No-Fail Friday: Heavy lifting

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Is it me, or has it been a little heavy around here lately? From goals, to personal mission, meaningful work, and even social injustice, we’ve been doing some deep-end diving around here. This week in particular, we talked about the ways in which mindfulness is being incorporated into the training of future global business leaders at a top US business school – one of several campus initiatives we’ve covered recently.  These are all really important topics, and are indicative of the scope of impact a little mindful perspective can have in so many areas of our lives.

For this weekend’s mindfulness challenge, maybe it’s time to take it down a notch. Read More


No-Fail Friday: Question for you

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It’s been a great week here, celebrating the first birthday of MindfulMBA! Hoping your week has been noteworthy in its own positive way as well. If not, no worries, because Friday is here to break that pattern, with a “no-fail” mindfulness challenge befitting of some of the birthday reflection we got ourselves into this week.

This week, we went to work. Or rather, our conversation went in that direction. Read More


Meaning what

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You’ve probably been hearing it for years. Find your passion. Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life. Live your purpose – and so on. And who doesn’t want to feel that way, right? Who doesn’t want to wake up every morning filled with the sense that everything you’re about to spend your day doing will be personally meaningful and make a worthwhile impact in the world? It’s a lot of pressure, though, to feel like you have to find “that thing” that will make you bounce out of bed, filled with happiness, ready for a day in which your work feels like play. It is both utterly unrealistic, and entirely possible. The possible lies in getting there; the challenge is in staying there.  Read More