Real Mindful: Eric Schneider (MBA ’21)

We’re back with more Real Mindful conversations, beginning this month with Eric Schneider, who recently joined the Harvard Business School Class of 2021. Eric is an engineer turned consultant and non-profit founder (free GMAT mentorship?? Yes, please!) who’s now not only pursuing his MBA, but also evaluating and advising startups in his “spare time.”

SchneiderE-HBS-191021-003Good thing he’s got mindfulness up his sleeve to help him catch his breath now and then, and stay focused on the task at hand, one present moment at a time.

Take a listen below to learn more about Eric and how he’s been working with mindfulness to achieve big goals, and help others – including his new MBA classmates – do the same.

 


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