How Buddha Would Fight Burnout

Give it 90 minutes

Dan Zigmond
Forge

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BBuddha’s very first formal sermon covered a set of principles that came to be known as the “Four Noble Truths.” The first, which gets an understandably bad rap, is usually translated as: “Life is suffering.”

It sounds pretty depressing, but Buddha didn’t mean it to be. He was merely trying to validate a feeling all of us have at one time or another. Life…

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Dan Zigmond
Forge

Writer, data scientist, and Zen priest. Author of Buddha’s Office. Lectures occasionally, advises start-ups, reads a lot, and hangs out with his kids.