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Step into the extraordinary realm of the "Knowledge Mindfulness Porch," a podcast that transcends boundaries and ignites the fires of inspiration within you. Guided by visionary Dr. Laila Marouf, the founder and Chief Knowledge Officer of the Knowledge Mindfulness Group, hoping these transformative conversations will elevate your understanding and ultimately, you’re thinking and propel you towards profound growth. Here, the fusion of "Aha" moments and awe-inspiring journeys merges into the very essence of knowledge mindfulness itself. Laila and her extraordinary diverse guests delve deep into the transformative shifts unfolding within the world and within themselves. They unravel the enigmatic threads of change, questioning how these intricate dynamics impact every facet of our multidimensional lives. Join Laila on the "Knowledge Mindfulness Porch", for an odyssey of knowledge mindfulness discovery and practice. Let your mind, heart and spirit soar as you immerse yourself in the boundless depths of wisdom, embracing the transformative power that knowledge Mindfulness brings in and brings out.

Knowledge Mindfulness Porch Laila Marouf

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Step into the extraordinary realm of the "Knowledge Mindfulness Porch," a podcast that transcends boundaries and ignites the fires of inspiration within you. Guided by visionary Dr. Laila Marouf, the founder and Chief Knowledge Officer of the Knowledge Mindfulness Group, hoping these transformative conversations will elevate your understanding and ultimately, you’re thinking and propel you towards profound growth. Here, the fusion of "Aha" moments and awe-inspiring journeys merges into the very essence of knowledge mindfulness itself. Laila and her extraordinary diverse guests delve deep into the transformative shifts unfolding within the world and within themselves. They unravel the enigmatic threads of change, questioning how these intricate dynamics impact every facet of our multidimensional lives. Join Laila on the "Knowledge Mindfulness Porch", for an odyssey of knowledge mindfulness discovery and practice. Let your mind, heart and spirit soar as you immerse yourself in the boundless depths of wisdom, embracing the transformative power that knowledge Mindfulness brings in and brings out.

    Nabil Habayeb Unlocking Human Potential Through Leadership Lessons (Part Two)

    Nabil Habayeb Unlocking Human Potential Through Leadership Lessons (Part Two)

    In the riveting second part of this insightful conversation, Laila and retired GE executive Nabil Habayeb explore the profound shifts reshaping our world and the urgency of cultivating knowledge mindfulness in leadership. As AI's ascendance sparks both awe and trepidation, they delve into the human advantages that wisdom and good judgment provide in an augmented knowledge landscape. Nabil shares his perspective on AI's potential as a powerful tool while underscoring the enduring need for human discernment, values, and ethical principles to guide its application responsibly. Their talk pivots to reimagining business education - integrating the development of wisdom, core values like integrity, and ethical decision-making to equip future leaders holistically. Laila illuminates her Knowledge Mindfulness framework as a pathway to transcend siloed thinking and attain higher knowledge maturity through appreciating the interconnections between data, information, knowledge, and unity. As Nabil transitions to his "rewiring" phase post-retirement, he reveals his passion for catalyzing positive change in healthcare, education, and communities. Reflecting on the different life phases, he embraces a spirit of generosity - giving back through mentorship, philanthropic initiatives, and nurturing people's growth. In a heartfelt conclusion brimming with wisdom, Nabil imparts advice passed down from his father: "Keep your name clean and make a difference"—simple  yet profound words underscoring integrity and purpose as anchors for meaningful impact. This insightful exchange leaves listeners inspired to embody knowledge mindfulness as transformative leaders steering humanity towards unity and wisdom.

    • 24 min
    Nabil Habayeb: Unlocking Human Potential Through Leadership Lessons (Part One)

    Nabil Habayeb: Unlocking Human Potential Through Leadership Lessons (Part One)

    In this thought-provoking episode, Laila welcomes Nabil Habayeb, the retired President & CEO of GE International Markets and GE Senior Vice President, to the Knowledge Mindfulness Porch.  Over his extraordinary 41-year journey at GE, Nabil shares invaluable wisdom distilled from experiences spanning diverse cultures and leaders across the globe. Their chat delves into the profound importance of building authentic relationships that transcend roles and hierarchies, fostering an environment of humility, transparency, and focus. Nabil illuminates how embracing diversity of thought, background, and perspective unleashes innovation and meritocracy within organizations. As they explore the rapidly changing dynamics of today's world, Laila and Nabil examine strategies for retaining talent, cultivating purpose, empowerment, and development within teams. Their dialogue imparts timeless principles on effective leadership, creating a united "family" culture, and harnessing the common yearning in all people to grow and contribute meaningfully. Through Nabil's experiences leading GE's transformation in the Middle East, they uncover the universality of human potential waiting to be unlocked given the right environment and opportunities. This insightful exchange leaves listeners inspired to embody the values of knowledge mindfulness in navigating change and bringing out the extraordinary in themselves and others.

