Ayurveda is an ancient system for improving health that comes from India, and it complements yoga perfectly. Both systems work to balance one’s mind, body and consciousness. They can work synergistically to improve and maintain your health. And health means so much more than an absence of disease.
Healthcare professionals who practice mindfulness understand how to be fully present for themselves and their patients. This helps them manage their own stress levels while improving their ability to provide care for their clients. Starting a mindfulness practice can be done in as few as five minutes per day. If you want to experience the powerful benefits of mindfulness, here is what you should know about building your own practice.
Anyone working in business knows that changes are inevitable, and they can occur at a breathtaking rate. For instance, technology that did not exist just five years ago has become commonplace now. As the world around us continues to evolve, businesses and processes must also adjust along with them.
Before Mark Van Heuvel began teaching at PCC he had a career as a manager working with iconic regional and national food and beverage industry brands, including Kraft. He’s been an instructor with PCC for more than twenty years and currently leads several Project Management courses with PCC’s Professional Development and Training program. We recently connected with Mark to learn about trends in project management.
For today’s managers, good communication plays an essential role in their success in the workplace and in their personal life. Leaders who know how to communicate effectively with those around them will see better productivity and improved relationships in every aspect of their lives.
“We’re way past big speech time” said Coach Norman Dale in the renowned 1986 sports film Hoosiers, based upon a small-town Indiana basketball team that made it to the state finals.
The coach, portrayed by actor Gene Hackman, knew that it wouldn’t be a motivational pep talk to a bunch of underdogs that led to victory. The championship would be the result of ongoing leadership bringing individuals together to achieve a common goal.
IHP's Interpersonal Neurobiology 6-month certificate program is the only such online program open to anyone in any field - other programs cater to therapists or students becoming therapists. Discover the scientific framework and multi-disciplinary tools to develop a healthy mind, an integrated brain, and compassionate, connected relationships. The following four videos offer testimonials from professionals whose practice has been dramatically improved from the practices of mindfulness and neurobiology.
July courses offered by PCC Professional Development and Training are great introductions for developing leaders, or delectable refreshers for those who've been at it awhile.
In work and life, effective communication is a critical piece to successful relationships, leadership, and growth. There are communication challenges that can trip up any professional — like reacting instead of responding, treating everyone the same, or assuming your message is understood. And today’s many outlets for communication — like email, text messages, social media, and instant messaging — can actually make communication more complicated, rather than easier.
In this post, we’ll take a look at some wise words that offer practical advice for effective communication.
Orientations offered by PCC’s Small Business Development Center (at no cost!) are a great way to learn about the opportunities we offer to help you turn your business idea into action. A typical orientation includes a small group of future entrepreneurs – but may also include sole-proprietors and small business owners seeking to find efficient, practical and effective solutions to common business-related challenges. You’ll leave our 2-hour orientation having identified new resources, and with an action plan to guide your next steps.