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Why Mindfulness and Meditation Are Good for Business

March 27th, 2013

Episode 78 of 882 episodes

In a world focused on increased productivity and instant gratification, it's hard to imagine that businesspeople have much time for meditation. But huge corporations -- including Google, Monsanto, Hearst and National Grid --have discovered the benefits of meditation at work,including improved teamwork, more effective decision-making and lower levels of employee stress. In this interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Mirabai Bush, co-founder of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, spoke with Katherine Klein, vice dean of Wharton's Social Impact Initiative,about the benefits of contemplative thinking. (Podcast with transcript)

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