Hire Lewis Harrison to Speak at your College

Game Theorist, Motivational Speaker, Problem-solver, Facilitator, Humorist

Born and raised in the South Bronx, Lewis has transcended many extreme life challenges, and has developed “real-life experience” in becoming a: 

  • best-selling author
  • former NPR (National Public Radio Affiliated) talk show host
  • strategist and influencer
  • master problem solver
  • trend-spotter and futurist
  • world traveler (over 25 countries)
  • expert in multi-cultural folk medicine
  • holistic wellness advocate
  • game theorist
  • practical philosopher on the art and science of happiness. 

Below, Lewis is interviewed by award-winning journalist Phyllis Haynes on why people are unhappy


What does Lewis bring to the table?



Humor, clarity of thought, information, motivation, inspiration, 50 years of life experience living on the edge with visionaries, all combined with entertaining story-telling,  (The Michael Moore Story, The Hip-Hop in da Bronx Story, The Donald Trump Story, The Elon Musk Story, The Jungles of South East Asia Story, The Turkish-Syrian Border Story, etc.)

What problems does Lewis solve?


  • He offers students skills for reducing stress, isolation, alienation, and depression.
  • Presents tips for time management.
  • Helps students to differentiate between FakeNews, cognitive bias, and misinformation.
  • He shares his own successful techniques for conquering shyness, and show you how to create substantial and supportive friendships on campus.
  • “Awakens” students who feel alone, numb, isolated, alienated and disconnected. After all, the social pressures associated with college life can be overwhelming.
  • Priority planning. College students often connect happiness with life satisfaction. Their intuitions and cognitive biases tell them that — a prestigious internship, winning the lottery, getting a high grade, or a good-paying job, will make us happy, like— are totally wrong. As life passes they soon learn that these were misguided expectations and do not increase happiness at all. Lewis helps students clarify what things are truly important.


Lewis’  is known for his ability to use Big Data, Game-Based Thinking (Applied Game Theory), Positive Psychology and humor; to inform, inspire and motivate college students to be more efficient, effective, productive, self-aware and happier.


Presently, Lewis hosts a talk radio show at WIOX 91.3 FM in NY.


Lewis is an expert in Applied Game Thinking (a simple but effective approach to Game Theory); the science of power, influence, strategizing and leadership.

He also offers custom designed programs for:

  • Orientations
  • Clubs
  • Student Activities
  • Greek Life (Fraternities and Sororities)
  • Athletic Programs
  • School Staff

Lewis offers 8 Basic Programs to Colleges

  1. How to be Happy
  2. Ending Isolation, Loneliness, and Alienation
  3. What it Means to be a Hero
  4. Collaborative Leadership
  5. Conspiracy Theories and 1984: Is Orwell’s Reality Already Here?
  6. Game Theory and Applied Game Thinking
  7. Life Game Strategies
  8. Spiritual, Not Religious

….Of course, Lewis can create customized programs as well. Just ask him about them.

All of these programs end with Q & A with Lewis, and all attendees  receive a free copy of his newest book, “Life Strategies and Game-Based Thinking: A Guide for College Students”

Ask about block bookings for multiple colleges and access great discounts.




Referred to in the media as a “renaissance man for the 21st century”  Lewis is the author of over 17 books in a wide range of subjects, and has been published in 5 languages.  


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Program #1 –  How to be Happy


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Happiness as a human pursuit has been ingrained in our actions for as long as we can remember. The relatively new discipline of positive psychology has taken this concept into the realm of scientific research in hopes of gaining a better understanding of global well-being and meaningful living.

Whether on a global or individual level the pursuit of happiness is one which is gaining traction and scientific recognition.

Recently the media reported that Yale University had offered a course “Psyc 157, Psychology and the Good Life.” Enrollment for this course transcended all expectations and it has now become the most popular course in Yale’s 316-year history. One reason why this course has been so popular is reflected in a 2013 report by the Yale College Council found that more than half of undergraduates sought mental health care from the university during their time there.

Based on principles drawn from Positive Psychology and current scientific research, Lewis Harrison’s presentation will show you tips, techniques – the essential tools you will need to live a happier, more satisfying life.

Behavioral scientists now know that happiness can predict health and longevity. You can measure social progress, even predict how successful a college student is likely to become.  The challenge is that happiness isn’t something that just happens to you. Everyone has the ability to make small changes in their behavior, their surroundings, and their relationships. By making these changes they can help set themselves on course for a happier life.

Included in the program are tips for:

  • Learning how to express more gratitude
  • Learning how to act more and procrastinate less
  • Learning how to expand your social connections; even if you are shy
  • Learning how to draw out the happiness that is already within you
  • Learning how to tame negative thoughts and approach every day with optimism.


Why this program is so important for college students?

