For most of us, walking is innate. In this Mindfulness Monday, learn how an intentional walk improves self-awareness.

Some view a stroll as exercise, while others see it as a mode of transportation. Either way, it’s become automatic and is accomplished with little thought.

Shane Parrish, founder of Farnham Street, has an interesting read on where history’s great philosophers landed on the subject. Walk alone or with a partner? In quiet or with music? Or, is walking an art unto its own?

Let’s face it. Working on a startup leaves entrepreneurs little in the way of “spare time.” Still, given two to five minutes, XI Chief Culture Officer Betsy Brown shares how walking, when done with purpose, opens mental doors and resets your core.