O'Reilly logo

The Mindful Coach: Seven Roles for Facilitating Leader Development: New and Revised Edition by Doug Silsbee

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

MINDFULNESS AND SELF-AWARENESS

Placing ourselves in service is a powerful way to catalyze our own self-awareness. As soon as we place some of our needs and agendas off-limits, they’ll show up full force. If you don’t believe this, try going on a sugar-free diet for a week. Or giving up coffee. Or stopping just about anything that is habitual for you. All of a sudden, you really want that thing—whatever it is.
Mindfulness is the inner state in which we can observe ourselves in action. It enables the self-awareness, for example, that in this moment, I am irritated, or happy, or craving that cup of coffee, or I am just about to say something to my client that might be better not said. Awareness, in turn, allows us to consciously choose whether ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required