The Leader's Guide to Mindfulness
New title by Audrey Tang (Pearson and the Financial Times Series).
A highly practical guide which cuts through the "academic arguments" to give you and your orgnisation applied mindfulness techniques for high performance in all areas of leadership.
The Leader's Guide to Mindfulness is a practical approach to high performance applying the techniques of mindfulness directly to the workplace. As well as demonstrating how simple practices can yeild powerful results in skills such as decision making and problem solving, creativity and innovation, communication and relationships developing the breadth and acuity of the leader's abilities rather than giving them "yet another thing to do" - it offers respite and reflection within a fast paced world.
The book is written for the busy professional with quick exercises - as well as longer activities (including a link to guided meditations and exercises ranging from 1 - 6 minutes in length voiced by the author) to enhace all aspects of their output. As well as offering the theory and research within the field to digest, there is also an "end of chapter toolkit" which can be accessed and implemented quickly to generate results immediately.
Be A Great Manager Now
Published in May 2016, securing "Business Book of the Month" in WH Smith Travel, and translated into Russian and Chinese, "Be A Great Manager Now" is full of practical tips and support for the new manager.
With the unique 2-in-1 approach, you can learn your way. Use the seven Speed Read tips immediately, then take your time exploring the Big Picture chapters:
· Understand how to be a great manager − quickly
· Effectively manage the issues that teams face
· Communicate with confidence and get the right message across
· Encourage your staff for exceptional performance and professional development
Action the practical tips to become a more effective manager in an instant, and savour the deeper knowledge in your own time to ensure long-lasting results.
Praise for "Be a Great Manager Now" (Pearson Educational)
"A must-read - packed full of little gems which will help managers at all levels be at their best"
"An excellent book - one every manager should read if they want to succeed"
"This little gem is a no-nonsense guide for new (and maybe even not so new) managers and provides handy tips and explanations about the basics of good management (and also its challenges) but based on sound and tested theories and research insights."