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Change Your Business From the Inside Out

By: Maaheem "Mak" Akhtar

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Right off the bat… what is your company’s biggest struggle? Pick one:

  • Stress
  • Toxic culture
  • Healthcare costs
  • Productivity
  • Turnover

We asked this exact question on a recent webcast. Here were the results:

Poll results

Holy mackerel, right? Talk about skewed results. Well thank goodness that one of the most surprising and promising trends in business today is the rise of workplace mindfulness. 21% of U.S. companies already offer mindfulness training and 22% more intend to add it their wellness initiative within the year. Why?

  1. The data you see above and the science behind the impact of mindfulness on reducing stress
  2. Mindfulness has tangible benefits beyond just stress reduction, including improved creativity, better decision-making and even slowed down aging

Still need convincing? View our recent webcast with David Gelles, a New York Times reporter and author of Mindful Work. Find out what top business leaders, like Eileen Fischer and Mark Bertolini of Aetna are already discovering: mindfulness may be the key to fostering more positive, productive and successful work cultures. 

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