Mindfulness

E.43: Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader

with Marc Lesser

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Episode Notes:

Zen teacher, CEO & author shares the seven practices he teaches leaders at Google, SAP, Kaiser & others. He touches on:

  • Mindfulness, the beginners' mind, and experiencing the fullness of life;

  • Learning to listen, and developing compassion for ourselves & others;

  • Leaning into our pain and emptiness, rather than avoiding them;

  • Our fear of interdependence and our regard for independence;

  • Making things simple, and so much more.

Book: Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader - Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen

E.19: Finding Peace Within Your Stressful Life

with Dr. Steve Taubman

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Episode Notes:

What if you can be both ambitious and maintain a peaceful zen-like detachment? What if your busy, stressful life can be your best spiritual practice?

In this episode we talk about the five-step strategy to become a buddha in your own life, as presented in Dr. Taubman's book Buddha In the Trenches. 

We cover strategies for cultivating both peace and razor focus through the most intense of challenges. Seeing your work and life as your spiritual practice. The power of silence, integrity, happiness first, and so much more.

For more information on Steve's work: