Golbie Kamarei: The Power of One

“My goal is to help people recognise that they are way bigger than their job title.” Golbie Kamarei founded a meditation program in one of Wall Street’s largest asset management companies (BlackRock) that manages over $4.7 trillion and employs 12,000 …

The Courage to Be Kind [To Yourself]

It’s so easy to be harsh towards yourself, but it takes great courage to be gentle. What is it that you love most about your closest friend? How does this friend treat you when things aren’t going as planned? What …

Rich Fernandez: Transforming Cultures Through Mindfulness

“We live in the attention economy, and Mindfulness is the foundational life and leadership skill.” Rich Fernandez is one of the pioneers bringing mindfulness into some of the world’s biggest companies such as Facebook, SalesForce, LinkedIn, Ford and Starbucks.  

The Power of Being Seen

What’s one of the most profound experiences a human being can have? I recently met Dr. Dan Siegel at one of our Wake Up events and he shared what he is believes is one of the most profound experiences a …

Rob Bell: The Big Questions

“THE MOMENT GOD IS FIGURED OUT WITH NEAT LINES AND DEFINITIONS, 
WE ARE NO LONGER DEALING WITH GOD.” I loved this conversation with Rob Bell. Rob Bell shakes up how we see religion and spirituality. Rather than focusing on dogma …

The Most Important Thing…

“There’s nothing more important on our spiritual path than developing gentleness to oneself.” Over the last week, I feel like I’ve been getting the same message. 1. Before going to sleep last night, my beautiful Claire shared a passage from …

Jack Heath: The Power of Stillness

“The biggest thing that fathers can give their sons is their happiness.” By openly sharing his life experiences, Jack Heath gives other people permission to be themselves. He has a passion for removing stigmas and reminds us that by coming …

Nigel Marsh: Redefining Success

“If everyone was just a little bit kinder it would be spectacular for the globe.” Nigel Marsh makes a very clear distinction between being “successful” and being “admirable”. Rather than having all our emphasis on financial measures, Nigel believes we …