Spirituality Out Loud Podcast: Peter Rubin ~ Business Midwife

Peter Rubin is known as Your Business Midwife. He guides his clients on authentic journeys of inner growth and the creation of visionary businesses that stand out in the marketplace, contribute to communities, and generate a healthy profit. Coaches, spiritual healers, sexuality teachers, social justice activists, and other visionary leaders turn to Peter for compassionate and brilliant guidance that unites strategy and soul.

Join us on hearing Peter’s story. Coming from being valedictorian of his class and a grad student at Stanford with no real feeling of connection to Spiritual life to going to 5 day silent meditation retreats and exploring sexuality and mindfulness. Hear how Peter has systematically went through his life and looked at it with a spiritual bend.

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Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh

After the Ecstasy the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path by Jack Kornfield

EPISODE QUOTABLES:

I probably had a half dozen, mini awakenings, maybe more. These little awakenings are some part of me that was asleep wakes up and I'm able to see a little bit deeper into myself for a new realm or something comes online that was numbed out or shut down. ~ Peter Rubin

I find my curiosity gets me into things and then my courage gets me out of it. ~Peter Rubin

I could finally integrate my sense of ethics and spirituality with the way I was doing business ~ Peter Rubin

I'm teaching how to know soul and strategy, how do you stay connected to your soul and your heart sense of what's right and what's wrong … and then how do you integrate all of your business practices, your curriculum, your marketing, or selling with who you are and who you want to be. ~ Peter Rubin

It feels like we're in this awkward space between capitalism and what's next ~Peter Rubin

God grant me the appropriate challenges, please may my life not be too easy or so hard that I go into panic and can't learn the courage. Tibetan Buddhist prayer