Why ZEN?

Zen Way

Over the past decade I have had the great pleasure to facilitate the growth of leaders. I have witnessed an acute need for a new approach to coaching accelerated by the pandemic, the war in Europe, supply issues and the demand for hybrid working environment. There is full employment and rampant inflation!

This demands a more holistic approach to leadership and coaching. I am a professional coach and facilitator how I can be of service to you? I use the principles, beliefs and learning from 30yrs my study and use of ZEN.

What is Zen?

It’s both something we are—our true nature expressing itself moment by moment—and something we do—a disciplined practice through which we can realize the joy of being. It is not a belief system to which one converts. It is not a religion.

There is no dogma or doctrine. Zen is the direct experience of what we might call being in ‘current reality’. The practice of ‘zazen’—meditation—is a way of realizing the vibrant, subtle, and interconnected nature of all life.

Mindfulness

Through a dedicated and consistent meditation practice, we can realize that self and other are One, that the conditioned and unconditioned are simultaneous, that absolute and relative are identical. Out of this realization flows a natural compassion and wisdom, a peaceful and intuitively appropriate response toward whatever circumstances may arise. We don’t make a big deal about it; we don’t even call it religion. When the Dalai Lama was asked about Buddhism, he simply said, “My religion is kindness.”

So, again, what is Zen?

This simple yet profound practice of mediation that can release us from the shackles of past and future, as well as from the self-imposed and imprisoning barriers we erect around what we erroneously consider our separate and unchanging identities.

“Drawing from three decades of research, writing, and working with leadership teams, Geoffrey X Lane is uniquely qualified to help individuals, teams and organizations recognize and develop the key elements of practical leadership that will allow them to thrive in an environment of constant change. This is a rare opportunity to tap into his extensive experience and deep expertise.”

W. B. Hittle.

Burn Out

Many leaders can experience burn-out, a sense of isolation, and loss of meaning in their work and lives. Now more than ever, there is a critical need for deeper connections with ‘self’, clients, team members, and loved ones in this time of pandemic. To address this growing need, I have developed the new ZEN: Art of Leadership coaching program.

Constant Change!

Now more than ever, there is a critical need for deeper connections with your clients, your team members, and loved ones in this time of the ongoing war in Europe, the disruption of the economy, the world’s supply chain, and the ever-evolving Covid pandemic.

The never ending wave of change can be challenging, it can wear the best of leaders down while they hold the tiller of the company and people on course. It is not always possible for the leader to find true expression for these thoughts and feelings, I can help as your coach. I have coached teams and leaders through the waves of change, successfully.

And every leader needs a safe place to talk through, get feedback with no agenda and to get experienced coaching. I have coached teams and leaders through the waves of change and I can help.

ZEN Way coaching It’s designed to facilitate your greatest strength into action!

We Need Leaders!

Fear and uncertainty have the upper hand in the minds of many people today, we need authentic leaders and powerful speakers!. While the media is spewing forth such negativity. Take care of your passion for life. Excel and decide to make a difference in your life – especially now. Look around you, the earth is still here, love is still here, you can still breathe. Don’t let the darkness take over. Start work now on your dreams and create the life you want.

At the core of my ZEN Way coaching are the practices of modern leadership, strategy, ethics, meditation, and mindfulness which are vital and relevant today. It works because it enables you make clear decisions and take confident action that’s aligned with your personality type, your strengths, your values, your purpose and passion, Geoffrey.

Geoffrey X Lane