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How do we Cultivate Happiness?

How do we Cultivate Happiness?

Is happiness a skill that can be taught? Dr. Ha Vinh Tho, Program Director of the Gross National Happiness (GNH) Centre in Bhutan, believes that every individual has an innate capability to be happy. However, as in all innate capabilities, happiness has to be learned...

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In Conflict There is Wisdom

In today’s world, we are deeply committed to building a community that supports equality, diversity and human rights. In work and community environments, it is essential for leaders to manage interpersonal and team dynamics with skill and sensitivity. However, when a...

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What I Took Home from the Authentic Leadership Intensives

With just two weeks to go before we convene this year's Authentic Leadership In Action (ALIA) Intensive, a participant of multiple ALIA Intensives, Jessica James, recalls past experiences and how she's applied ALIA in work and life. On the first night of the first...

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Use More than Your Mind to Get Unstuck

Have you ever experienced a situation at work, in your community or in your personal life where you felt “stuck” and unable to move forward toward resolving an issue? Did there seem to be no mutually beneficial or agreeable answers? Happening more often than we might...

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How to Collaborate with Your Enemy

At times in our lives, many of us experience a difficult partnership. While we recognize the need to work with others when we’re trying to accomplish something, getting things done in complex situations with diverse groups is never straightforward. When we don’t agree...

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Not all Differences are Equal

Whenever the topic of social justice is raised, it inevitably invokes strong feelings that can range from shame to rage. As a progressive society, we understand the need for social justice. However, it’s not realistic to expect a just society without addressing...

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The Deep Democracy Approach

Deep Democracy offers a practical approach for working with groups and individuals as a facilitator, mediator, coach or leader. It is “democratic” because it emphasizes that every voice matters and that decisions are wisest when majority and minority voices are both...

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Fresh Start with Dale Asrael

Naropa University faculty and Mindful at Work guest faculty Dale Asrael recommends practicing long before a situation challenges us. Try taking advantage of the moments when we are in "do-mode" to shift our attention and look outside or focus on something small and...

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Cultivating the Seeds of Presence

Naropa University faculty and ALIA Summer Leadership Intensive faculty Gaylon Ferguson, expands on the notion of "cultivating" as the natural growing of the seed of awareness with the water and light of mindfulness. This turns our presence into a force that doesn't...

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