As a manager, encouraging employees to take a moment away from the fast-paced speed of the modern workplace to slow down and feel present can seem paradoxical to most companies’ goals. However, once the 2500-year-old Eastern practice of mindfulness became a popular tool for self-help, it quickly gained credibility with businesses and has had a positive impact on employees’ focus, productivity, decision-making, and overall well-being.
According to the Harvard Business Review, Mindfulness as a leadership strategy can help employees to be more effective by directing focus, managing stress and developing emotional intelligence. This is why many top companies swear by practicing mindfulness at work. Let’s look at a few of them. (more…)
Becoming aware of your emotions takes practice. At first, you may have a hard time identifying the specific emotions that you are feeling but your ability to note what you are experiencing will improve in time. Here are 4 ways to increase your self-awareness. (more…)
A mindful approach to leadership is very effective for a successful manager in the modern business world. The idea of what a leader looks like has heavily altered from the authoritarian, controlling manager who sits in an office behind a glass wall we once imagined. Leaders today inspire, motivate, manage and lead by example.
Mindful leadership is an opportunity for leaders to explore a new way of doing business in a cut-throat environment that no longer dishonours our integrity and helps us create a greater life balance. Mindful leadership is a modern art form. Let’s take a look at what this art looks and sounds like in the real world. (more…)
Other pieces in this short series of #MindfulHacks to help you to become a Top Mindful Fish have also been available on Thoughts And Ideas on Medium.
And in previous instalments we’ve looked at what Mindfulness really means in practice — How it can help prepare and educate our children for their future — Improve business performance — & take you from being a good leader to being a really great one!
Our top author of Uncovering Mindfulness, Paul Mudd, has listed 6 simple steps to welcoming mindfulness into your life. What are you waiting for? Click play!
The human mind works in two parts, the conscious part and the subconscious part. Both parts constantly work. While we are pretty much aware of the existence and power of our consciousness, the real forces and power within our subconscious mind remain well hidden – even though the subconscious mind has a huge impact on us when it comes to achieving our goals. Read this blog and learn more about it. (more…)
That’s the question, isn’t it? But what mindfulness can do isn’t just about the personal, it’s also about the professional and about society too! (more…)
As our journey Uncovering Mindfulness begins to draw to an end in this exclusive series I want to set-out the “5 steps for a mindful revolution”. (more…)
In the business and professional world, it’s common to develop individuals and teams, enhance working relationships and boost productivity and performance. Whilst on a personal level we may go to a coach if we need help with a difficult relationship, or to unlock our potential and give us a different way of looking at things. (more…)
Wellbeing, well doing & wellness are really what it’s all about.
Mindfulness can help you to feel happier because daily practice enables you to appreciate things more and in turn feel grateful. (more…)