This blog explains why the burgeoning interest in mindfulness is a good thing when it comes to leadership. The reason has to do with the centrality of self-awareness, one of the foundations of emotional intelligence.Read More
Quick: who is the better leader:
- The person who decides quickly with little or no data, makes his or her case persuasively, is willing to distort the facts a bit to win, and suffers no self-doubt, or
- The person who says, "I'm not entirely certain. Let's think it through together"?
MINDFULNESS IS A HOT TOPIC in business these days and I’d be the first to proclaim the benefits of mindfulness. This, of course, is the practice of focused awareness introduced by the Buddha over 2500 years ago. I have taught versions of this practice for over 30-years and am proud to say that I am also a graduate of the Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program. After studying mindfulness intently for the past year (taking the Zinn course, daily practice for 30-minutes, much reading about thRead More