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01 June, 2016 | (01 hr)

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For the past few years, mindfulness has begun to transform the American workplace. Many of the largest companies have built extensive programs to foster mindful practices among their workers. New York Times reporter, David Gelles, details how mindfulness works in and for the companies that adopt it, revealing the profound impact mindfulness can have on the world of work.

Learn how businesses can benefit from incorporating meditation, yoga, and other mindful techniques into their employee programs, including lowering stress, increasing mental focus, and alleviating depression among workers.



Who should attend: HR practitioners interested in incorporating mindfulness into their employee programs and those who wish to learn more about how mindfulness can benefit their health and work


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David Gelles

David Gelles
The New York Times DealBook

David Gelles covers M&A and corporate governance for the New York Times DealBook and is the author of the forthcoming book Mindful Work, to be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Previously, Gelles was a correspondent for the Financial Times where he covered M&A and spent two ...Full Bio

Russell Morris

Russell Morris (Moderator)
Vice President, US Councils
The Conference Board

Russell Morris is the vice president of US Councils at The Conference Board. He leads an amazing team that supports and engages almost 3,000 senior executives in a broad array of executive peer-learning networks. From its first Council on Personnel in 1927 to its latest Council on Intelligent Aut...Full Bio

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