Recently, I had a discussion with someone with whom I’m partnering on some consulting work. Our talk went well but afterwards, when he wrote up his thoughts on what we had discussed and sent them to me, I found myself reacting defensively because I felt my interests had not been adequately considered. Wait a minute, I thought.
Today’s business leaders face a range of new leadership challenges, such as navigating the increasing speed of change, leveraging the power of technology and motivating employees across multiple generations, to name a few. While these challenges are not insurmountable, meeting them requires a new kind of leadership that goes beyond financial models and strategic frameworks.
Mindfulness training is about your life. It isn’t about the time you meditate on a cushion or chair. It is about learning to be awake for each moment of your life. So bringing your training into the moments in the day is a necessary requirement.