Corporate Mindfulness

Let’s start with what busy people often like to know first in order not to waste time: What’s in it for me or my business? Can you prove it? Mindfulness exercises act as health prevention by reducing stress, lowering blood pressure and cortisone levels, and by improving the immune system. Further results are: Improved communication as well as increased self-awareness and creativity levels. Since science took notice of this Buddhist…

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Different Leadership Styles Make Better Leaders

This is a short “virtual” interview between Louise, an interested corporate guy and the miamo retreat hosts.   Louise: What is meant by new leadership style? miamo: I am careful with the term “new”. Looking at what some of the great philosophers said thousands of years ago, I am not so sure whether we really have so much new thinking to offer. So I prefer to use the word “different”.…

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Happiness vs Work

Do you think Happiness and Work go together? Or are they opposites?   Louis: There is so much talk about happiness these days. Guides to happiness are everywhere. How about happiness in the world of business and work? What is exactly is happiness and what is it that makes us happy? miamo: It might sound inconvenient but happiness is not a goal of evolution. Survival is; happiness is not. We…

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What Is Corporate Wellness

Today Louise is asking our expert about Corporate Wellness.   Louise: You keep using the term corporate wellness. Is it some kind of fitness regime for employees of an organisation? What exactly do you mean by that? miamo: The term wellness combines wellbeing and fitness. Usually people talk about fitness and wellbeing of a person. As any company depends on its people the term corporate wellness stands perfectly for what…

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Corporate Wellness – Do We Need Healthier Companies?

Today is all about healthy companies. Is your company healthy? No, we don’t mean (just) your business figures. We think there is more to it to be a healthy company.   miamo: It seems as if most companies never learn. Louis:  What do you mean? miamo: Louis: Modern psychology, neuroscience and sociology offer their findings in all sorts of books since 20 years at least. Employees in leading roles are…

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