Rich Fernandez

Rich Fernandez
Rich is the CEO of SIYLI. He was previously the director of executive education and people development at Google, where he was also one of the first SIY teachers. Rich previously co-founded Wisdom Labs and has also served in senior roles at eBay, J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America. He received his PhD in Psychology from Columbia University and is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review.

Recent Posts

Harvard Business Review: 5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work

Currently, a quarter of all employees view their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The World Health Organization...

Harvard Business Review: Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout

Dave Wheeler FOR HBR 

(originally published January 21, 2016) 

It can be tough enough to manage your own stress. But how can you, as a manager, help the members of your team handle their feelings...

Mindful Magazine: A User’s Guide to Living Well in Screenworld


3 tech insiders on making digital technology work for us—not the other way around.

(originally published May 28, 2013)

Remembering Wisdom 2.0

Wisdom 2.0 just completed here in San Francisco, and we had an amazing time meeting with old friends and making new connections!

Life's Work


“Most of us think too much about what we should do and not enough about what we should be.”

The Quiet Work of Awareness

Often it is said that the practice of mindfulness and meditation can lead to great clarity and insight. In cultivating stillness and presence there arises from within a deep knowing or...

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