At CivicActions, it’s not just about the bottom line: it’s about promoting happy and balanced individuals that make up a community where everyone feels safe, valued, and enjoys working and learning together.
A group of us at CivicActions recently sat down to hold a frank discussion about life as part of a distributed team. What did each of us find?
Recently, Henry and I attended the Mindful Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. This three-day event was attended by more than 750 business leaders focused on cultivating self-awareness, compassion, and authenticity.
Over the last 2 years, we have found that sharing balance scores on a call only takes 5 seconds cumulatively for an entire team. We've also found that this simple one number check-in reduces anxiety for the person who shares, and for others on the team.
Are you interested exploring a mindfulness meditation practice? This great infographic from the Garrison Institute is all you need to get started!
This 90 minute interactive session explored how to make our technological experience healthier and more productive through various approaches, tools and techniques.
This is a picture of the laptop desk I created for my treadmill. It involved a rectangle of 3/8" plywood (you can often get scrap odd cuts wherever they sell plywood), and several feet of 1x2 trim cut to create a hinged bar that props the desktop using the treadmil [...]
In a recent post I outlined Ken Wilber’s quadrant theory, which I think is an incredibly helpful way of gaining a full picture of organizations and issue areas. While the quadrants describe the internal and external, individual and social frameworks we encounter in the world, Wilber also spends a lot [...]