So often we enter into stressful situations assuming we are as ill-prepared as the scenario in our headline. In fact, there is considerable evidence that we have many more arrows in our quiver than we anticipate.
It is hard to think of a better concept for the times we live in other than the single word in our title - change. There are (many) quotes to come, but at this point, I can’t help but think of Marcus Aurelius who wrote that “change is nature’s delight” thus illustrating that change is actually woven into the universe.
This article we are focused on the concept of people’s inhumanity to people – obviously in the context of world events, but also in a context that is still ‘closer to home’ with arguably a direct impact on even more individuals.
Thanks to a good friend and highly regarded neuroscientist Gitendra Uswatte, we have gone back to the drawing board on the article entitled Takers - A Result of the Imp of the Perverse - Part 1.
This post is simply a cross section of information designed to illustrate some of the many documented benefits of mindfulness. As a quick sidebar, I believe it is philosophically inconsistent with mindfulness for it to be used to “enhance performance”.
Part 3 of the Series on nonverbal communication. I have become intrigued by a couple broader stroke concepts regarding nonverbal communication which is where I will begin. While they are each applicable to both inbound and outbound messaging I present them here mostly in the context of delivering a convincing (nonverbal) message.
Every business has a quiver full of arrows (communications, marketing, accounting, information systems, etc.) and everyone is targeting the same game (client/customer).You need an advantage.
Now I’m not suggesting that this is some new idea I came up with. I don’t see this as the start of a new conversation. I am jumping into an existing dialogue with the hope of providing context, structure and experience to expand the dialogue.