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Mindfulness

IT IS JUST PAST DAWN in London, long before most people are awake. If you are up early, walking in Hyde Park, you are likely to see John Studzinski running with three big dogs. He is moving fast, enjoying the crisp air and the sights along the way. He stops and smiles while the dogs quickly sniff the grass and flowers, reading the canine version of the morning paper.1

By this time in the morning, John (known to many people as Studs) will have spent time reading, writing, and meditating—an invigorating start to a very full day. By eight, he will attend a breakfast meeting then move on to ten or more hours of intense conversations, decisions, and action. Most evenings, you can find him sitting with friends and colleagues, all ...

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