“This is not just a geek thing. Everywhere lately, the here and now is the place to be.” That’s what NY Times writer discerned from visiting ‘the cradle of the digital revolution,’ Silicon Valley. Mindfulness training is spreading thanks to the founder of Wisdom 2.0 Soren Gordhamer. “The Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz told Wisdom 2.0 audiences about modeling his current software start-up, Asana, after lessons learned in his yoga practice. At the same summit, eBay’s founder and chairman, Pierre Omidyar, shared the stage with Thupten Jinpa, the Dalai Lama’s English interpreter, and pegged the auction site’s success on human goodness and trusting in complete strangers. At another, Padmasree Warrior, the chief technology and strategy officer at Cisco, detailed analog weekends devoted to family, painting, photography and haiku.
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