Michael Carroll

Michael Carroll, a former executive with Simon & Schuster and Disney, has consulted with Proctor & Gamble, Starbucks, RED, and many other enterprises. A teacher in the Kagyu-Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, Michael has lectured at the Wharton Business School and universities around the world. He is the author of The Mindful Leader, Awake at Work, Fearless at Work, and other influential works. For more, visit awakeatwork.net.

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Michael Carroll: Mindful Leadership

Michael Carroll is the COO of Global Coaching Alliance, a former executive, and a certified meditation teacher of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. A globally recognized expert on mindfulness in the workplace, Michael has written many books including The Mindful Leader and Fearless at Work. With Sounds True, he has created the audio series The Mindful Leadership Training. In this episode of Insights at the Edge, Michael and Tami Simon speak on using mindfulness to foster a better workplace environment—one that values openness, generosity, and fearlessness. They discuss the challenges inherent in this transformation both from the perspective of business leaders and the entirety of an organization. Finally, Michael describes an example of a mindful leader and the qualities of confidence and vulnerability this person embodies.
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