For the benefits of meditation to become widely accessible to humanity, it cannot just be the domain of bald people in funny robes living in mountains, or small groups of New Age folks in San Francisco. Meditation needs to become “real.” It needs to align with the lives and interests of real people.
— from Search Inside Yourself
Chade-Meng Tan, one of Google’s earliest engineers and personal growth pioneer, offers a proven method for enhancing mindfulness and emotional intelligence in life and work. Meng’s job is to teach Google’s best and brightest how to apply mindfulness techniques in the office and beyond; now, readers everywhere can get insider access to one of the most sought after classes in the country, a course in health, happiness and creativity that is improving the livelihood and productivity of those responsible for one of the most successful businesses in the world. With forewords by Daniel Goleman, author of the international bestseller Emotional Intelligence, and Jon Kabat-Zinn, renowned mindfulness expert and author of Coming To Our Senses, Meng’s Search Inside Yourself is an invaluable guide to achieving your own best potential.
“This is more than a book, it is a pathway, with specific exercises and guidance that are profoundly transformative and freeing. Mindfulness Based emotional intelligence is about discovering the full spectrum of who you already are as a person.”
~John Kabat Zinn
“The Search Inside Yourself course transforms people. In this book, Meng shows that knowing yourself lies at the core of emotional intelligence. This account of testing a mindfulness based emotional intelligence curriculum at Google is highly enjoyable.”