  • In high school, they had to deprioritize their happiness to gain admission to college, adopting many stressful and even harmful life habits that have led to a mental health crisis on campus.
  • College students are ever more anxious, stressed, unhappy, and feel numb and disconnected.
  • The social pressures associated with taking a lecture can push students to work intensely hard while provoking anxiety about grades.
  • College students often connect happiness with life satisfaction. Their intuitions and cognitive biases tell them that — a prestigious internship, winning the lottery, getting a high grade, or a good-paying job, will make us happy, like— are totally wrong. As life passes they soon learn that these were misguided expectations and do not increase happiness at all.

Like the course offered at Yale, Lewis presentation focuses both on positive psychology — the characteristics that allow humans to flourish, and behavioral change, or how to live by those lessons in real life.  As part of his presentation, Lewis offers the attendees various self-assessment tools, and a personal Happiness Lifehacking Game Project – essentially a personal self-improvement project. To see real change in their life habits, students have to hold themselves accountable each day, she said.

What makes this presentation unique among programs on happiness offered throughout the United States, is that it focuses on the type of behavioral change that is motivated by game-based thinking. This is a way of seeing the world that is natural and intuitive for college students in our digital age.

What does Lewis know about happiness?

He has worked at being happy for most of his life. Coming out of a difficult youth he sought out mentors, advisors, and counselors seeking the “secret” of happiness. He explored the great Eastern and Western spiritual and religious traditions; sex, drugs and Rock ‘n Roll; got a degree in philosophy; did years of counseling and psychotherapy; tried materialism, hedonism, and meditation, got married, created a life mission, acted on it, and is now very happy.


Program #2 Ending Isolation, Loneliness, and Alienation



Isolation, loneliness, and alienation is not a selective problem. It can affect students of any race, religion, nation, economic class, and political persuasion.

For freshmen, the issue often begins with difficulty finding their “squad”. New students see others walking around campus in big posses, and yet they haven’t found theirs and fear that they won’t.  People may say high when they walk by but inside many feel a total disconnect.

This is not a new problem on campuses but it has been magnified through the media and social networks. Isolation, loneliness, and alienation involve much more than just making friends with their fellow students down the hall.

Political and social anxieties abound on campuses, particularly exacerbated by events that significantly disrupt the campus flow. In addition, today, students still face trouble affording college and locating jobs —  more than was experienced by previous generations. This can lead to additional anxiety and depression.

Many students have an over-reliance on social media that can make them feel simultaneously more connected and more disconnected.

It is important that each of us take care of our mental well-being, but many students do not even know where to begin. At larger institutions, students can become invisible.


This program concerning Ending Isolation, Loneliness, and Alienation is not a replacement for competent professional care. Long-term chronic isolation, loneliness, alienation, and depression, more often than not, is managed rather than cured. A  key step in climbing out of the darkness of these experiences is in understanding that these feelings are not who you are, but rather a state that you are experiencing. It has symptoms, causes, and solutions. Thanks to huge advances in the study of the brain, social intelligence, social networking analysis, brain chemistry; along with integrative, holistic approaches that take into account; biochemical, emotional, cultural, structural and spiritual factors – positive outcomes are more effective than ever before.

If you suffer from isolation, loneliness, alienation you are not alone, and there is hope.

Included in the program are Lewis’ personal experiences of how he escaped from the dark cloud of isolation, loneliness, alienation, and depression and how he learned to “connect” while finding contentment, happiness, and loving and caring relationships.

Included in the program are tips for:

  • Ending loneliness.
  • Learning how to separate who you are from how you feel.
  • Learning how to act more and procrastinate less.
  • Finding friends on campus.
  • Learning how to create supportive and positive social connections.
  • Learning how to draw out the happiness that is already within you.
  • Learning how to tame depressive thoughts and approach every day with a positive outlook.
  • Using game-based thinking to create a “team” that can support you in all elements of college life.
  • Developing meaningful, deep,  reliable, and durable emotional connections.
  • Deciphering the distinction between solitude and loneliness.
  • Controlling  “frenetic tethering” with a “clique” or an “in-crowd”.  These patterns can compromise our capacity to cultivate authentic friendships and the joy and creativity these can bring us.
  • Recognizing that feelings of loneliness and alienation when starting school, are very typical and very normal.
  • Thinking through how to sit with, and be in closer touch with, difficult feelings.
  • Developing patience. It can take a while for a new place to feel like home. It often takes at least a year or two.
  • Connecting to people you haven’t met yet.
  • Seeking out resources on campus that are there to support your intellectual and emotional well-being.
  • Finding mentors to guide you through the rough times and help you to smooth out the edges.
  • Distinguishing between unique, unconventional, and eccentric behavior versus self-destructive and harmful behavior.
  • Cultivating habits that will help you connect with others with common interests.
  • Finding study partners that can become good friends.
  • Removing the stigma around seeking mental health treatment.
  • Helping students to willingly take advantage of the school counseling center
  • Helping non-traditional and off-campus students to connect to the college community; especially when there is an age or experience gap.


