Nowadays, in every daily task, for almost anyone, the things we should be paying attention to, change constantly with a faster pace and overwhelming frequency.
This leads us to experience unpleasant situations because of not being able to keep up with this speedy environment, such as broken commitments, rejections, unwanted responses, and awkward communication.
We are living in a society ruled by technology and social media; one
According to Harvard University:
of the world’s employees are dissatisfied with their employment.
of the collaborators experience the symptoms of work fatigue.
a year are lost due to lack of productivity.
Mindfulness to refocus
Our reality has showed us ways to affirm we are able to survive the VUCA world. These shall come from applying Mindful Exponential Leadership. Mindfulness comes from the English translation of the word “Sati” of Buddhist origin, and its meaning evokes a mixed concept of Awareness, presence and acceptance. It is also known as conscious awareness, or plenty of attention, and was developed in the Unites States at the end of the seventies by renowned psychologists and researchers such as Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ronald Siegel or Jack Kornfield.
Its objective is to reach a profound state of consciousness experimenting the Here and Now, by applying different meditation techniques. We strive to find our relaxation and go into a totally judgement free state of being, allowing our sensations, feelings or thoughts to flow and go freely.
We usually tend to pay very little attention to any daily activity, by investing a tiny part of our awareness while the mind and thoughts are in a totally different place. We function as automatic pilots, taking care of our businesses with very little consciousness of details and present experiences that go with the moment, even less of the motivations that inspire our actions.
About Ismael Cala
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Through his conferences, workshops and personal growth retreats, he has touched the personal and professional lives of hundreds of thousands of people. He has positively impacted more than 400 companies in over 25 countries.
The New York Times has identified him as “the Latino Larry King”. A member of the National Speakers Association (NSA) in
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