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Chiyoko Osborne
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Chiyoko Osborne has seen her work go from corporate world to yoga mat and back to corporate world again, but this time with a twist. She is the co-founder of Yoga Means Business, a company that takes the ancient practice of yoga into New York City’s offices. This is a new method of yoga designed to make you better at your job by offering a way to unplug, reboot and return to your desk recharged and refocused. The signature YMB 30-Minute Method brings yoga into the workplace seamlessly with no change of clothes or yoga mats required.

Prior to YMB, Chiyoko launched Alexander Wang’s first company marketing and digital department; before that, she served as director of marketing and licensing at Calvin Klein. Previous to her fashion marketing career, Chiyoko held posts at advertising agencies McCann Erickson and Havas Worldwide. A yoga practitioner and an Institute of Integrative Nutrition certified health coach, she also founded the holistic health counseling practice Find Healthy Living.

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When Life Is Unfair -- Feed the Right Wolf

(1) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 5:04 PM

I always viewed the phrase "life is unfair" as negative. It felt to me the glass is half empty; why try when you'll fail anyway; the good guy comes in last. I preferred the more positively-framed approach of believing anything is possible in life, especially when it comes to career...

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Meditation Simplified: Why It's the Wisest Investment in Yourself

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 10:59 AM

The chief financial officer of a multibillion-dollar company is listening to me kindly, at best. His face holds a polite smile, but his eyes are flat as if to reveal, "What you're saying sounds nice, but let's be realistic, it's not for me." I've gotten this look before, many times...

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Can Yoga Help Save the Business World?

(6) Comments | Posted March 26, 2014 | 8:22 AM

One night several years ago, as I sat at my job as a successful executive at one of New York City's top fashion houses, I felt myself starting to lose my mind. It was 1 a.m. I still didn't feel like I was working hard enough. The voices in my...

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