The Surprising Business Trend That Could Make You A Better Leader
In recent years, one of the surprising trends has been the rise of mindfulness in the workplace. Many business leaders are turning away from the traditional stereotypical mindset of “hard-charging, aggressive, workaholic businessperson” and are seeking a softer, calmer, gentler, and more generous and peaceful approach of mindfulness.
Mindfulness means different things to different people. Some business leaders are using meditation or mindfulness apps to help them stay focused and calm throughout the day; other business leaders are doing yoga or using a daily spiritual practice to help them keep their minds clear and centered. But whatever mindfulness means to you, there are a few reasons why mindfulness can help your business. With mindfulness, you will:
Stay calm and centered
Running a business is exciting, and most business people are powered by passion, but that doesn’t mean you have to be running ragged all the time and feeling like a nervous wreck. Mindfulness helps business leaders stay relaxed and focused. If you’re feeling frazzled or overworked, mindfulness—whether it’s meditation, yoga, or some other spiritual practice, or even something simple like going for a walk outdoors and feeling grateful every day—can help you stay in your best, most productive mindset.