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“Might workplace mindfulness—in the cubicle or on the court—be just another way to get employees to work harder for nothing but airy rewards?” This query, proposed by Virginia Heffernan in her article in The New York Times Magazine, really got me thinking. Sure, I’m...read more
The last thing you probably want to do when you’re frustrated with someone is to give them a compliment. However, complimenting someone is a mindful way to move away from a career complaint. There are two caveats with this approach: The compliment must be authentic....read more
“By living deeply in the present moment we can understand the past better and we can prepare for a better future.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Sayings that don’t make sense drive me crazy. This is one of those times that I went nuts trying to figure out what the heck...read more
I’m always flattered and honored when a client tells me that I’ve given them the confidence they needed to achieve their goals. While it’s certainly nice to hear, I always remind them that I didn’t do it. No, I can’t give anyone confidence. Nor can you. What we can do...read more
I’ve been working hard to be more mindful. One of my big intentions is to cultivate the habit of focus. For me this means truly being present in the moment and giving my full attention to the person or task before me. In a world where we are bombarded by distractions,...read more
One thing that probably makes the biggest impact on career advancement is follow up. Follow up can mean many things, but in career language, it’s all about effort—touching base after a meeting, keeping promises, giving thanks to others and extending the offer to help....read more