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122: The Qualities of a Mindful Leader with Marc Lesser

About Our Guest

Marc Lesser is the former CEO, co-founder and board member of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI). As a long term Zen teacher, Marc is the author of Know Yourself, Forget Yourself, Less: Accomplishing More By Doing Less, and Z.B.A. Zen of Business Administration; How Zen Practice Can Transform Your Work and Your Life.

He was the founder and former CEO of Brush Dance, a publisher of greeting cards, calendars and gift items, with spiritual themes and artwork. He spent 15 years taking Brush Dance from an idea in his garage to a multi-million dollar publishing company, with distribution throughout the U.S. and the world.

He facilitates retreats for CEO’s, business leaders, and management teams. Has been co-leading Company Time retreats for business leaders at Green Gulch Farm for many years.

He was a resident of the San Francisco Zen Center for 10 years and was a former director of Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. He received his M.B.A. degree from New York University and his undergraduate degree in psychology from Rutgers University. He is currently a member of the Social Venture Network.

What You’ll Learn

In this special episode, you’ll learn these following principles of applying mindful leadership in our increasingly digitised lives:

  • The seven principles of mindful leadership
  • How mindful leadership has changed over time and why it is more relevant than ever
  • How to take the lead in implementing mindful leadership in your relationships

Resources Mentioned In The Show

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