Master your mind, manage stress and boost your productivity!
Mindfulness at Work For Dummies provides essential guidance for employees at all levels of an organization who are seeking more focus and clarity in their work. It explains how mindfulness can help employers wishing to implement mindful practices into the workplace, and provides leaders and mentors within an organization with the tools they need to become more effective leaders and coaches. The audio download contains guided mindfulness exercises and meditations suited to workplace scenarios, a core feature of mindfulness programmes.
Mindfulness at Work For Dummies includes:
An introduction to mindfulness, and how it can help improve working behaviour
An explanation of how the brain retains new mindful working patterns with a bit of practice!
Useful tips on incorporating mindfulness into your working day
How organisations can benefit from implementing mindful approaches to work
Guidance for leaders on how mindfulness can help develop their leadership qualities
Shamash Alidina is a professional mindfulness trainer, teacher, and lecturer. He has over 10 years' experience teaching mindfulness in schools and university courses. Juliet Adams designs and delivers professional mindfulness at work training, and co-delivers WorkplaceMT trainer development in the UK and Netherlands.
Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Mindfulness at Work 5 Chapter 1: Exploring Mindfulness in the Workplace 7 Chapter 2: Exploring the Benefits of Mindfulness in the Workplace 29 Chapter 3: Applying Mindfulness in the Workplace 49 Part II: Working with Mindfulness 75 Chapter 4: Practising Mindfulness Day to Day 77 Chapter 5: Boosting your Mental Resilience 97 Chapter 6: Discovering Mindfulness At Work Training 117 Chapter 7: Applying Mindfulness At Work Training 143 Chapter 8: Practising Mindfulness in the Digital Age 169 Part III: Mindfulness for Organisations 187 Chapter 9: Improving Team Performance with Mindfulness 189 Chapter 10: Using Mindfulness to Assist Different Business Functions 207 Chapter 11: Integrating Mindfulness with Coaching 225 Chapter 12: Commissioning Mindfulness Training in the Workplace 243 Part IV: Leading with Mindfulness 261 Chapter 13: Thriving on the Challenges of Leadership 263 Chapter 14: Leading without Boundaries 279 Chapter 15: Leading People, Change and Strategy 295 Part V: The Part of Tens 313 Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Be More Mindful at Work 315 Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Improve Your Brain with Mindfulness 325 Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Mindfully Manage Work Pressures 333 Chapter 19: Ten Ways to be Mindful in a Minute 341 Chapter 20: About Ten Resources for Further Study 349 Part VI: The Appendixes 357 Appendix A: Answers to Learning Check Questions 359 Appendix B: Summary of Research 361 Index 365