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What Gets in the Way of Listening

As your role grows in scale and influence, so too must your ability to listen. But listening is one of the toughest skills to master — and requires uncovering deeper barriers within oneself.<p>Take, for example, our client, Janet, a successful principal in a management consulting firm. She recently …

The World’s Oldest Living Things: A Decade-Long Photographic Masterpiece at the Intersection of Art, Science, and Philosophy

<i>“Our overblown intellectual faculties seem to be telling us both that we are eternal and that we are not,”</i> philosopher Stephen Cave observed in his poignant meditation on our mortality paradox And yet we continue to long for the secrets of that ever-elusive eternity.<p>For nearly a decade, …

3 Ways to Work Meditation Into Your Busy Day

Has all the interest in mindfulness got you intrigued? Here are a few ways to dip a toe in the water and see if meditation is for you.<p>No doubt you've noticed that mindfulness and meditation have moved out of the monastery and into corporate America.<p>The topic is so hot that Wisdom 2.0, a conference, …

Meditation

The Art of Practical Wisdom

<i>“It’s insulting to imply that only a system of rewards and punishments can keep you a decent human being,”</i> Isaac Asimov told Bill Moyers in their magnificent 1988 conversation on science and religion. And yet ours is a culture that frequently turns to rigid external rules — be they of religion or …

9 Ways to Be as Productive as a Navy SEAL

The best teams in the world practice specific behaviors to ensure maximum efficiency.<p>When performing capture-or-kill missions in Iraq, we often used Humvees as insert platforms. It didn't take long to see the difficulty of getting out of a Humvee and over a six-foot wall while wearing nearly 70 …

Management

8 Ways Neuroscience Can Improve Your Presentations

Giving memorable and persuasive presentations is more than an art. It's brain science.<p>Over the past few decades, enormous amounts of effort (and dollars) have gone into understanding how the mind works. This is good news for you, especially when it comes to public speaking, which requires getting …

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