Mindful Leadership For Dummies

Mindful Leadership For Dummies

by Juliet Adams

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ISBN-13: 9781119068778
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/25/2016
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 820,828
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Juliet Adams is a learning and development professional who has pioneered workplace mindfulness training. A professional mindfulness teacher and trainer developer, she teaches internationally.
Marina Grazier retrained as a Psychologist to pioneer mindfulness tailored for the workplace. Marina qualified as an MBCT teacher at Oxford University, and she now develops workplace trainers internationally.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1: Breaking the Mould 5

CHAPTER 1: Exploring Mindful Leadership 7

CHAPTER 2: Discovering Why Mindfulness Matters to Leaders 17

CHAPTER 3: Harnessing the Neuroscience of Mindful Leadership 31

Part 2: Learning from Mindful Leaders 45

CHAPTER 4: Case Study 1: Andrew Stone, Baron Stone of Blackheath 47

CHAPTER 5: Case Study 2: Tim Neild, Royal Navy Commander 57

CHAPTER 6: Case Study 3: Marion Furr, Director of MBPA 65

Part 3: Developing Mindfulness 73

CHAPTER 7: Setting the Stage for Transformation 75

CHAPTER 8: Week 1: Focusing Your Attention 83

CHAPTER 9: Week 2: Observing the Mind-Body Connection 101

CHAPTER 10: Week 3: Minding the Gap 121

CHAPTER 11: Week 4: Recognising That Thoughts Are Not Facts 143

CHAPTER 12: Week 5: Turning Towards Difficulties 163

CHAPTER 13: Week 6: Developing Intention 177

Part 4: Applying Mindful Leadership 195

CHAPTER 14: Enhancing Your Personal Presence and Influence 197

CHAPTER 15: Leading in a Digital Age 209

CHAPTER 16: Leading in Times of Change 221

Part 5: Becoming a Mindful Organisation 235

CHAPTER 17: Introducing Mindfulness to Your Organisation 237

CHAPTER 18: Integrating Mindfulness into Everyday Work Practices 251

Part 6: The Part of Tens 267

CHAPTER 19: Ten Mindful Ways to Make Better Decisions 269

CHAPTER 20: Ten Mindful Ways to Reduce the Risk of Burnout 279

CHAPTER 21: Ten Ways to Improve Your Attention with Mindfulness 289

CHAPTER 22: (More Than) Ten Sources of Info on Mindful Leadership 301

Index 311

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