“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 founde..
“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 frien..
“If I have an emotionally upsetting experience, I don’t get so derailed by it.”
Dr. Kristin Neff is a leading researcher in self-compassion, “extending compassion to one’s self in instances of perc..
“The goal was (and still is) very simple: I wanted to get control of my mind in some way.”
“I am a first-time experiencer of all of the ups and downs that come with starting an enterprise from scratch.”
“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 ..
“Meditation gives me the space to concentrate, go deeper, and understand a couple of layers more than I would be able to with my ‘surface mind’.”
Many people give up after just one meditation sessi..
“I knew I was having trouble coming to terms with the difference between what I was good at and what I was interested in, and where those two things overlapped.”
John Allspaw has built a phenomenal..
“You can’t just expect to wake up and be creative without doing the work.”
While writing the creativity chapter for The Strongest Mind in the Room, Lift’s book about how mediation boosts human perf..
“My biggest rule is no email before meditation.”
Jeena Cho started meditating to relieve the stress from her high-pressure job as a lawyer. Meditation made such a positive impact in her life that s..