Weekly News Roundup
Our weekly Mindful Leader news roundup contains the latest news and trends that are impacting our industry. We scan through hundreds of articles weekly and share top content with our 150k+ audience across all social media channels. Below are the top ten articles our audience found most engaging in the last week.
1. How Chronic Work Stress Damages Your Brain And 10 Things You Can Do (Forbes)
Recent science-backed studies show that pressure-cooker workdays also take a toll on our brains.
2. How to become a better listener, according to science (Fast Company)
How well and frequently you listen to others is a better predictor of your leadership potential than your actual intelligence or personality.
3. Managers, What Are You Doing About Change Exhaustion? (Harvard Business Review)
How can leaders help their teams combat change exhaustion -- or step out of its clutches?
4. 29 Quick Mindfulness Exercises for Busy People (Good Men Project)
Mindfulness is just the tool that allows you to reach the end goal which is being present, without judgement or thoughts of tomorrow. It's about being okay being present.
5. ‘There's nothing scarier than having a severe mental illness at work': How to talk to colleagues about mental health (Fast Company)
Jimmy Horowitz, a senior executive at NBCUniversal, describes what it's like to disclose a mental illness at work.
6. 12 research-backed strategies to help you manage anxiety at work (Business Insider)
Many employees reported feeling anxious about returning to offices, according to a recent survey. Here are ways to cope with work-related stress.
7. 4 Powerful Tricks to Overcome the Feeling Your Life Is out of Control (Medium)
This is your sign to finally turn your miserable situation around.
8. How Burnout Changes Your Brain--And What To Do About It (Forbes)
Are you being harder on yourself than usual, being disappointed in yourself in general or when you're irritable with others?
9. The Case Against Haste: Why Slowing Down Is Good for Business (Entrepreneur)
When leaders slow down and connect empathetically with their people, everything about the morale, productivity, and tenor of the team can change for the better
10. Three Strategies For Leading With Compassion Through Turbulent Times (Forbes)
It's difficult enough to turn a company around in “normal times”. To do so during a global healthcare crisis that completely flipped every market on its head? Seems almost impossible.