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Mindfulness At Work Essentials For Dummies

Mindfulness At Work Essentials For Dummies

Shamash Alidina, Juliet Adams

ISBN: 978-0-730-31948-1

Dec 2014

192 pages

$11.99

Description

Manage stress and boost your productivity at work using mindfulness

Mindfulness at Work Essentials For Dummies explores the many benefits of utilising mindfulness techniques in the workplace, offering managers, HR professionals and businesspeople of all levels guidance on how mindfulness can help with the development of core business skills. You'll discover the key concepts of mindfulness and quickly grasp how its implementation in the workplace is a win-win for you, your team and your organisation as a whole.

Innovative companies like Google have made mindfulness in the workplace a hot topic—and for good reason. Mindfulness can be hugely beneficial on a personal level, as it has been proven to enhance one's effectiveness and ability to live in the present moment. These skills and techniques are equally valuable in the workplace, leading to improved working behaviour and better team building. With this handy guide, you'll discover all the tips and tricks to incorporate — and benefit from — mindfulness in the workplace.

  • Provides an introduction to mindfulness and how it can help improve your working behaviour
  • Offers useful tips on incorporating mindfulness into your working day
  • Demonstrates how organisations can benefit from implementing mindful approaches to work

If you're a self-motivated and open-minded business professional looking to expand your knowledge base and effectiveness in the workplace, Mindfulness at Work Essentials For Dummies will help you implement the practice of mindfulness at work — and become a better leader, mentor or coach.

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Exploring Mindfulness in the Workplace 5

Chapter 2: Exploring the Benefits of Mindfulness in the Workplace 17

Chapter 3: Applying Mindfulness in the Workplace 35

Chapter 4: Boosting Your Mental Resilience 57

Chapter 5: Practising Mindfulness in the Digital Age 75

Chapter 6: Using Mindfulness to Assist Different Business Functions 89

Chapter 7: Integrating Mindfulness with Coaching 105

Chapter 8: Commissioning Mindfulness Training in the Workplace 117

Chapter 9: Thriving on the Challenges of Leadership 133

Chapter 10: Leading People, Change and Strategy 147

Chapter 11: Ten Ways to Mindfully Manage Work Pressures 163

Index 171