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Mindfulness & The Mindful Leader
Mindfulness is being present to oneself. Leading oneself is the Odyssey. Mindful Leadership is about: Being, Thinking, Doing & Not Doing.
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5 Trends Defining the World of Work and Leadership in 2013

5 Trends Defining the World of Work and Leadership in 2013 | Mindfulness & The Mindful Leader | Scoop.it
Grab a glass of eggnog and let's settle down to speculate about which trends will drive the world of leadership and work in 2013.
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Collaboration is a part of who we are.  We humans are social animals. That is a nice was to say we are herd/pack animals.  Am I contributing through my gifts and talents to the betterment of the community. Or is it about me. 

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Dr. Richard Davidson: Working with Mindfulness webinar

Mirabai Bush, co-founder of The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society and a key adviser to Google's Search Inside Yourself curriculum, hosts a free, month...
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Why Mindfulness Meditation? | Seventh Element

Meditation has become a buzz word in the media lately. But which of the many types of meditation should we do and why? Researchers from the San Francisco State University Institute for Holistic Health Studies recently ...
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Priscilla Szneke Founder of Seventh Element has a great deal to share on her website.

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Awesome Mindfulness With Jon Kabat Zinn

Awesome Mindfulness With Jon Kabat Zinn | Mindfulness & The Mindful Leader | Scoop.it
Awesome Mindfulness With Jon Kabat Zinn – Watch the master of mindfulness and learn how you can better connect with yourself and the world.
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As Alfred shares he will listen to Jon's many more times.  We are so used to hearing: "Been there, done that."  For me I can listen to a speaker numerous times and always come away with some nuance I had missed in all the previous listening. 

 

You might say paraphrasing the Little Prince:  It is with the heart that one sees and hears rightly.  For what is essential is invisible to the eye and silence to the ear.

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The Power of Concentration

The Power of Concentration | Mindfulness & The Mindful Leader | Scoop.it
We can learn a lot from the way Sherlock Holmes trains his mind...

Mindfulness goes beyond improving emotion regulation. An exercise in mindfulness can also help with that plague of modern existence: multitasking. Of course, we would like to believe that our attention is infinite, but it isn’t. Multitasking is a persistent myth. What we really do is shift our attention rapidly from task to task. Two bad things happen as a result. We don’t devote as much attention to any one thing, and we sacrifice the quality of our attention. When we are mindful, some of that attentional flightiness disappears as if of its own accord.
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10 Characteristics of Good Leadership (Repost) | Ron Edmondson

10 Characteristics of Good Leadership (Repost) | Ron Edmondson | Mindfulness & The Mindful Leader | Scoop.it
Recognizes the value in other people, so continually invests in others – Good leaders see a large part of their role as developing other leaders. Leadership development takes place in an organization as good leaders begin to ...
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To be a good leader, one must understand followership first.  A leader doesn't have a vision or a purpose.  A vision or purpose has the leader. When she leads the followers are also had by that vision or purpose.

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