Mindfulness

There are three core skills we can develop and use to respond and thrive in the face of the six biggest disruptors impacting our world, and these skills interrelate, inform, and strengthen one another.   How? Let's start with a reminder of what these three skills are:    Mindfulness The...

Mindfulness, a core career and life skill, is the practice of becoming more fully aware of what's taking place within and around you, and responding with one or more aspects of loving-kindness, compassion, gratitude, emotional balance, and wisdom.  This practice is not only the seventh path...

Here's some quick, working definitions of three core career and life skills we can develop and use to respond and thrive in the face of the six biggest disruptors impacting our world: AI, Big Data Algorithms, and Biotechnology, and make wise, courageous choices in the...

We don’t need “more information” in our quest for career happiness and career sustainability. There’s more than enough already. Instead we need more clarity, which comes from learning the most valuable knowledge while building the most relevant lifelong skills: MINDFULNESS, LEARNING AGILITY, and STORYTELLING. These are...

Sometimes my life feels like it's divided into various halves. There's life before my father died, and life after my father died. Another perspective is my life before I became a dad myself, and my life ever since. And yet another angle is life before...

One of my top strengths is also one of my core weaknesses. I'll elaborate in a moment, but consider whether this statement is generally true for you as well, whatever your strengths happen to be. The personal strength I'm referring to is labeled as "Input" by...

During the past few months I've devoured several books on the Enneagram, an ancient spiritual road map that helps a person grow lighter and gain clarity once they've owned their lingering darkness and confusion. As I've read, I've captured dozens of pages of insights in my...

Our habits of thinking and acting like we are permanent, distinct selves, cause us to be ignorant or unaware of our true nature. And, therefore, we suffer because we crave, avoid, and have aversions.  The Buddha recognized these realities and taught the Four Noble Truths and...

Mindfulness Meditation is not only the seventh path of the Noble Eight-fold Path, but is the core energy that puts the Buddha's teaching into action. It involves deliberate efforts to become more fully present to what’s happening right now, through: Pausing (before we have a...

Our habits of thinking and acting like we are permanent, distinct selves, cause us to be ignorant or unaware of our true nature. And, therefore, we suffer because we crave, avoid, and have aversions.  The Buddha recognized these realities and taught the Four Noble Truths and...