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The ROI of Mindful Leadership

I've made the bold claim that leaders can 10x their impact using the power of mindfulness. This article is an attempt to discover if this is actually true. For almost 30 years I have been studying and practicing mindfulness, and I've personally experienced a massive...

Is This Your Moment?

At some point in our lives, we all have a moment. You know the one. That point in time when we realize that we are capable of achieving so much more. Mine was back in 1994 when I read my first professional development book. The book was “The 7 Habits of Highly...

There’s A Podcast!

There are two things that I love - great conversation and good coffee. That’s why I’m really excited to announce a podcast that brings together both of these … I love great conversation … There’s nothing more satisfying than a great conversation. You know … those...

The 5 Levels of Mindful Leadership

This week I will be exploring the most common questions that I receive about Mindful Leadership. Let’s dive in. Q: What Is Mindfulness? At the most basic level, mindfulness is training for the brain. I view it as a collection of tools and techniques that enable you to...

10 Signs That You Might Be A Reactive Leader

I’m sure you can think of someone in your workplace that would fall into the category of a Reactive Leader. Perhaps it’s Susan in Accounting with her negative attitude. Peter from Marketing that is so results driven that he is oblivious to the wake of destruction (in...

The 80/20 Principle

I don’t know about you, but I love it when I come across a handy yet straightforward thinking tool (aka mental model) that applies across a broad spectrum of situations. The 80/20 Principle falls into this category. What is the 80/20 Principle? “The 80/20 Principle...

Can You Measure Leadership?

"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is the power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” - Victor E. Frankl This is one of my favourite quotes of all time. I didn’t know at the time, but the meaning behind...

[Goal Setting] Live Your Legacy

One of the lessons that I’ve learned early on in life is that we tend to overestimate what we can accomplish in the short term, and underestimate what we can achieve in the long run. That being said, very rarely do we think about the legacy that we are going to leave...

[Goal Setting] Free Your Mind

Did you know that each of us holds an internal representation of ourselves, the world, and our place in it? This means that every one of your thoughts, habits, behaviours, rules, beliefs, stories and strategies exist within your brain as a chain of connected neurons....

[Goal Setting] What’s Your Passion Project?

Projects have made the largest positive impact on my career. They have allowed me the greatest opportunity for personal growth and at the same time, deliver value to whomever I’m serving. A very potent combination. I’m not talking about the projects that I’m assigned...

[Goal Setting] The Ideal Week

In the previous NOW and DAILY checklists, we’ve been focused on building awareness of what’s grabbing our attention at the moment and being more intentional with each day. We are now going to step back even further and start planning our weeks. If you find that you...

[Goal Setting] Be Awesome Today

Do you spend your days running from task to task, yet never seem to get anything done? If this is true for you, then you will want to start with the DAILY Checklist from The Ultimate Goal Setting Checklist. While the NOW Checklist shows you how to handle distractions...

[Goal Setting] If Not Now, When?

Achieving long-term goals is hard work. Especially if you are caught up on the treadmill of running from one urgent task to the next. If you feel anxious, stressed or overwhelmed about all the stuff on your to-do list, then you will want to start with the NOW...

The Mindful Leaders Toolkit

7 Mindful Leadership tools and tactics to help you remove stress, anxiety, and overwhelm, and will empower you to build self-confidence, achieve results, and expand influence (all in just 15 minutes a day)

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