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Why Buddhists Are Good For Your Company

posted Mar 18, 2011, 6:57 AM by Phil Spitze

Essentially, according to Buddhist teachings, the ethical and moral principles are governed by examining whether a certain action, whether connected to body or speech is likely to be harmful to one’s self or to others and thereby avoiding any actions which are likely to be harmful. In Buddhism, there is much talk of a skilled mind. A mind that is skilful avoids actions that are likely to cause suffering or remorse.

Source: BuddhaNet

These principles can make an employee great at any level in any company.  From tech support reps who go the extra mile to put their customers at ease, to mid-level project managers who stay calm and work each problem that arises with a professional ease, to upper-level management who can keep their cool, forgive mistakes and nurture their charges through positive reinforcement.

How many Buddhists do you employ?