“Research shows that people spend nearly 47% of their waking hours thinking about something other than what they’re doing.  In other words, many of us operate on autopilot. The good news is you can train your brain to focus better by incorporating mindfulness exercises throughout your day.”

- Harvard Business Review

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“Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing nonjudgmental, present- moment awareness (aka mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working in today’s complex business environment- and certainly every leader- should know about.”

- Harvard Business Review

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“Looking at mindfulness as a tool for accomplishing what we need to get done keeps us trapped in a future- oriented mindset, rather than encouraging us to dilate the present moment.  Of course, this doesn’t invalidate the neuroscience, mindfulness helps us get more stuff done.”

- Charlotte Lieberman

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“After eight weeks and an average of 30 minutes a day practicing mindfulness, the employees had shifted their ration from tilted toward the stressed-out right side to leaning toward the resilient left side.  What’s more, they said they remembered what they loved about their work:  They got in touch with what had brought them energy in the first place.”  

- Ellen Langer

Professor of psychology at Harvard University and Founder of the Langer Mindfulness Institute

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“Habits are like financial capital — forming one today is an investment that will automatically give out returns for years to come.” 

-  Shawn Achor, The Happiness Advantage

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“Mindfulness should no longer be considered a “nice to have” for executives.  It’s a “must have”.

-Ellen Langer

Professor of psychology at Harvard University and Founder of the Langer Mindfulness Institute

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“The core of high EI is self-awareness: if you don't understand your own motivations and behaviors, it's nearly impossible to develop an understanding of others. A lack of self-awareness can also thwart your ability to think rationally and apply technical capabilities.”

- Harvard Business Review

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