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20 Ways Sitting in Silence Can Completely Transform Your Life

<b>“Silence is a source of great strength.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>For over two years I spent one out of every four weeks in silence. At the time I was living at a Zen …

Meditation

Why values need to be at heart of sustainable business transformation

Dov Seidman, the CEO of global corporate advisory services provider LRN, is convinced that sustainable business transformation can come only as a result of values-based leadership.<p>I spoke to Seidman, ahead of his speech later this month to more than 1,000 CEOs at the United Nations Global Compact …

Leadership

Talent Dynamics

Resilience Through Mindful Leadership

The movement to develop mindful leaders in business is at a tipping point, as interest from corporations, educational institutions and the media continues to grow. As Arianna Huffington recently pointed out on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i>: "The tipping point was very evident at the World Economic Forum in …

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The Unique Self and Soul Activation The Path of Personal Transformation

The pursuit of happiness in the workplace | Financial Times

Forget spreadsheets, swot analysis and risk management, the latest topic on the business school agenda is happiness.<p>Those academics who research the …

Happiness

Transparency Aids the Fight Against Corruption

What do IRS abuses in the United States and rampant government corruption in Indonesia have in common? Both have been exposed to public view as a …

Corruption

The Best Commencement Speeches of 2013

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's that time of year, where college graduates are heading off into the world and everyone from …

Want To Be Happy? Live Near A Park

As urban planners debate the merits of, say, a new shopping center versus maintaining the local park, they might consider this: over time, parks–and other green spaces–make people feel better about themselves.<p>Or, at least, that is the takeaway from a long-term study of 12,000 people in the U.K. …

The Fear Factor: How Scared Are People?

By Deepak Chopra Senior Scientist of The Gallup Organization, MD, and Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup Organization<p>Over the past decade the word “fear” has become all too familiar. After 9/11 critics of the war on terror called it fear-mongering. After the financial crash of 2008, living in …

Why Sharing News About Solutions Is a Revolutionary Act

Remember, what we do and say doesn't just influence our friends, but also our friends' friends and our friends' friends' friends.<p><b>Renewables ramping …

The Blueprint Of We: 5 Ways To Master Collaboration

There are 7 billion people on the planet. Sooner or later you’ll have to work with some of them. Here is a five-part prescription for how to collaborate with less stress and more focus on innovation.<p>Maureen McCarthy should have been dead 15 years ago. Doctors gave her just a few months to live …

Entrepreneurship