In the natural cycle of life, we all may find ourselves needing to write or deliver a eulogy for clients or a loved one.
Writing a eulogy is similar in many respects to crafting other special occasion speeches, but delivering a eulogy or coaching a client to deliver one presents unique challenges. Done well, a eulogy can be the best speech about the deceased’s life – and your best speech as well. …Read more…
An interview on the benefits of mindfulness with Peregrine Kavros, clinical neuropsychologist and Founder of Management Focus
What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a meditative practice that comes to us from Buddhism. According to founder Jon Kabat Zinn, mindfulness is a way of paying attention to what is happening in the present moment in a non-judgmental manner. Mindfulness is a skill that develops slowly over time; it teaches us how to be more self-aware and less reactive to negative events or stimuli.
Why is it important to be mindful?
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops” — Henry Adams
In an exciting five-set encounter, Novak Djokovic claimed his second Wimbledon tennis title on Sunday. While his talent and tenacity pulled out the win, Djokovic didn’t forget how he reached the pinnacle of tennis.
In accepting the winning trophy, he paid tribute to his family, his team and to “my first coach Jelena Gencic.” When she died in 2013, Djokovic wrote a letter, while playing at the French Open, honoring her for changing his life forever. Here is an excerpt: …Read more…