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Mindfulness at Work For Dummies

Mindfulness at Work For Dummies

Shamash Alidina, Juliet Adams

ISBN: 978-1-118-72799-7

Jun 2014

400 pages

In Stock



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

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