Deepak Chopra, MD
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Deepak Chopra, MD

“I am here to serve. I am here to inspire. I am here to love. I am here to live my truth.”

World-Renowned Pioneer in Integrative Medicine and Personal Transformation

Expertise In:

  • Global Health
  • Happiness and Mindfulness
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health
  • Resiliency

Audience & Industry

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Corporations
  • Global Audiences
  • Non-Profits
  • The Professional Services Industry

Time Magazine heralds Deepak Chopra as one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century, and credits him as “the poet-prophet of alternative medicine.”  – Time Magazine, June 1999

Deepak Chopra MD, FACP, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, the Founder of the The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of Chopra Global, a modern healthcare company positioned at the intersection of science, spirituality, and transformation. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and a Clinical Professor in Medicine at the University of California, San Diego.

Chopra is the author of over 90 books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. His 91st book, "Total Meditation: Practices in Living the Awakened Life", explores and reinterprets the physical, mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual benefits that the practice of meditation can bring. His national bestseller, "The Healing Self", co-authored with leading geneticist Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi, discusses the importance of our immune system to lifelong health and was selected as one of the Top 8 Science Books to Read in 2018. His New York Times bestseller "Peace Is the Way" received the Religion and Spirituality Quill Award in 2005, and "The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life" was awarded the Grand Prize in the 2005 Nautilus Awards. His New York Times bestsellers include "You Are the Universe : Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why it Matters", "What Are You Hungry For: The Chopra Solution to Permanent Weight Loss, Well-Being, and Lightness of the Soul",  "Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of your Mind to maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well Being", "War of the Worldviews", “Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul”, and “Spiritual Solutions - Answers To Life's Greatest Problems.” His book, "The Soul of Leadership", was mentioned as one of five best business books to read for your career by Wall Street Journal.

Deepak Chopra's popularity as an international presenter and keynote speaker is exemplified in an impressive list of honorariums. The World Post and The Huffington Post global internet survey ranked Chopra #17 Influential Thinker in the world and #1 in Medicine. Chopra is the recipient of the 2010 GOI Peace Award, 2006 Ellis Island Medal of Honor presented by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation, and 2006 Trailblazer Award by the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, 2002 Einstein Humanitarian Award through Albert Einstein College of Medicine in collaboration with the American Journal of Psychotherapy. He serves as an Adjunct Professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego, Health Sciences, Faculty at Walt Disney Imagineering and Senior Scientist with The Gallup Organization.

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Reinventing Life During and Post COVID-19

Massive crises have one great advantage: They show you where you stand. The sight can be distressing and shocking. But it would be wrong to say, “Who knew?” We all knew.

At first only a few voices spoke of positive change after the COVID crisis ends, or at least becomes livable once again. Now one hears a chorus calling for change, much of it from younger people. The main message is about global cooperation and preparing better for the next pandemic. But I think people are pondering personal change, too. In the midst of widespread trepidation, what are the new goals that each of us might start pursuing right now?

Join New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra as he addresses these questions as well as practical ways to experience transformation and healing.

The Future of Wellbeing

“The past is gone, the future is not here, now I am free of both. Right now, I choose joy.”

Join New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra as he guides you on how to wake up to new levels of awareness that will ultimately cultivate a clear vision, heal suffering in your mind and body, and help recover who you really are.

  • Are we in the midst of a major paradigm shift in science?
  • How does our understanding of consciousness as pure potentiality enhance our capacity for intuition, creativity, conscious choice making, healing, and the awakening of dormant potentials such as non-local communication and non-local sensory experience?
  • How does our understanding of consciousness also enhance our capacity for total well-being (physical, emotional, spiritual, social, community, financial and ecological)?
  • When you know who you really are, you will manifest your dreams at the highest level.

Chopra will address these questions as well as practical ways to experience transformation and healing.

The Soul of Leadership

Leadership is a mysterious and elusive concept. What we read as history is really the creation of myths. From an ordinary person, society creates a Napoleon, or Gandhi, a Martin Luther King or Joan of Arc, someone who acquires mythic status as a shaper of destiny. We know the first steps of how this transformation occurs. Every group naturally gives rise to leaders who guide their followers to a shared goal. Yet some leaders fail while others succeed. Some are destroyed by a flawed strategy or by the overwhelming stress of their role. And when crisis arises, calling for great leaders, there is a constant threat that such a figure will not appear, leaving the infamous ‘leadership vacuum’ that has become a chronic problem in modern society. Are we too suspicious of leaders to make great ones anymore?  The answer lies in the understanding of human consciousness.

How do leaders emerge from ordinary lives?  In the deeper reality, a family in disarray, a company without vision, or a nation struggling toward a new level of freedom need to respond to hidden spiritual drives. Once this is understood, leaders can be made who rise to the highest levels of greatness. Any person [here we are speaking equally of men and women] can begin on the same road, not by being born a leader but by looking inward.

Deepak will discuss acronym L-E-A-D-E-R-S and  the mental template that a leader uses. All models of leadership give the same general advice to look and listen; however, it is important to realize that L-E-A-D-E-R-S means something different at every level. Flexibility is everything. As new needs reveal themselves, there is a new level of looking and listening. Immediately the rest of the acronym also shifts, leading to new action and a higher level of responsibility.

When the final story is told, leadership is the most crucial choice one can make–it is the decision to step out of darkness. Only someone who can find wisdom in the midst of chaos will be remembered as a great leader. Yet matching needs and responses is our birthright, built into our brains as well as our spirit.  In conclusion, a leader may never find occasion to tell his followers why he has enriched their life or raised them to the level of the soul, yet in his heart he will know that he did those things for himself.  That is enough.  Wisdom traditions define truth as a single spark that burns down the whole forest. If the leader is willing to be that spark, others will see it within him. Craving direction, they will value what he offers, which is the first step toward valuing it in themselves.

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