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Executives learn how to reduce stress and enhance performance
by Global Good News staff writer

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20 June 2007

On 6 June 2007, CEOs and scientists gathered at American University in Washington, DC, USA to explore the growing use of stress-reducing meditation on the job. The event was a special luncheon conference entitled 'Executive Health, Creativity and Leadership: Exploring the Growing Use of Transcendental Meditation in the Boardroom'.

The conference boasted an array of distinguished speakers including: 30-year practitioner of Transcendental Meditation Ramani Ayer, Chair and CEO of The Hartford Financial Services Group; Jeffrey Abramson, partner of The Tower Companies, one of Washington's largest commercial developers where over 50 per cent of employees practise Transcendental Meditation; Steele Belok, MD, an internist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School; and Andras Simonyi, Hungarian Ambassador to the United States.

Quentin Pastrana, MBA student at Georgetown University opened the event, and Robert Roth, Vice President, David Lynch Foundation served as Master of Ceremonies. Other speakers included: John Hagelin, PhD, the Director of the Center for Leadership Performance; 31-year practitioner of Transcendental Meditation Bob Brown, who is Former Division President of Ziff-Davis Inc; Fred Travis, PhD, the Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management, who conducted a live EEG demonstration of the brain wave changes that occur during the practice of Transcendental Meditation; and medical education specialist Sarina Grosswald, EdD.

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The Center for Leadership Performance, a division of Maharishi University of Management's Institute of Science Technology and Public Policy, is a non-profit educational institution, which provides individuals and organizations with training courses in the Transcendental Meditation programme. This programme has been validated by 40 years of research at America's top medical schools and by the personal experiences of tens of thousands of meditating CEOs and other professionals nationwide.

For information about Maharishi's seven-point programme to create a healthy, happy, prosperous society, and a peaceful world, please visit: Global Financial Capital of New York.

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