Stopping to smell the roses is a faint dream for most leaders. This is particularly true for hard-pressed, high-level leaders who rush through their days. But, as psychologist Chris L. Johnson warns, “Your future success depends on your ability to pause.”Without periodic breaks, you can burn out. So how should leaders strategically rest and regroup? Johnson draws on neuroscience to explain the amazing “power of pause,”and to show leaders how to pause pragmatically. Her practical wisdom will help leaders maximize their effectiveness and recharge their creativity.
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Chris L. Johnson, the founder of Q4 Consulting, teaches the neurobiology of experiential learning with mindful awareness.
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