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Author Pico Iyer: Seeking Stillness and Silence in the Rush of Business Life

February 29th, 2012

Episode 25 of 882 episodes

Pico Iyer -- essayist, author and thinker -- has a unique perspective on many things. His physical domain ranges from California (where he lived as a child) and England (where he studied) to Cuba, North Korea and Ethiopia (which he visited) and Japan (where he resides). His mental domain knows no limiting boundaries. In this interview with Wharton associate dean Deirdre Woods and [email protected], Iyer discusses the value of silence amid the rush of business.If we spend too much time in the MTV rhythm, says Iyer, we won't be able to cultivate the parts of us that need more slowness. (Podcast with transcript)

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