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The mindfulness business

The mindfulness business | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
IN HIS 1905 book, “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism”, Max Weber credited the Protestant ethic with giving rise to capitalism. Now it sometimes...
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Especially the closing sentence is of importance here: "Western capitalism seems to be doing rather more to change eastern religion than eastern religion is doing to change Western capitalism." When using mindfulness in coaching or in other methods, we have to be careful to use it in the right way and not only because it is 'trendy' to do so currently!

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The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo they bend but rarely break. How resilient...

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How to embed innovation within your organizational culture

How to embed innovation within your organizational culture | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
With a global marketplace and customers & consumers becoming more savvy day by day, the need for organizations to differentiate with a compelling story and set of beliefs that make them what I call ‘the no-brainer choice’ has never been more so.
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Itay Talgam: Lead like the great conductors

http://www.ted.com An orchestra conductor faces the ultimate leadership challenge: creating perfect harmony without saying a word. In this charming talk, Ita...
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Have you ever heard or read about "spiral leadership"?  You might want to compare Itay's TED talk to this paper, outlining what type of leadership is needed for the 21st century: http://www.rosado.net/pdf/Spiral_Leadership.pdf. Very inspiring indeed! 

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Time and culture

Time and culture | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Just sharing a great video, part of an animated lecture series by The RSA.
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Excellent little animation!

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Why is EMPATHY the key to brand success in the 21st century?

Why is EMPATHY the key to brand success in the 21st century? | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it

THE PROMISE OF EMPATHYIn 2008, Karina Encarnacion, an eight year-old girl from Missouri, wrote to President-elect Barack Obama with some advice about what kind of dog he should get for his daughters.

She also suggested that he enforce recycling and ban unnecessary wars.

Obama wrote to thank her, and offered some advice of his own:

“If you don’t already know what it means, I want you to look up the word ‘empathy’ in the dictionary. I believe we don’t have enough empathy in our world today,   and it is up to your generation to change that.”

 

Graham Brown


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Keys to multicultural communication in Switzerland

Keys to multicultural communication in Switzerland | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
I am sure most of you know that Switzerland has more to offer than cheese, chocolate and fiscal advantages.As a matter of fact, and to quote Ute Limacher in her excellent post on that matter: “Swit...
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The three kinds of focus every Leader needs | Hay Group

The three kinds of focus every Leader needs | Hay Group | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Taken together, self-awareness, empathy and systems awareness are the hidden drives of leadership excellence
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Do you have all three?

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Angela Wong's curator insight, November 4, 2013 10:51 AM

Although undoubtedly important together, in certain contexts, some foci need to be more prevalent than others.

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Take-aways from D. Goleman's presentation in Lausanne

Take-aways from D. Goleman's presentation in Lausanne | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Yesterday I had the chance to attend Daniel Goleman’s presentation at the IMD in Lausanne. The room was full and people were attentively listening to what was entitled: “How can Global Leaders focu...
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5 Common Misconceptions About Meditation | Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

5 Common Misconceptions About Meditation | Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
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Good read :-)

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Active but Peacefull ... 

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Diversity & Innovation - InnoCentive Blog

Diversity & Innovation - InnoCentive Blog | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
companies with a strong diversity climate score four times higher on innovation (Diversity = Innovation?

Via Shawn Simpson
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Very interesting but not astonishing indeed! ;-)

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Neuroscience pushes meditation into the mainstream

Neuroscience pushes meditation into the mainstream | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
MINNEAPOLIS Propelled by technological breakthroughs in neuroscience allowing researchers to monitor brain activity, the medical community is increasingly aware that meditation has beneficial physical effects on the brain.

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How to Become a Better Active Listener - Business 2 Community

How to Become a Better Active Listener - Business 2 Community | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
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Las 5 habilidades del mindfulness para el liderazgo

Las 5 habilidades del mindfulness para el liderazgo | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it

En los últimos años muchos altos directivos y CEOS de grandes empresas declaran abiertamente que practican técnicas de mindfulness (atención plena) y meditación para ganar visión global y perspectiva, y tomar mejores decisiones. Algunas de las empresas más importantes del mundo están implementando programas de mindfulness entre sus directivos con gran éxito.

Más de 4000 empleados de Google han pasado por el programa de mindfulness“Searchinsideyourself”.  En General Mills (una de las multinacionales más grandes del mundo) la meditación y el mindfulness están revolucionando la compañía, gracias al programa de desarrollo Mindfulleadership, por el que han pasado cientos de ejecutivos.

 

El Centro de investigación de la NASA en Langley está introduciendo clases de meditación y mindfulness para sus trabajadores para mejorar su bienestar y productividad en un entorno de alta exigencia. También se ha implantado un programa de mindfulness para los oficiales de policía del estado de Oregón, orientado a la mejora de sus recursos para gestionar la situaciones de estrés, mejorar su atención en el trabajo y favorecer sus habilidades de interconexión con la gente a la que sirven.

Pero ¿En qué consiste el mindfulness? Es una recopilación de técnicas milenarias orientales como la meditación zen, el yoga y el escáner corporal, que han sido estudiadas y validadas de forma científica por miles de estudios de investigación y numerosas Universidades de todo el mundo. La neurociencia ha certificado y demostrado el impacto positivo del mindfulness en nuestro cerebro, el órgano más poderoso que tenemos, y también con mayor potencial de transformarnos como profesionales y como líderes.

