The HBR’s Emotional Intelligence series reached an apex with its “Mindfulness” handbook. Despite its reputation, mindfulness does not come natural. We are all mindful of certain things – it comes with our human nature. However, you can never be enough mindful – mindfulness is a skill that can and should be learned.
The Harvard Business Review Press has come with a new concentrated series dedicated to our human side in organizations. “Emotional Intelligence – Mindfulness” takes a look at the wealth of articles published on HBR.org on an ever-escaping topic – how can we humans become more sensitive and efficient in the same time?
Maria Gonzalez defines very nicely mindfulness as “being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.” Such a steady awareness state-of-mind is difficult to reach and distinguishes the owners from the pack.
Mindful people exhibit:
• Superior data analytical skills (mindful people see details not apparent to others),
• inner peace with their limitations,
• better balance between work and life activities
• …and quite a few other features.Read More »“Emotional Intelligence – Mindfulness”, a HBR Press Handbook Reviewed by Doitinvest.com