Archive | August, 2012

The Power And Importance Of Positive Visioning

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In almost any aspect of life, be it career, home, or even sports, an important ingredient for success is positive visioning. Richard Boyatzis discusses the concept in his CD set Resonant Leadership, and Daniel Goleman included part of that discussion in the enhanced version of his book, The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights. This week, we feature it in the podcast.

Working With Mindfulness Conversation, Part 4

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This episode is the fourth, and final, in a series of excerpts from a conversation between Daniel Goleman and Mirabai Bush, developer of the Working With Mindfulness trainings. They sat down to discuss questions raised during training workshops she lead at Google. Today, we’ll feature part of their discussion ranging from adapting to change, to the importance of a positive outlook, to recognizing an increase in ones emotional intelligence.

The Mindful Child

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This episode features an excerpt from the Bridging Hearts and Minds of Youth conference, developed by University of California San Diego’s Center For Mindfulness, along with Stressed Teens. The conference was held in San Diego, in February of 2012, and this excerpt comes from Susan Kaiser-Greenland’s keynote, The Mindful Child: Teaching The New ABC’s Of Attention, Balance, And Compassion. 

An additional excerpt can be seen in the video below.

Social Skills

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This episode is the third in a series of excerpts from a conversation between Daniel Goleman and Mirabai Bush, developer of the Working With Mindfulness trainings. Today, we’ll feature part of their discussion focusing on social skills, including social awareness and mindful listening.

Training The Brain

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Brains are highly variable, changing systems that shift in response to our experience. For his Wired To Connect audio series, Daniel Goleman sat down with Richard Davidson to explain the science behind our emotions.  Detailing the neurological effects of contemplation, they show how we can activate our brains to recover from stress and anxiety, and conquer fear.  This episode of the podcast features an excerpt from their conversation, Training The Brain.