Living our values is an important part of distinguishing who you are, what is important to you, and your authentic leadership style. While values are not always discussed in an organization, it is truly the single most important thing that we can do along with determining our own vision and mission, both personally and professionally. It is important because it engenders in us a sense of purpose, a path forward and a decision-making mechanism as work and life situations arise.
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"Resilience" is the new buzz word these days. Especially with the rise of Sheryl Sandberg’s new book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, the term is no longer just noise -- it's something that true leaders need to learn to factor into their lives.
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How To Create Mindful Leadership
For the last few years, mindfulness has been getting a lot of attention and press.
According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, a leading thinker in the field, mindfulness is about "Paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally." It is about being more in the present and thereby being able to do everything with more discipline and focus.
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Diversity is such an important topic. Data shows that organizations that are more diverse not only make more money, but are more innovative, smarter, and retain more of their staff.
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As a woman, do you feel like you are struggling to break into the highest levels of your organization? Do you feel like you and/or others are not being recognized for the value you bring?
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Monica Thakrar has over 18 years experience in business focused mainly on strategy, change management, leadership development, training and coaching resulting in successful implementations of large scale transformation programs.