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Removing the Barriers: Three steps to better listening

Leadership requires first connecting to, then inspiring, people. It requires removing our own personal and psychological barriers and recognizing, cultivating, and maintaining that connection. If each of us unveils and removes all the barriers we have put over our hearts, we will come from a different place, and our paradigm for relating -- the ways we see, approach and work with others -- will shift. It is not about learning new skills or competencies. It is about remembering who we [...]

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Positivity Strategist Podcast: Leadership From the Heart

I had the wonderful opportunity to connect with Robyn Stratton-Berkessel recently. Robyn is a TEDx speaker, author, workshop designer and facilitator. I’ve always admired Robyn’s approach to Appreciate Inquiry – which is just one of her specialties. Robyn (aka robbiecat) and I have been Twitter colleagues for several years. I quickly discovered that Robyn’s energy is absolutely delightful and quite infectious in “real life” as it is online when she invited me to be a guest on her podcast, The [...]

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Inspire Wellness in Your Workplace, and Watch Productivity Soar

The missing piece or “hidden gold” of truly effective leadership lies in self-care, lifestyle and personal health. The challenges that leaders and managers face both on a personal level and in business are considerable. Chronic health problems emerge due to the demands of stress, extensive travel, operational change, an ever-connected web-centric lifestyle, a shrinking workforce and globalization. The physical and psychological rigors of high workload and leadership isolation coupled with the expectations of peak performance as well as constant fiscal [...]

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Conscious Capitalism and the Heart-Centered Leader

Conscious Leadership: Heart-Centered Leadership with Susan Steinbrecher Addison , TX - Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:00pm CDT Lunch provided! Meet us at the cool new space - The Addison TreeHouse and learn about one of the four tenets of Conscious Capitalism - Conscious Leadership. We will hear from one of our chapter members and author, Susan Steinbrecher. She will speak to us about what it means to be a conscious leader as she facilitates a panel discussion [...]

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Start-Up? How About Time-Out (to relax): Heart-Centered Tips on Entrepreneurial Stress

Entrepreneurs tend to have higher levels of stress than others. This brief radio interview highlights tips that every entrepreneur should know.

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Unique Aspects of Manager Stress: Dr. Bennett Interview

This brief interview highlights key insights about the unique stressors that (middle) managers face and tips for managing stress. Tips Discussed: Proactively and with “eyes wide open” embrace the fact that stress is part of the job. Recognize early warning signs of stress (metal and physical) Do an inventory: How many of your coping tools are healthy versus unhealthy? Dr. Bennett was interviewed after a key-note address to the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjvL2Ays9Jc http://youtu.be/JjvL2Ays9Jc  

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Why Our 24/7 Connected Society is Driving us Farther Apart

We all hear the stories: Companies that expect workers to pull all-nighters to finish a project, financial analysts that work 120 hours per week, bosses who expect employees to work weekends. But what are the repercussions of this modern-day hectic pace? Research data provides a strong correlation between work stressors -- such as incredibly long work hours -- and negative health outcomes, which may include a decrease in both output and quality of work, a rising number and rate of [...]

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Four Leadership Habits That Will Positively Influence Emotional Acceptance

Guest-post by Robert Schaefer, VP of Client Services, Steinbrecher And Associates In part one of this installment we discussed why happy and healthy employees deliver peak performance when operating from a fluid state of action referred to as “flow.” In part two we explored the positive effects of job control, or the perceived ability of the employee to exert influence over his or her work environment. In the final installments of this series, we will share the beneficial impact that [...]

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An Interview with Heart-Centered Leader, Bill Shore, Founder of Share Our Strength

We’d like to share with you, by way of this interview, an excellent example of a true heart-centered servant leader who irrefutably understands the value of knowing your impact. Bill Shore is the founder and executive director of Share Our Strength®, a national nonprofit that is ending childhood hunger in America. Shore is also the chairman of Community Wealth Ventures®, Inc., a for-profit subsidiary of Share Our Strength that offers strategy and implementation services to foundations and non-profit organizations. Shore [...]

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Judy Martin, Remembered

We thought it would be apropos to repost the following blog that Susan shared on her website a few weeks ago upon hearing the terribly sad news of Judy Martin’s passing. Judy’s legacy as a genuine heart-centered leader will certainly continue to shine as she forged the path for so many in her work in stress reduction, work/life balance and the cultivation of resilience. Judy generously provided the following testimonial for Heart-Centered Leadership and we are grateful to have this [...]