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LAUREN ZANDER: International Coach on a Groundbreaking Methodology that Can Change Your Life

LAUREN HANDEL ZANDER is an international life coach, university lecturer, public speaker, and the Co-Founder & Chairwoman of Handel Group®, an international corporate consulting and private coaching company based in New York City.




Lauren is also the author of Maybe It’s You: Cut the Crap, Face Your Fears, Love Your Life (Published by Hachette Book Group, April 2017), a no-nonsense, practical manual that helps readers figure out not just what they want out of life, but how to actually get there. Lauren has spent over 20 years coaching thousands of private clients: entrepreneurs, couples, families, professors, politicians, Emmy, Peabody and Academy Award-winning artists, Grammy-winning musicians and Fortune 500 CEOs. Her corporate clients have included executives from Sony BMG, The New York Times, News Corp, J. Walter Thompson Agency, Citibank, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Uniworld, The Gap Inc., BASF, NYU Langone Medical Center, and Vogue. Lauren has fixed corporate business relationships, mediated contract negotiations, reconciled marriages, and helped resolve complex family issues.


In the early 2000s, Lauren created a groundbreaking methodology, The Handel Method®, which is supported by top educators and psychologists, and has been taught in over 35 major universities and institutes of learning across the country including MIT, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Medical School, NYU, Columbia, Yale School of Drama, Wesleyan, Fordham, Rutgers, Middlebury College, Scripps Research Institute, and in the New York City Public School System. Elsewhere, internationally, The Handel Method was taught for the first time in October 2015 in the esteemed CEMS Program at Vienna University of Economics and Business, one of the largest business schools in the world.


With her unique, honest and irreverent approach, Lauren is a contributor for several publications and media outlets, including: The New York Times, BBC, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Self, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Vogue, Ebony, Cosmopolitan, Experience Life, Marie Claire, Family Circle, Elle, Prevention Magazine, and The Huffington Post. She has appeared on television and in film, starring in A&E’s Biography Channel TV Special, “Celebrity Life Coach,” as well as the critically acclaimed feature documentary, “My Own Man,” produced by Edward Norton. Lauren has been an expert on The Dr. Oz Show, The Meredith Vieira Show, The Dr. Drew Show, MTV’s True Life and Businessweek’s “Coaches Corner.” Lauren has also worked with Dr. Phil McGraw on his TV special, “The Marriage Test,” which starred two of her senior coaches, using The Handel Method to help fix troubled marriages.


In 2015, Lauren was the spokesperson for Marshall’s national “Go Ahead Campaign,” guiding women to lead a powerful and fulfilling life. Lauren has led seminars and conferences all over the world for organizations, including: the World Bank, the US Department of Justice for Judges, Rodale Publishing, Mayya Movement International, Leading Age, Prevention R3 Conference, Donna Karan’s Urban Zen, Soho House, Empowering Latin American Women’s Conference and and the Journalist Salon series: A conversation about Feminism (with best-selling authors, Gail Sheehy, Esther Perel, and Miki Agrawal). Also, Lauren presented her coaching methodology at the world renowned TEDx Women’s Conference in Amsterdam, and was a moderator running the roundtable for the White House Office of Center for Social Innovation Conference at Stanford University. Lauren is happily married, has three children and lives in Westchester, NY. Last but not least, Lauren is an artist in her spare time, specializing in pointillism.


Be sure to tune in to Lauren Zander’s episode, and listening to her valuable words on the Words 2 Success (W2S) show as she answers, by cutting the crap, to powerful questions/comments such as:


  • What was the motivation to write your book: “Maybe It’s You“?


  • What did you learn about collaboration and working with a team?


  • Let’s go trough your Handel method… Where do you begin with your method?… Juan Grey, let’s choose one area of your life: Spirituality… Write your dream… <Now keep listening the podcast episode and you will be surprised with other steps of this groundbreaking methodology as well as remember to see below for “a special promotion”>


  • You have coached many epic people, celebrities, musicians, etc. What would be the common things they do to success with your methodology?


  • What will be your “Words 2 Success”?


  • Any last peace of advice you want to share to the W2S audience?




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-- Founder & Host of the "Words 2 Success" Show -- , Juan Grey

Juan Grey is a Canadian Actor, Writer, Producer and young Entrepreneur from Montreal, Canada. For as long as he can remember, the entertainment industry has been at the forefront of his mind. However, before he took the plunge, he pursued a soccer career, quickly earning his reputation as a high-level athlete. After sustaining several injuries, he did some soul searching and ultimately decided to become an actor. Since that pivotal moment, he has shared the stage and screen with various renowned names in the industry.

Juan performed in Teesri Duniya Theatre's production of Refugee Hotel, was in ID Discovery's series, Outlaw Tech, and has appeared in an episode of CBC's dramatic series, Bellevue, starring Anna Paquin, as well as in the Canadian Screen Award winning series, 19-2. Most recently, Juan can be seen in the new SYFY series "Deadly Class" by The Russo Brothers.

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