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There are so many of us looking for a deeper, more fulfilling, connected spiritual life; and once we’ve untapped that sacred magic within, we struggle to realistically carry it through on a daily basis . . . no more! Learn the simple lessons to hold onto the simple joys from Marc Lesser, author and mindful entrepreneur.

Marc was the Co-Founder-turned-CEO of the Search Inside Yourself Institute, a mindfulness program that developed within Google. He’s a speaker, facilitator, workshop leader, and an executive coach known for his engaging and experiential presentations that integrate mindfulness and emotional intelligence practices. Marc’s the author of four books, including the most recent Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons from Google. Prior to his business and coaching career, Marc was a resident at The San Francisco Zen Center for 10 years, and later, the Director of The Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, the first Zen monastery in the Western world.

Get connected, stay connected, to the spiritual world within you!

For the video version of the interview, visit the One Idea Away YouTube Channel!

Key Takeaways:

The deeper connection. There are questions that really make you stop in your tracks and take you back because they’re that deep. And the reply to such questions . . . now that’s where the real magic lies. The TWO powerful and self-revealing questions you need to ask are . . . [07:27].

The everyday connection. You fully comprehend and appreciate the need to live in the moment, but how can you grasp that Zen-like vibe 24/7 when bills need to be paid, deadlines are pressing, and the daily demands are endless? Learn THIS lesson . . . [17:40].

The painful connection. All too often we run away from things that make us feel uncomfortable, that call us to step up and be a little more vulnerable. It’s scary and sometimes downright excruciating. But what if instead of running away, you ran towards the discomfort? When you feel the tension creeping in, remember THIS . . . [31:15].

Tune in and turn the volume up for a dose of inspiration and life lessons. You’re never more than One Idea Away from a whole, new reality.

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