The days are gone in which Mindfulness Training was the sole domain of neuroscientific research, therapeutic application or contemplative thought. Social scientists, economists as well as top business leaders are discovering the vast potential that Mindfulness Training offers, not only to improve personal management, leadership skills and performance but also to lift whole corporations to higher levels of productivity and to create a sustainable and joyful work environments.
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Read some of the most exciting and inspiring experiences from Top Business Leaders below.
Bill George: Mindful Leadership
Why are thousands of books available on leadership while there is such an apparent lack of leadership skills? The flood of books continues, but what are our leaders missing to transfer the wisdom of these books into reality?
Bill George, professor of management practice at Harvard Business School, and former Fortune 500 CEO, explains in this article (PDF) how Mindfulness fills the gap and helps to develop effective leaders.
Manish Chopra: Reboot Camp for the Mind
When the Managing Partner of one of the world´s most prestigious business consultancies describes Mindfulness as “essential to the health of my mind, just as bathing, eating and exercising are critical to the health of my body” it may be worth hearing more.
Learn how the experience of mindfulness has transformed the life of Manish Chopra, author of the book The Equanimous Mind. Read an article about the book (PDF).
IMD: Perspectives for Managers
“At the center of the hurricane of economic globalization is the quiet space of mindfulness – a philosophy and practice which helps those exercising leadership to situate themselves calmly in the eye of the hurricane, where they are able to tap into the clarity and creativity necessary to ensure wisdom in decision-making and focused, authentic leadership.”
Sound interesting? Read the full article (PDF) on mindfulness and why no manager can do without it – written by Jeanny Wildi, Research Assistant, and Ben Bryant, Professor of Leadership and Organization at IMD, one of Europe's leading Business Schools.
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- CEO, lecturer calls meditation a good investment in The San Diego Union-Tribune
- How to succeed in business: Meditate in Fortune Magazine via CNN.com
- Leadership: Today's workplace needs mindful leaders in the Financial Post
- Transformations of Leadership in the Harvard Business Review
- Mindful leadership: Exploring the value of a meditation practice in The Ashridge Journal
- CEO Secrets: Why Does Meditation Improve Performance? by David Paul Walker, CEO
- How to Get Smarter, One Breath at a Time in Time Magazine
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This practical and experiential course develops skills and provides practical techniques to enhance mental effectiveness and create more space in your life. The program will cov...
Senior Trainer Bo Heimann delivered a one-hour key note speak at the Scotland4Mindfulness Conference in Edinburgh on March 10th. In his talk he described what TPP has come to...