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Overworked and Overwhelmed

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Author: Scott Eblin
Book Site: Overworked and Overwhelmed

"Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative" proves what small business owners have known and felt for years; you're working too long and too hard and never feeling ahead.

New research shows that the average U.S. professional is focused on work for 72 hours a week. Forty eight percent of Americans report that their stress level has gone up in the past five years and that the number one source of the stress is job pressure. The convergence of post-financial crisis restructuring and the rise of the smartphone means that many professionals are always on and, therefore, overworked and overwhelmed.
What’s the alternative? Clearly, putting in more hours isn’t the answer.

In Overworked and Overwhelmed, executive coach and leadership educator Scott Eblin offers another path Based on client experience, research and dozens of interviews with leaders,Eblin makes the case that even small increases in mindfulness can lead to big changes in productivity and quality of life for the overworked and overwhelmed professional.
The mindfulness alternative doesn’t require meditating like a Buddhist monk. Instead, Eblin offers simple, practical and immediately applicable routines that can help professionals show up at their best and achieve the outcomes they’re looking for at work, at home and in their communities.




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