Featured Coach: Marshall Hughes, Inbox Zero

Featured Coach: Marshall Hughes, Inbox Zero

Today’s featured coach Marshall Hughes will help you reach Inbox Zero and teach you email management strategies to maximize results and minimize the time you spend in your inbox. Use the promo code REACHZERO to claim your free week of coaching with Marshall. Marshall is the COO of a $40-million company. His email habits help him excel at work…

How I Meditate: RRE’s Steve Schlafman

How I Meditate: RRE’s Steve Schlafman

“In the morning, I’ll roll out of bed, drink a glass of water and immediately start my practice. No email. No TV. Just water and mediation.” Steve Schlafman is a Principal at RRE Ventures, where he focuses on investing in early-stage startups including Breather (by Coach.me user Julien Smith), Giphy, and The Black Tux. He’s also…

How I Meditate: Instructables Founder Eric Wilhelm

How I Meditate: Instructables Founder Eric Wilhelm

“I find this gives me a competitive edge in many different situations where there might be inadvertent or intentional distractions, like in a negotiation or sales pitch.” Eric Wilhelm is the founder of Instructables, the Do-It-Yourself website that lets you find and share your favorite DIY projects and activities. Meditation has strengthened his ability to focus…

How I Meditate: Loic Le Meur

How I Meditate: Loic Le Meur

“After five friends or so told me about their meditation practice, I went from thinking ‘This is bullshit’ to ‘I’ll give it a try’.” Loic Le Meur started meditating two years ago after seeing friends and colleagues meditating daily on Coach.me. He’s the founder of the LeWeb Conference, Seesmic (acquired by HootSuite), and former Executive VP of Six Apart.…

How I Meditate: MindPoint Founder Priti Patel

How I Meditate: MindPoint Founder Priti Patel

“I am a first-time experiencer of all of the ups and downs that come with starting an enterprise from scratch.” Priti Patel is the founder and CEO of MindPoint, where she teaches companies how to incorporate mindfulness and meditation into their workspace for the benefit and health of their employees.  Part of what makes Priti a…

How I Meditate: Neumitra Founder Anand Yadav

How I Meditate: Neumitra Founder Anand Yadav

“I would be overwhelmed with anxiety before giving a public speech. My heart would palpitate and my fingers would turn frigid.” Anand Yadav is the founder of Neumitra, the startup that created the neuma biowatch. He started meditating after seeing the practice’s positive effect on his friend’s life and now considers meditation to be one of his most…

How I Meditate: Rohan Gunatillake

How I Meditate: Rohan Gunatillake

“There are two main skills developed through meditation practice which I am finding the most valuable [as an entrepreneur]. First there’s the ability to get things done through a combination of direction, creativity and persistence. And then there is the ability to be genuinely unattached and roll with the outcome of our work in the market given that…

How I Meditate: An Interview with Silicon Valley Meditation Teacher Kim Nicol

How I Meditate: An Interview with Silicon Valley Meditation Teacher Kim Nicol

“One of my students started scheduling all of her hard meetings for after class. She said, “That’s when I’m at my best. I feel like I can handle anything.” Meditation first helped Kim Nicol succeed as a lawyer and legal publishing executive. Then her passion for meditation inspired her to change careers. Now she teaches…