Why we need mindful leaders and a mindful workplace Most leadership books and training programs focus on how leaders can achieve more---do more, better, faster, with spectacular results. We've become obsessed with continuous improvement at increasing speed, with resulting rising stress levels to leaders and their followers and deteriorating relationships. Mindfulness as both a leadership practice and workplace culture holds the promise to bring back balance and better health. Most contemporary management and leadership literature is a predictive recasting of 19 th and 20 th century institutional thinking-multitasking, bigger, better, faster; planning, analysis and problem solving. Work on steroids.
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Our studies of over 3000 people reveal that on average, bullet-point slides yield a 15-20% recall of information after just an hour. Yet most presentations are given in this ineffectual, way. It is possible to use PowerPoint to communicate effectively, but only by using the tool in a more considered way.
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Innovation in Practice: The Voice of the Product Could the greatest innovation of all time be a method of innovation? Roger Smith proposed this in The Evolution of Innovation. Is such a method out there? The answer is yes. Suppose you want to come up with a new product idea.
The CARS Checklist... Credibility Accuracy Reasonableness Support ...is designed to provide some criteria for assessing the quality of a source, whether it is print or online. Few sources will meet every criterion in the list, and even those that do may not possess the highest level of quality possible. But if you learn to use the criteria in this list to critically evaluate the material you are reading, you will be much better able to separate the high-quality information from the poor quality. First, read the summary of the CARS Checklist below, then do the exercise that follows it. The CARS Checklist
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What is Gnosticism? Many visitors have requested some basic introductory material explaining Gnosticism. To meet this need we offer these "places to start": two short articles, The Gnostic World View: A Brief Summary of Gnosticism and What is a Gnostic?; and two audio lectures (mp3 format) on Gnosticism and its Legacy, and the Gnostic concept of Christ: The Misunderstood Redeemer. A reading of the Overview of the Library collection will give a useful brief introduction to the history and textual legacy of the Gnostic tradition.
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Emotional Intelligence Recommended Books The Business Case for Emotional Intelligence The following 19 points build a case for how emotional intelligence contributes to the bottom line in any work organization. Based on data from a variety of sources, it can be a valuable tool for HR practitioners and managers who need to make the case in their own organizations. The Consortium also invites submissions of other research for the Business Case.