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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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I Was A Skeptic Of Mindfulness … Until I Tried To Make My Case

I Was A Skeptic Of Mindfulness … Until I Tried To Make My Case | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The science behind mindfulness shows that the practice does have benefits -- though there's still plenty we don't know.
Via Martin Debattista
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Mindfulness and meditative practices involving it are about being present in the world and to others. It is hard work and practice is both a verb and noun.
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The core skill of meditation is showing up

The core skill of meditation is showing up | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
One of the biggest myths about meditation is that it involves experiencing blissful or "spiritual" states of mind. It doesn't. It's about experiencing and

Via craig daniels
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Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that meditation and mindfulness help us see the extraordinary in the ordinary
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Just fifteen minutes of mindfulness meditation can improve your decision making

Just fifteen minutes of mindfulness meditation can improve your decision making | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it

Via craig daniels
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What would this do for teachers and students?

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craig daniels's curator insight, January 18, 2014 1:04 PM

"Do you have an expensive but uncomfortable pair of shoes or jeans at the back of your cupboard that you never ever wear, but you simply cannot throw away because to do so would be to admit defeat and recognise that you wasted a lot of money? If so, you are suffering from the sunk-cost bias or fallacy."

Jenny Ebermann's curator insight, January 19, 2014 2:33 PM

Have you tried this before? You should! :-)

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Change Happens. How Adaptable Are You? - Mindful

Change Happens. How Adaptable Are You? - Mindful | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Resilient leaders roll with the punches instead of doling them out.
Via Pavel Barta
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When I began to meditate and practice mindfulness in my teaching, I experienced a world of difference. I was more patient and able to pay attention to what I was doing. I also set priorities and adhered to them.
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Mindful Monday: 11 Secrets to Successful Meditation - Kara Lydon

11 secrets to successful meditation are all about shifting your attitude during the practice.

Via craig daniels
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Some excellent points are made in the article about meditation.

 

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Christi Krug's curator insight, February 27, 2015 11:25 AM

I'd agree with all of these, with the caveat that anything that resembles thinking - #9 and #11 - can be done outside the meditation sit. Sitting in meditation and having a meditative lifestyle go hand and hand - but don't try to do all mindful practices in a single sit!