8. Mindfulness for Leaders

  1. Michael Chaskalson

Published Online: 15 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119976974.ch8

The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR

The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR

How to Cite

Chaskalson, M. (2011) Mindfulness for Leaders, in The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119976974.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470661581

Online ISBN: 9781119976974

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Keywords:

  • mindfulness for leaders;
  • approach orientation to life - generally effective leaders, tendency to avoidance orientation;
  • people, showing more activity in left prefrontal cortex - of their brains, their lives under control;
  • good leaders, making work enjoyable despite demands - inspiring teams to give of their best;
  • people, doing this - being highly approach-oriented;
  • Richard Boyatzis, and study of leadership - good leaders, he says, attain resonance with those around them, through self-awareness, self-management;
  • mindfulness training - strengthening tendency, towards approach mode of mind;
  • knowing at all times, how people think and feel - socially and emotionally intelligent leaders, inspiring them;
  • McKee and colleagues' third great myth of leadership - that ‘great leaders can thrive on constant pressure’;
  • Try this: Tweaking Your Day - regular mindfulness meditation practice, offsetting negative demands

Summary

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