The 15 Commitments Of Conscious Leadership


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You'll never see leadership the same way again after reading this book. These fifteen commitments are a distillation of decades of work with CEOs and other leaders. They are radical or provocative for many. They have been game changers for us and for our clients. We trust that they will be for you too. Our experience is that unconscious leadership is not sustainable. It won't work for you, your team or your organization in the long term. Unconscious leadership can deliver short term results, but the costs of living and leading unconsciously are great. Fear drives most leaders to make choices that are at odds with healthy relationships, vitality and balance. This fear leaves a toxic residue that won't be as easily tolerated in an increasingly complex business environment. Conscious leadership offers the antidote to fear. These pages contain a comprehensive road map to guide you to shift from fear-based to trust-based leadership. Once you learn and start practicing conscious leadership you'll get results in the form of more energy, clarity, focus and healthier relationships. You'll do more and more of what you are passionate about, and less of what you do out of obligation. You'll have more fun, be happier, experience less drama and be more on purpose. Your team will get results as well. They'll be more collaborative, creative, energized and engaged. They'll solve issues faster, and once resolved the issues won't resurface. Drama and gossip will all but disappear, and the energy and resources that fueled them will be redirected towards innovation and creativity. Any one of these commitments will change your life. All of them together are revolutionary. Leaders who practice the 15 commitments: - End blame and criticism - Speak candidly, openly and honestly, in a way that invites others to do the same - Find their unique genius - Let go of taking everything-especially themselves and their problems-so seriously - Create win for all solutions - Experience a new relationship to time and money where there is always enough What do you need to bring to the table? Be curious. Sounds so simple, and yet in our experience it's a skill few have mastered. Most of us are far more interested in being right and proving it, than we are in learning, growing and shifting out of our old patterns. By default we gravitate towards the familiar. We're asking you to take a chance and explore the unfamiliar. You'll get scared and reactive. We all do. So what? Just stay curious and let us introduce you to a whole new world of leadership.

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Author by Jim Dethmer
Genre eBook Leadership
Read Book 361
ISBN Number 0990976904

High Performing Investment Teams


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High Performing Investment Teams "Although most leaders agree teamwork is important, fewbusinesses effectively build collaborative, synchronized teams.High Performing Investment Teams is an excellentguidepost for any manager striving to create a winning team anddevelop bench strength for the future." —John W. Rogers Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,Ariel Capital Management, LLC "Turning individual talent into team performance is the ultimatechallenge for an investment organization, but also the key tobuilding a sustainable investment franchise. Focus Consulting hascaptured the essence of how to leverage your intellectual capitalfor maximum and enduring success." —Michelle R. Seitz, CFA, Principal, Head of InvestmentManagement, Executive Committee Member, William Blair &Company, LLC "Focus Consulting's work on behaviors of top teams is clear,effective, and practical. We recommend it highly for investmentfirms that are serious about world-class collaboration." —Terry Toth, President, Northern Trust Global Investments "Focus Consulting really understands that attracting andmotivating talented people makes all the difference for assetmanagers. Their work is based on years of experience helpinginvestment firms build strong cultures with productivebehaviors." —Scott Powers, Chief Executive Officer, Old Mutual AssetManagement "Focus Consulting understands the people aspect of the investmentbusiness. They know the investment business and how to makecollaboration work." —Harin de Silva, PhD, CFA, President, Analytic Investors

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Author by Jim Ware
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781118429228

The 80 80 Marriage


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An accessible, transformative guide for couples seeking greater love, connection, and intimacy in our modern world Nate and Kaley Klemp were both successful in their careers, consulting for high-powered companies around the world. Their work as mindfulness and leadership experts, however, often fell to the wayside when they came home in the evening, only to end up fighting about fairness in their marriage. They believed in a model where each partner contributed equally and fairness ruled, but, in reality, they were finding that balance near impossible to achieve. From this frustration, they developed the idea of the 80/80 marriage, a new model for balancing career, family, and love. The 80/80 Marriage pushes couples beyond the limited idea of "fairness" toward a new model grounded on radical generosity and shared success, one that calls for each partner to contribute 80 percent to build the strongest possible relationship. Drawing from more than one hundred interviews with couples from all walks of life, stories from business and pop culture, scientific studies, and ancient philosophical insights, husband-and-wife team Nate and Kaley Klemp pinpoint exactly what's not working in modern marriage. Their 80/80 model of marriage provides practical, powerful solutions to transform your relationship and open up space for greater love and connection.

