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Headspace Co-Founder Andy Puddicombe Has a Simple Plan to Help Your Team Avoid Burnout

By iwano@_84

If there is a tech founder more qualified than Andy Puddicombe to help those of us who might be struggling to hold it all together over the last six months, I’m not sure who it is. Puddicombe is a former Buddhist monk who started Headspace, a meditation and mindfulness app, with co-founder Rich Pierson 10 years ago.

We’ll get to that in a minute, but let’s be honest, the last six months have been rough. It’s been rough for people trying to figure out how to balance working from home with all the other things that happen at home. Right now, in many cases, that includes things we’ve never experienced before, like running a virtual school. 

If you haven’t tried to work while making sure four different elementary-age students make it on the right Zoom class, I promise you, it’s rough. I don’t want to speak for anyone else, but

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