Who: Dr. Deepak Chopra, best-selling author and international authority on mind-body healing

What:

Dr. Chopra will speak at the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce’s “Legends & Leaders” program about his latest book, “The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness. In it, he outlines the 10 fundamental principles that all leaders should follow.

The author of more than 55 books on mind-body health, quantum mechanics, spirituality and peace, he has been heralded as the “poet prophet of alternative medicine.” Dr. Chopra’s background in leadership is diverse, working as a fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, an adjunct Professor at Kellogg School of Management, and a Senior Scientist with The Gallup Organization.

MeditateSeattle.com, a certified Chopra meditation center, will also be at event to answer questions and hand out information about the local Chopra Center.

Why:

Dr. Chopra is in Seattle as part of a national book tour for “The Soul of Leadership.” The Greater Seattle Chamber’s “Legends & Leaders” program, put on in partnership with Kim Ricketts Book Events, connects the local business community with nationally-recognized thought leaders, policy-makers, and trendsetters. Past speakers include Dr. Atul Gawande, Pete Carroll, Bill Gates Sr., Malcolm Gladwell, Madeleine Albright and Tom Brokaw.

When:

Friday, January 14, 2011

7:30 to 9:00 a.m.

Where:

Washington Athletic Club, Crystal Ballroom

1325 6th Ave., Seattle 98101

RSVP:

General registration at seattlechamber.com/events.

About the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce

Founded in 1882, the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce is the largest and most diverse network of influential business leaders in the Puget Sound region. Our primary objective is foster a globally competitive, job-growing economy. To that end, we serve as an advocate for the region’s businesses; we convene diverse interests to address issues related to our future competitiveness; and we connect our members to the people, information and resources they need to grow their businesses and make a positive impact on our region. For more information, visit seattlechamber.com.

About Kim Ricketts Book Events

The Greater Seattle Chamber thanks Kim Ricketts of Kim Ricketts Book Events for providing this special opportunity. If you would like to add fascinating authors to your workplace contact Kim Ricketts Book Events at kimricketts.com.

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