Posts Tagged ‘focus’

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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Decide What You Want To Focus On

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“The Indispensable first step to getting things you want our of life is this: decide what you want.” Ben Stein I suspect for the most part we all are able to focus sometimes, how often that sometimes rolls around is something only we know for ourselves. I have days of great focus followed by weeks…

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6 Tips For Increasing Workplace Focus

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  Stop and Refocus – Increasing Workplace Focus. Simple, Right? If you were told that in 2015 a huge number of people took a survey (Global Corporate Challenge) and over ⅓ of the respondents reported feeling overly-stressed at work I’m willing to bet you’d think that number was low. I can see most people jumping…

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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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Be Mindful Be Attentive

[aesop_audio src=”https://www.whatisdialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Be-Mindful.m4a” loop=”off” viewstart=”off” viewend=”off” hidden=”off”] As facilitators of Generative Dialogue, we teach group participants to pause and silently ask three questions prior to speaking:  Have I heard what’s been said? (Understand before being understood) Is it truly my turn to speak? (Am I paying attention to my Ego?) Is what I am going to…

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10 Quick Looks at Mastering Active Listening

Listening happens, but being good at listening takes focus and hard work. We learn reading and writing early in our school lives but, when it comes to learning listening most of us only hear “sit down and listen” or something more colorful. The extent of our schooling in the art of listening is lacking, and…

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