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One of the most popular classes for employees at Google is S.I.Y., or "Search Inside Yourself." The class was started by early Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan and teaches Googlers how to use mindfulness at work. More than 1,000 Googlers have taken the class to date.

On the occasion of the publication of Meng's book, Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace), +The New York Times talked to Googlers involved with S.I.Y. about the impact it's had on their day-to-day work life. For example, here's what Karen May, VP for leadership and talent, had to say about the rationale behind offering a class like this in a fast-paced environment like Google:

Teaching employees with terrific technical abilities also means...helping them to understand their impact on other people, their ability to collaborate across groups and cultivate a mentality from which great motivation can spring.

Read more about the course and the book in the New York Times:
At a company known for a hard-driving culture, a seven-week course in mindfulness techniques is giving employees a better way to cope.
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