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Faith at the Office - From Google to Xerox
December 04, 2012
Summary: Learning mindfulness from Google's resident Zen master, and no time for religion at home? Try the office.
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Finding Inner Peace at the Googleplex December 04, 2012
Teaching meditation to Googlers can be a tricky business. They’re already high achievers and eager to do well. But their type-A personalities can work against them. “They say, ‘I have to achieve this. I have to achieve six minutes of calmness,’” says Chade-Meng Tan, who offers a free course on mindfulness to Google staff. From May 2012.

Chade-Meng Tan, author of “Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)”

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No Time for Religion at Home? Try the Office December 04, 2012
Chik-fil-A is closed on Sundays for the Christian sabbath. Xerox takes its employees on Native American spirituality retreats. And Tyson’s Foods offers an on-site chaplain at their production factories. Now that Americans are spending more and more time in the office, businesses are stepping in to fill the spiritual void. From May 2012.

Lake Lambert, author of Spirituality, Inc.: Religion in the American Workplace