There’s no doubt that technology has simplified the way we carry out our day-to-day routines. Computers help us do things faster, emails and text messages let us always be in touch, and the internet makes it easy to find the answer to any question with just a quick Google search. While being constantly plugged in can make us feel safe, connected, and in-the-know — both at work and at home — it also means we never really clock out. It’s one thing to pull a long day every once in a while to finish a project or deal with a crisis, but it’s another to routinely stay late at…

How to Be a Better Marketer Through Mindfulness and Meditation

Let’s get this out into the open: I bite my nails. Or at least I did. (Kinda gross, right?) But a few summers ago, I watched as my then three-year-old son chomped down on his fingernail. That was it. The final kick in the butt I needed to see to finally stop a decades-old bad habit. Little did I know that in my quest to stop biting my nails, I’d unlock something much bigger for myself — both personally and professionally. It was mindfulness. According to the folks at U-Cal Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, mindfulness is about “maintaining a…