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Thich Nhat Hanh: is mindfulness being corrupted by business and finance?

Thich Nhat Hanh: is mindfulness being corrupted by business and finance? | Mindful | Scoop.it
The Zen master discusses his advice for Google and other tech giants on being a force for good in the world


"When they create electronic devices, they can reflect on whether that new product will take people away from themselves, their family and nature," he says. "Instead they can create the kind of devices and software that can help them to go back to themselves,"

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How Meditation Can Make You A Better Leader

How Meditation Can Make You A Better Leader | Mindful | Scoop.it
VideoBusiness schools have a role to play in creating self-aware leaders, not just technically competent managers By Randel S. Carlock, Berghmans Lhoist Chaired Professor in Entrepreneurial Leadership at INSEAD When I was a CEO, I learned what it was to be a decision-maker, never able to switch off, always on the [...]
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When we move beyond the noise of everyday living we're sure to find a new and undiscovered stream of creativity and innovation waiting for us. Business can find tremendous benefits from having its leaders explore a mindfulness practice.

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4 Strategies for Learning Anything in 20 Hours or Less

4 Strategies for Learning Anything in 20 Hours or Less | Mindful | Scoop.it
How long does it take to learn a new skill?
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Mindfulness goes where you go, it is always available when you want it. Mindfulness doesn't care if you are listening to someone or building a new business, if you want to pay attention to the moment than mindfulness is there.

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Protesters Confront Business Mindfulness

Protesters Confront Business Mindfulness | Mindful | Scoop.it
These days it's not uncommon to see protesters confront business mindfulness... mindfulness has become like a beach ball high above the crowd
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The conflict developing between mindfulness and business might better be seen as an opportunity...

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The Conscious Professional Promotes Mindfulness in Corporate Settings

The Conscious Professional Promotes Mindfulness in Corporate Settings | Mindful | Scoop.it
With research showing that stress levels hit a peak and work productivity often fails to get off


"The January and February blues can be a productivity disaster for employers as staff members will often struggle to release their creative edge, find happiness in their work and be impactful in what they do if they are stressed or feeling uninspired. "

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Business Finds Mindfulness Engaging

It wasn't too long ago that leadership was thought to be best personified by dogma and not listening to others. The old view of leadership was that of a solitary figure wrestling with decisions alone, barely acknowledging employees or advisers.
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If Mindfulness has yet reached a tipping point in the west it's very close. More and more business schools are adding courses on intergrating mindfulness through business practices. You'll also find articles published daily in sources such at Fast Company, Forbes and WSJ extolling the virtues of including the practice in your business..

 

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