Business leaders that Meditate

Zhang Xinyue
2 min readNov 12, 2020

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Article by Zhang Xinuye
What is the secret of many business leaders in their success? Answer: Meditation. Meditation can help achieve even higher levels of success. Here are some well-known CEOs who use meditation on a regular basis:

Arianna Huffington
The CEO of the Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington, has practiced meditation techniques since she was just a teenager. She has been a very vocal advocate of meditation, even saying that meditation has played a massive role in her success.

One of the best quotes about mindfulness comes from the CEO herself: “Meditation is not about stopping thoughts, but recognizing that we are more than our thoughts and our feelings.”

Joe Rogan

Despite the tough sports persona he plays as a UFC host and the host of the Joe Rogan Show podcast, Joe Rogan is a very vocal advocate of meditation. His podcast platform allowed him to influence and encourage thousands of people to try the practice of meditation. Rogan stated that meditation has had a huge impact on his career, health, and success. Rogan says it improves his ability to focus on various projects with a clear-headed approach.

Ray Dalio
Ray Dalio, a billionaire hedge fund manager and philanthropist, has said some similar things on why meditation practices impact his work productivity; he believes is crucial to making the right choices in investment decisions in financial markets.

Russell Simmons

Not your most typical CEO, but the co-founder of Def Jam records is a firm believer of meditation. He believes that meditation has been one of the most important factors of his entire career. In a recent interview, Simmons spoke up about meditation, “You have to learn to love yourself enough to take care of yourself. Sometimes if you’re lucky you get a chance to change your life.”

Pat Flynn
Pat Flynn, mostly known for being an online entrepreneur, makes six figures in net profit every month. At first, he explained how he was first pretty skeptical of meditation. But he took the change and decided to try it out for himself and learned how much it was able to help him manage an overwhelming amount of tasks and responsibilities.

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Zhang Xinyue

Zhang Xinyue is a world-renowned body-mind-spirit tutor, a spiritual therapist, and the founder of Abundance Psychology. She wrote the book Create Abundance.