Nine ways to be a shaman at work

By Brant Secunda

The Huichols, an indigenous tribe that lives in the mountainous region of central Mexico, are some of the happiness, healthiest, wisest people on earth. Many of them are shamans, and a surprising number of their tribe surpass 100 and work in the fields up until the day they die. I traveled to Mexico as a young man and was invited to live with the Huichols for 12 years, where I became the adopted grandson of a shaman named Don José Matsuwa, who lived to be 110. There are many lessons I learned from the Huichols, which I now write about and teach to others, with my teaching partner Mark Allen. One of them is how to make small behavioral changes at work that keep us happy, relaxed, motivated, and performing at our best. Here are nine of them you can apply every day. Continue reading “Nine ways to be a shaman at work”

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