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Management is the New Leadership Part II

You probably noticed that nothing is easy today. Angry, more complex issues, and more combative employees have only increased the uncertainty at work. Management is no longer second to leadership. Management is the new leadership. We can’t manage like we used to. We used to keep personal feelings, opinions, and emotions out of the workplace. As workers’ needs change and people bring more raw emotions—their authentic selves to work, managers are realizing the need to reinvent. People come to work as their whole-self, which creates new problems (especially in the Knowledge Age). Organizations and management are based on the 20th-century industrial management model, where people………………………………………………………… view article


Managers Who Lead: Management is the New Leadership

Management has been quietly changing and growing more complicated since the Industrial Revolution. As you’ll see, today we need managers who lead. The manufacturing economy made management a straightforward and unambiguous affair. Workers used their hands, and managers used their intellect. The Value Zone, where we create actual customer value used to be machinery and tangible products like steel and automobiles. During the manufacturing economy, managers managed things. But today, everything has changed. Machines and products no longer make up the Value Zone. An individual’s knowledge, ideas, energy, and enthusiasm — these constitute the Value Zone today. Today we have a ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. view article


We Need Mindfulness: That’s What the World Needs Now

Nowhere is over-complication more blatant than the effort to be present and improve by practicing mindfulness. People make it harder than it is. They assume that to practice mindfulness; they need to know how to concentrate, block thoughts, create a special state of mind, or meditate and empty my mind. Nothing………………………… view article


How Meditation Can Change Your Life: 40 People’s Story

Revelation number 1, we have overdeveloped the material aspects of life, the resume-type skills but we are underdeveloped in the deeper areas. Heart, empathy, compassion, kindness and courage—a deep and profound character cannot be picked up in a book or taught in ………………………………………………………………….. view article


How to Stay Strong in the Fog of Uncertainty

The uncertainty of this pandemic hangs like a thick, debilitating fog. Reflecting, we all felt weakened, vulnerable, spent. Some of us struggle more than others to maintain strength, some sense of feeling grounded or predictability. Brainstorming — humans are always seeking ways to make things better (if a little fertilizer works, then adding more is be better). Maybe directed and measured moment-to-moment choices will root us, create comfort and predictability? But at the same time, intention can seem trite, too planned out or artificial………The best approach seems to be………………………………………………. view article