The founder: Michael Bunting

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It’s impossible to talk about Awakened Mind without mentioning Michael Bunting. So let’s start there. Michael is the founder of prominent leadership consultancy WorkSmart Australia, a certified B Corp, Awakened Mind and The Mindful Leader.

He is the author of the number-one bestseller, The Mindful Leader, and co-author of bestselling books, A Practical Guide to Mindful Meditation, with Patrick Kearney, and Extraordinary Leadership in Australia & New Zealand with Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, the world’s premier researchers and authors in the field of leadership.

Michael has trained and coached thousands of leaders from CEOs to front-line managers, with a client base that includes numerous global multinationals. With an outstanding track record in his field, Michael is renowned as a world-leading authority on mindful leadership and culture change.

Awakened Mind over the years

  • year 2017

    Awakened Mind beta

  • year 2018

    Launch of Awakened Mind

  • year 2019

    Launch of our first group program

  • year 2019

    Group programs: University of Tasmania Study

  • year 2020

    Learnin center 2.0

  • year 2020

    Group programs: National University of Singapore Study

  • year 2021

    Leadership Program

  • year 2021

    Academic publication on Frontiers in Psychology: “An App-Based Workplace Mindfulness Intervention, and Its Effects Over Time”

Your health and wellbeing solution in a box

The Awakened Mind mobile application has been designed as a support tool to assist you with Health & Wellbeing, Developmental Growth Mindset Culture and Leadership Development initiatives. Awakened Mind provides a variety of educational and practical content your employees can use as individuals or as teams.

Programs available:

  • Sleep health
  • Mental wellbeing essentials
  • Stress and resilience
  • Mindfulness essentials
  • and more...

Group programs

All digital programs come with a facilitator guide and offer a group learning experience for any leader or employee to facilitate

Office vibe

Schedule regular pulse surveys to assess your team members’ stress levels