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A foundational soft skill in a manager’s leadership toolkit is “noticing,” a hard-to-teach soft skill responsible for increasing leadership effectiveness, navigating change, and leading through complex and ambiguous times with agility.

Using Mindfulness Principles to Improve Learning

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Overwhelmed and stressed employees typically do not perform as well as they could. Mindfulness is one way to work toward reducing stress, and it can have the added benefit of increasing learning retention.

Teaching Mindfulness at Work Can Pay Big Dividends

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Many companies around the world believe they have found one of the most successful workforce development programs to help improve the performance and lives of their employees: corporate mindfulness.

Managing End-of-Year Stress in the Workplace

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Stress can manifest in several problems at work, including lower productivity and morale and higher absenteeism and turnover. Fortunately, there are several strategies L&D can use to help employees manage stress.
Philosophers, consultants and educators agree: Character is the heart of leadership. Leadership character isn’t just a matter of “business ethics. True leadership character is seen in positive traits such as courage, integrity, resilience and...