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#45 Mindfulness Employment: Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath Water

Mindfulness Manufacturing

Release Date: 08/11/2021

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Mindful Employment:

Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath Water

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00:00 - Intro

00:28 – Mindfulness relative to the employment challenges today

02:07 – The “shortage

03:35 – We just need warm bodies

05:08 – The pressure on incumbents to feel valued

06:00 – Values and retaining your culture

06:41 – 6 X 12 workweek and its impact

08:18 – Are we driving our workforce away?

09:12 – Making mindful decisions as an employee and employer

10:56 – Intentionality

10:15 – “If you can label it, you can tame it”

10:50 – Turnover rationale

12:02 – Loving you workforce and why the relationship is sustained

13:48 – Go flip hamburgers somewhere. Really?

14:45 – Leaders’ mindfulness messaging and alignment

15:15 – The huge disconnect

16:00 – The devil you know is better than the devil you don’t know

17:06 – The employment equation

17:47 – A Mindful word for the Employee

19:46 – A Mindful word for the Employer

22:20 – It’s time for us to talk about this

23:28 – Closing

24:00 - End