Tag: compassion

Disruptive Times Call for Compassion, Learning, and Conversations

Posted on March 10, 2021

Leadership in disruptive times is no easy feat. To succeed, leaders, executives, and managers must lead with careful consideration and mindful intention. Richard Boyatzis, a Professor in the Departments of Psychology at Case and Organizational Behavior at Case Weatherhead School of Management writes, along with his colleagues, in the book, Resonant Leadership. Disruptive times call for leaders to support learning and to have compassion, mindfulness to center and calm, and emotionally intelligent conversations. Practice compassion: ...

How to Be More Confident? Learn Self Compassion

Posted on April 11, 2016

This tweet from internet Hippo offers a sad but true insight: we are often tougher on ourselves than others are on us.  Kristen Neff is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin and has written a book on Self-Compassion or,  learning how to treat oneself with kindness. By this she means the same kindness and care we would give to a good friend.  This article reviews Dr. Neff's research on self-compassion. Why self-compassion ...

Mindfulness: Simple Methods to Begin

Posted on January 18, 2016

The current research on leadership describes the importance of Leaders learning mindfulness methods,e.g, deep breathing, visualization, meditation, etc. - basically ways to calm your brain and open up space for thinking.  But how does one begin to do this?  This article reviews some simple ways of learning mindfulness methods to make your brain calmer and happier.  Those you lead will notice the difference...and so will you.