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Author by Nate Klemp PhD
Genre eBook Family & Relationships
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ISBN Number 9781984880789

Radical Responsibility


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An Invitation to Discover Personal Freedom, Authentic Relationships, and Limitless Possibility What is the greatest obstacle to your fulfillment, success, and happiness? “It's the belief,” teaches Fleet Maull, “that your current situation, whatever it is, has the power to determine your future.” Before he was a revered meditation teacher, Fleet Maull served 14 years in prison for drug trafficking. And during that time, he embarked on a path of transformation and service that today has helped tens of thousands—from inmates to hospice patients to top-level business leaders. With Radical Responsibility, he invites us to experience for ourselves the life-changing journey from victim to co-creator. Here, he guides us step by step to shift our fear-based conditioning into the habits of courage, compassion, and positive change. Join him to delve deeply into: • The complete Radical Responsibility® method for breaking free of your learned limitations and accessing limitless possibility • Discovering basic goodness— your indestructible inner resource for happiness, connection, and strength • Fleet Maull's mindfulness-based emotional intelligence (MBEI) model—neuroscience-informed principles and tools for shedding shame and blame and embracing self-awareness, resilience, and freedom from our self-created suffering • Getting off the Drama Triangle and into the Empowerment Zone—profound practices to transform interpersonal conflicts • Creating your life plan—a clear and achievable map for living your highest purpose, and many other chapters of real-world-tested insights and strategies If you would like to take your life to the next level and truly optimize your health, relationships, career, and other life pursuits, Radical Responsibility will give you the expert guidance to move beyond the inner walls of your beliefs and realize your full potential. This book includes access to guided audio sessions for many of the exercises, available online.

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Author by Fleet Maull
Genre eBook Self-Help
Read Book 272
ISBN Number 9781683641964

Conscious Leadership In The Workplace


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Some leaders realize that having a diverse workforce can enhance creativity and innovation with the prospect of serving a global marketplace. Of course, to do this requires hiring and developing the top talent which is also sought after by the competition. How does an organization attract and retain that talent? How does the business become an employer of choice? And, when diverse employees come onboard, what makes them want to stay? Inclusion is where the rubber meets the road. If your employees do not feel included as valuable contributors to the organization, they will look for another place to work. "Conscious Leadership in the Workplace" challenges you to think about, recognize, understand and feel how you think. It challenges you to examine how you lead and explore unconscious and conscious biases that are exhibited in your daily practices, behaviors, policies and procedures. Discover: * Who you are and what messages you are broadcasting. * What fear has to do with it. * Unconscious biases and their impact. * What triggers you. * How Either/Or thinking (Duality) stifles possibility. * How to leave the ego at the door. * How to stop the blame game. * How to claim your authentic power. "Conscious Leadership in the Workplace" is a guidebook that helps you explore how you can Make a Difference One Person at a Time. Take the diversity and inclusion discussion to the next level and make it happen by creating an inclusive environment where everyone has the opportunity to contribute and succeed. Conscious leadership begins with one single person. That person is you!

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Author by Rosalie Chamberlain
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781630476731

The Conscious Leader


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Why do things go wrong in companies that shouldn’t? The answer, according to Dr. Shelley Reciniello, often lies deep beneath the surface in the unconscious processes of leaders and their employees. Working as a sort of psychological detective, her job has been to consult with organizations and individuals to figure out what the real problem is when a poised-for-success corporate initiative fails, when a promising individual or team can’t perform, or when a wellconceived departmental project doesn’t deliver. When what has gone wrong doesn’t make sense, she looks for the unrecognized, underlying psychological issues that caused the problem. What’s going on unconsciously, out of awareness, is often more important than what is happening on the surface. How can you wake-up and become conscious of secret motivations, unrecognized Achilles heels, and hidden agendas in yourself and your employees?