 

Estas son las 5 habilidades esenciales del mindfulnesspara un líder, que se mejoran cuando practicamos de forma regular durante varios meses:

 

(Imagen vía http://www.myklogica.es/2013/11/las-5-habilidades-del-mindfulness-para-el-liderazgo/#sthash.WyzrcPUL.dpbs)


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MyKLogica's curator insight, November 14, 2013 6:38 AM

He traído aquí este artículo que me ha llegado vía Ricard Lloria (un buen amigo y una de mis "fuentes" favoritas de artículos que me inspiran), de Javier Carril para RRHHDigital, porque es esperanzador la cantidad de descubrimientos científicos que están haciendo que la empresa integre y adopte prácticas, hasta ahora, casi tabúes en ella y pertenecientes al ámbito privado del desarrollo personal y, especialmente esperanzador, es el nivel al que ha llegado dentro de la gran empresa, el tipo de empresas que ya lo practican y lo que conllevará de aquí a muy poco tiempo. 

 

En este caso ha sido gracias a la neurociencia con el tema del "mindfulness" o en español, "meditación" (meditación activa, concentración, relajación ...) y su reflejo en el desarrollo de competencias profesionales, claves hoy en día y más con la situación actual:

 

- Foco en lo importante

- Inteligencia emocional

- Visión estratégica

- Flexibilidad ante el cambio

- Creatividad e innovación

 

Os recomiendo leer la descripciones que de ellas hace Javier en su artículo: Las 5 habilidades del mindfulness para el liderazgo, cuya introducción tenéis arriba y me sirve de presentación a mi siguiente entrada, cuyo primer borrador sale de aquí pero, viendo el cariz que está tomando, sería desviar el foco de la entrada de Javier, razón por la cual, os dejo lo que llevo escrito (en Crónicas de MyKLogica) pero a lo importante:

 

Las 5 habilidades del mindfulness para el liderazgo por Javier Carril para RRHHDigital

 

Vía Ricard Lloria

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The 5 Rules of Storytelling Every Teacher Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 5 Rules of Storytelling Every Teacher Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it

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Not only for teachers!

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What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness expert Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn defines "What is mindfulness?" and discusses the hard work and rewards of practicing mindfulness. Visit PsychAlive.org ... (What is Mindfulness?
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Culture is not like personality

Culture is not like personality | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
The Intercultural Development Research Institute is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to contribute to a constructivist definition of the field of intercultural communication and to support continuing and new research in intercultural...
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As Dr. Bennett puts it: "If we interculturalists want to be both perceived as and actually be effective in our specialty, we need to have a clear understanding of our unique conceptual focus and analytical strategy. " Happy reading!

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The Rise Of Multicultural Managers

The Rise Of Multicultural Managers | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it - Global Leaders The Rise Of Multicultural Managers is an interesting articles published in Forbes earlier this year but I think that the word "multicultural" can actually been used...
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What do you think? Are generational differences going to become more important than cultural ones?

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How practising mindfulness in the workplace can boost productivity - 5/1/2013 - Personnel Today

How practising mindfulness in the workplace can boost productivity - 5/1/2013 - Personnel Today | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
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Another example of the impact mindfulness based techniques can have on a company's culture and people!

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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Intercultural Communicators

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Intercultural Communicators | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
If you are working within an intercultural or international business context, how do you rate yourself on each of these seven communication habits?

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Heather Nixon McLaughlin's curator insight, November 3, 2013 9:21 AM

Remember that we all view life through our own cultural lens and we always need to remember to 'listen with intercultural ears and see with intercultural eyes!

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Three Kinds of Empathy: Cognitive, Emotional, Compassionate - Daniel Goleman

Three Kinds of Empathy: Cognitive, Emotional, Compassionate - Daniel Goleman | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Being cool in crisis seems essential for our being able to think clearly. But what if keeping cool makes you too cold to care? In other words, must we sacrifice empathy to stay calm?
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Did you know that there are three different kinds of empathy?

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Meet me at the IMD in Lausanne

Meet me at the IMD in Lausanne | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Today, I will be learning more about how Global Leaders can focus for High Performance, directly from the international expert: Daniel Goleman. Stay tuned for new insights and findings and if you a...
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Inteligencia colectiva y su coste de oportunidad

Inteligencia colectiva y su coste de oportunidad | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Tiempo estimado de lectura: 3 minutos ¿Alguna vez te paraste a considerar el coste de oportunidad que tienes por no aprovechar la inteligencia colectiva de tu organización? Esta pregunta debería se...

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Mindful Leadership and the influence of emotions on trust

Mindful Leadership and the influence of emotions on trust | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
In preparation of D. Goleman’s presence and presentation in Lausanne at the IMD later this week, I was reading some very interesting articles/research about emotions and their influence on trust. A...
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Ivan Berlocher's curator insight, October 30, 2013 6:20 PM
Patience‘Letting Go’Non-JudgingTrustGenerosity
Ivan Berlocher's comment, October 31, 2013 3:23 PM
I thank you for this :)
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WorldHappinessReport2013_online.pdf

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Where in the world are you based?

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