“We Can Create A More Peaceful Business Life with Mindfulness”

An Exclusive Interview with Erhan Ali Yılmaz - Co-Founder Mindfulness Alliance and Mindfulness Academy

Date: Issue 128 - March 2024

Defence Turkey: Like many sectors, the defense industry sector is an area that requires much cognition; many decisions are made, it changes quickly, and it carries much responsibility, and as a result, it can create stress for employees.  The concept of Mindfulness is something we hear about frequently today.  What kind of support does it provide in terms of dealing with the intense anxiety and difficulties in the sector, and what are the benefits in business life?

Erhan Ali YILMAZ: I think the phrase "create stress" is too polite to describe the fatigue and stress experienced by people working in such intense sectors. Mental fatigue and stress, in particular, are at the forefront of these experiences. We can list the benefits and promises of the concept of Mindfulness to eliminate these problems as follows: