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Tenzin Choegyal, Ngari Rinpoche

Tenzin Choegyal is the youngest brother of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He was born in Lhasa in 1946, and at the age of four was recognized as the 15th Ngari Rinpoche. Rinpoche began his monastic education in Lhasa at Drepung Monastery in 1953 at the age of 7 and remained there until he fled […]

Raymond Gellein, M.B.A.

Raymond L. “Rip” Gellein, Jr., often referred to as a “timeshare industry pioneer,” resigned from Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide in March of 2008 where he held the position of President, Global Development Group. In this position, Rip had overall management responsibility for the full range of Starwood’s global real estate-related functions. Prior to his […]

ML XX – Day 3 – The Conclusion

Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems | Photo: Manuel BauerSession 5 The final session of ML XX began with Roshi Joan Halifax quoting His Holiness from years ago – “Compassion is not a luxury, it is a necessity for human beings to survive.” Moving on to the sole formal presentation of the session, William George of Harvard Business School spoke of compassionate, authentic leadership. […]