Beating the heroin-like withdrawal symptoms from an anti-depressant medication, Mike understands the adversity we all face in today’s world. Not a headline reader or from the academic space — he is a practitioner in dealing with uncertainty, rapid change of pace and balancing the constant need for more. Building an international brand out of his college apartment to work with basketball players all the way up to the NBA, Mike knows what it takes to perform at the highest level. And 5 years ago, he has bridged his background in basketball coaching and leadership, with meditation and mindfulness, to teach individuals, teams and brands how to optimize their minds for influential leadership, peak performance and massive resilience. By drawing on the latest research from neuroscience, sports and personal experience, Mike’s shared stories and practical exercises — across the United States, Indonesia and Spain — to bring the strategies of mindfulness and emotional intelligence to life.