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The Most Precious Gift: Cultivating the Ability to Lead and Live With Excellence

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In the past year, I have been interviewed many times about the relationship between mindfulness and leadership. Why do we want to explore this training of the mind in the development of excellence? Is it to become better at our chosen career? It has the potential to do so. But is there, in fact, something more that is drawing us to explore this relationship?

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The Wisdom of Eagles: Mindfulness Lessons for Leadership and Life

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For many cultures and many individuals, there is a special attraction to this particular bird. And after spending an afternoon watching them and learning about them, it is easy to understand why this is so.

And, I learned that spending an afternoon observing them in flight is a great way to share in their wisdom.

Here are a few of the lessons I learned that afternoon — lessons for leadership and lessons for life.

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The ‘Win, Win… Win’ Challenge: Leadership Excellence in Today’s World

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Today, in a world that measures time in Internet seconds, and that fills every moment with potential distractions, the discipline needed to take the time to do a truly great job and to make these deeper connections takes specialized mental training, the training of mindful leadership. Just as an athlete needs specialized training to excel, those in positions of influence need access to the mental training needed to allow them to bring all of their capabilities to bear.

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