In connection to the episode on creating a compassionate world, where we briefly touched on the philosophy of Buddhism, this spotlight episode explores this topic further. Today our guest host Joachim Stempfle is talking with Maurice Jonquet Van Brunschot, a practicing Mahayana Buddhist. Together they discuss how we can apply the spiritual teachings in connection with neuropsychological aspects in our modern world and how it can help us on our journey to a more compassionate leadership.

Further readings and resources mentioned in this episode:

Dalai Lama (with R. Hougaard). (20 February 2019). The Dalai Lama on why leaders should be mindful, selfless, and compassionate. Harvard Business Review.

Hesse, H. (1922) Siddhartha: eine indische Dichtung (Siddhartha: An Indian Tale).

Pennock, S. F. (5 September 2016; updated 17 August 2022). The hedonic tredmill – are we forever chasing rainbows?

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