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5 easy-to-implement tips to become more mindful

5 easy-to-implement tips to become more mindful | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Research has found that mindfulness training alters our brains and how we engage with ourselves, others, and our work. When practiced and applied, mindfulness fundamentally alters the operating system of the mind. Through repeated mindfulness practice, brain activity is redirected from ancient, reactionary parts of the brain, including the limbic system, to the newest, rational part of the brain, the prefrontal cortex.

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Reflection Moments at Every Conference

Reflection Moments at Every Conference | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

“Reflection moments are what we are going to have at the end of every session”, said Avinash Chandarana, MCI Group’s L&D Director, when he started his presentation at the Singapore MICE Forum. Boosting memory retention is a one-way street for overcoming the challenge of attendees’ forgetfulness and according to Chandarana “it only takes five minutes of quiet time at the end to increase retention and deliver a much higher ROI for the time spent here”.

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Getting Unhooked from Our Smartphones

Getting Unhooked from Our Smartphones | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

The heaviest smartphone users click, tap or swipe on their phone 5,427 times a day, according to the research platform dscout. The rest of us still touch the addictive things 2,617 times a day on average. That level of connection is wreaking havoc on our ability to focus on tasks that require more concentration than it takes to post a status update.

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Why “Inbox Zero” Doesn’t Work For Eventprofs

Why “Inbox Zero” Doesn’t Work For Eventprofs | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Email is useful communication tool that any event professional cannot live without but it is easy to be swamped with emails and dealing with your inbox can be a time sucking task. According to the Radicati 2017 email statistics report, around 269 billion emails are sent per day and this is set to rise by 4% each for the next few years as companies embrace more email marketing and with communication technology is on the rise, this is not surprising. What is however, is how much of this is not actually useful. Around 49% of this figure is considered to be spam and unimportant while 2.3% of emails contain malicious content, viruses and malware. With this in mind, we consider the inbox zero trend and whether it is a practical solution for eventprofs?  

 
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Clocking Out: How to Wrap-Up a Productive Workday 

Clocking Out: How to Wrap-Up a Productive Workday  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Nothing ruins a productive workday like rushing around at the last minute. You’ve worked hard all day long, done a lot, and almost reached your daily goals. Then you glance at the clock and realize only 10 minutes remain. A panic sets in and you begin to rush through tasks. You find yourself attempting to finish your to do list without staying late. As a result, mistakes are made and details forgotten. You sacrifice your best work to the constraints of time.

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Alcohol-focused team-building events: Is it time to rethink them?

Alcohol-focused team-building events: Is it time to rethink them? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
We need to rethink the idea of making alcohol the focus of team-building events in an effort to make them more inclusive and diverse, says Andrea Boulden.
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I Lived for My To-Do List, But Here’s Why I Ditched It

I Lived for My To-Do List, But Here’s Why I Ditched It | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Originally published by Lindsey Pollak 13 June 2017 Is there anything more satisfying than checking things off of a to-do list? I didn’t used to think so. But I recently decided to kill my to-do list obsession—and here’s why you might want to ditch yours, too. A Love Affair with Lists I’m not sure anyone…
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Why Event Planners Should Doodle More

Why Event Planners Should Doodle More | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Your stick men and scribbled stars may actually help you to become a better event professional. Here are 11 reasons why you can justify your doodling.
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