Steps for Meditation

I’ve shared my own perspective on meditation here and a few overlaying thoughts but as I’ve been reworking a lot of my strategies for coping with stress and learning / re-learning how to relax my psychotherapist thought it would be wise to also re-evaluate my meditation methodology.

I was fair game so I said sure. We then laid out some “bare essentials” that are required to get in a place where effective meditation might occur for me.

Here are some of the steps that I’ve jotted down:

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Developing a Culture of Organizational Trust

Developing an organization where trust is a fundamental part of the bedrock isn’t something that anyone in their right mind would balk at. I mean, it kind of goes without saying, right? A healthy organization is one where trust is lifeblood.

Consequently, there’s not a single business owner who would intentionally seek to create a business that would even be considered close to the opposite, especially when the first start out.

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Microsoft Hiring Autists

via the Microsoft Blog:

It’s simple, Microsoft is stronger when we expand opportunity and we have a diverse workforce that represents our customers. People with autism bring strengths that we need at Microsoft, each individual is different, some have amazing ability to retain information, think at a level of detail and depth or excel in math or code. It’s a talent pool that we want to continue to bring to Microsoft!

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Learning Through Tinkering

via NYTimes:

Before the Industrial Revolution really kicked into high gear, people had to know how to do everything, from navigating routes to preserving food, building homes to sewing clothes. You couldn’t head to the nearest supermarket or mall, you had to figure out how to make it, catch it, build it or grow it. For contemporary kids used to streaming video, play dates and even drone delivery, it’s illuminating to learn about this. And it’s not something easily — or typically — conveyed through grade school homework.

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