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Sustainable Leadership - Huffington Post

Sustainable Leadership - Huffington Post | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Sustainable Leadership Huffington Post Instilling an ethic of sustainable management signals to investors, employees, vendors, and customers that a business is stable and the leadership has a long-term vision drawing on state-of-the-art practices.
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Want to Get Interculturally “Fit”?

Want to Get Interculturally “Fit”? | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Got intercultural competence? Want to get interculturally “fit”? Do you want to improve the success of your international negotiations? Mergers and acquisitions? Want to get more produc...

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Question: Is Intercultural Communication Taking Place?

Question: Is Intercultural Communication Taking Place? | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
The single biggest problem in intercultural communication is the illusion that communication is taking place
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Heather Nixon McLaughlin's curator insight, July 8, 2014 8:40 AM

We need to be fully observant to communicate

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A Formula for More Authentic Presence

A Formula for More Authentic Presence | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
‘ “I am trying to cultivate a life style that does not require my presence.” Gary Trudeau I was going through a bunch of old notes last week and came across this formula for "Aut...
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Do you know what 'being present' means and how you can cultivate it?
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 27, 2014 12:51 PM

Teaching is about being present and attentive to the world you live and learn in with students.

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Leader Spotting: The Four Essential Talents

Leader Spotting: The Four Essential Talents | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
What do you look for in tomorrow’s leaders? That question is crucial for the long-term health of any organization.The only certainty about tomorrow’s business reality is that it will be “VUCA”:
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Did any of you know what VUCA means and why it is important?

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How Mindfulness Works: What does the Field of Science have to Offer?

How Mindfulness Works: What does the Field of Science have to Offer? | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it

"We all know that life is suffering - but why do we suffer? And when we spend ten minutes sniffing, examining, chewing, and finally mindfully eating a raisin, what exactly happens to our brains?"


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I have actually read this book and for those of you who love neuroscience and want to understand how it all works, this is great!
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 24, 2014 1:08 PM

With the advances in neuroscience, science offers considerably to mindfulness and meditation. If we applied that kind of thinking to teaching and learning in our schools, it would make a difference.

carol k's curator insight, June 25, 2014 3:41 AM

Rick Hanson is amazing. I have taken his course on creating positive emotions. He has a way of putting things that is engaging and easy to understand. I would recommend this work.

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About moods, leadership and the social brain

About moods, leadership and the social brain | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Tying onto one of my last posts on emotional intelligence and leadership, it struck me how much moods and our emotional states have an impact not only on our own working results but also on those o...
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#emotional #intelligence and #leadership
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High- and low-context cultures

High- and low-context cultures | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it

 Introduction of "high-context culture" vs "low-context culture". These concepts were first introduced by anthropologist Edward Twitchell Hall. 


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Anne Egros's curator insight, June 15, 2014 8:03 AM

A High-context culture can be defined as “a culture that emphasizes the context of the situation in which communication occurs”.


A low-context culture can be defined as “a culture that emphasizes the (verbal) content of messages while paying less attention to the context of the situation in which communication occurs”.

Below are some examples of high- and low-context cultures:

 

High-context cultures:               Low-context cultures:
Algerian                                         Australian
Bhutanese                                     Canadian
Belorussian                                    Danish
Chinese                                          Dutch
Filipino                                            English
French                                            Finnish
Greek                                             German
Indian                                              Irish
Indonesian                                      New Zealand
Italian                                              Norwegian
Japanese                                        Swedish
Korean                                            Swiss
Libyan                                             US
Nepali
Persian
Polish
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
Vietnamese

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A Mindful Approach to Blame & Taking Responsibility.

A Mindful Approach to Blame & Taking Responsibility. | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
We live inside a bubble of perception. Everything we do is based on the choices we make. Let's stop blaming our parents, partner, children. Let's choose to be

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 13, 2014 10:17 AM

We can meet in the field where routine and technique are set aside at the entrance. We would spend time in the field listening and being present.

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Everyday Mindfulness Techniques: Mindful Photography | Mindful

Everyday Mindfulness Techniques: Mindful Photography | Mindful | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Are we remembering less as we take more photographs? Here's 3 ways to take more mindful photo with your phone.
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Why we will come to see mindfulness as mandatory

Why we will come to see mindfulness as mandatory | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Madeleine Bunting: This increasingly popular tool for calming the mind, once seen as a New Age fad, could play a role in hospitals and schools
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:) it is not a soft skill anymore...

