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Mindfulness may conjure the image of a yogic guru sitting cross-legged on a mountain, or maybe it just seems like a buzzword of 2020. But mindfulness is a concept first established in the 1970s as a way of translating components of meditation practices into modern life. We hear phrases that include “mindful” associated with our actions on a regular basis: “Be mindful of the curb” and “Don’t forget to be mindful when you speak with him or her,” so we associate mindfulness with observation and awareness in a particular moment. How can this apply to the workforce?

Holmes Murphy’s Nick Maletta co-wrote an article about this in Construction Executive titled Mindfulness and Risk Management: Consciously Raising the Bar on Process and Outcomes.”