Global Beehive Talk: Mark Leonard

Source: Global Beehive Author: Hans Gillior Global Beehive Talk with Mark Leonard – Director and Researcher at Mindfulness Connect. He has worked closely with Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (ROH) to implement mindfulness and study its effects. It was a great talk about collective intelligence, social collaboration and change. Enjoy!

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?”

The wisdom of disillusion

Mark Leonard Director, Mindfulness Connected and Strategic Partner at Talik & Co We all wish to trust some kind of shared truth that will give us the security that certainty offers. We all want to share a sense of identity with a group who share our beliefs. We want someone else to give us theContinue reading “The wisdom of disillusion”

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”