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Developing Mindful Leaders

Developing Mindful Leaders | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Organizations invest billions annually on a success curriculum known as "leadership development," which ends up leaving so much on the table. Training and development programs almost universally fo...
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Mindful leadership is the key ingredient for modern companies!

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Cultural Intelligence Model: Drive, Knowledge, Strategy, and Action

Cultural Intelligence Model: Drive, Knowledge, Strategy, and Action | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Cultural Intelligence Model: Drive, Knowledge, Strategy, and Action (webinar) Registrar para el webinar Cultural Intelligence, el Jueves, 12 de Junio a las 11:00 Hrs. (Eastern Standard Time, New Yo...
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Sitting in Silence

Sitting in Silence | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Tomorrow I will be giving myself a vacation. I will simply go offline and BE. How wonderful is that? No more thinking, no more running just three days sitting in silence and listening, mindfully to...
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What Mindfulness Is — And Isn't

What Mindfulness Is — And Isn't | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Now that meditation has hit the cover of TIME, the Wisdom 2.0 conference has brought meditating executives to the headlines, and figures from Arianna Huffington to 50 Cent do the practice, a bit of
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Very helpful! #mindfulness

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The way storytelling affects our brain!
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Mindful Leadership and VUCA

Mindful Leadership and VUCA | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Do you know what VUCA means? No? Well, not so long ago, I didn’t either, rest assured! Apparently, as Dan Goleman puts it: “The only certainty about tomorrow’s business reality is that it will be “...
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The 8 Things The Happiest People Do Every Day

The 8 Things The Happiest People Do Every Day | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
What makes the happiest people so happy? And how can we fit those things into our hectic schedules? Here's what science has to say.
Via Ivan Berlocher
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How Different Cultures Understand Time

How Different Cultures Understand Time | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Time may seem universal, but different cultures interpret it very differently.
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Grant Douglas's curator insight, June 22, 2014 4:14 AM

More from Richard Lewis. 

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The One Area Of Our Lives Where We Need To Be More Mindful

The One Area Of Our Lives Where We Need To Be More Mindful | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Your words and thoughts can guide you to creative solutions when challenges occur.
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Gestion humaine interculturelle

Gestion humaine interculturelle | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Chaque pays, de par son histoire, ses traditions, sa culture, a une vision du leadership qui lui est propre et qui peut parfois surprendre.

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For a good start into the weekend!

For a good start into the weekend! | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
  "A human being ... experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest--a kind of optical illusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us,...
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Maybe NFL Players Can Be Role Models?

Maybe NFL Players Can Be Role Models? | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
Image Credit: Peter Yang for ESPN Seahawks QB Russell Wilson NFL Mindfulness Coach and sport's psychologist, Michael Gervais of the Super Bowl winning Seattle Seahawks, spoke at the Wisdom 2.0 conference this weekend in San Francisco.
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Self-leadership: How good are you in leading yourself?

Self-leadership: How good are you in leading yourself? | Mindful Leadership & Intercultural Communication | Scoop.it
When most people think of leaders, they think of famous people like Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy, or (when talking about toxic leaders), Adolf Hitler. But why not think about ourselves in term of a leader?

Via F. Thunus, donhornsby, Melanie Greenberg
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Kimberley Richardson's curator insight, February 28, 2014 8:18 AM

"Your ability to lead yourself will determine how well you lead and inspire others." K. Richardson

Stefano Principato's curator insight, April 22, 2014 5:04 PM

The founding father of self-leadership, Charles Manz, defines self-leadership as “leading oneself toward performance of naturally motivating tasks as well as managing oneself to do work that must be done but is not naturally motivating”

Marc Wachtfogel, PhD's curator insight, December 20, 2014 12:58 PM

The adage "Leader know thyself" is powerful. By far the most difficult and most rewarding path is developing a deeper understanding of the self. This is the journey into the deep dark forest, of meeting and slaying one's dragon...representing realization and the new conceptions of self that one brings to life in the leadership of others. If one wishes to lead, one must be true to one's self, to one's style, to the uniqueness of one's life experience,  and shape it as it is. This is where the treasure is. You are it.