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Mindful Work

By David Gelles Want a guided tour of the expanding world of contemplative practices in business? This is your book. From the corporate offices and executive experiences of General Mills, Ford, Target, Google, Green Mountain, Aetna, Newman’s Own, Huffington Post, Twitter… and many, many more… to the conference rooms of Wisdom 2.0 and the classrooms…

Rising Strong

By Brene Brown Just to get this out there, I think I officially have a crush on Brene Brown. I loved Daring Greatly and Rising Strong is even better. Yes, her TED talks have set records in viewership. Yes, she was brilliant on a recent Tim Ferris podcast.  Does everything this Ph.D. researcher touch turn to gold? No…

Team of Teams

by Stanley McChrystal and Tantum Collins General Stanley McChrystal is the former commander of the Joint Special Operations Task Force and the former commander of all American and coalition forces in Afghanistan. Along with his coauthors, McChrystal explains the reasoning behind his overhaul of the Task Force, in the midst of conflict, into something new:…