Author Archives: George Por

Reinventing Leadership Development

Gallup research shows that, worldwide, only 13% of employees are engaged in their jobs. The statistic is shocking and means more than three-quarters of employees are wasting their time, energy, and their organisation’s resources. How can we mobilize the creativity and collective … Continue reading

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Reinventing Organisations – where talent blooms and our callings are honoured

Frederic Laloux’s highly acclaimed management book Reinventing Organizations explains how every time humanity has shifted to a new stage of consciousness, it has also invented a radically more productive organisational model. I witnessed this new stage of consciousness come alive … Continue reading

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Growing the fruits of Shared Mindfulness

Instead of talking about, can we try talking from and to mindfulness? From mine to yours, from yours to mine. Embodying it right here and now, as I’m writing these words, and you embodying it wherever you are, as you’re reading them. Even … Continue reading

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Can mindfulness help an organisation in crisis?

How did mindfulness help Hewlett Packard turn a crisis situation into a belief system, not only for the functional teams, but their families and surrounding communities? Dr Joel Levey, U.S. pioneer in mind-fitness for organisations, explains…

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5 simple steps to practicing mindfulness

I am often asked “how can mindfulness help to bring more creativity into the workplace?” One practice I developed, inspired by the work of Otto Scharmer and Francisco Varela, is called “Attention Training with Focus.” It works well for those … Continue reading

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None of us is as smart as all of us: the future of leadership

Traditionally, intelligence is thought of residing in one, unique source – our mind. It is a space that has been developed over years, filled with personal experience, levels of formal education, and insights from being and working with others. Imagine … Continue reading

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