Chapter 8

Commissioning Mindfulness Training in the Workplace

In This Chapter

arrow Introducing mindfulness training to your organisation

arrow Getting to grips with the different approaches

arrow Making sure that you pick the right mindfulness teacher or coach

I ntroducing mindfulness to an organisation can be a daunting experience, but it needn’t be. This chapter provides key things to consider when piloting mindfulness within your organisation. If you follow the steps detailed in this chapter you should create a win-win scenario. Your staff benefit, the organisation benefits and you look good for having the idea and following it through. We make a start by looking at the basics.

Bringing Mindfulness Training to Work

There are a number of ways that you could introduce mindfulness to your organisation. This section will help you establish what you hope to achieve, which in turn will help you select the best approach.

Starting with the end in mind

As with all effective personal and professional development initiatives, you should always start with the end in mind. The first question to ask yourself is what outcomes you’re hoping to achieve. To put it another way, you need to identify what you hope ...

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