A Google Engineer’s take on mindfulness, emotional intelligence and well-being.
Chade-Meng Tan, known as Meng, was one of Google’s earliest employees, and is based on a course he runs at Google. An engineer he wanted to create a blend of mindfulness and emotional intelligence that would appeal to an more engineering focused audience.
I’ve looked at blank pages and wondered where to start; but this looks at it from the opposite perspective. As if a thought had come to the poet, and had been lost before they had time to write it down.
In all honesty and fairness, I set out to write a blog on the history of coffee. A bit ambitious perhaps, but I will decide how to best approach it and look for that soon! I have been reading alot of books on coffee including two rare copies that I have from William Ukers (printed in the 1890’s). The guy was a huge coffee historian and buff.
For now, their is a poem that I came across written in 1587 by Sheik Ansari Djezeri Hanball Abd-al-Kadir. Yes, that is the guys whole name! You really can’t make this stuff up. In any case maybe such long name instilled a way with words upon the young Sheik. Enjoy!
“Oh Coffee, you dispel the worries of the Great, you point the way to those who have wandered from the path of knowledge. Coffee is the drink of the friends of…
This charmingly old-fashioned – viz. 1990’s – website is dedicated to increasing the appreciation of poetry. A laudable aim.
For copyright reasons if no other, it regularly changes the poems it displays. So if you are after your favourite piece of poetry, perhaps look elsewhere. On the other hand, if you wish to be surprised, and maybe find a new favourite poem, then this is for you. It also includes a page of links to more conventional poetry sites.