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Mindful Listening to Enhance Leadership Performance

Aldo Civico | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Aldo Civico

Mindful and empathic listening can be learned. To master these skills one can take advantage of every day interactions. As my experience with paramilitary commander Mauricio shows, focus, awareness and presence quite your mind when one is hostage of negative emotions.

Sibling Rivalry Is Not Welcome Here

Eva Glettner | Posted 01.29.2013 | Parents
Eva Glettner

I tell my boys all the time that friends come and go, but brothers are forever. Somehow, that doesn't seem to resonate. Read: they bicker constantly.

Leaders on Intergroup Relations Converge for Key CA Conference

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Brian Levin, J.D.

A dynamic all day conference on Intergroup Relations and Conflict Resolution held by CAHRO is taking place this Monday, February 7 from 8AM-5PM in downtown Los Angeles on the campus of the California Endowment at 1000 North Alameda Street.

Three Things Congress Can Do (But Probably Won't) to Stop Vitriol

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Earle McLeod

An Open Letter to Congress: I know you're scared. One of your members was gunned down in public. Six people are dead, including a nine-year-old l...

Human Interaction: The Skill Nobody Ever Teaches You

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

What's more important: knowledge, work habits or the way we interact with others? Recently, one of my clients was creating a project team. Several pe...

Shamed into Shunning Starch and Sugar

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Is fast food the new smoking? If you're under thirty-five, you probably don't remember the days when people used to smoke in meetings. The image of ...

Why Being a Great Boss and a Great Parent Aren't That Different

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

When we think about great parents, we tend to use words like loving, nurturing and kind. Yet when describing high performing bosses, we're more likel...

Undercover Boss: What Would It Reveal About Your Company?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

What do employees say and do when the boss isn't watching? Organizations say they want to know what goes on behind the scenes. But more often than...

The Mancession: The Numbers Reveal the New Normal

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Whether you got there by choice or force, the new mash-up we call work and life doesn't look like it used to. The sooner we make peace with that, the quicker we'll get over our embarrassment.

Divorce: The Devil is in the Details

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

We all know them; you might even be one of them. They're the bitter divorced people who five years later are still seething with anger at their ex-spo...

How To Get Your Way Without Alienating Others

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

"At a certain point it gets to be about me, right?" He was a seasoned professional who'd been in business for years, and when he asked me this questi...

Eight Affirmations That Change Everything

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

We all have our mantras, expressions like "money doesn't grow on trees" or "blood is thicker than water." They're often the sayings we grew up with,...

Why Are We So Weirded-Out by the "L Word"

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

People are weird about love. Everybody wants to be loved, but nobody wants to talk about it. We'll tell a stranger how much we love our iPod. Yet w...

Have You Lost Your Mojo?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

You can't create Mojo by pining for the past or putting your happiness on hold until some future date. And you can't expect to get it from something outside of you. You have to create it within.

Are You Letting A Lizard Ruin Your Relationships?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Do you ever wonder why some people do the things they do? We all have our own unique perspectives and experiences. Our unique point of view is the le...

Appreciating the Fragile Beauty of the Mundane

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

My neighbors just lost their 17-year-old daughter to cancer. She was diagnosed 13 months ago. Up until three weeks ago, she was responding well to th...

Why Sales Doesn't Have to Be Icky

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Bring up the topic of sales, and you'll likely get eye rolls from people who believe that "selling" is all about high-pressure tactics, telemarketing ...

Self-Dicipline: The Pain and Pleasure of Teaching Yourself To Do the Boring Stuff

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

I have a love-hate relationship with self-discipline. I love the results, but I hate the process. Discipline can be a loaded word. We tend to think ...