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Mindfulness At Work by Stephen McKenzie

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Chapter 2How Mindfulness Can Work at Work

Genius, whatever it be, is like fire in the flint, only to be produced bycollision with a proper subject. It is the business of every man to try.…

—Dr. Samuel Johnson

One of the most important areas of our lives is our work. Whether we are working officially or unofficially, work is something that we spend a large percentage of our time doing, or putting off doing. This is the nature of our nature. So if mindfulness can practically help us to live our lives, then can it also help us to live our working lives? Does mindfulness work for work? Can mindfulness help us work more naturally, more enjoyably, more harmoniously, and even more productively—for us and for the people with and for whom we work?

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