the Workplace" - Contributing Expert
What readers have said....
chapter, "Connecting Heart and Mind: The
Secret to Being Awake and Fully Alive at
Work," is a stimulating invitation to
self empowerment in the workplace. It is
succinct, well written, and wise. The
six secrets she describes are accessible
to all of us, provided we are willing to
cultivate the focus required to master
them. Each is presented clearly and
simply, together with exercises for
practicing them. I found this a
thoroughly worthwhile piece."
-Roger Harrison, Author of Consultant's
Journey: A Dance of Work and Spirit
"If I were limited to a one word review
of your chapter, it would simply be
enchanting! My mind kept saying yes to
all of your 'secrets'. Your advice is
wise and your ability to add practical
exercises to allow the reader to
experience the truth of your point of
view is wonderful."
-Tony Petrella, Organization Development
Consultant and Contributing Author to
Reinventing the Organization
To order your copy of Awakening the Workplace today,
"Living Life from the Inside
(In The News, June 2007 issue of the Metchosin Muse)
by: M. Beth Page
life look like if we stopped for just a moment and took a break from the
pace of our daily lives and asked ourselves what we wanted? Would the
response be, more of the same, less of the same, or perhaps, something
the voice of our wise heart and the messages it offers is simple.
However, we make it hard to “take” the time to be with our true
selves. The precious insights we have about life can be discovered in
challenging times, quiet times and joyful times. Dawn Brown, Author of
That Perception Thing!, reminds us that we can learn through
pain, or we can learn through joy. The secrets to igniting your passion
for your ideal life exist in the moments of joy.
Too often, we
are on the brink of exhaustion, heart ache, or burnout before we ask
ourselves what we really want. Rather than experiencing a crisis of
self, I invite you to create some quiet space for reflection. Consider
booking a date with yourself and find a quiet place to reflect and
complete the following exercise.
Begin by placing your feet flat on the floor and letting your hands rest
comfortably in your lap. Close your eyes and take three deep cleansing
breaths. Begin to visualize yourself in a sanctuary of your own
creation. Take a look around, where are you? What is around you? Is this
place familiar to you? Note the details of your sanctuary. There are no
editors or inner critics present in this sanctuary. This is a safe
place. You are here with the inner voice of your wise self.
forward in time. It’s one year down the road. It’s the beginning of a
new day. Visualize your experience. Where are you? Describe your
surroundings. You are on your way to do work that you love and enjoy.
What are you doing? Who are your colleagues? What does your office look
like? What are your activities on this great day? How do you feel as you
experience your day? Pull out a pen and notebook and describe your day
with as much detail as possible.
notes from this exercise.
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Re-read your notes often over the next month.
Collect data, gather information.
Open yourself to possibilities.
Often, we are living our plan B life, waiting for the right
circumstances to execute Plan A. Now is the time. Have you captured your
Plan A life – Your dream?
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of Awakening the Workplace today,
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great writer. You have a great ability to put your intuitive wisdom
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