Engagement 4.0: Mindfulness + Design Thinking + Culture Transformation Advisory

According to some polls somewhere by some very important agency, over 73% of people or so worldwide are unhappy with their jobs. They experience no motivation and no engagement at their place of work or in doing what they do or working for whom they work. Unhappy and disengaged workers are a lot less resilient,Continue reading “Engagement 4.0: Mindfulness + Design Thinking + Culture Transformation Advisory”

Masculine & Feminine Empowerment at work

Source: FutureShapers Author: Nicola Darke I’m done with patriarchy and I’m done with matriarchy. Can we please co-lead? In order to do this, we need to accept the difference between masculine and feminine approaches, and that they complement each other. We’ll also need to accept that we all have work to do on being our most authenticContinue reading “Masculine & Feminine Empowerment at work”

The Social Brain: Who is making a monkey of us?

Published by Mark Leonard Director, Mindfulness Connected and Strategic Partner at Talik & Co The primary mechanism of the human ‘social brain’ is evolved to enable us to cooperate, care for each other and to do this we need to build long-term intimate attachments to others. It is taboo to tell others (including children) whatContinue reading “The Social Brain: Who is making a monkey of us?”

Guidelines for workplace mindfulness

Mark Leonard Director, Mindfulness Connected and Strategic Partner at Talik & Co Did you know that one of the largest well-designed Randomized Controlled Trials with and adapted version of MBSR showed no benefits in the workplace? PLOS ONE- Effectiveness of a Worksite Mindfulness-Related Multi-Component Health Promotion Intervention on Work Engagement and Mental Health- Results ofContinue reading “Guidelines for workplace mindfulness”

Mindfulness, Wisdom and Compassion as Social Change

by Mark Leonard “…to become free you have to become acutely aware of being a slave.” Assata Shakur, civil rights activist. I’ve been teaching a series of “Mindfulness+Community” courses where I live, as a pilot to create a sense of community with mindfulness meditation at its heart. This programme is adapted from Mindfulness-Based Organisational EductionContinue reading “Mindfulness, Wisdom and Compassion as Social Change”