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Mindfulness in Business

The Higher Life

The Higher Life

By Lizzie Widdicombe // This article was originally posted on newyorker.com. ast April, in New York City, three thousand people gathered for thrive, yet another ted-style ideas conference offering mental and spiritual rejuvenation to the business world. It was organized by the “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski and the new-media mogul Arianna Huffington, and conceived, Huffington said, to […]

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Executives becoming better leaders through mindfulness

Executives becoming better leaders through mindfulness

By Laura Montgomery // This article was originally posted on execed.economist.com. Think of qualities and behaviours popularly used to describe effective, authentic leaders: focus, observation, objectivity, balanced decision-making. These are precisely the characteristics cultivated through mindfulness meditation. And today, even the most profit-driven companies and c-suiters are turning to mindfulness techniques to help them manage […]

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This Study Says Stop Working and Do This at 11 A.M. Every Day

This Study Says Stop Working and Do This at 11 A.M. Every Day

By guest blogger Brian Scudamore, founder and CEO of O2E Brands // This article was originally posted on inc.com. Photo credit: Getty Images Two researchers at Baylor University recently performed a fascinating empirical study that came to a surprising conclusion. The best time to take a break is in the mid-morning–not the afternoon. According to the […]

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5 Tips To Create Effective Internal Communications With Your Team

5 Tips To Create Effective Internal Communications With Your Team

By Rich Kneece // This article was originally posted on fastcompany.com. Effective communication between a company and its employees enables businesses to fully tap into the unique knowledge, insights, and talents of its people. Often, the benefits stretch beyond pure profit. More open discussions help build a strong community within a firm, allowing workers to […]

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Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

This article was originally posted on hbr.org. Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness. Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, we’ve seen over and over again that […]

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Lessons in Mindful Leadership

Lessons in Mindful Leadership

By Andrew Greenblatt of Journey Meditation Leadership can be simplified into a few simple, but by no means easy, tasks: understanding yourself, understanding others, and causing results. To those at the Mindful Leadership Summit, the first two don’t necessarily precede the third, but to any effective leader, the three are inextricably linked. If we take […]

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Mindfulness at Work: Navigating Your MBA Career in the Modern Age

Mindfulness at Work: Navigating Your MBA Career in the Modern Age

By Visnja Milidragovic This post originally appeared on topmba.com. Circumstances of the modern age are creating an unprecedented MBA career landscape for ambitious MBAs. Diversified education offerings and a more dynamic, global job market have given way to more empowered employees, including young MBAs, who are increasingly moving away from merely wanting ‘a better paying […]

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Chade-Meng Tan Discusses Mindfulness with the Stern Community at Leadership Development Speaker Series

Chade-Meng Tan Discusses Mindfulness with the Stern Community at Leadership Development Speaker Series

This post originally appeared on stern.nyu.edu. Chade-­Meng Tan (Meng), a Google pioneer, award­-winning engineer, international bestselling author and philanthropist spoke to the NYU Stern community as part of the School’s Leadership Development Speaker Series. He currently serves as co-­chair of One Billion Acts of Peace and chairman of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. Meng […]

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Developing Leaders at NYU Stern with Mindfulness in Business

Developing Leaders at NYU Stern with Mindfulness in Business

Written by Visnja Milidragovic This post originally appeared on topmba.com. NYU Stern’s Leadership Development Program is part of the business school’s focus on supporting MBAs to deepen their self-awareness as a component of their continual evolution as effective leaders. The program’s focus on developing a deeper self-awareness is facilitated by introducing and teaching mindfulness in […]

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