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Claire Breeze replied to Nick Mabey's discussion The Mindful Life
"What excites me most about this project is how accessible we are making mindfulness practices to people. Since 2009 we have been concentrating on taking ancient meditation practices and combining them with the particular challenges of modern life…"
yesterday
Claire Breeze posted a blog post

Vulnerability and Learning

We are in the process for preparing for our challenger Day 4 which is focusing on the challenger pattern of learning. We always love pushing ourselves, and experimenting. As part of that process Asher asked us to use a new piece of technology that we would be able to try out for a group supervision session I am planning to lead next week. In addition to getting connected, he asked us to…See More
Saturday
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Days Experiment Four
"Mark welcome, we would love you to join us. our days are very experimental and experiential. we come from a position of uncovering what works and what insights offer greatest value. so think about it more as a private space for testing the…"
Apr 2
Claire Breeze replied to Karen Foster's discussion Praxis Experiments in Awareness 2nd -3rd June 2014
"i am fascinated by this process and very happy to have the opportunity to participate in this day together. i  am a zen buddhist chaplain who has worked in organisations for nearly 30 years. i am happy to see that people are bringing…"
Mar 21
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Day Experiment Four
"Steve Turpie from Zurich is a global executive with a heart the size of a planet. we first met on a project in India and he was the financially astute and courageous in developing people. so i shall be interested in what he has to contribute to this…"
Mar 21
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Day Experiment Four
"Cameron Marshall who has recently returned to settle back in Scotland has agreed to join us on the day. an academic, a scientist and a great commercial leader who has a knack for philosophy and humour. thank you for making the time cameron"
Mar 21
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Day Experiment Four
"pleased to say that Helen Johnson who is HRBP in Verizon will also be joining us for the day. looking forward to connecting with you again and i think you will meet some good colleagues from Aviva"
Mar 21
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Day Experiment Four
"Sarah House Barklie who is the Director of Employee Research at Barclays will be collaborating on our learning experiment. curiosity is right at the heart of the way Sarah works and generates such interesting insights. the first time we met she…"
Mar 21
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Day Experiment Four
"happy to welcome Justine Huxley who is the Director of St Ethelburgas in the city. Justine is partnering with us on the development of an initiative called The City Forum designed to help those leading in city firms to reflect more deeply on new…"
Mar 21
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Day Experiment Four
"happy to say that cathryn riley currently a non exec director at equitable life will also be joining us. cathryn was the first leader to work with us on a corporate team retreat three years ago and is always a great thinking partner for me. "
Mar 21
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Day Experiment Four
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Mar 21
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Day Experiment Four
"getting really excited about the process of designing and researching this day together. the quality of people that we have coming to this event is just going to make the day a lively forum for us all to learn together. Loughlin Hickey from…"
Mar 21
James Hodgkinson commented on Claire Breeze's blog post Good Company Bad Company
"I really enjoyed reading this piece Claire, I can relate to the first three positions. I find that often my decision making process starts and ends with how my bank balance is looking at the moment. This subject has been topical for me of late as i…"
Mar 18
Claire Breeze posted blog posts
Mar 11
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Days Experiment Two
"Claire we are looking forward to you being there again. we are right in the heat of design and experiments at the moment and we think it is going to be a very thought provoking and creative day. one thing you could do for us would be to give some…"
Mar 26, 2013
Claire Breeze replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Days Experiment Two
"David Young,  Head of Leadership at BT and Yasmin Chiu  have confirmed they're coming "
Mar 21, 2013

Claire Breeze's Blog

Vulnerability and Learning

We are in the process for preparing for our challenger Day 4 which is focusing on the challenger pattern of learning. We always love pushing ourselves, and experimenting. As part of that process Asher asked us to use a new piece of technology that we would be able to try out for a group supervision session I am planning to lead next week. In addition to getting connected, he…

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Posted on April 12, 2014 at 13:00

Good Company Bad Company

Are there really right and wrong organisations?

We really appreciate how much some of our clients care for us, and our reputation. Sometimes this extends to advice about who we should and should not work with, in terms of protecting our reputation.   

Views like this are probably borne out of a sense of concern and of course it is impossible to know if they might…

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Posted on March 11, 2014 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

The Challenger Cafe

Appetizer

I was having dinner with a client a few weeks ago. We were reflecting on how his work is developing, how his family is changing and whether he was on track to meet his purpose; written down several years ago after a coaching session together. Big ticks all round. It was gratifying to hear that.

Dinner continued in story swapping mode and two of…

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Posted on November 8, 2013 at 17:00

Mindful to Mindless

It has been a strange week. 

Today I spoke to 140 people in an organisation about the benefits of mindfulness practice on performance, alleviating stress and increasing resilience. At the end of the session a large number of people came up to talk to me about what they had heard and how it was resonating with them so powerfully. Many of them talked about sleep disturbance and…

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Posted on September 5, 2013 at 21:00

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