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Chapter 2

Discovering the Benefits of Mindfulness

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Looking at mindfulness from the employees’ perspective

check Discovering how mindfulness is good for your organization

check Making employees happier and more productive

Mindfulness may appear to be the “in thing” at the moment, but does it have any substance? What are the actual benefits of mindfulness at work?

In this chapter, you uncover the positive effects of mindfulness for yourself. You discover the many positive changes that take place in your brain as a result of mindfulness practice. You find out why so many organizations are training their leaders and employees in mindfulness, and explore organizational ways of integrating mindfulness into the workplace to increase staff performance and well-being.

Discovering the Benefits for Employees

Being a mindful employee has many benefits. In this section, you find out how mindfulness changes your brain and how those changes make you more resilient, emotionally intelligent, and focused. If you’re in a leadership position, you discover how mindfulness can make you more effective in your work, too.

Increased mental resilience

Resilience is the process of adapting well when ...

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