In this episode, Angie Lion of Black River Performance Management and George Pitagorsky of Self Aware Living discuss the benefits of mindfulness and the paradox of being fully engaged, rather than reactive. George provides multiple tips on creating new mindfulness habits that will help one stay skillful in tough situations, and help people increase focus and concentration so they can more frequently get into flow. These tips have lead many of his clients to live more happy and peaceful lives.
George Pitagorsky brings over 50 years of personal experience applying mindfulness, yoga, a servant leadership orientation, and systems and process thinking to helping individuals, teams and organizations to perform optimally. He is a master coach, facilitator, and consultant. He shares insights, tools and techniques in his articles and books – The Zen Approach to Project Management, Managing Conflict in Projects, Managing Expectations: A Mindful Approach to Achieving Optimal Performance, and How to Be Happy Even When You are Sad, Mad, or Scared. Throughout his decades-long career George has played roles as: A globally recognized project, program and process management expert, teacher, speaker, coach, and executive CIO for a multi-billion-dollar government agency A principle in two technology start-ups Executive Director of Program Development for an international learning organization, and Executive, manager and consultant in large scale IT systems implementation, organizational change, and process improvement programs across multiple industries.