Posts byLee Watanabe Crockett

Lee is an optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together through connection and compassion. He works with businesses and schools in several countries, helping them make the shift to regain relevance and establish a culture of excellence.

To be a leader, hear the pain not the words

Much of my work as a speaker and author is to help people to…

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A Powerful Way To Beat Addiction

A recent study in Drug and Alcohol Dependence shows the efficacy of mindfulness meditation in overcoming addiction through emotional regulation.

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What Mindfulness is Missing

According to neurosurgeon, Jim Doty, mindfulness and compassion must go hand in hand. It can hurt to go through life with your heart open, but not as much as it does to go through life with your heart closed, he writes.

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Self-love and life hacks are destroying everything around you

By turning in on ourselves we’re ignoring everything around us – and before you say it, clicking and sharing things on social media is not engaging with the wider world. It’s merely a skewed form of self-grooming in which an already captive audience applaud your ability to show them things they approve of.

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This Country Isn’t Just Carbon Neutral—It’s Carbon Negative

Deep in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India, lies the Kingdom of Bhutan, which has pledged to remain carbon neutral for all time.

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Five Minute Mindfulness

Like you, I’ve been rushin

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Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

Why I Refuse to Let Technology Control Me. You need not delete your social networks or destroy your cell phones, the message is simple, be balanced, b

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To Master Your Day, Wash The Bowl

A monk asked Zhaozhou to teach him. Zhaozhou asked, “Have you eaten your meal?”…

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Confrontation and Compassion

I am still a big kid at heart, and I hope I never outgrow…

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Innovation and the Illusion of Time

Sorry, I don’t have time, I only have 15 minutes to finish this! How…

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Designing Products That Change the World

Have you ever noticed that the people who are most successful were never seeking…

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Living in the Age of Distraction

Are we so distracted that we can no longer pay attention to where we…

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