Paul Nicholson via Compfight I am not a religious man. In fact, in a survey of character strengths, spirituality or “religiousness” comes out as my lowest strength, number 24 out of 24. If there is a weakness that I need to work on . . . this is it. A lot of the guidance that […]
Archive | November, 2013
When is Worker Engagement Worker Exploitation?
There has been a lot of talk lately about the “commoditization of mindfulness” in corporate America. Invariably, when I post an article that talks about using strategies of mindfulness or positive psychology to improve employee satisfaction or engagement, I get a mixed response. There are some who believe that by promoting these strategies, I am […]
The Three Magic Words that Create Great Conversations
Shandi-lee Cox via Compfight We all know great conversations when we find ourselves in one. We find an area of common interest with another human being and the dialogue just flows. But these moments don’t come along as often as we like. With a stranger, we don’t know where to begin. And in a long-term […]
The Mindful Child
As a father of two toddlers (one 3 ½ years old and one just over 1 ½) I’m often amazed at their capacity for mindfulness. I’ve been saying that mindfulness will be the big wellness trend of the next decade. But it doesn’t come easily to most of us. In an increasingly fast-paced world fraught […]