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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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Co-opted Again: Diluted Mindfulness Hurrah

Co-opted Again: Diluted Mindfulness Hurrah | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Corporations and their cheerleaders again have co-opted and struck gold, Diluted Mindfulness Hurrah

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Mindfulness is not about a corporate or organizational bottom line. It is about being a better person and contributing to a better world. Those go beyond economic bottom lines.

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craig daniels's curator insight, February 28, 12:55 PM

There is no longer a time lag between the growth of a trend and the monetization and dilution of that trend. Mindfulness joins the ranks for the diluted...

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The Mindfulness Racket

The Mindfulness Racket | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The evangelists of unplugging might just have another agenda

 

"why we disconnect matters: We can continue in today’s mode of treating disconnection as a way to recharge and regain productivity, or we can view it as a way to sabotage the addiction tactics of the acceleration-distraction complex that is Silicon Valley."


Via craig daniels
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

Mindfulness is two-edged sword. It can be the racket this article suggests and it can be process where we listen more deeply to our self. I use "and" purposely. Mindfulness is not an either/or. It is a matter of degrees and in that sense it can used more calculatingly and less meditatively. Mindfulness is about being present in the world we live and work in. That makes it something I can be and not something to do, but the two may not end up mutually exclusive.

 

I worked in education and it is easy to get lost in the garble of jargon. That is why mindfulness is important.

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craig daniels's curator insight, February 24, 5:13 PM

It's not hard to see that many who inhabit the center of the mindfulness movement have co-opted mindfulness itself for a frenzied agenda of green and greed... Is this a surprise?