The Art of Possibility

Rosamund, Benjamin, and the world of Possibility

The dynamic product of an extraordinary partnership, The Art of Possibility combines Benjamin Zander’s experience as the conductor of the Boston Philharmonic and his talent as a teacher and communicator with Rosamund Stone Zander’s genius for creating innovative paradigms for personal and professional fulfillment.

The harmoniously interwoven perspectives provide a deep sense of the powerful role that the notion of possibility can play in every aspect of life. Through uplifting stories, parables, and personal anecdotes, the Zanders invite us all to become passionate communicators, leaders, and performers whose lives radiate possibility into the world.

Rosamund Zander

Rosamund Zander is a pioneer in the field of leadership and relationship. She has created a leadership model that coaches individuals to create a life of vision, passion and contribution. Her work is, in all its capacities, about growth. Her writing, teaching, and coaching creates pathways to lives that are authentic and meaningful.

As a family therapist and an executive coach, Rosamund Zander develops models for leadership and effective action. Her work is detailed in her books, The Art of Possibility and Pathways to Possibility, and present a synthesis of her work and the leadership practices of Boston Philharmonic conductor Benjamin Zander. Ms. Zander’s work is based on the idea that creativity is an innate adult capacity. She offers intuitive, inventive coaching for effective personal and professional relationships.

Rosamund Zander works with corporations, institutions and teams to leave behind a system of ‘business as usual’ and enter an abundant and generative realm. She has designed programs for global corporations as well as government agencies and has presented workshops in a wide variety of settings. Clients include the following organizations: Hampton/Hilton Inns, IBM, Whirlpool, The Bureau of Public Debt, Harvard Medical School and Carnegie Mellon University. She also conducts a long-term Accomplishment Program for individuals and groups committed to completing major projects.

For more information on Rosamund’s work, including a collection of her gorgeous paintings – several of which are at the bottom of this page – please visit her website: rosamundzander.com

About the Book

Written in 2000, The Art of Possibility presents twelve breakthrough practices for bringing creativity into all human endeavors, The Art of Possibility is the dynamic product of an extraordinary partnership. An international bestseller, the book combines Benjamin Zander’s experience as conductor of the Boston Philharmonic and his talent as a teacher and communicator with psychotherapist Rosamund Stone Zander’s genius for designing innovative paradigms for personal and professional fulfillment. The authors’ harmoniously interwoven perspectives provide a deep sense of the powerful role that the notion of possibility can play in every aspect of life. Through uplifting stories, parables, and personal anecdotes, the Zanders invite us to become passionate communicators, leaders, and performers whose lives radiate Possibility into the world.

Praise for The Art of Possibility

“One of the most inspiring, practical, and uplifting books I have ever read. The very act of reading it with an open heart and mind will improve your health!”
—Christiane Northrup, M.D.

“The Zanders’ book of practices has made my life one of infinite possibility. . .the implications for corporate and political life are extraordinary.”
—Warren Bennis, author of On Becoming a Leader

“This is a wide, uplifting, and important work, a seamless blend of insight and inspiration, personal revelations, and stories drawn from the worlds of art, psychology, business, and politics.”
—Doris Kearns Goodwin, New York Times bestselling author of Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulpit

“The passionate energy permeating The Art of Possibility is a true force for every reader for self-development and life fulfillment.”
—Klaus Schwab, founder and president, World Economic Forum

“As applicable in the workplace as in an intimate relationship.”
The Boston Globe

 Paintings by Rosamund Zander

Sunset Over Gerorgica Pond, 1985 – Oil On Canvas
Vermont Road, 1983 – Oil On Canvas
Tyringham, 1981 – Oil On Canvas