In this short TED talk, business innovator Nilofer Merchant offers a simple but compelling idea to reduce the hazards of a sedentary lifestyle and to improve your personal health and well-being. When we heard this talk, we were struck by how easy it would be to adopt in many workplaces, too. It comes down to this: Next time you have a one-on-one meeting, make it into a “walking meeting” — and let ideas flow while you walk and talk. Listen to Merchant explain how it made a difference in her life.

Alternate link and transcript: at Ted Talks.


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