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Leading with Spirit, Presence, and Authenticity: A Volume in the International Leadership Association Series, Building Leadership Bridges by John Eric Baugher, Kathryn Goldman Schuyler, Lena Lid-Falkman, Karin Jironet

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Sociological Mindfulness and Leadership Education

John Eric Baugher

On September 10, 2013, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and three hundred members of his staff participated in a Day of Mindfulness Meditation with Thich Nhat Hanh, the Vietnamese Zen master, author, and peace activist. The all-day event at the bank headquarters in Washington, DC, was part of a larger effort to help staff “manage and balance the stresses of daily life” brought on in part by Kim’s major initiatives for change within the bank (Kamen, 2013). The World Bank also offers staff lunchtime mindfulness meditation sessions facilitated by the company Visit Yourself at Work at the rate of twenty-five dollars for one forty-five-minute session or as low as eighteen dollars ...

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