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Feb 24

Wisdom 2.0, part 2

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Wisdom 2.0 Conference
February 21-24, 2013
San Francisco, California
Part 2

“Creating an environment of mindfulness starts with yourself.”
Melissa Daimler, Head of Organizational Effectiveness and Learning at Twitter

“It is easy to forget how much control we have over our lives. We need to listen to our own stories.”
~ Arturo Bejar, Director of Engineering at Facebook

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“[Multi-tasking is] an unfortunate habit… that could be toxic-and fatal.”
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn, Founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic at University of Massachusetts Medical School

“This is a practice—we don’t know where we will end up.”
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn, Founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic at University of Massachusetts Medical School

“I don’t think of my job as generating revenue but creating economic opportunity for our membership.”
Jeff Weiner, CEO LinkedIn

“I try to think about it as creating a lot of different doorways in to people becoming their best selves.”
~ Karen May, VP of Leadership and Talent at Google

“My hope is that technology is a pathway into greater intimacy, kindness, radical compassion, and not an obstacle.”
~ Roshi Joan Halifax, Upaya Zen Center

 “We have leaders with high IQs and ivy league degrees, making terrible decisions.”
Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post

“Socrates said to practice death daily. He didn’t mean it morbidly, it reminds us to not sweat the small stuff.”
~ Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post

“It’s great to sit and meditate on compassion, it’s another thing to act on it.”
~ Bill Ford, Ford Motor Company

 

Conference Link: Wisdom 2.0 Conference