BE-DO Framework of Mindfulness at Work is a framework for Being Mindful and Doing with Mindfulness. A tree metaphor is used to describe it.
Stronger and deeper the roots, better are the branches, leaves and fruits. Just like the roots are below the surface and not visible, so are the Being Mindful qualities which are not very visible, but they manifest in the outside through Doing Mindfully like the leaves and fruits of the tree. Mindfulness is a tool to Master the Inside better – manage mind, thinking, emotions, etc. through which one can Manage Outside better.
Being Mindful is being Aware, Alive and Calm. This is achieved through various Mindfulness techniques.
Doing Mindful is about
- Perceiving Immersively through Active Listening, sensitive Sensing and Observing keenly.
- Processing the inputs Non-judgementally without filters/biases through Accepting people & situations as they are, Self-regulating the thoughts & emotions and Sense-making by connecting the dots to get the full big picture.
- Performing Empathetically through Caring and acting with Courage and Balance.
BE-DO Framework provides a comprehensive approach to practising Being Mindful and applying it to work & life situations.