How to reduce stress & worry

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Podcasting from Cork Ireland, for 33 minutes you’ll hear
Roger Overall & Paul O’Mahony
riff off each other,
playing
“Mindfulness & Meditation”

Topic
How to reduce stress & worry?

BusinessJazz-S3E12-Cartoon

In Episode 12 of Season 3,
we discuss:

We discuss fundamentals

  • Strange start: Paul has nothing to say this week (0.05)
  • There are times to reflect & live in silence (0.18)
  • Mindful business (1.04)
  • Mickey Mouse’s ears
  • “How much time have you been stressed?
  • “Living in the Now”
  • How much energy of business people gets diluted by not living in the Now?
  • Living in fear of future & regrets about the past
  • Worry: what does it have on your ability to pay attention to a client?
  • How acute is it?
  • How rested are you?
  • Anxiety consumes  too much energy –  but not always  (5.30)
  • Do you have a mechanism for controlling the “barrier”
  • Working with a business coach

Insight
You can live a better life

We focus on focus

  • Ever done a course on mindfulness? (6.45)
  • Concentrating on a very small detail
  • Meditation & Mindfulness
  • [syllables matter in communication] – Use one-syllable words – like “love”
  • Focus on something real that’s experienced – not imagined
  • Practise the art of focus (10.00)
  • Feel your weight on the carpet
  • Ummm… ummm…ummm… (is one way)
  • ‘Doing it’ is the hard bit – especially if you’re an impulsive (11.55)
  • We can all imagine catastrophes (13.00)
  • That’s typical of me’ – ‘it’s all my fault’
  • Story of a waiter who had a lousy day
  • Advice can be dismissed (15.00)

Insight
Control your imagination now

We advocate Practice:

  • If anyone thinks they can have a mindful approach to business without practice  – they’re bonkers
  • Golfers & hurlers must practise (16.00)
  • Business people better practise – if they want different results
  • Let’s not use the word ‘idiot‘ (18.00)
  • Physical health is recognised
  • Mental health is starting to be recognised
  • Tajikistan
  • Business gurus are talking about meditation
  • I shall meditate for 5 minutes…”  says Roger –  No, do one minute – says Paul
  • Perpetuating a fallacy (21.00)
  • It’s not difficult to practise, there’s nothing technically complicated…
  • Put down your resistance
  • Mark Cotton knows “Keep on Running” 60s song
    Keep On Running” is a song written and originally recorded by Jackie Edwards, which became a number one hit in the UK when recorded by The Spencer Davis Group (Wiki)

Insight
Everything is practice


We advise you to get help to change 

  • Every day is the first day (23.00)
  • Learned behaviour is difficult to change (24.00) – it takes work
  • No one builds a business by themselves
  • Google Larry Page & Sergey, Teamwork, Lennon & McCartney
  • The business of developing yourself to be more attractive in business today (25.40)
  • Automated text message that says “STOP”
  • A mindful approach thanks to help of an external force (26.50)
  • ‘Accountability buddy’ can help you
  • Thinking ahead is not good – when you’re dealing with a customer (28.00)
  • “Let’s make-up” birthday card
  • Responding to a genuine need
  • Where the clock?
  • Paraphernalia we need for this podcast
  • Michael Lynch  AV3 productions arrives

Paul sings
“We’ll meet again”
Insight
None

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Appeal to you :
Please tell one other person
about #BusinessJazzPodcast
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During this conversation
We spoke fondly of

Mickey Mouse’s Ears
Tajikistan
Mark Cotton
Larry Page & Sergey
Teamwork.com
Lennon & McCartney
Michael Lynch
AV3 productions
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Let’s work together – fondly
@rogeroverall Show&Tell Communications
@omaniblog
BusinessJazz Services @bizjazzpodcast

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Author: Paul O'Mahony

I'm Paul O'Mahony (Cork). On Twitter you can reach me @Omaniblog A father. I work as business storytelling consultant - Podcaster - Blogger - Poet - Live streamer via Periscope - Foodie - naturally ambitious + love to share my contacts. Live in Glanmire, Cork Ireland Europe linkedin.com/in/paulhomahony

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