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Mindfulness Enters the Mainstream

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Innovative organizations are beginning to adopt a practice once thought of by some as esoteric or inextricably bound to Eastern religion. Fortune 100 companies, Ivy League university executive education programs, and a smattering of various companies in between are exploring the practice called mindful- ness.

Mindfulness is not at all a new concept. In the late 1970s, Jon Kabat-Zinn founded the mindfulness-based stress reduction program at the University of Massachusetts to treat chronically ill

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