1% Extra Newsletter 17-02-23

The 1% Podcast – Scott Shute

Scott Shute’s work combines the knowledge of ancient philosophical teaching with the practicality of work. He blends his lifelong practice and passion with his practical leadership and operations experience. His mission is to change work from the inside out by “mainstreaming mindfulness” and “operationalizing compassion”. He put that mission into practice in his previous role as Head of Mindfulness and Compassion at LinkedIn, as well as putting it to paper in his 2021 book ‘The Full Body Yes: Change Your Work and Your World from the Inside Out’.

Mindfulness and how it can improve our lives

“Mindfulness is seeing things clearly, seeing things for what they are without judgment.” Scott’s gives some simple tips as to how we can bring mindfulness into our personal and working lives.

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Leadership and mindfulness

Scott emphasises the importance of authenticity when leaders look to incorporate mindfulness programmes into the workplace, without it they can have the reverse effect on mental health.

2 mins

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The ROI on mindfulness programmes

Scott asks the question why many employers are so enthusiastic about adding physical fitness programmes to the workplace yet are reluctant to invest in their mental fitness programmes.

2 mins

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Insight of the Week

“The best climber in the world is the one who’s having the most fun.”

Mountaineer Alex Lowe on how to be the best

AI and the future of work

by Shay Dalton

“Realistically, the only option is to embrace AI in some form or other, lest we face the fate of the last silent film stars, unable to find their worth in a world of sound. For as long as there has been technology, there have been technological advancements. This is a seismic one, but not necessarily a death knell or guarantee of future obsolescence.”

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