Meditate for success says CNN

The crowd of Harvard Business School alums who gathered at their reunion to hear networking expert Keith Ferrazzi speak earlier this summer might have expected to pick up strategies on how to work a room, remember people’s names, or identify mentors. But tactical skills, it turns out, aren’t what turned Ferrazzi into a bestselling author or sought-after speaker.

Instead Ferrazzi let his fellow alums in on a little secret. The key to connecting, he told the group, is “not being an a**hole.” And the most effective path he’s found?Exercise and prayer work too, he said, but meditation has been so effective that he now spends ten days every year at a silent meditation retreat. In other words, the man whose latest book is “Never Eat Alone” credits much of his success to alone time. Continue reading

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2 thoughts on “Meditate for success says CNN

  1. I first heard about vipassana meditation in a book called “Holy Cow”, where the author recount her experience in one such camp. From whatever I read it appears to be very tough and would require quite a lot of preparation to be effective.

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