It's a fight to survive, rebuild and thrive
While mindfulness calmed you Resilience will arm you
The Leader's Guide to Resilience (2020)
Organisational resilience extends beyond competitive advantage. In times of crisis you need to SURVIVE, REBUILD and then THRIVE. “The Leader’s Guide to Resilience” is your accessible, concise and effective toolkit to build authentic strength as a leader and within your business so you can stay standing in crisis, regroup despite exhaustion, and thrive through competition within an intense, changing and challenging world.
In the meantime, visit my BLOG for easy to action tools and articles on using positive psychology to flourish.
The Leader's Guide to Mindfulness(2018)
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.
Also translated into Spanish.
Now also part of a
course on LinkedIn
Be A Great Manager Now (2016)
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.
Academic publications include:
Note that some papers may be restricted to journal subscribers only.
Lessons from COVID-19 and a resilience model for Higher Education: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0950422220962696
Lessons in Higher Education from Covid-19: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/31006/
Unleashing the power of Experiential Learning: https://www.worldresearchlibrary.org/up_proc/pdf/256-14612129771-3.pdf (best paper award)
self improvement Articles:
Audrey also contributes to the DEEPSTASH app with practical tips for self improvement.