Business

Time Well Spent Accelerates Your Business Success

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  Often the phrase Time Well Spent is connected to a group of words such as time-management, productivity and constructive. When most employers think about Time Well Spent they are thinking about the ROI you represent. Rarely does the TWS conversation find it’s way around to words containing valuable, gratifying, beneficial, rewarding or generative. Nor…

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Focus Opens The Heart And Mind To Opportunity

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Our mind rides on a stream of thoughts and emotions seemingly manufactured endlessly, and given that each of us creates in the neighborhood of 60,000+ thoughts each and everyday, endless may be an understatement. We are awash in our thoughts, awash in our emotions, all simmering and bubbling in a mind-soup, a tangy concoction of…

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Mindfulness Changes Everything When Added To Your Business

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2017 was the tipping point where the weight of evidence clearly tilted in the direction of business leaders believing Mindfulness Changes Everything in business. 2018 in all probability will expand the global acceptance of McMindfulness but also the realization that there are many deeper levels of mindfulness to be explored. Change is difficult in our…

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Actively Unblocking Creativity Ideas

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Within the chorus of Bowie’s Changes he sings “time may change me, but I can’t trace time.” When we first hear this familiar part it may seem nonsensical. It may make as much sense as a Zen Koan, but look at it for a moment and turn it over in your mind.   If we…

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Want To Improve Employee Engagement? Start With Conscious Leadership

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Shutterstock Originally published on Forbes by Susan Taylor Look around your office. How many of your employees are truly engaged in their work? If your company is like most, only 32% are actively engaged, while 50.8% are not engaged and 17.2% are actively disengaged. Engaged employees are excited and committed to their work, demonstrating higher productivity, greater performance, creative…

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The Angst Of The CEO: When Success Leaves You Feeling Empty

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Photo-Shutterstock Originally published on Forbes by Susan Taylor As a CEO or business leader, you’d think you’d be happy. By some standards, you’ve achieved great business success. You have the power and responsibility to lead your organization or department. But for some, reaching this pinnacle of your career can leave you feeling restless and unfulfilled,…

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Creating High-Performing Teams: Do You Have What It Takes?

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Originally published on Forbes by Susan Taylor Congratulations! You’ve just been promoted to head a new business unit. You and your new leadership team have been tasked with solving a challenging problem that is critical to the company’s continued success. Naturally, you aren’t given a lot of time to create a turnaround plan. Your mission…

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Why Mindfulness is Good for Business

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  My clients are often surprised when I talk about mindfulness, and why it is good for business. They’re used to an environment where being analytical and making quick and tough decisions is a necessity and sign of strength. But incorporating mindfulness provides a balance and perspective that will help make you, your leadership and…

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Is Your Ship Sinking?

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Originally published on Forbes by Susan Taylor When shareholders demanded Uber CEO Travis Kalanick step down from the company he created, the only surprise was that this visionary — who disrupted the transportation industry with his ride-hailing company — didn’t see his Uber ride coming to an end. Uber’s crisis started amid complaints of sexual harassment and a lack…

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