I had the pleasure of interviewing Scott Eblin, one of my favorite leadership experts, about mindfulness – the focus of his excellent new book Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative.
Mindfulness is getting a lot of attention these days. A number of Fortune 500 companies, including Google, AOL, Apple and Aetna, now offer mindfulness classes for employees. In a recent blog post, I discussed mindfulness in the workplace.
Delving deeper into this topic, Scott explains what mindfulness is, how the practice of mindfulness helps with the very real challenges we face today, and some simple and easy things you can do to begin practicing it right now.
This 15 minute podcast, the length of a TED talk, is packed with helpful information. Enjoy!
Scott Eblin is an executive coach, speaker and the author of two books. His latest is Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative. He can be reached at eblingroup.com and is active on Twitter – @ScottEblin.
A note from Jesse: Overworked and Overwhelmed is an exciting new book that shows how to get off the treadmill of trying to do more, faster and better. Mindfulness is the best alternative, and drawing on solid research, Scott Eblin shows why. Too busy to sit down and read a book? No problem. Open any chapter, and you will find timely advice and helpful tools that you can easily apply to reclaim your productivity and satisfaction at work and in your life.