Potential Project Founder Rasmus Hougaard has had three articles published recently on the importance of cultivating mindfulness in the workplace. You can download them here:
It can transform your relationship with yourself, with other people, and with the pressures of the modern world, but... is mindfulness good for business?
As part of a Channel News Asia's Breakfast Television special on working smart and work-life balance in Singapore, TPP's Senior Trainer Jacqueline Carter talks about Corporate-Based Mindfulness Training. We can train ourselves to become deeply focused, fully present, high-performing and at ease, even in the midst of busy work life.
Børsen newspaper reports on a study by Jochen Reb of Carlsberg IT's recent Corporate-Based Mindfulness Training programme. Employees have experienced a significant decrease in emotional exhaustion and Carlsberg’s CIO Kenneth Egelund Schmidt, is very satisfied with the initial results of the program.
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Børsen newspaper ran a second article on The Potential Project's Corporate-Based Mindfulness Program in Carlsberg IT, this one focusing on how the organisation is abandoning the time- and energy-wasting habit of multitasking.
While multitasking increases stress and hinders productivity, creativity and positive affect, mindfulness does precisely the opposite.
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This article by Thomas Menkhoff was published in the Business Times, Singapore's only daily business broadsheet, on April 25 2012. Menkhoff queries the traditional attributes of 'Asian' business leadership and identifies mindfulness as a key quality of effective leadership that should be cultivated to enrich the development of global leaders.
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Potential Project Senior Trainer Chin Lai Meng has written an article on Mindfulness and Energy Management which was recently published in the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce & Industry magazine.
Leaders and decision-makers need to sustain a high level of energy to handle the demands that the modern working environment makes on our attention. Mindfulness as a practice can conserve our energy so that this vital resource can be managed and sustained. Lai Meng's article outlines scientific research into mindfulness as energy management and describes how mindfulness can be applied as a workplace practice.
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Danish business newspaper Børsen has published two articles on mindfulness and The Potential Project's upcoming CBMT programme with Carlsberg. In addition to some key facts about mindfulness, the articles feature commentaries from Carlsberg’s CIO Kenneth Egelund Schmidt and from Jochen Reb, assistant professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources at Singapore Management University.
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Potential Project Senior Trainer Martin Ström interviewed Jeremy Hunter, an Assistant Professor of Practice from the Peter Drucker School of Management who has taught mindfulness to executives for more than a decade. Jeremy shared the story of how he came to teach mindfulness, his thoughts on how mindfulness is received in the workplace, and what role mindfulness can play in the modern business world.
Writing in the Harvard Business Review, Polly Labarre asks why off-the-shelf leadership development solutions so often fail to bring about lasting and meaningful change. What if cultivating one's inner environment was at the centre of the leadership agenda? Biotechnology giant Genentech is her case study in this article, "Developing Mindful Leaders."
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Potential Project Senior Trainer Angela Spaxman has written an article on The Top 6 Reasons for Coaches to Train in Mindfulness. Angela writes:
Mindfulness means paying attention in the current moment and being awake to the experience of your present awareness. Clearly, mindfulness is an essential quality that coaches use in interactions with our clients. It features prominently in the IAC Coaching Masteries® where it shows up most obviously in Mastery #4, "Processing in the Present." The quality of our mindfulness—our ability to be present and engaged with our clients as they reveal their inner processes to us—is a mark of high-value coaching.
- Mindfulness: An Antidote to Multitasking
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- Mind & Its Potential Conference reviewed in The Age newspaper
- CBMT at IF Insurance featured in Svenska Dagbladet
- Mind Training Feature in Børsen Newspaper
- Documentary on the effects of mindfulness in business life
- Mindfulness Documentary on National Danish Television
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Potential Project Founder Rasmus Hougaard has had three articles published recently on the importance of cultivating mindfulness in the workplace. You can download them here: &r...