Conscious Leadership

Intuition and Flow or In the Zone

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How are intuition and ‘in the zone’ similar? Both involve experiential knowing rather than textbook or analytic knowing. Seeing things in their wholeness and connection, rather than more sequential and separated ways of seeing. A gestalt way of seeing – that the whole is more than the sum of its parts. Being able to recognize […]

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Stress and Brain States

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It’s helpful to consider stress from the point of view of our brain states. Beta is the dominant state of the alert, waking mind. Both schools and workplaces encourage operating in beta. It’s good for getting things done. But, today, for bunches of reasons, we’re spending too much time in beta brain. It’s causing difficulties […]

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Stretching the Possible

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Rock balancing – who’d a thunk?!? Just shows there are many paths to getting to ‘in the zone’ or the benefits of meditation states. Of stretching the possible. I love the part where she talks about how to do it. She says that the movements are so miniscule that you have to ‘feel’ into it. […]

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Define Success

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Live life by your own definition of success…rather than someone else’s. There are so many ideas of success in the world. It’s like a bunch of noise coming at you all the time. Noise that can keep you unbalanced and unsatisfied. Comparing yourself to others and feeling less than. To tune down that noise, you […]

Conscious Leadership

Wisdom Talk Radio

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This must have been a good interview because I’ve had other podcast hosts reaching out to have me on their podcast since it went live. Thanks, Laurie Seymour – Innovation Alchemist, for making it fun and inspirational! Join us for here the conversation! #podcast #leadershippodcast #leadershipdevelopment #inthezone #leadership #consciousleadership #mindfulleadership

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Beyond Traditional Success

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The people I work with are successful. But it’s not enough. They want to reach greater levels of success. But a particular kind of success. Something a colleague of mine, Brandon Hawk, calls connected success. For that, you have to be able to connect to yourself. An example is connecting more deeply to your own […]

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Emotions and Thriving

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You can’t shut down one part of you without shutting down other parts. So, when we dampen, anesthetize, dismiss our feelings, we lose out. Brene Brown says we can’t selectively numb emotions. When we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive ones. Eckhardt Tolle disclosed in an interview years ago that he doesn’t […]