'Mindfulness at Work' reveals how the practice of mindfulness — the ability to focus our attention on what is rather than be distracted by what isn’t — can be a powerful antidote to the distractions and stresses of our modern lives, especially our working lives. So, if you want to:• reduce your stress• become more productive• improve your decision-making skills• enjoy better relationships with your colleagues• work more creatively• develop your leadership skills, and• generally enjoy your job more …then mindfulness can help!Written by an expert with years of both clinical and personal experience, 'Mindfulness at Work' includes examples of mindfulness in action in the workplace, while also looking at how the principles of mindfulness can be applied to specific professions, from sales and marketing to teaching, from law to medicine, from the trades to the creative arts.
Turn your job into a gateway to joy, contentment and stress-free living
Author: Oli Doyle
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Turn your job into a gateway to joy, contentment and stress-free living, with bestselling author Oli Doyle's six-week guide. In Mindfulness at Work, bestselling author and mindfulness guru Oli Doyle guides you through a a six-week plan to show that even with demanding bosses and stressful environments, we actually can be happy at work. This guide will explore the possibilities that work provides for finding our stuck points, embracing difficult emotions and noticing the patterns of thought that keep us from feeling peaceful. Key learnings include: how to move beyond stressful future thinking to focus on what can be attended to now; how flow can benefit you and your organisation by making you calmer, more alert and more attentive to detail; and how to see work as your teacher rather than your project. The Mindful Living series is a new series of short mindfulness books dedicated to enhance three important areas of our lives: work, relationships and parenting. Oli Doyle shows that all the key domains of life provide great opportunities to practice mindfulness and discover peace of mind.
With demands to be met, decisions to be made and relationships to be navigated, it can be hard to find time to pause and catch your breath. It's time to put well-being first. Mindfulness at Work and Home is the perfect companion to mindfulness on the go. Packed with simple hints, practical tips, quotes and downloadable audio-guided meditations, this essential guide can be used by anyone, anywhere to: * Reduce stress * Increase focus * Tame your inner critical voice * Overcome fear * Improve sleep * Reduce anxiety
Mindfulness is more than a buzzword. It is a vital skill to help you survive and get ahead in your career. Executive coach and business trainer Dr Seeger has been practising and teaching mindfulness since before it was fashionable, and in this short, accessible book she shares a lifetime of hard-earned wisdom and practical advice. This book introduces you to the main themes and ideas, giving you a basic knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, together with practical and thought-provoking exercises. Whether you choose to read it in a week or in a single sitting, Mindfulness at Work In A Week is your fastest route to success: - Sunday: Learn to focus your attention and overcome the multi-tasking myth - Monday: Use mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) to prevent and overcome stress - Tuesday: Discover how mindfulness can optimise your productivity - Wednesday: Use mindfulness to overcome the brain's negativity bias and make the workplace happier for yourself and your colleagues - Thursday: Regulate your emotions and improve your self-control - Friday: Use mindfulness to create new mental maps which will promote insight and creativity - Saturday: Understand how using mindfulness can strengthen relationships with your team ABOUT THE SERIES In A Week books are for managers, leaders, and business executives who want to succeed at work. From negotiating and content marketing to finance and social media, the In A Week series covers the business topics that really matter and that will help you make a difference today. Written in straightforward English, each book is structured as a seven-day course so that with just a little work each day, you will quickly master the subject. In a fast-changing world, this series enables readers not just to get up to speed, but to get ahead.
The realities of the modern-day workplace can include stress, pressure and apathy, but with a thoughtful approach and an openness to change, anyone can transform their work experience. In Mindfulness at Work, expert mediator and counsellor Maria Arpa shares her professional and personal insights into ways we can all create positive change at work ways to cut conflict, find contentment and develop an environment where harmony and clarity rule. Learn how to use her meditation practices and mediation tools to enrich your daily life and thrive and flourish, whatever your working circumstances.
Release on 2013-10-23 | by Steven C. Hayes,Frank W. Bond,Dermot Barnes-Holmes,John Austin
Applying Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Relational Frame Theory to Organizational Behavior Management
Author: Steven C. Hayes,Frank W. Bond,Dermot Barnes-Holmes,John Austin
An innovative and effective approach to organizational behavioral management Despite more than 40 years of empirical and conceptual research, the contribution of behavior analysis to the world of business remains relatively small and organizational behavior management gets little attention in both the academic and professional communities. Acceptance and Mindfulness at Work presents behavioral analysis of human language that’s ready to use, with applied extensions proven to have a significant impact in organizational settings. The leading experts in the field examine how these ongoing developments can help broaden the exploration of the psychological issues relevant to organizational behavioral management (OBM) in the workplace. Acceptance and Mindfulness at Work presents conceptual and empirical articles, and reviews of working examples of Relational Frame Theory (RFT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) applied to organizational behavior management. The book examines goal setting, feedback, task descriptions, and workers’ ability to learn as examples of how to affect positive change in organizations through increased productivity and improved quality of life in the workplace. The possibilities presented by RTF can lead to advancements in employee safety and training, stress and health management, employee evaluation, managing absenteeism, tardiness, and turnover, and self-management. Acceptance and Mindfulness at Work examines: cognition in OBM industrial/organization (I/O) psychology how interventions using ACT have increased psychological flexibility rule-following feedback task performance feedback programmed schedules of reinforcement goal setting, goal statements, and goal-directed behavior how psychological flexibility and job control can predict learning, job performance, and mental health and much more Acceptance and Mindfulness at Work is a vital professional resource for organization development practitioners and human resource managers.
Release on 2015-11-05 | by Margaret Chapman-Clarke
Author: Margaret Chapman-Clarke
Pubpsher: Management Pocketbooks
Category: Business & Economics
Mindfulness is our capacity to focus, to really pay attention and use our brain’s resources wisely. Using an 8-step model, the Mindfulness at Work Pocketbook will allow HR and OD practitioners, coaches and team leaders to experience it for themselves and see how they can develop and implement mindfulness-based interventions within their organisations. Building a mindfulness culture in the workplace brings significant benefits both to the individual (greater job satisfaction, less stress, improved performance) and the organisation (lower absenteeism, higher productivity, reduced costs). The 8-step model spans an eight-week period with exercises for each stage. It begins by raising awareness of how the mind works and continues by building mindfulness skills and sharpening awareness of thought processes, especially how these can trigger stress. Integrating mindfulness into everyday life is dealt with in the final stages. The many exercises afford plenty of opportunities for much-needed practice. The book is complemented by five online audio practices.
Release on 2014-04-03 | by Shamash Alidina,Juliet Adams
Author: Shamash Alidina,Juliet Adams
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
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
Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about meditation at work with this practical guide. Meditating at work seems unthinkable, especially as we struggle with ever-increasing workloads, endless meetings and stressful colleagues or supervisors. Remaining calm in these situations is essential to maintaining our productivity and looking after our mental and physical health. This guide will tell you all you need to look after yourself at work and give yourself restorative breaks. In 50 minutes you will be able to: • Deal with heavy workloads and stress in your professional life • Experience the benefits of meditation for your physical and mental health • Start practising mindfulness, which will enable you to live more fully and happily ABOUT 50MINUTES.COM| COACHING The Coaching series from the 50Minutes collection is aimed at all those who, at any stage in their careers, are looking to acquire personal or professional skills, adapt to new situations or simply re-evaluate their work-life balance. The concise and effective style of our guides enables you to gain an in-depth understanding of a broad range of concepts, combining theory, constructive examples and practical exercises to enhance your learning.