Michael Taft

Michael Taft
Michael W. Taft is a meditation teacher and bestselling author of several books, including The Mindful Geek, Nondualism: A Brief History of a Timeless Concept, and Ego (which he co-authored). He regularly teaches meditation at Google, and worked on curriculum development for SIYLI. Follow him on Twitter @OortCloudAtlas or at www.wisdomlabs.com.

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How Meditation Can Positively Impact Your Whole Health

 

As emerging scientific research continues to show us the positive impacts of meditation and mindfulness, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that these practices are important not just for our...

How Mindful Parenting Can Help You Connect Better with Your Children

Working parents know that it can sometimes be difficult to get out of work mode and into parenting mode once you get home. You want to make the most of your time with your kids, but there’s dinner...

Listening Skills — How Managers Become Real Leaders

You’ve probably heard that listening is an essential managerial skill. A whole host of business publications, consultants, and, of course, TED talks emphasize its importance.

But few people...

These Three Types of Meditation Will Upgrade Your Life

We at Wisdom Labs know that a regular meditation practice has the power to help us reduce stress and anxiety, be more creative, focus better, get more done, and be kinder to ourselves and those...

How Meditation Makes You More Innovative

Innovation is the essential survival skill for the modern businessperson. A person or organization that is adaptable is far more likely to thrive in the volatile, high-speed, unpredictable...

Why Your Brain Hates Multitasking

We’ve all experienced this hamster wheel—we need to be more efficient, so we multi-task. But in the end, there is little to no gain in time or productivity, and we’re exhausted at the end of it....

4 Scientifically-Proven Ways to Be More Creative at Work

Creativity at work—that unique idea that changes a customer relationship for the better, or saves the business unneeded expenses immediately—is essential for a company’s growth and...

Is Mindfulness the Ultimate Business Skill?

Long a mainstay of mountain-top monks and yoga studios, mindfulness practice has recently become popular with business leaders—and more HR executives are taking note as rates of employee stress...

Compassion Changes the Brain: Why Managers Should Care

As managers, we know that leadership can be demanding, overwhelming, and stressful. Recent and surprising scientific discoveries indicate that cultivating a habit of compassion can alleviate that...

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