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Sometimes challenging circumstances are the exact thing we need to reflect and refocus. Rather than being stuck in thoughts and feelings that are not helpful, leverage them to clearly map directions and next steps.
Mindfulness is described as the ability to be fully present in the moment. It is being able to block out distractions and other concerns in order to focus on the task at hand.
In 1985, I joined the Peace Corps and began my service in Congo, Central Africa. I was an idealistic young man with a naively expansive view of my ability to help people and bring about meaningful change in their lives. The challenges and frustrations I experienced as a Peace Corps volunteer provided important life lessons… Read more »
Although few of us will ever receive prestigious awards for our work, we can make our daily tasks great by doing them with great passion, focus and a sense of purpose. Doing our work as if we were producing the world’s next great product, innovation or solution elevates its meaning and importance, gives it a… Read more »
Have you ever found yourself with your mind spinning on stressful thoughts? Ones that wake you up in the middle of the night? Ones that steal your energy and focus? This is “monkey mind.”
Four tips to help you remain focused at work when you have something else in your life competing for your attention.
These days, it seems like there are a million things going on in the work place. The email inbox is full, the phone is ringing, people are coming in and out asking questions, and budgets are getting slashed. Somehow, we’ve got to find a way to keep all the glass balls in the air atRead… Read more »
“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle The Universal Law states, “What you focus on expands.” It’s simple. What you focus on determines what you’ll find in life. If you focus on the reasons why you will never be promoted, you will only find more andRead… Read more »