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Wisdom 20 Conference

Breaking Through the Plexiglass for a Real Connection

Shani Harmon | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Shani Harmon

If you recognize human connection as a success strategy for managing stress in challenging environments, you're much more likely to value it and seek it out - even in a virtual environment.

Wisdom in Business Starts with Taking a Whole Systems Approach

Dani Matthews | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Dani Matthews

The conference explored the opportunities and challenges of embracing the present moment in a fast paced world (mindfulness New York style). If people can practice mindfulness in the high energy city that never sleeps it is possible anywhere.

Mindful Connection Across Language and Culture: Lessons From Wisdom 2.0 Conference

Mila Golovine | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business
Mila Golovine

The event encompassed an amazing blend of most diverse individuals exchanging their ideas and thoughts, practicing compassion, embracing awareness.

Third Metric Meetings: Reinventing the Modern Meeting

Renee Cullinan | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Renee Cullinan

Imagine this: You have fewer meetings because you've chosen wisely. To those meetings that you do attend, you bring a strong intention and full engagement. As a result, connected, conscious dialogue flourishes. Others feel seen, met, and heard. High-quality work gets done.

The Wisdom of Youth

Paul Lamb | Posted 04.19.2014 | Impact
Paul Lamb

My 13-year-old daughter and I attended a portion of this past week's Wisdom 2.0 conference held in San Francisco. If you've never gone, it's a kind of...

Authenticity Matters in Finance, Again

Danae Ringelmann | Posted 04.19.2014 | Impact
Danae Ringelmann

Finance is based on human trust, and when trust erodes, the whole system goes down with it.

Parenting in a Wired World

Michelle Gale | Posted 04.19.2014 | Impact
Michelle Gale

Parenting in our exceedingly connected, wired world can leave mothers, fathers, and caretakers alike wondering how to manage it all.

Welcome to Wisdom 2.0

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 04.16.2014 | Impact
Soren Gordhamer

While people may not be flocking in great numbers to churches, mosques and temples, they are looking for ways to experience deeper meaning and connection.

Could Mindfulness Start In The Heart?

HeartMath LLC | Posted 06.01.2013 | GPS for the Soul
HeartMath LLC

How does the heart relate to mindfulness? Mindfulness is about being present to what you're feeling, thinking and sensing. Connecting to our hearts enables us to be in "the heart of the moment," and if you don't want to get hooked into those thoughts and feelings, you let them pass through.

From "Me" to "We": Are You Ready to Shift?

Keith Powers | Posted 05.06.2013 | Impact
Keith Powers

The shift from the "Me to We" is a real shift that is starting to take place all around us. It is the core ethos that drives great organizations, from large companies to scrappy start-ups, from religious and educational institutions to individuals.

Bill Ford on Compassion in Business

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Soren Gordhamer

In front of an audience of entrepreneurs, mindfulness practitioners and technology leaders, Bill Ford shared personal anecdotes illustrating how he used these philosophies to navigate through a number of crises to help position his company today as a thriving global enterprise and a strong sustainability leader in its industry.

Watch Live: Wisdom 2.0 Summit

Posted 02.22.2013 | Healthy Living

In today's digital age, it's easy to get caught up in the connectedness of technology and forget to unplug. Enter the Wisdom 2.0 Summit, a conference ...

Twitter Cofounder Biz Stone Interview at Wisdom 2.0

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business
Soren Gordhamer

You really have to work on a culture like you would work on a relationship. You have to invest time, energy, and resources into it. And that's a hard sell, especially if you're at a fast-paced start up and you're prioritizing different things.

The Wisdom 2.0 Conference: Merging Wisdom and Technology

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

It seemed like a crazy idea when it popped into my mind two years ago: bring technology leaders together, along with people from wisdom traditions, to explore the intersection of the two.

Wisdom 2.0 Conference Blends Technology and Spirituality (VIDEO)

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

Last month, 350 people gathered in Silicon Valley for the first annual Wisdom 2.0 conference. For those that couldn't make it, here is a 6-minute video of highlights from the conference.

Wisdom 2.0. -- The Tale of the Zen Master and the Chess Game

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

There is no question for most of us ifwe are going to live a connected life, use cell phones, read blogs, and engage on social networks. The real question is how are we going to do so?

Why HOW Matters So Much More Than WHAT

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

It does not matter the activity, it could be running, emailing, texting, a meeting with a colleague, the what we are doing is so much less important than the how we are doing it.

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and the Wisdom 2.0 Conference

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Soren Gordhamer

How do we live a full, meaningful lives now, while engaging with the technologies of our age? The technologies themselves are generally neither good nor bad; it is the quality of consciousness with which we relate to them that matters.

The Wisdom 2.0 Conference: Balancing Inner And Outer Technologies

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

he new tools of our age are changing media as we know it, making it much more user-directed and transparent. But while there are many benefits to these new technologies ... happiness is something else.

The Primary And Secondary Questions: Spirituality And Technology

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

How to best use the technologies of our age is always a secondary question: the primary question is "What is the deeper purpose that life wants to express through me?"

The Wisdom 2.0 Conference: Can Technology And Wisdom Unite?

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

to address the numerous challenges of our age, the various groups in our world -- the techies with their gadgets, the wisdom folks with their practices, the activists with their campaigns -- need to come together.