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If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

Published by Harvard Business Review. To truly engage other human beings and create meaningful connections, we need to silence our inner voices and be fully present — and being more mindful…

3 Things Leaders Need to Have an Impact

Most leaders think they’re effective at motivating their employees, but a large study from Potential Project shows that employees are more disengaged than ever. Watch Founder and Managing Director of…

Are You Addicted To Doing?

Perhaps you’re familiar with this experience: After a long week of work, the weekend finally arrives. It’s time to wind down, relax, and do nothing. However, before 9 a.m. Saturday…

Overcome Busyness and Enhance Performance

Most people in your organization would probably say they are busy. But are they busy doing lots of things that take time, or are they getting the most from their…

Mindful Strategies to Enhance Performance

According to research – including studies by the London Business School1 and the Franklin Covey Institute2 – the majority of business professionals use their time inefficiently. Sure, they stay busy by answering…

One Second Ahead –Mindfulness as a Driver For Business Results

According to science, these days our minds are involuntarily wandering half of our waking hours[i].  Why? Because for decades, at work, our attention has been under siege.  I call it the P A I D reality; we are under constant pressure, always on, information overloaded and working in highly distracted environments. I have observed these four tendencies in organizations in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

How to keep your mindset as sharp as your skillset

Picture the scene: more than 200 business people sitting in silence at round tables in a large conference room with their eyes closed at 8.30am on a weekday. They are not sleeping, but practising an exercise in mindfulness led by Rasmus Hougaard,the Danish managing director of the Potential Project, an international corporate-based mindfulness training organisation.