Many of us live from the neck up; governed by our brains. We forget about the rest of our bodies, ignoring what else is happening inside us. All we focus on is what’s going on inside our head.
Jonathan Miller thinks we’re more than a vehicle to move our brains around. He’s a proponent of somatic intelligence, harnessing the connection between mind and body.
In this episode of People at Work, Jonathan takes somatics one step further with embodied leadership. This involves taking cues from our entire body, including our brains, to show up as fully present leaders.
Jonathan shares three practical ways to engage full body awareness that don’t involve silent retreats or junk science. Because you can’t simply use your brain, you need your body too. Why not make the most of everything you’ve got?
Jonathan is the Co-Founder of Level 7 Leadership, where he works with social-impact founders to develop their leadership skills with coaching and training so they can stay energized and aligned with their mission to create a world that works for all. In his spare time, Jonathan loves going rock climbing, eating Thai food, and nerding out about his favourite fantasy novels.