9

Mindfulness at Work: Interviews, Meetings and Presentations

“How's work”? For many people, a typical answer is “Stressful. My manager is a nightmare – she calls meeting after meeting but no real decisions are ever made. I've got a presentation to do tomorrow which I'm dreading. I'm looking for another job. I've got an interview next week which I'm nervous about.”

Too often, when you are faced with pressures and responsibilities at work, a current of negative thoughts and feelings can sweep you along. When this happens, it’s not easy to think straight, do your job well and enjoy it.

Mindfulness can help. It can keep you grounded and centred – less pushed by what's going on around you. You are more able to stay focused and be calmly present ...

Get Mindfulness: Be mindful. Live in the moment. now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.