Leadership and Spirituality
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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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Compassion Is...

Compassion Is... | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
What it means to be compassionate and why we should try to be it

Via Ioannis, Sharrock
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

Compassion is hard work and complements passion. Without the two, teaching becomes technique and is about inputs and outputs. With them integrated, teaching is relational and moves beyond inputs and outputs.

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Sharrock's curator insight, May 14, 2014 3:15 PM

not just "everyone else" but "us" as well. 

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Don’t Worry: Be Happy

Don’t Worry: Be Happy | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
What if You Didn’t Have to Worry About Yourself? Have you ever had people annoy you at work? Or maybe family members whose little habits bothered you? Have you been frustrated by a store clerk or waiter, or maybe another driver? What about frustration with your kid...

Via The BioSync Team, Bobby Dillard
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

Mindfulness is such a powerful way to live. It is simple, but difficult to be present. It helped me the last few years in the classroom and  dealing with the adults I worked with including those above me in the non-existent hierarchy in Parkland School Division

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, March 29, 2014 6:52 PM

Interesting what happens when you free yourself from worry — practice brings liberation!

The BioSync Team's curator insight, March 30, 2014 10:38 PM

If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
—Dale Carnegie


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A Moment of Mindfulness

A Moment of Mindfulness | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it

"Doing something to awaken a curiosity within us. Intrigued by someone else. Wondering for that moment as to what simple thing we can do to make them happy. Our only motivation is to see the joy spread across their face."


Via craig daniels
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

There is no distinction between the giver, the receiver, and the gift. The author concluded the article with that incredible insight.  Education could be that way. When I think of pedagogy, it is an invitation into learning. Teachers invite students to enter into their learning and the acceptance is the student's choice.

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craig daniels's curator insight, April 5, 2014 2:27 PM

When you give a gift you've stepped out of yourself for just a moment and thought about someone else... Step Out Of Yourself.

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Conversations on compassion: Jon Kabat-Zinn

Conversations on compassion: interviews with individuals who have contributed to changing the world.

Via craig daniels
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

This is a long video, but I am looking forward to watching it. I saw him present a year ago and it was great.

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craig daniels's curator insight, January 29, 2014 10:14 AM

When I think about compassion I see in my mind a window openning and the world rushing in. Practicing compassion will have the effect of  expanding your world of wonder and surprise.