Summary of Everything Connects

How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainability

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Everything Connects book summary
Some executives at the newest firms rely on ancient Eastern meditation techniques.


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The new generation of executives applies humanism to its work processes. Its humanist outlook embraces both new and ancient methods to drive creativity, innovation, collaboration and long-term value. This fresh mind-set requires staying open to new ideas and avoiding unnecessary stress. Some executives turn to ancient Eastern techniques, including meditation, to gain mindfulness and become more open to new ideas. Entrepreneur Faisal Hoque, writing with Drake Baer, unveils a wide range of mindful behaviors that fuel innovative firms. This esoteric report – while not your normal business read – proves thoughtful, interesting and philosophical. Although the episodic presentation tends to jump a bit from concept to concept, the quality of the ideas will inspire you to persevere. getAbstract recommends this insightful manual to serious business readers who prefer long-term solutions over short-term fixes.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What new role connections and collaboration play in today’s workplace,
  • How wise leaders operate, and
  • How “mindfulness meditation” and “beginner’s mind” work in business.


Disruptive Times
Disruption is the order of the day. Upstart innovative firms offering increased value are knocking established companies off their pedestals. Rigid companies that fail to adapt to new circumstances won’t last. Today’s crucial organizational values are innovation, originality...
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About the Authors

Faisal Hoque founded the MiND2MiND Exchange, B2B ForeSight and other companies. Drake Baer, a business writer, covers the intersection of psychology and work for Fast Company.

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