For many, the notion of “mindfulness” conjures up images of yoga teachers, Tibetan monks and eccentric celebrities. But the concept also has close ties with the business world. Business leaders are starting to blend the rich tradition of spirituality with the research of psychology and neuroscience to create a simple, yet powerful way for business leaders to enhance their effectiveness.
What does a Mindful workplace look like? Can we multi-task and be “mindful” at the same time? How can mindfulness help us perform better at work – or, is the idea of a more mindful workplace a very shallow goal for a very ambitious practice?