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- Finding the Space to Lead

- Finding the Space to Lead | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Executives and leaders from all over the world have sou …
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I have not had the time to buy this yet, but I will certainly do so... will tell you more about it then!

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Some similarities between German and Dutch

Some similarities between German and Dutch | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Learing a new language is always very exciting. Especially when the new language we're learning is similar to one we already know. These similarities can be at different levels (phonetical, lexical...
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Interesting facts for those of you speaking German and Dutch!

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Mindfulness is an everyday install

Mindfulness is an everyday install | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Mindfulness is best installed new everyday otherwise it becomes absent-mindfulness

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craig daniels's curator insight, January 1, 2014 11:45 AM

Mindfulness is no more imune to becoming an absentminded habit than any other practice. The practice need a fresh install everday to avoid beoming stale.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 1, 2014 1:17 PM

It is also the ultimate social medium. When we are present, it is a powerful social statement.

Georges Millet's curator insight, January 6, 2014 4:35 AM

2014 starts ... better just be THERE #mindfulness

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Silence is a Great Peacemaker

Silence is a Great Peacemaker | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
“Silence is a great peacemaker” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow For the ancients winter and the passing of the old year signaled a time to slow down, a time for quiet reflection. Those days are clearly...
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 3, 2014 10:05 AM

Sometimes the less the better off things and people are.

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Want change in the New Year? It starts with mindfulness. | Mindful

Want change in the New Year? It starts with mindfulness. | Mindful | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Elisha Goldstein shares his thoughts on how to start the year off right—living mindfully. (Want change in the New Year? It starts with mindfulness.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 1, 2014 1:13 PM

This is an important way of being present and living life fully.

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Acquaintance Reveals Justine Sacco's Fateful Ideas About Twitter

Acquaintance Reveals Justine Sacco's Fateful Ideas About Twitter | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Forbes A few weeks ago, I had a drink with my friend Justine Sacco and we talked about what makes for a good Tweet.
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A must read for every communicator who thinks that tweets cannot have any consequences! Everything you say publicly and on social media portrays an image of you...

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Ubuntu Leadership- Leading with Connectedness

Ubuntu Leadership- Leading with Connectedness | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Every leader has there specific set of natural strengths. Some call these "hardwired" strengths.I have even heard them described as "pre-wired" strengths. No matter what you call them, the best lea...

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Interesting article!

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3 Good Reasons For Boosting Your Cross-Cultural Leadership

3 Good Reasons For Boosting Your Cross-Cultural Leadership | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Why is cross-cultural leadership getting so much attention? Why is it important for today’s leaders to develop their cross-cultural effectiveness? Let me tell you a story.  It starts on a hot summe...

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Mapping the Mind – Summer Research Institute 2013

Mapping the Mind – Summer Research Institute 2013 | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Interesting NGO with high ranking experts and knowledge!
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When You Criticize Someone, You Make It Harder for that Person to Change

When You Criticize Someone, You Make It Harder for that Person to Change | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it

The defensive brain is not the listening-and-learning brain.


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Graeme Reid's curator insight, December 19, 2013 6:45 PM

If you want to motivate someone get them thinking about there aspirations not their weaknesses.

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Excellent process awareness and team building tool

Excellent process awareness and team building tool | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of being introduced to a fun tool during a team building exercise, called “Lutts, Mipps & Wors". As I thought this tool was really fun and could be very helpful in...
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20 Ways Sitting in Silence Can Completely Transform Your Life

20 Ways Sitting in Silence Can Completely Transform Your Life | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
I've grown to appreciate silence. It's become my friend and my teacher. Here are 20 ways sitting in silence can completely transform your life.
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Having been to a retreat myself recently, this article resonates well with me. I wish I could do that more often as silence really is an excellent teacher!

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These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
These are amazing for studying etymology.
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A very interesting way to map out culture! U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going." (Quote from businessinsider.com)
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10 tips for communicating with non-native colleagues

10 tips for communicating with non-native colleagues | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Communicating successfully with non-native colleagues requires more than just speaking slow-ly and clear-ly. Sunita Sehmi shares 10 tips for productive interaction with other nationalities
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Brussels - A Cultural Potpourri

Brussels - A Cultural Potpourri | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
During this holiday season, I had the pleasure of going home again. To those of you who are following this blog on a regular basis, you might know that ‘home’ for me is quite an interesting term. U...
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Busy isn’t respectable anymore.

Busy isn’t respectable anymore. | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
I especially like: even if you win the rat race you're still a rat ;)
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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, January 16, 2014 10:14 AM

Amen to this...

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 16, 2014 1:40 PM

If we are always running, can we create. Briggs and Peat suggest it is in the pauses between being busy that creativity emerges. We have time to let something percolate.

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No more resolutions

No more resolutions | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
It's that time of the year again, people take resolutions that they never live up to (or at least rarely) and everything is supposed to be better, brighter in the new year. The fact is though that ...
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According to Scientists, This is The Most Relaxing Tune Ever Recorded

According to Scientists, This is The Most Relaxing Tune Ever Recorded | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
This eight minute song is a beautiful combination of arranged harmonies, rhythms and bass lines and thus helps to slow the heart rate, reduce blood pressure and lower levels of the stress. The song features guitar, piano and electronic samples of...

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Interesting, just listening to it and trying not to fall asleep!

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Five 3 Minute Meditations | Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

Five 3 Minute Meditations | Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
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Excellent three minutes mediation exercices that you can practice while you have some time in between the years!

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Wise words for a peaceful end of the year

Wise words for a peaceful end of the year | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
  “We need to get rid of hate, envy, jealousy, discord in ourselves, so we can reach a solution in terms of peace in order to feel that time has come for human happiness.”  - Chico Xavier &nbs...
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Happy New Year! New Year's and Calendars Around the World

Happy New Year! New Year's and Calendars Around the World | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Happy New Year!! Our greetings are sincere; we wish the best for our colleagues, partners, and friends. Intent is important. However, even the most sincere greetings, when unaccompanied by a broade...
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If you are working with people from different cultural backgrounds, you would want to read this to know more about how they define a 'year'
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Risa Heywood's curator insight, December 22, 2013 1:04 AM

CTA wishes a Happy New Year to those who celebrate on January 1.  Here in Singapore, we also look forward to celebrating the upcoming Year of the Horse in early February.  

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How Knowledge of Your Brain Can Make You a Better Leader

How Knowledge of Your Brain Can Make You a Better Leader | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it

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Emeric Nectoux's curator insight, April 23, 2014 3:19 PM

"Your capacity to regulate emotions,” says David Rock “is absolutely essential to success in life.” Managing our emotions is crucial because it allows us to use our brain more efficiently.

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Melitta Campbell - Writing for the web

3powerful tips for writing on the web by Melitta Campbell - a copywriter with 15 years experience of working in a Corporate Communications environment.
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Short, concise and to the point. Watch this short clip and analyse your own website and writing!
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Alison Hunt's curator insight, December 18, 2013 7:11 AM

People read differently on the web--they scan text. So you need to write differently.

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emotional intelligence

emotional intelligence | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
emotional intelligence
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If you missed him in Lausanne, I am sure you can see him somewhere else. Definitely worth it!

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MyKLogica's curator insight, December 16, 2013 4:51 AM

Las personas que desarrollan su Inteligencia Emocional, uno de los aspectos que más desarrollan es su foco en lo importante, para sí mismos, para el equipo y para la organización. Tal y como dice Goleman, cuanto más alto en la organización se encuentre un profesional, más importante es su nivel de desarrollo de la IE.