Divine Inspiration 6/18/2024









Hey all,


Mark here. Here's what we have in store for this week…



The Mindful Leader’s Path


“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.”― Frank Zappa

Mindful leadership, a concept pioneered by Jon Kabat-Zinn, offers a unique approach to leadership. It involves 'paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.' By integrating mindfulness practices into your daily life, you can experience a profound transformation. It fosters calmness, clarity, non-reactivity, and compassion, enhancing decision-making and leadership skills. This, in turn, leads to a more harmonious and productive work environment, inspiring you to become a more effective leader.


Ask yourself this: In a stressful situation, who would you follow: the person who is steaming at the ears erratically making demands or the calm person who is engaging, respectful, and proactive?


Consider the stark contrast between a leader who reacts impulsively in a stressful situation and one who responds thoughtfully. The former, driven by emotions, can create a tense and unstable work environment. In contrast, the latter, operating from a state of non-reactivity, fosters a more stable and supportive work environment. By practicing mindful leadership, you can equip yourself with the tools to handle stress and avoid being overwhelmed. This inner peace allows you to observe your reactions without immediately acting on them, leading to more meaningful and lasting relationships within your team, emphasizing the crucial role you play in creating a supportive work environment. 



Episode # 469 Transforming Your Life by Building Gratitude Habits with Sohale Sizar


Sohale Sizar is a visionary entrepreneur, musician, and writer dedicated to empowering individuals through technology, education, and spirituality. With an MBA from Stanford and a background in Government from Georgetown University, Sohale has founded four education-focused digital ventures, including the Bring on the Books Foundation, which has impacted the lives of millions. He has also consulted for Fortune 500 companies on digital product strategy and launch.

Driven by a passion for human flourishing, Sohale's latest venture, Soul, harnesses the power of AI to help individuals cultivate gratitude and gain deeper insights into their lives. His spiritual journey and exploration of mystical texts have profoundly influenced his work, which aims to make ancient wisdom accessible to people in the modern age.


Podcast Highlights:

Sohale Sizar and I discussed the power of letting go of fear and finding out what is on the other side. When leaning into fear and embracing life's boundless opportunities, leaders must have a growth mindset and regularly do things that scare them. His interest in ancient wisdom and developing AI that operates like a guru was interesting, especially regarding how our words shape our reality, both in life and technology.


–> Listen to episode #469 with Sohale Sizar here.



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Daily inspiration is a practice that I root in my morning gratitude and appreciation. I am grateful and continue to be inspired by all those who dedicate their life to serving others while developing self-mastery. The world is more peaceful when we care for ourselves and serve a greater mission.



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Cat Crawl For Mobility: This week, develop your abdominal strength by adding the cat crawl to your daily routine for 3-5 minutes. Start in a tabletop position, hands flat on the ground, wrists aligned under shoulders, and knees under hips. Then, lift your knees slightly off the ground and move forward with controlled movement. If you haven’t done this before, plenty of videos are available online. Practitioners of the cat crawl improve joint mobility and strengthen muscles along the spine, shoulders, and hips. Lean into any discomfort with breath and focus

Mark Divine

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Mark Divine is a New York Times best-selling author, leadership expert, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and retired U.S. Navy SEAL Commander. He is also the founder and CEO of Unbeatable and SEALFIT.







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