Being Human at Work: Bringing Somatic Intelligence Into Your Professional Life

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Richard Strozzi-Heckler
North Atlantic Books, 2003 - Business & Economics - 268 pages
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This anthology of interdisciplinary writings looks at the integration of mind, body, and spirit as it plays out in the workplace—whether in birth coaching, teaching parents, assisting the terminally ill, or working in the military, the classroom, or the corporation. These essays reveal what gets in the way of our humanity in the work world and how to rediscover that humanity. Written by leading professionals in business, education, medicine, technology, finance, psychology, and the military, this collection of essays explores how reconnecting with one’s humanity can result in true leadership in any field.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Leadership as a Path
19
Embodied Leaders Changing
35
The Body of Management
57
Where Personal
75
Leadership Development and Increased
89
When the Classroom Door Swings Inward
107
The Somatic Engineer
133
Building a Better Deathbed
159
Fighting for Dignity
175
From Deadly Dance to Dance of Delight
185
The Power of Somatics in Sobriety
199
Something Happened
225
A Lesson in Fear
253
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Richard Strozzi-Heckler is President of the Strozzi Institute, The Center for Leadership and Mastery. He has a sixth-degree black belt in aikido and a doctorate in psychology. Dr. Strozzi-Heckler has taught the principles of embodied leadership and mastery to businesses, the government, the military, non-profit organizations, health care professionals, and educators for the last thirty years. He is the author of The Anatomy of Change and In Search of the Warrior Spirit as well as the editor of Aikido and the New Warrior and Holding the Center.

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