Meet Meng, the resident Zen master at Google headquarters. He helps over-stressed computer programmers hit the “pause” button.

Credit: HarperOne
Finding Inner Peace at the Googleplex December 04, 2012
Teaching meditation to Googlers can be a tricky business. They’re already high achievers and eager to do well. But their type-A personalities can work against them. “They say, ‘I have to achieve this. I have to achieve six minutes of calmness,’” says Chade-Meng Tan, who offers a free course on mindfulness to Google staff. From May 2012.Chade-Meng Tan, author of “Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)”

 

ON Interfaith Voices | December 11, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Faith at the Office – From Google to Xerox

Meet Meng, the resident Zen master at Google headquarters. He helps over-stressed computer programmers hit the “pause” button.

Credit: HarperOne
Finding Inner Peace at the Googleplex December 04, 2012
Teaching meditation to Googlers can be a tricky business. They’re already high achievers and eager to do well. But their type-A personalities can work against them. “They say, ‘I have to achieve this. I have to achieve six minutes of calmness,’” says Chade-Meng Tan, who offers a free course on mindfulness to Google staff. From May 2012.Chade-Meng Tan, author of “Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)”

 

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