Awake At Work

June 17, 2016

Here in this review of Fearless at WorkFrater Acher, a master schooled in the ancient arts of “divine magic”, explores the nuances of overcoming cowardice and living a noble and dignified life. 

Fearless at Work actually isn't a book about work. It's a book about cowardice. The kind of cowardice most of us comfortably have forgotten about, and to aid that process we conveniantly began to call it everyday life. It's the cowardice that masks itself as numb acceptance or bitter withdrawal, as grudging...

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June 8, 2016

In this Producer’s Pick excerpt from Sounds True, Michael explains how one can be far more successful at work by dropping affectations and acting from a more open and authentic sense of self. Sounds True producer Kriste Peoples commented, “According to [Michael]’s philosophy, the ability to let go of ‘you’ while focusing on others is what unfolds as courage at work. With time, we become skillful at it and, ultimately, powerful enough within ourselves to see the value in all positions—even those that seem challenging.”

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April 4, 2016

New, from Sounds True,  Mindful Leadership Training: The Art of Inspiring the Best in Others by Leading from the Inside Out by Michael Carroll.

In this audio program, we will explore how to unleash our leadership talents, open courageously to life’s circumstances, and recognize how to skillfully inspire our world. We will learn how the practice of mindfulness-awareness meditation allows us to listen, act, and lead—not out of fear or blind ambition, but from deep confidence and wisdom. And we will examine the essentials for bringing these principles alive in our lives and...

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November 4, 2015

Research is showing that leaders who practice mindfulness experience heightened self-confidence, a more nuanced sense of autonomy, and richer emotional resilience and well-being.  

From Mindful.org, this article explores how mindfulness enhances overall employee well-being. 

October 7, 2015

When our life’s work confronts the tough realities of  death, disappointment, and existential doubt we may turn to our favorite Empiricist David Hume.  

 

How did Hume come up with these ideas, so profoundly at odds with the Western philosophy and religion of his day? What turned the neurotic Presbyterian teenager into the great founder of the European Enlightenment?

 

Read the entire article at The Atlantic...

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