Author Archives: deanbennett

Mindful Time Management – Some Reflections

  Ongoing research suggest that mindfulness practices can bring real benefits when applied in work situations. A review of research into mindfulness in work concluded:  ‘mindfulness influences attention, with downstream effects on functional domains of cognition, emotion, behaviour, and physiology. Ultimately, … Continue reading

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Journal of Management: Contemplating Mindfulness at Work: An Integrative Review (January 2016).

Full report here This research is aimed at adding to, and stimulating further, what it describes as the small but growing body of research in the management arena linking mindfulness to better workplace functioning. Much of the current evidence indicating … Continue reading

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Good Luck

A large number of years ago a director of a change programme commented that she would “rather have a lucky project manager than a good one any day”. To date I still can’t make up my mind whether this was … Continue reading

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Here and now

I was reading a blog recently on how we are losing our ‘downtime’ . The article by Scott Belscky on the Fast Company site highlighted the ‘ the value of the “creative pause“–a state described as “the shift from being fully … Continue reading

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Don’t wobble – be mindful

I have for a number of years been interested in aspects of Zen practice and meditation. Recently I have realised that the aspect that interested me most related to the concept, as I now understand it is called, of mindfulness. … Continue reading

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