NYTimes, Mindfulness, Meng and SIYLI

April 4, 2012
We were very excited to see Sunday's feature on the front page of the Technology section  in the NYTIMES titled, "Ok, Google Take A Deep Breath," by reporter Caitlin Kelly.  We hope you'll have a chance to read it as well. And we've included a brief excerpt below: "Little wonder, then, that among the hundreds of free classes that Google offers to employees here, one of the most popular is called S.I.Y., for “Search Inside Yourself.” It is the brainchild of Chade-Meng Tan, 41, a tall, thin, soft-spoken engineer who arrived at Google in 2000 as Employee No. 107. Think of S.I.Y. as the Zen of Google. Mr. Tan dreamed up the course and refined it with the help of nine experts in the use of mindfulness at work. And in a time when Google has come under new scrutiny from European and United States regulators over privacy and other issues, a class in mindfulness might be a very good thing." Read full article here.