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Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative
October 16, 2014
About the Author – As an executive coach, speaker and author, Scott Eblin helps next level leaders learn what to pick up and let go of to get game changing results.
Featured on ABC News and in Investor’s Business Daily and Harvard Management Update, Scott is a former Fortune 500 executive, with a leadership development client list that includes some of the world’s best known private and public sector organizations. He is the author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success which Business Book Review calls a “fascinating read” that “is full of potentially career-saving advice.”
As a former Fortune 500 executive himself, Scott knows the demanding expectations and challenges his clients face. He coaches busy, successful leaders in what he calls the “school of real life” to help them identify the strengths they can build on along with the vital few opportunities that will help them be even better. Scott is an innovator in the field of coaching who has worked with hundreds of clients in individual and group engagements that yield measurable and significant improvements in leadership effectiveness.
Scott is an honors graduate of Davidson College and holds a masters degree in public administration from Harvard University. He has a certificate in leadership coaching from Georgetown University and is a member of the faculty for that program. Scott also holds the designation of Professional Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation.
About the Book – Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative offers practical insights for the executive, manager or professional who feels like their RPM is maxed out in the red zone. By making the concepts and practices of mindfulness simple, practical and applicable, this book offers actionable hope for today's overworked and overwhelmed professional.
New research shows that the smartphone equipped professional is connected to work 72 hours a week. Forty eight percent of Americans report that their stress level is up and that the number one source of stress is the job pressure of a 24/7 world.
What's the alternative? Top leadership coach and educator Scott Eblin offers one in Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative.While mindfulness is one of the "Top Ten Trends for 2014 and Beyond," many professionals think it's just too hard to give it a try. In this book, Eblin shows that mindfulness that makes a difference doesn't require meditating like a Buddhist monk.
Overworked and Overwhelmed is a handbook for more mindful work and living that offers:
- "Must know" mindfulness basics that today's professional needs to thrive in a 24/7 world.
- Inspiring examples of mindfulness in action from dozens of leaders ranging from a U.S. Coast Guard Commandant to the CEO of Hilton Worldwide.
- A self assessment for readers to understand how they perform at their best.
- Simple routines to reduce stress and sustain peak performance.
- A personal planning framework for creating the outcomes that matter most at home, at work and in the community.
Even small increases in mindfulness can lead to big changes in productivity and quality of life for the overworked and overwhelmed professional.Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative is a guide for doing just that.