The start of another year -- a great time to check on the state of your mindful leadership practice! At the Institute we talk about three key practices we employ to develop our focus, clarity, creativity, and compassion.
I had never heard of mindfulness, but the idea of a wellness retreat with my colleagues was intriguing. It was also very timely; I had just learned that on top of having high cholesterol and being 30 pounds overweight that I now had high blood pressure.
We are born with the capacity to be present. It is in this space that we can bring all of our experiences, education and inner wisdom to the moment. It is in this space that we begin to reveal our humanity and embody our passion to make a difference, to lead with excellence.