Dr. Ginny Whitelaw is both a leadership expert and a roshi (Zen master) in the Chozen-ji line of Rinzai Zen. Cofounder of Focus Leadership, she has taught and coached in countless programmes to Global 1000 leaders. Formerly Deputy Manager for integrating NASA's Space Station Programme, she has a PhD in biophysics as well as a 5th degree black belt in Aikido.
The Zen Leader is an important and very helpful book in the
science and art of leadership. Based on everything from Zen to
Integral Philosophy, it outlines 10 fundamental 'shifts' or 'flips'
that can move you from small mind to Big Mind, bringing an
expanding capacity of leadership with each one. Give it a try and
see for yourself!
--Ken Wilber, author of The Integral Vision
A terrific contribution filled with original insights and
--Jim Loehr, New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Power of Full Engagement As most leaders know, the best answers are often found in how one frames the question. In this remarkable book, Dr. Ginny Whitelaw sharpens the reader's abilities to reframe everything. Offering a genuinely innovative amalgamation of Eastern thought and the world of work, Dr. Whitelaw provides the reader grounding in practical leadership application, just as she introduces the next stretching insight. This book is a gift that keeps on giving.
--Ed Bernard, vice chairman, T. Rowe Price Group This book is an incredible journey through soul-searching ideas, [providing] a laser-focus on critical leadership issues, and practical exercises that embed the understanding and ability to make the flip at our very core. Fascinating!
--Virginia McLaughlin, Oliver Wyman Leadership Development -- "Reviews"