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Author by Shelley Reciniello
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 185
ISBN Number 9780985286446

Everything Below The Waist


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Elle's 30 BEST BOOKS OF THE SUMMER "A jaw-dropping investigation into the women's health industry." —Shelf-Awareness "A fascinating examination of the past and present of women's healthcare" —Delfina V Barbiero, USA TODAY "A must-read for women, especially any woman who might ever need to see a doctor. " —The Washington Post American women visit more doctors, have more surgery, and fill more prescriptions than men. In Everything Below the Waist, Jennifer Block asks: Why is the life expectancy of women today declining relative to women in other high-income countries, and even relative to the generation before them? Block examines several staples of modern women's health care, from fertility technology to contraception to pelvic surgery to miscarriage treatment, and finds that while overdiagnosis and overtreatment persist in medicine writ large, they are particularly acute for women. One third of mothers give birth by major surgery; roughly half of women lose their uterus to hysterectomy. Feminism turned the world upside down, yet to a large extent the doctors' office has remained stuck in time. Block returns to the 1970s women's health movement to understand how in today's supposed age of empowerment, women's bodies are still so vulnerable to medical control—particularly their sex organs, and as result, their sex lives. In this urgent book, Block tells the stories of patients, clinicians, and reformers, uncovering history and science that could revolutionize the standard of care, and change the way women think about their health. Everything Below the Waist challenges all people to take back control of their bodies.

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Author by Jennifer Block
Genre eBook Health & Fitness
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ISBN Number 9781250110060

Great Myths Of The Brain


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Explores commonly-held myths of the brain through the lens of scientific research, backing up claims with studies and other evidence from the literature Looks at enduring myths such as "Do we only use 10% of our brain?", "Pregnant women lose their mind", "Right-brained people are more creative" and many more

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Author by Christian Jarrett
Genre eBook Psychology
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ISBN Number 9781118312711

Mindful Leadership


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Become a true leader through Mindfulness If you thought leading a team or organization meant simply creating and implementing a financial plan, delegating responsibility, and watching the bottom line, well, you're only partly right. True leadership comes from within, a place of deep calm and focus, that allows you to respond to any situation as it arises. In Mindful Leadership, you'll learn how to draw on those inner reserves through Mindfulness Meditation, a tool you can use to achieve focus and clarity, reduce stress, and develop the presence of mind to meet any number of challenges. The book opens up a world of meditation exercises that can be done anywhere, anytime (no chanting or patchouli required!) and that are the gateway to improved judgment and decision making, improved time management, enhanced team effectiveness, greater productivity, and more on-the-job inspiration and innovation. Details the nine ways in which leaders can incorporate Mindfulness into every aspect of their lives Illustrates how meditation and business actually do mix Essential for anyone interested in anticipating and serving client needs The author coaches executives throughout North America and is quoted widely in the media Offering essential skills for both life and work, Mindful Leadership shows how it's possible to successfully lead a team, an entire organization—or just yourself.

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Author by Maria Gonzalez
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781118128190

The Inner Journey To Conscious Leadership


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Conscious leadership is a journey, not a destination - and it starts with the simple framework of practices found in this book. Paul Ward draws on his coaching, consulting, and leadership experience along with his academic studies and the writings of experts in the emerging fields of conscious leadership and conscious business to illustrate the real-life application of conscious leadership practices. Conscious leaders, he explains, want to make the world a better place to live and work. They constantly ask themselves three questions: What am I noticing? What are my intentions about what I am noticing? What responsible actions can I take in response to what I am noticing? The themes of noticing what is going on, setting intention, and acting responsibly provide a framework for learning about the practices for leading consciously. Using all the conscious leadership practices provides a process of transformation on your inner journey to becoming a more conscious leader. This book is for leaders - and even if you dont consider yourself to be a leader, you can apply the practices to living and leading consciously. The practices are simple, but they are not easy: It will take dedication, a leap of faith, and daily practice to navigate The Inner Journey to Conscious Leadership.

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Author by Paul Ward
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 214
ISBN Number 9781504399845