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The Muddied Meaning of Mindfulness

“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 as guilty as the next person for over using the term […]

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Career Complaint to Career Compliment

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. Nothing is worse than giving someone a false or hollow […]

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Career Confidence

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 is inspire others to dig […]

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Career Power Fueled By Nature

It’s a fact that when people take frequent breaks from work to spend time outdoors they’re more productive. It’s also proven that plants and windows stimulate creativity and positive emotions. Straight line—nature fuels career power. Enough said. Now, let’s add mindfulness to this equation. Mindfulness in nature rockets career power. I’m certainly no Einstein but […]

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