Mindfulness: The Next Big Trend Going Mainstream In The Business World

 

Just to be clear, I’m not advocating for mindfulness but I definitely see it gaining momentum. I will also not be surprised to see  “mindfulness” become the buzzword of the year.

  • What is Mindfulness? It’s a state of active, open attention to the present. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to experience.
  • My friend, Andrew Jordan Nance, Founder of Mindful Arts in San Francisco, first told me about mindfulness a few years ago when he mentioned the children’s book he was writing called Puppy Mind. The book has gone on to become a best-seller and Andrew is working with educators on how to incorporate mindfulness into the curriculum to help children become more focused and attentive.

Fast forward one year and mindfulness is popping up everywhere. Here are a few recent examples:

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