Mr. Zander is one of the most sought after speakers in the world, giving highly effective presentations to organizations on the subject of Leadership and Creativity He employs the model of music as an analogy for corporate life. Effortlessly translating his accomplishments, he relates to the business arena in a spellbinding performance. In doing so, he awakens your perspective on leadership, creativity, coaching and teamwork.
- Beyond Hierarchy – Bringing Vitality to Organisations
- Developing a New Paradigm for Organisations of the 21st Century
- Orchestrating the Executive Team – A Model for Corporate
- Management Improvement
- Creativity, Coaching and Teamwork
What he offers
How he presents
With flair and animation, he involves audiences in a captivating and unique experience. He is guaranteed to be a memorable ingredient of your event that will be much talked about.
Benjamin Zander is the conductor of The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and a guest conductor around the world. With London’s famed Philharmonia Orchestra he is recording the complete cycle of Mahler symphonies, recordings that have been received with extraordinary critical acclaim both for the performance and Zander’s now famous full-length disc explaining the music for the lay listener. Their recordings of Mahler 9th and Bruckner’s 5th Symphony were nominated for Grammys for Best Orchestral Performance. Their latest recording, Mahler’s 2nd Symphony, was nominated for a Grammy in 2014.
In 1967, Mr. Zander joined the faculty at New England Conservatory, where he taught an interpretation class, conducted the Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, and conducted the conservatory orchestras. For 30 years he was the Artistic Director of the joint program between New England Conservatory’s Preparatory School and The Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts in Natick, Massachusetts.
Mr. Zander is one of the most sought after speakers in the world. He gave the opening Keynote address at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where on another occasion he was awarded the Crystal award for “outstanding contributions in the Arts and international relations”. In 2002 he was awarded the “Caring Citizen of the Humanities” Award by the International Council for Caring Communities at the United Nations. In honor of his 70th birthday, and 45 years of teaching, he was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the New England Conservatory.
- The Art of Possibility (with Rosamund Stone Zander) (2000)
- Bridges to Possibility (with Rosamund Stone Zander) (1999)
- In honor of his 70th birthday, and 45 years of teaching, he was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the New England Conservatory
- 2002 recipient of the United Nations ‘Caring Citizen of the Humanities Award’
- He was awarded the Crystal Award for “outstanding contributions in the Arts and international relations” at the World Economic Forum in Davos
“If you want to liberate your soul, listen to Zander’s Mahler. If you want to take your leadership skills to the next level, study the Art of Possibility with the Zanders. In his presentation Ben explodes traditional leadership thinking and takes leadership out of the closet. I have seen Ben Zander’s teaching transform entire teams through Possibility in ways that are nothing short of magical with results that are nothing short of exemplary. He is a catalyst for Excellence.”
“We would not have been able to choreograph a better or more exciting ending to our Stores Leadership conference last week. Thank you so much for coming and sharing “possibility” with us. Attendees haven’t stopped talking about your presentation. You connected with our people in many different ways: your stories touched and inspired, they also entertained and made us laugh. You have truly helped people at Federated Department Stores to view the power of their leadership in a whole new way. You are truly an “A” in our hearts and minds.”
“Ben Zander’s presentation was, literally, the most important contribution I’ve ever heard at a conference. Not only the music and the wit and the sheer fun, but the profound insights and wisdom. A moving and memorable occasion for all present. This was a breakthrough event in corporate creativity.”
“In his passionate, almost savagely energetic monologues, Zander leaps about the stage from his piano to a flip chart and back to the piano. He plays, lectures, spins tales, and pushes his audience to laugh, cry, and sing…”
Presentation Languages: English