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Navigating Overthinking And Mindful Leadership With Marc Lesser, Former Monk And Developer Of Google’s Mindfulness Training

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Are you an overthinker On this episode of the Live Greatly podcast Kristel Bauer sits down with former monk developer of Google s mindfulness intelligence training and author of Finding Clarity Marc Lesser to discuss mindful leadership how to navigate overthinking the importance of curiosity how to navigate difficult relationships and more Tune in now Key Takeaways from This Episode A look at mindful leadership Why you should be curious not furious How to shift your thinking around difficult people and behaviors and how to know if you are the difficult person The importance of not getting caught by your story How to deal with strong emotions Tips to build self-compassion How to handle overthinking About Marc Lesser Marc Lesser is a CEO executive coach and Zen teacher known for his engaging experiential presentations that integrate mindfulness and emotional intelligence practices and training He is the CEO of ZBA Associates an executive development and leadership consulting company with a client roster that includes Google Twitter Genentech San Francisco Airport Kaiser Permanente Global Fund for Women and Beneficial State Bank He founded and was CEO of three highly successful companies and has an MBA degree in business from New York University Prior to his business and coaching career he was a resident of the San Francisco Zen Center for ten years and director of Tassajara Zen Mountain Center the first Zen monastery in the Western world Marc helped develop the world-renowned Search Inside Yourself program within Google a mindfulness-based emotional intelligence training for leaders which teaches the art of integrating mindfulness emotional intelligence and business savvy for creating great corporate cultures and a better world Deeply rooted in science the program has been taught to thousands of executives worldwide Marc founded and served as CEO for 5 years of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute which offers programs tools and content on mindfulness-based emotional intelligence empathy compassion resilience leadership with training programs in over 50 countries Marc s books include Finding Clarity How Compassionate Accountability Builds Vibrant Relationships Thriving Workplaces and Meaningful Lives Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen Know Yourself Forget Yourself Less Accomplishing More By Doing Less and Z B A Zen of Business Administration His work has been featured in Entrepreneur The New York Times Huffington Post and Mindful and he has developed audio and video programs for Insight Timer Simple Habit and the Mindful Leadership Summit Marc s blog is syndicated to many major websites including Medium Thrive Global and Mindful org Marc s podcast Zen Bones Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times features cutting-edge interviews supportive tools for creating more meaningful work and potent mindfulness practices to develop yourself influence your organization and change the world Marc s Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader program is available as an online on-demand course and as a live training He has led mindfulness and emotional intelligence trainings in Asia Europe Canada Australia and throughout the United States and has been a keynote speaker at Mindful Leadership Summits in Washington DC Toronto and Sydney Learn more at www marclesser net Instagram marclesser Linkedin https www linkedin com in marc-lesser-zba Twitter https twitter com marclesser Facebook https www facebook com marclesserzba About the Host of the Live Greatly podcast Kristel Bauer Kristel Bauer is a corporate wellness expert popular keynote and TEDx speaker and the host of top-rated podcast Live Greatly a show frequently ranked in the top 1 for self-improvement Kristel is an Integrative Medicine Fellow Physician Assistant with clinical experience in Integrative Psychiatry giving her a unique perspective into optimizing mental well-being and attaining a mindset for more happiness and success in the workplace and beyond With a mission to support companies and individuals on their journeys for more happiness success and well-being Kristel taps into her unique background in healthcare business and media to provide invaluable insights into high power habits leadership development mental well-being peak performance resilience success wellness at work and a modern approach to work life balance Kristel decided to leave clinical practice in 2019 when she founded her wellness platform Live Greatly to share her message around well-being and success on a larger scale Kristel is a contributing writer for Entrepreneur and she is an influencer in the business and wellness space having been recognized as a Top 10 Social Media Influencer of 2021 in Forbes A popular speaker on a variety of topics Kristel has presented to groups at Bank of America General Mills Northwestern University Santander Bank and many more She has been featured in Forbes Forest Bluff Magazine and Podcast Magazine has 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