Podcast: Modern Mindfulness and Creativity (with Rohan Gunatillake)

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You’re running from meeting to meeting. You have four new major priorities due this week. On top of that, traffic is getting worse and you haven’t had a vacation in what seems like a decade. Today’s guest Rohan Gunatillake is here to help you find a bit of peace and presence in the midst of your sometimes chaotic work life. His latest book is called Modern Mindfulness, and it is a toolkit for helping you develop mindfulness in a world where attention is scarce. He’ll show you how to:

  • Be mindful even while checking your email.
  • Stay present in a long and boring meeting.
  • Use “tourist mind” to help you spark new insights and creative ideas.
  • And more…

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Music for the AC podcast is by Joshua Seurkamp. End remix is by DJ Z-Trip.

 

Todd Henry

Todd Henry

Positioning himself as an “arms dealer for the creative revolution”, Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of five books (The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder Than Words, Herding Tigers, The Motivation Code) which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work.

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