    • 32 min
    Principled Leadership in Turbulent Times with Pádraig Ó Céidigh (Part Two)

    Principled Leadership in Turbulent Times with Pádraig Ó Céidigh (Part Two)

    Laila and Pádraig's discussion shifts gears towards the increasingly paramount challenge of attracting and retaining top talent. Pádraig shares his philosophies on "working smarter, not harder,"  a mindset he has honed through launching businesses across multiple sectors. With a wealth of experience spanning entrepreneurship, academia, and public service, Pádraig offers unique insights into what it takes to build an exceptional team in the modern era. He unpacks the key factors that motivate and inspire top performers today. For any entrepreneur starting a new venture, Pádraig provides invaluable advice on talent acquisition strategies. How can startups compete for sought-after skills? What role does corporate culture play in retaining star employees? Pádraig outlines tangible steps founders can take to curate vibrant, loyal teams positioned for enduring success. Whether scaling a startup, leading an established enterprise, or striving for personal growth, this candid conversation will expand your mindset about attracting brilliant minds and nurturing an environment where they can thrive. Gain wisdom from a true multi-hyphenate leader who has walked the entrepreneurial path.

    • 29 min
    Principled Leadership in Turbulent Times with Pádraig Ó Céidigh (Part One)

    Principled Leadership in Turbulent Times with Pádraig Ó Céidigh (Part One)

    In an era defined by relentless change and unprecedented decision complexity, the role of visionary leadership has never been more vital. In this illuminating episode, Dr. Laila Marouf is joined by the iconic Pádraig Ó Céidigh, an entrepreneurial sage and former Senator of Ireland. Together, they explore the evolving landscape of leadership and what it takes to steer organizations toward success amidst volatility. Pádraig draws upon his diverse experience founding multiple companies, serving on boards, and as a Professor of Entrepreneurship to share profound insights on navigating uncertainty with clarity and conviction. In their wide-ranging discussion, they dissect the heightened pressures facing modern leaders, unpack the concept of "decision distress", and examine the shrinking tenures of CEOs. How can leaders cultivate the knowledge mindfulness required to cut through ambiguity? What principles must they uphold to build enduring organizational cultures? Join Laila and Pádraig as they illuminate a path toward grounded, purposeful leadership capable of inspiring people and propelling organizations forward in turbulent times. Whether you are an executive, entrepreneur, or someone striving to lead with impact, this conversation will expand your perspective on shepherding positive change.

    • 24 min
    Investing with Impact: Catalyzing Change through Values with Jasmine Busson and Dr. Laura-Joy Boulos (Part Two)

    Investing with Impact: Catalyzing Change through Values with Jasmine Busson and Dr. Laura-Joy Boulos (Part Two)

    In part two, Jasmine Busson dives into the purposeful culture she has cultivated at Globivest, the pioneering private investment firm, sharing how instilling a mindset of innovation, collaboration, and social consciousness has empowered her team to challenge conventions and drive meaningful change. Also, Dr. Laura-Joy Boulos, explains how understanding the intricate cognitive processes behind our choices can lead to wiser investments and more effective solutions in health tech innovation. Jasmine and Dr. Boulos' combined insights make for a masterclass in marrying financial success with ethical, science-backed leadership that embraces new paradigms to create both economic and societal value.

    • 29 min
    Investing with Impact: Catalyzing Change through Values with Jasmine Busson and Dr. Laura-Joy Boulos (Part One)

    Investing with Impact: Catalyzing Change through Values with Jasmine Busson and Dr. Laura-Joy Boulos (Part One)

    In this inspiring episode of the Knowledge Mindfulness Porch, Dr. Laila Marouf welcomes two trailblazing leaders who are reshaping the investment landscape with their vision and expertise. Jasmine Busson, the fearless Managing Partner of Globivest, took a leap of faith in 2016 to found the pioneering venture capital firm, proving that impact and profit can go hand in hand. Joining her is Dr. Laura-Joy Boulos, a neuroscientist, professor, and the recipient of the prestigious 2020 L’Oréal-UNESCO Rising Talent Award for her groundbreaking research in decision-making. As Globivest’s Chief Health Officer and Partner , Dr. Boulos brings an unparalleled interdisciplinary perspective to investing in health tech innovation. Together, this inspiring duo is catalyzing change and demonstrating that values create value, making them a force to be reckoned with in the investment world.

    • 31 min

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