Have you ever thought about teaching mindfulness to corporations, small businesses or even your own company? In this episode, Michael Taft shares advice that has helped him land work teaching mindfulness to Silicon Valley’s most well-known tech industry giants, where his practical, secular approach has been warmly welcomed.
Taft shares the keys to his success and in the process, addresses how to best train for teaching in corporations, how to market your services, and how to offer authentic, beneficial teachings in this uniquely limited setting.
If you’re looking to help people in the corporate world through mindfulness, this is the episode for you.
This talk is a brief excerpt of Michael Taft’s live presentation to those enrolled in our Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Program. Learn more about this unique, online, self-paced certification program at teach.mindfulnessexercises.com
Today’s Guest: Michael Taft
Micheal Taft is a teacher, best selling author, and the founding editor of the iconoclastic mindfulness meditation blog and podcast Deconstructing Yourself. Michael has been meditating for over thirty five years and has extensive experience in both Buddhist Vipassana and Hindu Tantric practice. He is also well known for his skill in presenting secular mindfulness to atheists, agnostics and skeptics.
Michael’s books include ‘The Mindful Geek: Mindfulness Meditation for Secular Skeptics’ and ‘Nondualism: A Brief History of a Timeless Concept.’ He has served as editor-in-chief of Being Human, and was the long-time editorial director of Sounds True. He helped edit Rick Hanson’s Hardwiring Happiness as well as The Science of Enlightenment by Shinzen Young. Michael is a senior facilitator in Shinzen Young’s Unified Mindfulness system and teaches meditation groups around the San Francisco Bay Area.