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When we think of work, we often think of drudgery, frustration, and stress. For too many of us, work is the last place in our lives we expect to experience satisfaction, fulfillment, or spiritual growth. In this unique book, Michael Carroll a meditation teacher, executive coach, and corporate director shares Buddhist wisdom on how to transform the common hassles and anxieties of the workplace into valuable opportunities for heightened wisdom and enhanced effectiveness. Carroll shows us how life on the job no matter what kind of work we do can become one of the most engaging and fulfilling areas of our lives. At its heart, "Awake at Work "offers thirty-five principles that we can use throughout our day to revitalize our work as well as our understanding of ourselves and others. Carroll invites readers to contemplate these slogans and to use them on-the-spot, in the midst of work's chaos, to develop clarity, wisdom, and inspiration. Along the way, Carroll presents a variety of techniques and insights to help us acknowledge work, with all its complications, as "a valuable invitation to fully live our lives." In an engaging, accessible, and often humorous style, "Awake at Work" offers readers a path to rediscovering our natural sense of intelligence, confidence, and delight on the job. "

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781590302729
ISBN-10: 1590302729
Format: Paperback
(196mm x 141mm x 17mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 14-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Carroll

For over two decades Michael Carroll worked on Wall Street and in the publishing industry, holding executive positions at Shearson Lehman Brothers, Paine Webber, Simon & Schuster, and the Walt Disney Company. Founding director of AAW Associates, Carroll consults with major corporations on bringing mindfulness into the workplace. He is a longtime student of Buddhist meditation and an authorized teacher in the lineage of Chogyam Trungpa. Carroll has taught mindfulness meditation at the Wharton School of Business, Columbia University, Kripalu, and the Cape Cod Institute. For more information, visit www.awakeatwork.net."

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