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 and Who Do I Believe

0 Comment by / May 3, 2014 / Posted in Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

The paths to enlightenment are as numerous as there are people. Some gain it in an instant. Others struggle for years. Some never attain it. Carl Sagan in this interview with Charlie Rose touches on this topic of learning what we need to learn. He speaks to our need to be educated (life-long learners) and [...]

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Mindfulness: The Spirit of Music & Dance Echoes Through The Eons.

0 Comment by / January 3, 2014 / Posted in Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

We have no word for Good Bye for Life is Forever. Thanks to Bruce Peters, long time friend, mentor to leaders and co-host of CEOhq-Radio, who shared this piece after reading my blog yesterday. If you want to view the entire KPBS presentation go to: A Concert for Reconciliation of the Cultures (Live at Mt. [...]

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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: Listening When the World Speaks

0 Comment by / January 23, 2013 / Posted in Breathe, Injury Prevention, Meditation, Mindful Leadership, Mindful Walking, Mindfulness, The Running Mind

Now almost two months ago, the STOP sign outside my window gave me the message of what to do after my thyroid surgery. Last Sunday, coming in from the garage after the Marathon Clinic, I was thinking of all the things I wanted to get done so I could watch the NFL games. I don’t [...]

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The Many Paths To Mindfulness

0 Comment by / October 29, 2012 / Posted in Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Years ago, I first came across an introductory page in a book by Ida Rolf with the title: Admonition For 1977. It’s one of those pieces that has sat in the back of my mind over the past 35 years, especially when I get tangled up in my own righteousness and knowing. At the time [...]

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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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