Introduction PART ONE: LEADERSHIP FOR LIFE 1. Being as well as doing in leadership 2. Thinking less 3. Letting awareness arrive 4. Giving attention 5. Reflecting on identity with less ego 6. Listening from stillness 7. Dialogue for insight 8. Connecting 9. Being mindful in crises 10. Transforming writing PART TWO: LEADING WITH BODY 11. Breathing consciously 12. Looking after bodies 13. Tuning into the senses 14. Finding pleasure 15. Opening to creativity PART THREE: LEADING WITH HEART 16. Feeling 17. Being ourselves? 18. Clarifying purpose, going for happiness 19. Being ethical 20. Bringing love and compassion into leadership Acknowledgements: A year of delights and letting go Endnotes Further reading on mindfulness and leadership Index
Amanda Sinclair is an author and teacher in leadership, change, ethics and diversity. A Professorial Fellow at the Melbourne Business School, she has written many articles and books on leadership including: Doing Leadership Differently and Leadership for the Disillusioned. She consults to organisations and senior management teams, coaches individuals and also teaches yoga and meditation.
A gift to all of those who seek to make a difference in the lives
of others while keeping themselves well in the process. -- Donna
Ladkin, author of AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP
Sinclair takes us on a journey of leadership based on mindful principles which hold out great hope that leaders can live more purposeful, healthful and joyful lives along with those they lead. -- Alan Guskin, Antioch University
For all people whose work involves influencing what people think or do - teachers, community leaders, health professionals, as well as ''bosses''. -- Diane Grady AM, Independent Director, Macquarie Group