Conscious Leadership

Toxic People?

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Removing toxic people is one of the biggest things you can do to transform your life. Except I don’t generally use the term toxic people. I use toxic relationships or interactions. Or dynamics. You’d think it would be easy to identify toxic relationships in your life. But it’s not always. Using the term, toxic people, […]

Burnout

Empathy and Emotional Overload

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We lack empathy when we’ve in emotional overload. There’s a big call for developing more empathy in the workplace. We can do that the hard way – or the easy way. Focusing on building empathy for others is addressing the symptom rather than the root. What we really need to deal with is the emotional […]

Awareness

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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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 […]

Awareness

Making Time to Decompress

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It’s so important as a leader (or anyone really) to make time to decompress, to recover. Your day is busy. There’s a lot going on. Most of the time when emotions come up or you get triggered you don’t have the time and space to deal with it in the moment. You have to get […]

Conscious Leadership

Meditation and Creativity

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Had an interesting conversation with a CEO today. One of the things he’s desiring is more creativity. He’s also talked about getting back to his meditation practice. I asked him what kind of meditation he’s been doing. He told me it was a focused meditation. Focused meditation is a convergent meditation – like meditation on […]

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

Awareness

In the Zone

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Why is leadership from the inside-out essential? Your company can only grow to the level that you grow. What you have to give to the world as a leader comes out of the fulfillment of your own potentialities. Mental expansion and self-growth can make the difference between average and good, or very good and great. […]