On Seeking Stillness in Business

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On Seeking Stillness in Business

Being still does not mean don’t move. It means move in peace.

– E’yen A. Gardner –

On Seeking Stillness in Business

Pico Iyer — essayist, author, travel writer and thinker — has a unique perspective on many things. His physical domain ranges from California (where he lived as a child) and England (where he studied) to Cuba, North Korea and Ethiopia (which he visited) and Japan (where he resides). His mental domain knows no limiting boundaries. In this interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Iyer spoke on an unusual topic — the value of silence and stillness amid the rush of business. If we spend too much time in the MTV rhythm, says Iyer, we won’t be able to cultivate the parts of us that need more slowness. { read more }

Be The Change

“Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.” A beautiful, short passage by Max Ehrmann. { more }

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