Mindful Leadership: The Secret to Leadership Effectiveness and Professional Sustainability

MKMB Coaching and Consulting takes mindfulness from yoga studios to corporate boardrooms with A Practical Guide to Authentic Leadership: A 60-Day Journey that Unlocks the True Leader in You.

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Hsiang-Yi Lin

A Practical Guide to Authentic Leadership

As personal and professional boundary fades and change becomes the norm in business, leaders must incorporate mindfulness in the way they lead to sustainably meet the increasingly complex leadership challenges.

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014

In its recent release of A Practical Guide to Authentic Leadership: A 60-Day Journey that Unlocks the True Leader in You, Hsiang-Yi Lin, the author and CEO of MKMB, introduces a step-by-step practical guide that helps overwhelmed, overstretched achievers find personal fulfillment and professional sustainability – while gaining a leadership edge.

As pointed out in the Mindfulness Revolution article featured in the February issue of TIMES magazine, the scientific linkage between mindfulness and personal effectiveness is well tested. A $4 billion industry and growing, the topic of mindfulness is receiving increasing attention as people are reaching a boiling point and seeking a sustainable solution to help them navigate today’s ever-changing, increasingly complex world. Unlike others in its genre, A Practical Guide to Authentic Leadership takes a perspective of integration and alignment rather than of compartmentalization and of sustainability rather than of alleviation. It delivers unique leadership frameworks to meet tangible, day-to-day leadership challenges. In an easy-to-follow and digestible fashion, the book helps readers build “leadership muscles” and offers targeted and actionable tips to the most common and pressing leadership pain points, such as:

  • Leading Change
  • Managing Self in Difficult Times
  • Building a Shared Vision
  • Breaking Down Myopic Thinking and Organizational Silos
  • Aligning Teams
  • Cultivating a Learning Culture
… etc.

The author, a Harvard Business School graduate, brings her 12+ years of corporate leadership experience and coaching expertise to help leaders lead in a more sustainable way. She states, “As personal and professional boundary fades and change becomes the norm in business, leaders must incorporate mindfulness in the way they lead to sustainably meet the increasingly complex leadership challenges.”

By leveraging readers’ everyday leadership challenges as learning opportunities, the author helps readers:

  • Tap into their inner resourcefulness
  • Develop awareness around their blinders and about their biases
  • Build personal adaptation and inter-organizational skills, and
  • Gain personal ease and freedom

Earlier reviews of the book and its impact:

“Hsiang-Yi's easy-to-use roadmap helps leaders navigate their complex leadership journey in a mindful way – and find fulfillment and engagement in their role.” – Ruth Ross, CEO at R-Squared Resources, former EVP of Human Resources at Wells Fargo.

“Work as we know it is dramatically changing and we need a new type of leader to lead 21st century organizations. Hsiang-Yi's book helps leaders build personal mastery skills and inter-organizational awareness - two important skills all leaders need to activate the wealth of talent in their organization. It helps leaders through this transformation and is a must read.” – Ayelet Baron, Futurist, Simplifying Work, and former VP of Strategy, Innovation and Transformation at Cisco.    

“The book brings leadership theory into reality for managers and corporate leaders.” – Dominique Gagnon, CEO of Isbel, former Strategic Innovation Leader at Nestle.

About the company:

MKMB Coaching and Consulting's mission is to empower leaders to transform businesses. It offers executive coaching, corporate leadership training programs, and business reinvention consulting services. A graduate of Harvard Business School and Cornell University, Hsiang-Yi Lin brings 12+ years of corporate and leadership experience from Fortune 500 companies such as FedEx, Yahoo, and Intuit where she led and grew businesses and teams in the capacity of strategic marketing, product development, and research and analytics. Hsiang-Yi is passionate about helping high potential leaders achieve lasting professional impacts and personal fulfillment.

For more information, visit http://www.mkmbcoaching.com.

Contact Name: Hsiang-Yi Lin
Organization: MKMB Coaching and Consulting
Phone Number: 415.625.3932
Email: info(at)mkmbcoaching(dot)com


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