Meditation blue jeans: Part II

Posted in: Meditation- Dec 29, 2011 No Comments

(“Meditation blue jeans: Part I” describes my path to the 10-day Vipassana silent meditation course.  Part II continues below.) We students trickled into the Dhamma Java meditation complex early noon of registration, the mood positively anticipative.  Upon checking in we began to divest ourselves of the technological accoutrements which master our time.  Handing over 3 computers, 3 […]

Meditation blue jeans: Part I

Posted in: Meditation- Dec 28, 2011 No Comments

Never before had I been asked to sit cross-legged on a blue foam pad for a four hour stretch with the simple mission of diligently observing the small triangular patch of skin bounded by my upper lip and nasal septum.  This is not an easy task, particularly given an overstimulated mind’s mischievous delight in jumping […]

Wrapping Up 2010

Posted in: Updates- Jan 02, 2011 No Comments

Dear friends, At the end of a great year and start of a greater one, it is a perfect time to let you know what I have been up to and ask you to share your latest with me. 2010 redefined whirlwind for me.  My first full year at McKinsey & Company was bursting full of drinking-from-a-fire-hose professional […]