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Dharma in Dialogue: Mindful Work
David Gelles, Sharon Salzberg
May 27, 2015
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
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NYI's Dharma in Dialogue series brings together Dharma leaders with teachers, experts, and thinkers from various disciplines and traditions to explore how the teachings of the Buddha connect to our modern world.
For this evening Sharon Salzberg will be in dialogue with David Gelles about his new book, Mindful Work: How Meditation is Changing Business from the Inside Out.
Copies of Mindful Work will be available for purchase via cash or check.
Read David's New York Times article, "At Aetna, a C.E.O.’s Management by Mantra."
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David Gelles is a reporter for the New York Times, covering mergers & acquisition, corporate governance, among other other topics. You can find most of his most recent work on DealBook. Before joining the Times in September 2013, he spent 5 years with the Financial Times. At the FT, he covered tech, media and M&A in San Francisco and New York. David is writing a book about mindfulness at work, bringing together his 15 years of meditation practice with his work as a business journalist. Mindful Work will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2015, and will explore the growing influence of Eastern wisdom on Western business.
Sharon Salzberg is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA and the author of ten books including NY Times bestseller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness and her forthcoming release by Flatiron Books, Real Love. Renowned for her down-to-earth teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. She is a regular columnist for On Being, a contributor to Huffington Post, and the host of her own podcast: The Metta Hour. For more information, visit www.SharonSalzberg.com.