Excepted from...Read More
Michael Carroll was interviewed by David Shifrin for The Art of Change.
Too often, vision is driven by spreadsheets, competitive analysis, product plans, service planning, and marketing. All those are important, of course. But relying on those views too much can come back and bite you if you haven’t spent time...
A conversation with Charles Betito-Filho – CEO of Mind Station
Michael was a recent guest on Soul of Business with Blaine Bartlett discussing mindful leadership.
Originally published in Tricycle.
No matter how hard we try to keep our jobs and careers on track, they just don’t seem to cooperate—they constantly misbehave. One minute we are on our way to a promotion, and the next we are being transferred to Antarctica. Or maybe our boss has closed the...Read More
Excerpt from Awake at Work
When we see our fellow colleagues having difficulties at work, we naturally want to lend a hand. Sometimes work’s demands are weighing heavily on a colleague or maybe a new challenge has got someone stumped and we give a bit of advice or direction in order to help out. Sometimes we put in extra effort,...Read More
Tami Simon's in-depth audio podcast interviews with leading spiritual teachers and luminaries. Listen in as they explore their latest challenges and breakthroughs—the leading edge of their work.
In this epispde, Tami speaks to Michael Carroll about the relationship between sitting meditation and being able to be unbiased, courageous, and confident at work. ...Read More
As modern-day Buddhists, many of us work in companies and we often love our work, our colleagues and our workplace culture. But ethically, we can be challenged by the harm some enterprises inflict on our planet. As Buddhists, how do we respect “right livelihood” and keep the jobs we enjoy?
It is fitting in our pursuit of “right livelihood” to consider the harm that our...Read More
Typically, when we feel oppressed by workplace tyrants, we struggle, and we try to comfort ourselves that we are not to blame. Yet, the more we ponder the tyrant the more disturbing she seems to become.
Excerpted from Awake at Work.
People at work can be unusually irritating. For many reasons, we can find ourselves...Read More
Workplaces turn toxic when the emotions we bring to work go unappreciated, unmanaged and ignored. Too often, we may find ourselves chasing after “emotional trophies” at work where we are seeking false reassurance, bragging rights or, even worse, dominance over others. Here in this excerpt from "Fearless at Work” we learn these emotional trophies are...Read More