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City Visions: The Mindfulness Revolution - Inspiring Corporate America?

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On February 29, 2016 host Joseph Pace and guests explore the ways Bay Area companies are incorporating mindfulness into the workplace. 

 What are the benefits -- and limitations -- of on-the-job mindfulness practices? Can workplace-based mindfulness programs relieve stress and foster productivity, as proponents claim? Can practices with spiritual origins, such as meditation, be secularized for the workplace? 


Richard Fernandez, Ph.D. Co-founder and President, Wisdom Labs

Meg Levie- VP of Teacher Development, Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute; Teacher, San Francisco Zen Center
Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D.- Science Director, Greater Good Science Center at U.C. Berkeley; Co-Instructor, Science of Happiness online course, Greater Good Science Center, EdX; Director, Expanding Gratitude Project, Greater Good Science Center