Mindfulness@Work: BE-DO Framework – Accelerating Enterprise Agility Culture

Business Agility is achieved through proactive & quick sensing of Customer/Market needs and fulfilling those needs through end to end collaboration of Customers, Business Functions and Solution Delivery Functions in a seamless flow. Apart from technology and process elements, the critical success factor for such functioning is the mindset and culture aspects of people and organization units across the value chain. Mindfulness is a great tool to develop Emotional Intelligence which is the bedrock of leadership tenets for Agility Culture like proactiveness & self-organizing, cross-functional collaboration and facilitative leadership styles.

This session covers a case study of Enterprise wide Mindfulness transformation in a 2000+ strong global Technology company. The session covers aspects of:

  • Creation of a Mindfulness@Work framework called BE-DO Framework – Being Mindful and Doing Mindfully. Being Mindful by Being Aware, Alive and Calm; Doing Mindfully by Perceiving Immersivity, Processing non-judgmentally and Performing Empathetically.
  • Mindfulness techniques and practices at individual level like BreathWatch, BodyScan, Balanced Breathing, Journaling.
  • Organizational and Team ceremonies to inculcate Mindfulness as part of work practices like Mindful Meeting, Sense Walk.
  • Results captured after 6 weeks of practice of Mindfulness practices by the participants on Personal Wellbeing, Personal Effectiveness and Professional Performance.
  • Organizational Change Management including unique role called Happiness Evangelist.

The session will be a joint presentation by the Happiness Evangelist and the Mindfulness Coach.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

The session will cover:

  • Brief introduction on Mindfulness and where it fits in the Agility Culture transformation
  • Approach taken for Enterprise wide Mindfulness transformation initiative
  • Details of Mindfulness@Work BE-DO Framework – a unique framework in the industry
  • Sample practice sessions on Mindfulness techniques for the participants to experience
  • Enterprise wide deployment approach of Mindfulness practices
  • Data collection, Research and Results seen from Mindfulness implementations
  • Future thoughts on Mindful Organization for greater Agility

Learning Outcome

Participants will learn about Mindfulness@Work BE-DO Framework and how to apply them for accelerating Agility Culture, Sample Mindfulness techniques, lessons learnt in building Mindful culture.

Target Audience

Practitioners, Managers, Leaders, Coaches, Champions involved in Agile transformation.

Prerequisite

Knowledge of Agile principles & practices.

Some knowledge of Mindfulness.

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  • Fincy Yousuff
    By Fincy Yousuff  ~  2 weeks ago
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    Hello Vishwa,

    Nice to have you back this year too!

    Is there a presentation that you will be presenting on this topic? There isn't enough information in your proposal to assess how well it fits with the theme or to understand how the techniques you have mentioned would induce Mindfulness and thus help with Business Agility.

    Also as this is  a case study - please do mention your experience and the outcomes/lesson learnt as well.

    Awaiting your reply. Have a great day ahead!

    • Vishweshwar Hegde
      By Vishweshwar Hegde  ~  1 week ago
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      Hi Fincy,

      I have uploaded a draft presentation (SlideShare link). Let me know your views/feedback.

      Thanks

      Vishu

       

    • Vishweshwar Hegde
      By Vishweshwar Hegde  ~  2 weeks ago
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      Thanks Fincy.

      Sure. I will upload a draft presentation over this week end. 

       


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