From my list on helping you live a meaningful and successful life.
Who am I?
I sometimes describe myself as a stealth Zen teacher working in the business world. I've founded and been CEO of three companies, including the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, a company I helped create and launch inside of Google's headquarters. I'm an executive coach and consultant to CEOs and leaders in the corporate and non-profit worlds. Prior to my business career I was a resident of the San Francisco Zen Center for 10 years. I'm the author of 5 books.
Marc's book list on helping you live a meaningful and successful life
Why did Marc love this book?
Siddhartha is a profound exploration of spirituality, self-discovery, and the pursuit of meaning in life.
It encourages readers to seek their own paths, embrace the present moment, and develop a deep sense of interconnectedness with the world around them. The books protagonist Siddhartha encounters various forms of suffering throughout his journey, and he comes to recognize the necessity and inevitability of pain and hardship in life.
The novel teaches that true wisdom and growth can arise from embracing and accepting suffering rather than trying to escape or avoid it.