Power center

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If you’ve spent some time on this site, you may have noticed that I’ve managed to post on topics related to using mindfulness in the MBA space three times per week for over a year and a half (<<pats self on back>>). Clearly, I feel there’s a lot to be said, and plenty of ground to cover. In case you’ve recently joined us, though, and have yet to binge-read the archives (on your to-do list, obviously), here’s an opportunity to get caught up. Or, perhaps more accurately, to understand the “why” for this voluntary labor of love.

With all the emphasis placed on going, moving, and producing in the MBA lifestyle, why in the world would you make the time to catch your breath? Read More


Ingrained (Indiana Kelley)

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There’s something slightly poetic about the idea of mindfulness in the American “heartland.” When the center of a nation is more, well, centered, it seems to bode well for all of us. Even more so, when you hear that it’s being included as a formal part of a multi-dimensional leadership development program for future global business leaders, you might just feel downright optimistic – no small miracle these days. At Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, Eric Johnson and Ray Luther are arming their MBA students with the tools they need to lead in challenging times: personal vision, fitness, compassion, and you guessed it – mindfulness.  Read More


Centered city (NYU)

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There are few places in the world more vibrant than New York City. When you combine the powerful influences of the city with the epic transition of the college or graduate school years, you’ve got yourself a recipe for an exciting but potentially bumpy, and overwhelming, ride. During a time of life that is already full of critical decisions, how do you make choices when – quite literally – everything is at your fingertips? How do you manage the internal flux typical of those years when the local environment is one of constant stimulation?

If you’re lucky enough to be a student at New York University (NYU), you may get really overwhelmed, but then…you know just where to go to catch your breath.  Read More