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Mindful Workplace Community corporate partner Awaris is inviting us to begin 2021 by taking part in their daily morning meditation drop-in sessions. The sessions will run from 8:00 am to 8:30 am every weekday, and there’ll also be a check-in at 5:30 pm on Fridays and hour-long yoga classes on Sundays at 10:00 am. Find […]
Image by Marcus Winkler (Unspash.com) ABSTRACT: No systematic review had previously been conducted examining the benefits mindfulness or meditation interventions for leaders and managers. However, the literature suggested that such interventions would have a positive impact on leaders’ own well-being, their leadership capability, their “post-conventional” leadership capacity, and their direct reports. The purpose of this […]
Image by Jacob Madsen (Unsplash) There is evidence from military settings and other high-pressure, safety-critical environments that mindfulness helps to reduce stress and enhance attention. In this article, Martin Summerfield explores mindfulness in the nuclear sector. Key points addressed:- Mindfulness is effective in reducing stress, anxiety and burnout. ƒ Mindfulness provides such benefits without compromising […]
Technology has superseded what many of us dreamed possible – machines are augmenting human capabilities, and as DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis observes as we start the new decade, “really this is just the beginning”. The 21st century workplace requires transformed and transformative leadership skills and capabilities. According to BP’s CIO of Energy Trading Ayman Assaf, […]
In February 2020 we launched the Mindful Workplace Community at an event hosted by HSBC at their London HQ. It was a very thought provoking morning with impressive and passionate presentations from both Mari Thorman (Chief Enterprise Business Architect and Chair of mindfulness @HSBC Network) and Matt Champion (Customer Innovation Director and Global Mindfulness@SAP). With thanks to […]