Posts Tagged ‘attention’

Easily Understand Mindfulness 10 Tips

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“Mindfulness is so powerful that the fact it comes out of Buddhism is irrelevant.” Jon Kabat-Zinn I’ve mentioned in the last few blog posts how Dialogue is an effective practice to integrate into your business teams as a means to grow innovation and ROI in a meaningful way. One of the underpinnings of Dialogue is…

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Purest Form Of Generosity

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Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity. Andrew Weil I had a radical thought the other day. When I say radical I’m speaking about the thought being radical to me, though I’m sure there are a few people in the world that would also find it radical. Earlier this morning I sat comfortably…

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5 Benefits To Mindfulness at Work

I’m fairly sure most of us grew up hearing the old refrain “pay attention” or maybe it was another childhood favorite “mind what you’re doing.” And depending on what part of the world you grew up in I’m sure you heard a few other gems whose goal was to get you to stop fidgeting or…

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Just Too Busy! Where’s The Exit?

One chilly and long ago February morning before the sun had made its presence known, I settled onto a meditation cushion smack in the middle of the meditation hall. Usually when I sat in the hall most of the fifty cushions were occupied but, this morning my early arrival allowed me to indulge in the…

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Natural Rhythm

One of the key principles of Generative Dialogue is that of natural rhythm. This can be quite challenging to achieve as many of us are accustomed to using checklists and agendas in our meetings. With these checklists and agendas comes structure and within that structure, we tend to get attached to specific outcomes. If you…

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Examine How You Listen

  “The word LISTEN contains the same letters as the word SILENT” ∞ Alfred Brendel   Most of us think we know how to listen. We don’t, and growing up we are rarely if ever told to Examine How You Listen. When another person is speaking, what happens? Unless you are hearing-impaired, hearing happens; it…

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