For over two decades Michael Carroll worked on Wall Street and in the publishing industry, holding executive positions at Shearson Lehman/AMEX, Paine Webber, Simon & Schuster, and the Walt Disney Company. As COO of Global Coaching Alliance, he consults with major corporations on bringing mindfulness into the workplace. Michael has been practicing meditation since 1976, graduated from Buddhist seminary in 1980, and is an authorized teacher in Kagyu-Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He has degrees in Philosophy and Theology from Dayton University and a master’s degree in Adult Education from Hunter College in New York. He has taught mindfulness-awareness meditation at the Harvard Business School, Omega Institute, Zen Mountain Monastery, Kripalu, and the Cape Cod Institute. For more information, visit www.awakeatwork.net.
The excerpt below features a slogan from Michael Carroll's new book, Fearless at Work: Timeless Teachings for Awakening Confidence, Resilience, and Creativity in the Face of Life's Demands. Learn more about the book here.
"No Delight; No Courage"
One of my favorite Taoist stories...