How I Meditate: Rodrigo Franco

How I Meditate: Rodrigo Franco

“I believe meditation works wonders against procrastination.” Rodrigo Franco is a web and mobile applications developer and Ruby on Rails expert and longtime Coach.me user. He’s also a longtime meditator who learned how to meditate from his grandmother when he was just a kid. Rodrigo told us how meditation has helped him prioritize better and how…

How I Meditate: UK Meditation Expert Michael Chaskalson

How I Meditate: UK Meditation Expert Michael Chaskalson

“When you’re more skilled at working with your mind and mental states things go better for you, your people, your customers and other stakeholders, your family and friends. The only people to lose out are your competitors.” Michael Chaskalson is a leading mindfulness expert and author of The Mindful Workplace, a book about the benefits of…

How I Meditate: Hollywood Producer Rachael Joy

How I Meditate: Hollywood Producer Rachael Joy

“There is no doubt that meditation has given me the awareness, clarity and focus to hear not only everything going on around me but also my inner voice in the midst of a chaotic shoot.” Rachael Joy describes herself as a story maker. She’s directed and produced projects for the Discovery Channel, BBC, Animal Planet and Science…

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: Jeffery Hackert

How I Meditate: Jeffery Hackert

“The goal was (and still is) very simple: I wanted to get control of my mind in some way.” Jeffery Hackert is the Director of Engineering and Development at Chef, a Seattle-based startup that provides IT infrastructure automation services and develops fully-automated server infrastructure for companies. He started meditating as a teenager to boost his…