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Finding Flow (Or Getting It Back)

Working in “flow” feels effortlessly powerful. Time passes fluidly. Inspiration, creativity, and productivity synchronize and energize. Tapping flow, the priorities get done. Work that aligns with my passion and purpose inspires me to be “in flow.” Also, certain routines and supporting systems help me get into flow. When my environment recently changed, my flow felt [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:20+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Leadership, Overcoming Challenge, Personal Change|

Leadership Foundations: Three critical practices

Whether a person’s leadership is being developed or expressed in an organization, at home, in her or his community, or—as some colleagues and I are experiencing—in a doctoral program, embracing a holistic practice of “being” yields significant benefits. Attending to our health undergirds our interactions with others. Weaving in dimensions of body, mind and spirit [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:22+00:00 December 8th, 2013|Integrated Leadership, Personal Change|

Transformation in 16 Steps

Photo: (C) 2013 Kathryn Bingham "16 Steps" All Rights Reserved Earlier this year, I mentioned my experiment with personal intention. As part of the effort, I used Lynne McTaggart's Mental Blueprints (chapter 9 of The Intention Experiment: Using Your Thoughts to Change Your Life and the World). McTaggart describes a process of mental rehearsal, which she [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:23+00:00 October 22nd, 2013|Leadership, Personal Change|

Healthy heuristics? Leadership and the influence of habit

In the absence of reflective challenge, leaders may abdicate critical thinking and decision processes to faulty heuristics. Exploration of the science underlying thinking abounds, including Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow and Ariely's Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions. Another heuristic-reliant activity involves the concept of habit. In The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We [...]

2017-08-14T12:47:23+00:00 January 26th, 2013|Leadership, Personal Change|

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