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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Mindful Leadership in Action – Tip of the Week – Breaking the Multitasking Habit

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The more we multitask the more we are drawn to multitask.  Why is that?  Quite simply, we are training ourselves.  Just as we can train the mind for greater calm and concentration, we can train the opposite, for less calm … Continue reading

Multitask at Your Peril!

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This is an old topic worth revisiting because of its significant implications for being an effective leader.  I have been talking about the implications of multitasking for years and it could never be more applicable. 680_News_ Interview.mp3 Stress is so … Continue reading

Mindful Leadership in Action – Tip of the Week – Be Aware of ”Feel” Sensations in Your Body When Making Decisions

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As I mentioned earlier this week, improved decision making is one of the many benefits experienced when you practice Mindfulness. One of the ways to improve your ability to make sound decisions is to become aware of what you are … Continue reading

7 Fascinating Facts About Meditation and Its Impact on Decision Making and Focus

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I have had the pleasure of exploring a great deal of recent research as I write Mindful Leadership. I would like to share with you some that I think you will find of interest.  Much of the most useful research … Continue reading

Mindful Leadership in Action – Tip of the Week – Most Things Are Not as They Appear

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As I mentioned in previous posts, hindrances are what it is to be human.  So if you see them rear their ugly head, reflect on whether they are negatively impacting your life.  If they are not, just be aware.  If … Continue reading

“Attachment” is the Most Insidious of the Hindrances

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Have you ever noticed how attached we are to so many things?  In fact, attachment or craving is the root of all suffering as the Buddha taught 2,500 years ago.  Not much has changed! Attachment can take obvious forms, such … Continue reading

Mindful Leadership in Action – Tip of the Week

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If you find yourself experiencing one of the hindrances I introduced in the previous blog post, take a moment to notice how it is impacting your life.  You will know that a hindrance is at play because you don’t feel … Continue reading

What Prevents Us from Being Mindful?

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Do you ever find that despite your efforts to be Mindful and to stay engaged with others and yourself, you fall into old patterns?  Sometimes they are patterns you immediately recognize, other times you only become aware hours or days … Continue reading