Psychological Capital | HERO Model

Psychological Capital, also known as PsyCap, was a term coined by Fred Luthans and Carolyn Youssef. The research behind Psychological Capital theory suggests that individuals aligned with the HERO model described below, are better equipped with psychological resources to contribute to their team’s and organisation's performance and innovation. Before elaborating...

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Top 6 Tips for a Successful Corporate Mindfulness Program:

By: Nathalie Heynderickx and Zen Goh Congratulations! After many meetings and some serious lobbying, you have secured the budget for your first Corporate Mindfulness Program. Well done. Now, the pressure is ON and it’s time to carefully plan the initiative so you can deliver the results you promised to the executive team...

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The Mindful CIO Manifesto

The industrial age is over. The digital age is here. Our work is less physical and more mentally demanding than ever before, so we must be mentally fit. Forward-thinking organisations and leaders have realised this and are doing something about it. Are you one of them? Corporate mindfulness has been adopted...

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How to Develop a Beginner’s Mind: 3 Tips

"Beginner's Mind can be defined as the ability to see things, people and events with fresh eyes. Letting go of previous experiences and judgement. Beginner's mind is critical for problem solving and essential for an innovative mindset." Since I posted an article about the 5 Traits of a Mindful-Agile Mindset I've been...

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What is Mindfulness?

By: Nathalie Heynderickx and Zen Goh In my last 10 days silent retreat I asked Pra Manah, a senior Thai Buddhist monk who has been my mindfulness teacher for 12 years, how he would define mindfulness. His answer was simple: “It is a quality of a well-trained consciousness.” The English word mindfulness...

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