APR 29: Marc Lesser’s Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader & Ellen Grace O’Brian’s The Jewel of Abundance
Today’s show is all about finding peace and prosperity, personally and professionally.
Imagine your life if you had the ability to achieve maximum focus without losing flexibility, got more of the right things done, and added to the ultimate goal of bringing more peace into the world? With his Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen, author Marc Lesser dishes up the tools you’ll need for optimum accomplishment without the stress that comes with it.
Marc founded and was CEO of 3 companies, is author of 4 books, and has an MBA degree from New York University. He was a resident of the San Francisco Zen Center for 10 years, and director of Tassajara, Zen Mountain Center, the first Zen monastery in the western world.
Later, The Jewel of Abundance: Finding Prosperity through the Ancient Wisdom of Yoga provides an antidote to the hypermaterialism that poisons our lives. “When prosperity is equated with material wealth attained for its own sake, the word prosperity loses its deep meaning,” writes author Ellen Grace O’Brian. For those who seek the fulfillment of both their souls and their material desires, this book is a wellspring of inspiration and intelligent guidance.
Ellen is the director of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment in San Jose, CA, who has been teaching Kriya Yoga philosophy and practice nationally and internationally for over three decades. She is also a radio host, and award-winning poet who weaves poetry into her teachings on spiritual matters, pointing to the mystical experience beyond words and thought.Continue reading