Just Breathe: How Meditation Empowered This Leader to Achieve Success—Without the Stress

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Just Breathe: How Meditation Empowered This Leader to Achieve Success—Without the Stress

Emily Fletcher

Posted on February 19, 2019

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In this donothing podcast episode with Emily Fletcher you’ll learn:

  • What life was like for Emily growing up in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Why Emily’s role as her family’s peacekeeper helps her today
  • When Emily first found her love for musical theater
  • What life as a Broadway performer was like for Emily
  • How stress from acting caused Emily to try meditating for the first time
  • What benefits Emily noticed after starting a meditation practice
  • Why Emily chose to pursue a career in meditation rather than continue acting
  • How professional acting is similar to being an entrepreneur
  • What makes Ziva different from traditional meditation
  • Why meditation works so well for stress reduction
  • Who can benefit from meditation
  • Why meditation makes people better leaders, partners, parents, co-workers, etc.
  • What kind of leader Emily sees herself as
  • Why Ziva Meditation donates 10% of profits to Project Drawdown
  • How Emily makes Ziva Meditation accessible for everyone
  • How meditation helped Emily get through her miscarriage
  • Why Emily openly talks about her miscarriage
  • What life is like as a new mom
  • What Emily sees for herself—and meditation—in the future

As a fellow mindfulness advocate, I was thrilled to chat with Emily Fletcher, founder of Ziva Meditation, on this week’s donothing podcast. Listen now and learn about her journey into mindfulness, why she transitioned from the Broadway stage to the meditation studio and how she started her company—which now boasts thousands of high-performing clients.

Emily has taught 15,000 people to meditate, including Oscar, Tony, Grammy and Emmy award winners, professional athletes, Navy SEALs, Fortune 500 CEOs, full-time moms and busy entrepreneurs. She’s also taught at numerous global corporations such as Google, Barclays Bank and Viacom to help their employees improve their focus and increase their productivity levels.

Emily has been featured in the Harvard Business School, the Today Show and Forbes, as well as on dozens of podcasts and has spoken at conferences and corporations around the world.

Emily is also the creator of The Ziva Technique and author of the new book, Stress Less, Accomplish More, published by HarperCollins.


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