Episode 064 :: Matthew Tenney and Tim Gard :: The Mindfulness Edge

Matthew Tenney

Matthew Tenney and Tim Gard join us to speak about their new book, The Mindfulness Edge: How to Rewire Your Brain for Leadership and Personal Excellence Without Adding to Your Schedule.

We’ve heard a lot lately about mindfulness in the corporate world, about how it helps employees deal with the inevitable stress that may be inherent to their jobs, as well as helping leaders grow their own value to their profession. But doing so without adding mindfulness as just another technique, that requires the skilled insight and guidance of competent mindfulness teachers living in the business world.

Matt Tenney is the author of The Mindfulness Edge: How to Rewire Your Brain for Leadership and Personal Excellence Without Adding to Your Schedule and Serve to Be Great: Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery, and a Boardroom. Through keynote speeches and training programs, he works to develop highly effective leaders who achieve extraordinary, long-term business outcomes – and live more fulfilling lives – as a result of realizing high levels of self-mastery and more effectively serving and inspiring greatness in the people around them. Matt’s clients include Wells Fargo, Marriott, Keller Williams, The Four Seasons, and many other companies, associations, and universities.

Tim Gard

Tim Gard, Ph.D., is a research fellow at the ETH, University Hospital Zurich, and University of Zurich, Switzerland. His research focuses on the neural and psychological mechanisms of yoga and mindfulness meditation in a variety of contexts including pain, depression, education, and aging. Tim conducted his research at leading centers in these fields, including the Lazar lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA, the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India, and the Ott group at the Bender Institute of Neuroimaging, Germany. Tim was trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester, USA.

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Music for This Episode Courtesy of Rodrigo Rodriguez

The music heard in this podcast is from Rodrigo Rodriguez. You can visit his website to hear more of his music, get the full discography, and view his upcoming tour dates.

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