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What Hiring Managers Want vs. What Recent Graduates Have

Daniel Goleman’s Harvard Business Review articles have been helping develop leadership skills up to the C-suite for decades. As the class of 2016 begins to enter the workforce, these highly acclaimed articles remain as relevant now as ever before. What is it employers look for when hiring recent graduates? What …

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Your Body’s Role in Making Difficult Decisions

“Don’t let the voice of others’ opinions drown out your inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.”- Steve Jobs When it comes to making difficult decisions, how do you hear “your inner voice,” …

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Mindfulness Coaching: Start with Your Own Journey

Mindfulness Coaching: Practice Makes Perfect Juliet Adams’s coursework for her Masters degree in training and performance management didn’t include mindfulness coaching. And, it showed. She pushed hard to achieve, and paid the price in stress. Adams worked beyond peak performance. The result? Burnout. Then, she discovered mindfulness. With these practical …

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Changing Habits: Know When to Turn Off Your Autopilot

iStock/Shivendu Jauhari Changing Habits: When Autopilot Takes You in the Wrong Direction “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein If you think about it, we live much of our life on autopilot. We’ve developed countless habit loops for daily activities: brushing …

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How Do You Explain Mindfulness?

How do you explain mindfulness? How Do You Explain Mindfulness to Someone Unfamiliar with It? Many definitions of mindfulness only make sense to someone who already knows about mindfulness. That’s what Juliet Adams has seen in her work as an organizational consultant. Adams is the author of Mindfulness at Work …

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Knowledge is Power: Understanding Brain Science Matters in Leadership Development

Why Understanding Brain Science Matters In this brief video clip, Daniel Goleman and Daniel Siegel discuss the value of understanding brain science behind effective leadership. Understanding equals power – the power to recognize ineffective behavior and to choose actions that work. For leaders, this means having access to a range …

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Develop the Three Levels of Organizational Awareness

Outstanding leaders have an acute organizational awareness. Organizational Awareness: Inner, Outer and Other Focus In this brief video clip from the Brainpower: Mindsight and Emotional Intelligence in Leadership with Daniel Goleman and Daniel Siegel, Daniel Goleman discusses systems thinking, three levels of organizational awareness, and visionary leadership. He points out …