Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

Christina Congleton, Brittany K. Holzel, and Sara W. Lazar posted this article on LinkedIn (January 08, 2015) Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgemental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. Mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working in today’s complex business environment, and certainly every leader, should know about. Although research Read more about Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain[…]

Confusion is a Teachable Moment

Dan Rockwell posted the following article about “Confusion” and “Knowledge.” Head-knowledge creates the illusion of perceived knowledge. In other words, being told how to do something makes you feel you know how to do it, even if you haven’t done it. KNOWING ABOUT differs radically from KNOWING HOW. Burst the bubble: You can burst the Read more about Confusion is a Teachable Moment[…]

12 Habits of Genuine People

Dr. Travis Bradberry posted the following article about the 12 Habits of Genuine People: 1. They don’t try to make people like them – some people will like them and some won’t. And you’re okay with that. 2. They don’t pass judgement- they’re open-minded, which makes them approachable and interesting to others. Approachability means access Read more about 12 Habits of Genuine People[…]

The 7 C’s of Effective Communication

1. Concrete – not liable to have fallen, your audience will have a clear picture of what you’re trying to tell them. With factual data, leaving no space for the audience to imagine things. 2. Coherent – logical, well-planned and sequential. There should be a connection with the main topic and the flow should be Read more about The 7 C’s of Effective Communication[…]

6 Ways To Be Happier

Strati Georgopoulos posted the following 6 ways to be happier: 1. Focus on the things you’re grateful for – big and small. 2. Meditate. You’ve got to train yourself to get into the parasympathetic nervous system. 3. Get sleep. Being tired is a recipe for unhappiness. 4. Eat right. Your diet and microbiome wildly influence Read more about 6 Ways To Be Happier[…]

Replace Detention With Meditation

The following article was posted on LinkedIn today: “Imagine you’re working at a school and one of the kids is starting to act up. What do you do? Traditionally the answer would be to give the unruly kid detention or suspension. But in my memory, detention tended to involve staring at walls, bored out of Read more about Replace Detention With Meditation[…]

Goals & Flexibility

Gordon Tredgold, on LinkedIn, stated the following opinions on goals and flexibility: “I believe that we have to be firm about our goals, but flexible about our approach. Just because our first plan didn’t work that doesn’t mean we should quit, nor does it mean we should persist indefinitely with that plan. It might just Read more about Goals & Flexibility[…]