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Applied Mindfulness

with Ed Maxwell

05/09/17

Fixing miscommunication and missed communication

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place,” says George Bernard Shaw.

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04/05/17

Quit social media

If the mere idea of quitting social media gives you what teens refer to as FOMO, or “fear of missing out,” listen up. Cal Newport makes an excellent case that you’ll be coming out ahead in his book Deep Work.

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03/07/17

How to produce like Bill Gates: Take a dive into deep work

This kind of work requires the utmost concentration and pushes you to your limit. However, it improves your skill, adds much value, and is hard to imitate.

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02/21/17

How to use mindfulness to improve innovation

Practicing mindfulness might not come to mind when one thinks of innovation. However, mindfulness isn’t about shutting off thoughts. Instead, it’s about breaking old, unproductive patterns of thinking.

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02/07/17

Bias cuts into the bottom line

A lack of diversity and inclusion initiatives not only increases costs but also decreases the potential for revenue growth.

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