Isabelle Mayor's curator insight, April 20, 12:53 AM

Une infographie qui démontre symbolise les organisations et leur style de management. "Déjà vu mais on ne s'en lasse pas!"

Jaro Berce's curator insight, April 20, 4:03 AM

Is that ALL? Is there MORE? LIFE is so unpredictable that cannot be measured by any number count!

Ajo Monzó's curator insight, April 20, 5:39 AM

Very good, thanks!

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Diversity Management Is the Key to Growth: Make It Authentic

Diversity Management Is the Key to Growth: Make It Authentic | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Diversity management is the key to growth in today’s fiercely competitive global marketplace. No longer can America’s corporations hide behind their lack of cultural intelligence. Organizations that seek global market relevancy must embrace diversity – in how they think, act and innovate. Diversity can no longer just be about making the numbers, but rather how an organization treats its people authentically down to the roots of its business model. In today’s new workplace, diversity management is a time-sensitive business imperative.
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Feeling stressed while communicating?

Feeling stressed while communicating? | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Sure, sending an email is easy. How many of us have not written one while on hold with another call or in those few moments between one meeting and the next? Or how many are not sending text messag...
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7 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

7 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
People with high emotional intelligence tend to do better at work. So what habits do they have that set them apart?

 

 

 

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=EQ

 


Via massimo facchinetti, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Gust MEES, Roger Francis, Bobby Dillard
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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 18, 10:12 AM
People with high emotional intelligence tend to do better at work. So what habits do they have that set them apart?


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=EQ


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The power of interpersonal connection

The power of interpersonal connection | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Becoming an effective communicator I am sure that you have already attended a communications training of some sort in your life; be it to improve your communication skills, your team collaboration ...
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How effective are you in your #communications?

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Linking Mindfulness to Sports and Intercultural Training

Linking Mindfulness to Sports and Intercultural Training | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Leadership, Diversity and Mindfulness applied to sports Last Saturday at the SIETAR Europa conference, I had the chance to animate a wonderful workshop with a fellow interculturalist and friend Sus...
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Do you still read books?

Do you still read books? | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
How many people among you still read books? Or do you prefer reading your favourite magazines and authors on mobile devices? I must say that I still love holding a hard copy in my hands that I can ...
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The Downsides To Mindfulness Practices At Work

The Downsides To Mindfulness Practices At Work | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Too much mindfulness and meditation at work can do more harm than good. Here, a critic outlines some problems with the popular practices.
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There is no such thing as the quick method to approach mindfulness. And if suddenly you avoid conflicts instead of embracing and dealing with them, this might be very counterproductive!
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Compassion meditation reduces 'mind-wandering,' Stanford research shows

Compassion meditation reduces 'mind-wandering,' Stanford research shows | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Stanford's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education found that compassion meditation training can reduce "mind-wandering" and encourage caring and benevolent behavior toward oneself and others.
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Good to know!

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The Collapse of Expertise and Rise of Collaborative Sensemaking

The Collapse of Expertise and Rise of Collaborative Sensemaking | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
If organizations are going to thrive in turbulent times, they must surrender many of their most cherished assumptions and start leveraging the power of collaborative knowledge. But this won't be ea...
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Co-creation at the heart of change.
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Stop Killing Your Creativity - Here Are 5 Culprits

Stop Killing Your Creativity - Here Are 5 Culprits | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it

“ ou’re in the boardroom with your team, everyone is brainstorming ideas, and the whiteboard is turning into a work of erasable-marker art. But you’re reluctant to add creative input, even in a space designed to be free from judgment.”


Via Creativity For Life, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Mika Auramo, Ivon Prefontaine
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#Mindfulness on the other hand as well as regular pauses, boost #creativity and #innovation!

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Chris Wejr's curator insight, April 14, 9:35 AM

Although this is about business, there are some key links to some hurdles to overcome in our schools.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 21, 9:36 PM

In a day and age of more connectivity, is it not surprising that isolation appears on this list?

 

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Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, June 18, 5:29 PM

Pessimism, fear, pressure, isolation, and narrow-mindedness all kill creativity - and all can be present in struggling schools.  No wonder America continues to have schools that year after year fail to succeed.  We need creative problem solving - therefore, we must build school cultures that minimize the fear, pressure, and pessimism that come with being in a struggling school.

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Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own emotions, or the emotions of others. These skills can be valuable, but you’ll never get them in a classroom.

Via Kevin Watson
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Very true, these skills ought to be taught in school to prepare children to what is coming, i.e. a VUCA world! (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous)

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Empowering Women and Minorities for Leadership Positions

Empowering Women and Minorities for Leadership Positions | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Creating Value – Embracing Diversity – Leading Mindfully Context and current situation : Although in the EU women make up nearly half the workforce and more than half of new university graduates, t...
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Changing Demographics and environments necessitate a change in organisations!

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