Chances are you’ll check your phone or flick off a quick email while you read this. You’re getting things done, right? Wrong. Research now shows that multitasking — hailed in our über-busy culture as an essential skill you should master, or face being left behind — achieves far less than you think.
LiveWorkWell’s Susan Peacock co-authored a chapter in the book Mindfulness in the Workplace, telling the story of how she introduced mindfulness training at Publicis – one of the world’s largest advertising agencies – in 2012, at a time when the concept ‘still conjured up images of mountain tops, faraway retreats and mysticism’.
As the likes of Apple, Google, Heinz, P&G and Unilever offer mindfulness training to staff, these articles explore the role of mindfulness in the workplace
The Harvard Business Review and the Lancet are among the academic publications that have covered mindfulness