Archive for October, 2012

06
Oct
12

The Monkey is Reaching ~ Hakuin

The monkey is reaching
For the moon in the water.
Until death overtakes him
He’ll never give up.

If he’d let go the branch and
Disappear in the deep pool,
The whole world would shine
With dazzling pureness ~ Hakuin

Why Poetry?

Meditation and Business

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01
Oct
12

Good-Bye Monkey-Mind

Can slowing down, pausing, and meditating make you more effective in your business? 

A handful of executive MBA programs around the country — from Harvard to Michigan’s Ross School of Business — are teaching students Buddhist meditation techniques. It’s not necessarily about teaching spirituality, but focus. There’s no way to quantify whether learning how to be centered during a stressful business meeting is balancing the bottom lines at companies. But students say slowing down does help them be more effective. Read the entire transcript

If you slide into an overwhelmed-monkey-egoic-mind-mode, often you only see the problems that are confronting you and produce mediocre, unsatisfactory and ineffective results. You may become trapped thinking you are getting somewhere, yet never reach the higher potentials that have been lying outside the boundaries of your mind all along.

The quicker you can shift your mind, perspective and experience of business challenges, the better!

As Albert Einstein said: “You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it.”

There are many forms of meditative practice — if you have one that fits you…great!

If you don’t……consider the high-return you will receive from incorporating meditation into your business strategy and begin to explore possibilities. Here is link to more about meditation and a

quick twenty minute technique to shift into an open and empowering state.




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