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TME 10 : Michael Sandler Shares How Mindfulness Can Turn Every Moment Into A “Wow” Experience, While Rewiring Your Brain For Better Performance

Michael Sandler is a former speed skater and professional level cyclist who has had multiple, serious accidents.  The last one almost killed him. While stuck in a freezing creek bed, bleeding out internally, he had stopped breathing and he was fighting for his life. When medics arrived, he didn’t have any blood pressure and it Read full article…

TME 009: Mastering Emotions and Bringing Mindfulness to the Corporate World, with Tara Healey

Tara Healey is a long-time practitioner and teacher of mindfulness, and she is also a mindful innovator. In 2006, when mindfulness was essentially unheard of in the corporate world, Tara was adapting a mindfulness training program that she created for team members at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and was offering the program to some of Read full article…

TME 008: The Mindful Entrepreneur, With Shawn Ellis

For over 15 years, Shawn Ellis has worked with some of the world’s leading authorities in personal and professional development—people like Marcus Buckingham, Patrick Lencioni, and Jon Gordon. What’s the #1 lesson he’s learned? The best advice in the world is meaningless unless acted upon. And the #2 lesson? The only place action occurs is Read full article…

TME 007 : Fleet Maull Discusses How Mindfulness Influences Productivity, Mastery, Innovation, and Relationships

Fleet Maull is one of the best examples I know of a person who has a deep mindfulness practice and is also extremely productive as a social entrepreneur. He also offers a great example of turning failure into an opportunity to serve others on a large scale. In 1985 Fleet was convicted of drug charges Read full article…

TME 006 : Michael Bungay Stanier Shares How The Coaching Habit Helps You Work Less Hard Yet Make More Impact

Michael Bungay Stanier was banned from his high school graduation for “the balloon incident,” was sued by one of his Law School lecturers for defamation, and managed to give himself a concussion while digging a hole as a laborer. Luckily, there’s also been some upside. Michael was a Rhodes Scholar and has a degree from Read full article…

TME 005 : How to See Opportunity Everywhere With Charlie Hartwell – A Change Agent Who Invests In Mind Training Companies

Charlie Hartwell is a Harvard Business School graduate whose career has included time on Wall Street, and corporate marketing positions at Heinz and Pillsbury. Through a combination of hard work, great leadership skills, and really being open to hidden opportunities, Charlie was soon able to leave corporate America and work only on things he truly Read full article…

TME : 004 Janice Marturano on How to Be an Inspiring, Effective, Mindful Leader

Janice Marturano served as the Vice President of Public Responsibility and Deputy General Counsel for General Mills, Inc. for 15 years.   In the early 2000s, she played a key role in the merger of General Mills and Pillsbury, working to secure anti-trust clearance from the Federal Trade Commission.  An officer from Pillsbury told her that Read full article…

How Mindfulness Increases Your Productivity

When you hear the word “mindfulness,” the word “productivity” isn’t likely the first association that comes up for you is it? The most common conceptions of mindfulness include ideas like “slowing down,” or “being in the moment,” and some people think that mindfulness practice means sitting still and doing nothing but watching the breath go Read full article…

TME : 003 You Can Reduce Your Stress Levels By 30% In 30 Days With Diane Sieg

My guest in this episode is Diane Sieg RN, CYT, CSP.  Diane is an emergency room nurse of 23 years turned mindfulness coach and professional speaker.  Her client list includes some impressive names like Princeton Healthcare System and GlaxoSmithKline. Diane is the creator of the Chaos to Calm in 30 Days Mindfulness Challenge, Your Mindful Read full article…

TME 002 : Michael Carroll on How to Be A Highly Effective Mindful Leader Who Inspires the Best In Others

Michael Carroll’s professional journey, which started on Wall Street, included time as a successful Vice President of Human Resources with Shearson Lehman/American Express, Paine Webber, Simon & Schuster and The Walt Disney Company. Since 2002, Michael has been working as a consultant and executive coach to create workplace cultures where people thrive, and his clients Read full article…