Posted below are a few headlines of main results from the Mindful Leadership Study. Further
summaries of findings will be written and posted here in July and August 2010.
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Here are headlines of some summary findings from the Mindful Leadership Study. All results reported below are based on statistical
analyses of self-report assessments completed by study participants.
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1. Mindfulness was strongly negatively correlated with Neuroticism as assessed by the Five Factor Model of
2. Mindfulness was moderately positively correlated with emotional intelligence as assessed by the Emotional Quotient
Inventory model of emotional intelligence.
3. Mindfulness was modestly positively correlated with Openness to New Experience as assessed by the Five Factor Model
4. Emotional intelligence was fairly strongly negatively correlated with Neuroticism.
5. Higher scores on Mindfulness were significantly associated with an Integral meditation practice in
comparison with Buddhist meditation practices, other meditation practices, and no meditation practice.
Conclusion Section I