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Mindful Leadership

Mindful Leadership in Politics (Mon, 07 Nov 2016)
A humble leader is secure enough to recognize his or her weaknesses and to seek out the input and talents of others. A leader
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What Is a Manager's Role in Work-Life Balance? (Wed, 04 May 2016)
One role of a manager is to lead, and it's difficult to lead cultural transformation if managers are not willing to talk about some of the real blocks to building a sustainable, profitable organization. Change will not happen overnight. These types of behavioral shifts take time to interrupt, and can only happen one behavior, one authentic conversation at a time.
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What Business Leaders Say About Love in the Workplace (Wed, 06 Apr 2016)
Through my work with Culture ROLE MODELS, I have gotten to know numerous organizations that embody the concept of love in the workplace. What I have seen is that, although these organizations differ in terms of their sizes, products or services, they all share similar workplace culture values.
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The 'Perfect Storm' That Turned Janice Marturano Into A Mindful Leader (Thu, 17 Mar 2016)
The executive is on a mission to bring compassion and clarity into the workplace.
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How Meditation Transformed This Entrepreneur's Approach To Work And Life (Mon, 14 Mar 2016)
Louis Gagnon journeyed to India to share the power of mindful leadership.
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The Pause That Truly Refreshes (Mon, 14 Mar 2016)
Some days are so packed - with meetings and schedules that are inevitably interrupted by drop-in chats, phone calls, and even the occasional real emergency - that trying to accomplish anything can feel like swimming against a riptide.
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Going for the "Win Win Win" (Wed, 10 Feb 2016)
In the tragic and bewildering aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks, the airline industry faced tremendous challenges
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Building a Sustainable World Ecosystem (Wed, 10 Feb 2016)
How do you wake up and start each day? Do you have a positive approach to solving life's challenges or do you sink into the
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Can Benefit Corporations Make America Great Again? (Mon, 25 Jan 2016)
This movement is incorporating social missions into traditional for-profit business models. It goes by many names, and it comprises many different factions.
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Mindful of Myself: A Brand New Me? (Fri, 22 Jan 2016)
The question, then, is not what new sets of resolutions and disciplines I need, but rather how aware I can be of my whole self, complete with strengths and weaknesses. We all have foibles and failures; we all have incomplete aspects to our personalities
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The Global Search for Education: With the World in Mind (Sun, 06 Dec 2015)
Although much has been achieved in recent years, gender inequality still haunts our world. We believe our educational programmes
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Wrapping Up What Matters (Mon, 30 Nov 2015)
Discounts, cyber sales, one day specials, season's hottest gifts... all words that can draw us into a frenzied holiday season at the end of the year. And while offering someone a gift can be joyous and heart-warming, it can also be stressful and leave us feeling empty inside.
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Calling All Leaders to Lead With Love: Clarity (Tue, 24 Nov 2015)
Clarity. It sounds so simple, yet is not easy. People want to make a difference, they want to be part of a shared purpose. Do you have a vision and values that drive your business?
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Thankful for What? (Fri, 13 Nov 2015)
Tasty food, crisp fall weather, congenial company: these are the kinds of blessings we like to count. But what about the other stuff? How do we appreciate mixed blessings, complicated things, or those that trigger our irritation?
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Mindfulness Is Transforming Leaders (Thu, 12 Nov 2015)
What is causing this shift to mindful leadership? In the stress-filled 24/7 world in which we live, leaders of all organizations need the opportunity for a "time out" period.
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"For Better or Worse" Leadership (Fri, 30 Oct 2015)
At its most fundamental level, a leader is someone who influences. He may influence another person's behavior or choice. She may influence a group's dynamics or effectiveness. In fact, every person, for better or worse, has an influence every day.
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3 Reasons Your Kids Should Learn to Meditate (Thu, 15 Oct 2015)
Breath (Pranayama) Here are just three reasons kids should learn to meditate for their wellbeing: This simple meditation
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Yes, There is Really a Business Conference Called 'The Love Summit' (Wed, 23 Sep 2015)
It's time we get over our fear of using the words love and business in the same sentence. After all, business in the simplest terms is about relationship -- the relationships with all the people we work with, buy from and sell to.
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Minding Politics (Wed, 09 Sep 2015)
Mindfulness is a way of doing that work. It is the practice of being present with whatever is going on in our lives, using tools that help focus the mind so that we can see how our thoughts shape who we are and how we react. From that space, elections are opportunities to practice excellence in leadership.
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The Power of Mindful Leadership (Mon, 27 Jul 2015)
You'll worry less about day-to-day problems and focus on what is most important. As you become more mindful, you will be a more effective, successful and fulfilled leader. That's worth twenty minutes a day, isn't it?
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For Leaders, Perception Is Reality (Tue, 23 Jun 2015)
Leaders are regularly faced with difficult questions. Often, it's not your answer to those questions, but your delivery that has the most influence on how you are perceived and the impact of your response.
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4 Epic Days of MaiTai Action: The Good, the Biz and the Play! (Wed, 03 Jun 2015)
At the MaiTai Maui opening ceremony the mayor of Maui, Alan Arakawa revealed, "I have the easiest job in the world," with a smile, "look around you - it's the most beautiful place on earth." And with that I was inspired to explore his beautiful island.
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What's Working: Taking a Pause to Lead With Excellence? (Mon, 02 Mar 2015)
Purposeful Pauses don't add time to your schedule, so why not make them a habit? What you notice may astound you.
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5 Tips for a Mindful 2015 (Tue, 20 Jan 2015)
The start of another year -- a great time to check on the state of your mindful leadership practice! At the Institute we talk about three key practices we employ to develop our focus, clarity, creativity, and compassion.
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