In this fast paced, networked and information-saturated business world, we need to be reminded to slow down, to sit and to breathe. Recent research has shown that meditation and time in quiet rural settings increases attentiveness, improves memory and cognition. More so, both empathy and deep thought depend on neural processes that are inherently slow. So, as leaders, could it perhaps be more useful to the success of our companies, as well as our own growth and well being, to slow down rather than constantly race through our lives? Read more here.