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Mindfulness @ Workplace

Can you imagine what is common among Google, Target, and General Mills? It is Meditation. Well, this will surprise everybody in the corporate world but its true. This is how one of the greatest companies on the earth are approaching towards corporate excellence. Financial Times magazine has reported that many big companies are embracing the Eastern approaches towards finding one’s own center. This is what Janice Marturano, Deputy General Counsel of General Mills told the magazine: “It’s about training our minds to be more focused, to see with clarity, to have spaciousness for creativity and feel connected”. He also says that training of Mindfulness is all about compassion to ourselves and to everyone around us - our colleagues, customers. The New York Times has also reported that Google has devised a Mindfulness course called “Search Inside Yourself” and this course has already been taken by 1,000 employees at the company. The creator of the course, Mirabai Bush, told the Chicago Tri…