Ken O’Donnell is an Australian living in Brazil since 1979. He has been practising and teaching meditation since 1975. Ten years of life as an industrial chemist, both in Australia and Brazil led to a management consultancy in total quality management and later strategic planning. He is the author of over 15 books, some published in 9 languages related to meditation, human values, leadership and organisational development. Ken O’Donnell has conducted over two thousand talks, courses and workshops in Australia, India, USA, Europe and Latin America on meditation, stress management, positive consciousness, leadership, conflict resolution, quality management and organisational development. He is the co-ordinator of the network of meditation centres of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University in South America.