Posts tagged #Mindfulness #Emotional Intelligence #Leadership
Mindfulness- It's Strategic!

What is Mindfulness?  There has been a lot of buzz around this topic as we are in constant search for the desire to perform well and feel better.  Ironically, we spend much of our lives, nearly half of our waking hours, in a state of mindlessness—functioning in autopilot.  The antidote to mindlessness is in fact mindfulness—a conscious awareness of our thoughts, feelings, sensations, and surrounding environment.  The past decade has seen a surge of research on the many benefits of mindfulness linking its practice to a host of positive outcomes, including improved psychological health, physical well-being, interpersonal relationships, and job performance.  In fact, many employers who have supported a mindfulness practice among their employees have seen a marked increase in engagement and overall job satisfaction from the reported 87% disengagement at work reported via Gallup.

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5 Mindful Behaviors That Increase Leadership Capacity

Applying mindfulness to everyday leadership practices is a life style choice for the leader and a shift in culture for organizations adopting mindfulness as a practice to innovate, improve productivity, increase quality, lower costs and improve sustainability.   I know what you’re thinking.   Practicing mindfulness can impact business goals??  Yes, mindfulness leads to improved performance.

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6 Habits That Bring Out the Best Leader in All of Us.

Leadership is about holding oneself and others accountable for our actions.  One of the Emotional Intelligence competences is empathy.   What would an empathic leader do differently? How would an empathetic leader impact the world around her?  Here are six habits with the potential to change the world we live in and become real leaders at work, at home and in our communities.  

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