Sharon Salzberg

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"The greatest predictor of happiness at work is some sense of meaning. And the meaning may not be in the job description. It may be what we bring to the job. And that's every encounter we have. We can try to help someone else have a better day." 

 

 

Hear Jay call her the “Michael Jordan” of Western mindfulness (Pete thinks LeBron James is a more current analogy). Either way, the wonderful Sharon Salzberg (best-selling author, lecturer, and co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society) talks about how you can find peace and happiness at work no matter what you’re doing or whom you’re doing it with. And she also tells us about her most memorable cab ride, where she might've worked if she didn't make a career in mindfulness, and offers her definition of the meaning of life.