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  • The most important work meeting? A High Level Meeting with yourself

    When asked about the secret to his success Albert Einstein was quoted as saying: “Although I have a regular work schedule, I take time to go for long walks on the beach so that I can listen to what is going on inside my head. If my work isn’t going well, I lie down in […]Origin...

    Tags: Work Life Balance Tips, american happiness association, happiness at work, high level meeting, mindfulness, work life balance tips, wunderlist

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  • Big Problems? Start Small

    "In problem solving, we’re taught to ask a simple question, “Is this problem within my scope of control?” If yes, then we go after it. If no, then we escalate it to the next level of management. But for that to happen, I’ve learned it’s sometimes necessary to engage ...

    Tags: Change Management, lean leadership, mindfulness, Problem solving

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  • The art of giving and learning to give back

    “Money is not the only commodity that is fun to give. We can give time, we can give our expertise, we can give our love or simply give a smile. What does that cost? The point is, none of us can ever run out of something worthwhile to give.” ― Steve Goodier If you were […] Or...

    Tags: How To Motivate Employees, Motivational, Weekly Happiness Challenge, Work Life Balance Tips, charitable, day of giving, generous, give back, give generously, giving generously, giving world, global living, mindfulness

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  • We’re Mindful–Why Isn’t our Organization?

    Why the Interest in Mindfulness? The practice of mindfulness has been closely associated with improvements in mental health, physical health and overall well-being (1). These benefits have also been observed in the workplace, where ‘mindful’ individuals are reported to better cope w...

    Tags: Organization, Change, & HR, mindfulness, organizational design

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  • Lean Roundup: Pull

    A pull system links all production activity to actual customer demand--and creates what one lean thinker calls "an architecture for kaizen." Read more about this key lean principle. Original: https://www.lean.org/lp/708 By: Tom EhrenfeldPosted: March 30, 2017, 12:00 am

    Tags: Getting Started, Kanban, knowledge management, lean practice, mindfulness

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  • João Viana’s #WhentoJump: Walking away from big business toward transformation

    My name is João Viana and I am the founder of Walking Mentorship. I was born in Lisbon, Portugal 44 years ago. For the first 16 years of my life, I never imagined I’d leave my city or even my neighbourhood. Then, I applied for a scholarship at the American Field Service exchange...

    Tags: #WhentoJump, How to be happy at work, Mindfulness, Alqueva Dark Sky, camino de santiago, meditation, mindfulness, Pacific Crest Trail, Via Francigena Pilgrimage

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  • Infographic: 23 productivity hacks to rock your life

    In many ways, increasing your productivity isn’t about finding more minutes to cram into an already overloaded day. In fact, it isn’t about doing more at all — it’s about working smarter, not harder. It’s about finding ways to streamline the way you already live your...

    Tags: How to Increase Productivity, Mindfulness, Project Management Tools & Techniques, how to be mindful, how to do more with less, how to increase productivity, mindfulness, productivity hacks

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  • Four TED Talks on mindfulness and just taking a step back

    This month we’re taking a step back from our Weekly Happiness Challenges. No, we aren’t not doing them, we’re just instead purposely taking a step back for reflection, relaxation, and thoughtfulness. We’re focusing on how to be mindful at work and in other areas of our liv...

    Tags: Mindfulness, Weekly Happiness Challenge, Work Life Balance Tips, Abha Dawesar, Andy Puddicombe, emotional quotient, EQ, happiness challenges, How to be happy at work, how to be mindful, Matthieu Ricard, mindfulness, Pico Iyer, TED talks, work life balance tips, workplace happiness

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  • Coaching the Uncoachable Comes Down to Rock Paper and Scissors

    Breaking out of a thinking cycle that is already too full to learn anything can be found in thinking about the game of rock, paper, and scissors, says lean coach Dan Prock. Original: https://www.lean.org/lp/897 By: Dan ProckPosted: May 29, 2018, 12:00 am

    Tags: coaching, learning, Mentors, mindfulness, reflections

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  • JoePa and Other Biases to Avoid

    A recent viewing of the biographical film Paterno led LEI Senior Coach Mark Reich to reflect on the way many of us let biases filter our view of the facts Original: https://www.lean.org/lp/899 By: Mark ReichPosted: June 5, 2018, 12:00 am

    Tags: mindfulness, beliefs, musings

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