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Corporations’ Newest Productivity Hack: Meditation

Corporations’ Newest Productivity Hack: Meditation

AUM Magazine March 15, 2015 0

Since I started meditating two years ago, my practice has been shamefully sporadic. When I do manage to stop what I’m doing and sit down, device-free, I find following my breath to be a

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Here Comes the Starbucks of Yoga

Here Comes the Starbucks of Yoga

AUM Magazine February 7, 2015 0

“Yoga juggernaut” seems like an oxymoron, and a laughable one at that. Until you consider Denver-based CorePower Yoga, the brainchild of serial entrepreneur Trevor Tice. In the late 1990s, Tice was busy building Tech

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Here’s How Zen Meditation Changed Steve Jobs’ Life And Sparked A Design Revolution

Here’s How Zen Meditation Changed Steve Jobs’ Life And Sparked A Design Revolution

AUM Magazine January 14, 2015 0

When Steve Jobs showed up at the San Francisco airport at the age of 19, his parents didn’t recognize him. Jobs, a Reed College dropout, had just spent a few months in India. He

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Startups fighting over the word ‘zen’

Startups fighting over the word ‘zen’

AUM Magazine December 20, 2014 0

Zen is having a moment, in the tech world at least. For starters, there is Zenefits, the benefits startup; Zenfolio for photo hosting; and ZenPayroll for, well, payroll. So many startups now include the

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6 Ways Practicing Yoga Can Make You Better At Your Job

6 Ways Practicing Yoga Can Make You Better At Your Job

AUM Magazine October 7, 2014 0

It doesn’t seem like twisting your body into odd shapes and trying to stay quiet for an hour would be that beneficial to your career, but you may be surprised. There has to be

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Yoga As An Especially Apt Metaphor For The Life Of An Entrepreneur

Yoga As An Especially Apt Metaphor For The Life Of An Entrepreneur

AUM Magazine August 10, 2014 0

My mom used to say that when you really need to learn something, a teacher arrives. Sounds rabbinical, and probably is. I thought about that one evening a few months ago in the gym

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Washington Plan to Tax Yoga Leads to Political Posturing

Washington Plan to Tax Yoga Leads to Political Posturing

AUM Magazine June 27, 2014 0

Music thumped through Freedom Plaza one recent Monday as more than 100 spandex-clad figures held warrior poses under the unforgiving noontime sun. “How do you tax energy, energy that’s moving through—left foot forward, step”

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To Make a Killing on Wall Street, Start Meditating

To Make a Killing on Wall Street, Start Meditating

AUM Magazine May 28, 2014 0

When stock and bond markets took a dive in late January, hedge-fund manager David Ford kept his cool. Ford watched emerging markets melt down and read warnings that the U.S. economy could crater too.

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Yoga by Audio Launches New Kickstarter Project

Yoga by Audio Launches New Kickstarter Project

AUM Magazine February 19, 2014 0

Started by two founders who have struggled to fit yoga into their busy work and family schedules, Audible Yoga seeks to answer a common problem: how to do yoga more often. Audible Yoga’s goal

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Google seeks out wisdom of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh

Google seeks out wisdom of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh

AUM Magazine December 29, 2013 0

Why on earth are many of the world’s most powerful technology companies, including Google, showing a special interest in an 87-year-old Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk? The answer is that all of them are interested

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