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What role does spirituality play in leadership? It makes the leader whole and fill the hole in the whole of the organization
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Mindfulness Is More Than Being Focused

Mindfulness Is More Than Being Focused | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
There is a lot of misunderstanding around what mindfulness means. No doubt we all give meaning to what it means to us in our lives. But as a way of life and h…

Via craig daniels
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This is a very good article with a thorough explanation of mindfulness. As someone who worked on this in the latter stages of teaching, it was beneficial. The gentle curiosity and inquiry are hard work in our culture where everything is about immediacy with a sense of panic attached. Chogyam Trungpa and others say the ultimate meditation is in our daily lives rather than in the sitting meditation. The latter is practice for the real thing.

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5 Gut Instincts You Don’t Want to Ignore

5 Gut Instincts You Don’t Want to Ignore | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it

Instincts are not some weird mystical power that are only found in the animal kingdom.

 

Gut instincts are degind as: an innate, typically fixed pattern of behaviour in animals in response to certain stimuli.

 

We are born with instincts to help us survive.  As much as we may pretend we are not, we are very much animals; why do we try to deny this?

 

That is not to say that we aren’t incredibly smart or that we aren’t capable of complex thinking. But even though we are very intelligent, our minds are also very clever and like to try to trick us.

 

Instinctually we know when to run from predators; when we are babies, we know how to feed from our mothers and we know when something just feels ‘off’. The problem is when our sixth sense shouts a warning, we stall and we think.


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Good leadership is about being present and have a great sense of intuition to work with what is known and unknown.

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The Learning Factor's curator insight, November 13, 2013 6:04 PM

Let's try to find our way back to our basic instincts; here are just a few punches in the gut we shouldn't ignore.