Mindfulness: What Values & Beliefs are needed to live a good life.

0 Comment by / February 8, 2015 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

How does one touch the heart? How does one experience a change of heart? What does it take to realize that? Albert Einstein reminded us: Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. I found it interesting that this ad was by a life insurance company. What really [...]

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Mindfulness: Empathy Can Be Truly Inspirational.

0 Comment by / January 12, 2015 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Check out: RSA – The Royal Society for the the encouragement of the Arts. See how you can make a difference. When I observe, listen and feel another’s experience My heart is opened and I am connected to the world In this moment GAPO Tim Brown, The CEO of IDEO shared A Lesson In Empathy [...]

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Mindfulness-No Driving & Texting Allowed: From One Second To The Next

1 Comment by / November 3, 2013 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

NOT TEXTING WHILE DRIVING IS A PRACTICE. If it’s to be it’s up to me. The life you same may be one of my family members Please share this video. It is one of the most mindful gifts you can give to all those whose lives you touch. Mindfulness is a practice. It is about [...]

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Mindfulness: Empathy Is Our Human Connection

1 Comment by / May 13, 2013 / Posted in Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

It is with the heart that one sees rightly. For what essential is invisible to the eye.                                                      The Little Prince We are back to the awareness that the way I think influences who I am and who I am influences what I do. Lee Thayer in Leadership: Thinking, Being, Doing shares: Behind and under [...]

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Mindfulness: Loving-Kindness’ Oxytocin Makes It Contagious

0 Comment by / February 14, 2013 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

You cannot watch this video without getting a shot of oxytocin. Happy Valentine’s Day. Simon Sinek speaking at the Vistage Conference “THINK Big!” spoke about this hormone. Check out the Vistage Blog to learn more. He said: With Oxytocin in the body, it makes me do things selflessly. It is the generosity chemical. Generosity is [...]

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Mindfulness In Congress & Our Nation: A Most Difficult Task

0 Comment by / August 16, 2012 / Posted in Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Oz Archives

Having watched Captain Jack, the story of lobbyist, Jack Abrahamoff, played by Kevin Spacey, I am appreciative of the work that Tim Ryan champions in his work: A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit. It is an amazing journey that we are on [...]

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This Will Also Pass: an interview on Mindfulness

1 Comment by / January 20, 2012 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Johan Bergstad is a licensed psychologist in Sweden, mindfulness teacher, writer/poet and photographer. The movie he recently released: This Will Also Pass” is a wonderful interview he did with, retired surgeon and Mindfulness teacher, Andries J Kroese. For those interested in learning more about Mindfulness a good starting place is Mindful.org, that is hosted by [...]

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Mindfulness: Living and Leading with Intention

1 Comment by / January 8, 2012 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

I have been influenced in the practice of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh since the mid-80′s and by Karen Sothers and Steve Alper since the mid-90s with their work at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine under the leadership of Dr Mimi Guarneri. With my 25 years as a Vistage Chair I have been blessed [...]

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Lee Thayer on Leadership Virtuosity: Steps To Being Mindful

0 Comment by / October 31, 2011 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership

Lee Thayer’s Leadership Virtuosity in his series of books on leadership is a must read for all who want to see what is the cost of becoming a virtuoso leader. Some of Lee’s thoughts: The Performing Leader The primary advantage of de-personalizing performance–of making the person’s performance and not his psyche and/or personality the issue–is [...]

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And Then There were 15-Mindfulness In Life and Leadership

0 Comment by / October 11, 2011 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Today was added the 13th, 14th and 15th women who have received the Nobel Peace Prize. These women Nobel Prize winners, many who you will not have known until you read about them, embody mindfulness. The first nine women Peace Prize winners you can read about in this article on the Nobel Prize website in [...]

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