Keynote Speaking

Marc Lesser integrates the wisdom, integrity, and spontaneity of a Zen teacher with the vision, drive, and focus of a successful CEO. He is a business leader, executive coach, storyteller, and visionary. His power and presence and ability to deeply touch the lives of his audience comes from a 30-year daily meditation practice, founding and leading a publishing company for 15 years, and from living in (and managing) a Zen monastery. Marc was the director of Tassajara, Zen Mountain Center, the first Zen monastery in the western world. He was the founder of Brush Dance, a successful, highly acclaimed publishing company with world-wide distribution. Marc now brings his vision and experience to many through his writing, keynote addresses, business retreats, and through coaching executives in corporations throughout the world.

The Presentations

Marc’s presentations include

  • Know Yourself, Forget Yourself
  • Accomplishing More By Doing Less
  • Creativity, Imagination, Zen

Marc is a dynamic and easy speaker. In these captivating presentations Marc integrates hands-on practical insights, with powerful and humorous stories, while providing a perspective of depth, compassion, and success. Marc brings a refreshing, surprising, and quietly astonishing new light to changing the rules and assumptions of business and enlivening your work — new practices and observations, as well as guidance to seeing yourself, your work, and your life through expansive, appreciative eyes.

Marc’s Bio Highlights