Lewis Harrison’s presentation on ending isolation, loneliness, and alienation offers a well-organized, step-by-step program for personal transformation. He integrates

  • “Mindfulness,” and learning to live in the moment.
  • Lessons he learned as an isolated, lonely, and alienated teen and adult from  high school through 4 colleges and numerous careers
  • Positive psychology
  • Effective mentoring
  • support triangles
  • Silently connecting to others through sound, art, movement, and feng shui (the art and science of connected environments and dorm spaces).


Why this program is so important for college students?

  • In high school, they had to deprioritize their happiness to gain admission to college.
  • Many students have adopted many stressful and even harmful life habits that have led to their being isolated and alienated.
  • College students are ever more anxious, stressed, unhappy, and feel numb and disconnected.
  • College students often bring disconnected patterns from high school and falsely believe that college has to be the same way.
  • Excessive stress can exacerbate underlying depression and cause a student to disconnect from others, making their depression even worse.
  • The social pressures associated with taking a lecture can push students to work intensely in isolation while provoking anxiety about grades. If there is no one to turn to for support this can lead to greater alienation.


What does Lewis know about isolation, loneliness, and alienation?

Lewis spent his high school years and much of his time in college isolated, lonely, and alienated? Under the sound guidance of mentors, counselors, and a solid support system he came out of his shell.  At first, he silently connected to others through music, art, movement, and martial arts. Then by applying the principles of multiple intelligences theory he learned the social and empathetic skills he needed but lacked. Today, he is able to connect to thousands of isolated, lonely, and alienated listeners on his radio show “That Was Zen, This is Tao.”


View this short promo of  “What’s Up”, Lewis Harrison’s  NPR (National Public Radio-affiliated humor and interview show on WIOX 91.3FM in New York


Program #3  What it Means to Be a Hero


A hero or heroine is a real person or the main character of a literary work who, in the face of danger, combats adversity through feats of ingenuity, bravery, or strength; the original hero type of classical epics did such things for the sake of glory and honor. In earlier times many performed heroic acts for pride and fame. Today we tend to seek out heroes/heroines who perform great deeds for the common good. These extraordinary and revered individuals strive for success against seemingly insurmountable odds, seeking honorable conquest often living by a continually flawed personal honor code.

The concept of the hero can be found in theology and epic poetry; as well as in popular culture. Joseph Campbell, the great anthropologist stated that what all societies have in common is the concept of the hero/heroine. Examples of heroes range from mythological figures, such as Gilamesh, Achilles, and Iphigenia, to historical figures, such as Joan of Arc, Thurgood Marshall,  W.E.B. Debois, Winston Churchill, John McCain, Helen Keller, Amelia Erhardt, Minnie Vautrin, Norman Behtune, Alan Turing, Raoul Wallenberg, Chiune Sugihara, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Cesar Chavez, John Lewis, Nelson Mandela, Oswaldo Pava,  Malala Yousafzai, and fictional superheroes including Superman, Batman, the Black Panther, and a slew of other Marvel characters.

The hero attracts much attention because much of the world we live in today has been influenced by scenarios based on the suppositions, that if some historical individual had or had not been alive, certain events would never have taken place. Today, with social networking, apps, and globalization, any one of us has the potential to be a hero.

In this presentation Lewis Harrison will share stories about the great heroes/heroines he has personally worked with and show you how to:

  1. Define your vision.
  2. Begin a vision quest.
  3. React to effectively to tests and challenges that are likely to arise.
  4. Separate who you are from how you feel.
  5. Learn how to act more and procrastinate less.
  6. Learn how to create your own “Mission Impossible” team.
  7. Learn how to recognize your strengths and weaknesses.
  8. Learn how to make a positive difference in the world.
  9. Learn how to approach every day with a positive outlook.


Why is this program so important for college students?

  1. In high school, they often had to deprioritize their personal visions s to gain admission to college, adopting many counter-productive life habits that would be more appropriate for an anti-hero.
  2. College students want to make a difference but are so overwhelmed they don’t know how.
  3. College students often give-up their heroic thinking focusing instead on — a prestigious internship, getting a high grade, or a good-paying job. They don’t realize that heroic thinking and actions will help them achieve these things with greater ease.


What does Lewis know about heroes and heroines?

He created philanthropic projects that won him awards both in High School and College. He was a “second responder” the day after the 9/11 World Trade Center attack. He later lived in the Jungles of the Philippines bringing donors’ food and medical support to rural villagers affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan – one of the most powerful storms ever tracked. Lewis, with his wife Lilia, visited over 26 countries and lived in Asian villages as part of the humanitarian effort of the Maydolong Relief Project.

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Lewis, in backcountry Samar, Philippines – Maydolong Relief Project. He doesn’t just talk about making a difference – He makes a difference!


Program #4 Collaborative Leadership


Great leaders have the ability to use various tools of influence to enlist the aid and the support of others in the accomplishment of a common task. A leader is not simply someone that others follow, or who guides and/or directs.

These individuals understand the subtleties of situational interactions, group functions, behavior, power, vision, values.

  • Organize a group to achieve a common goal.
  • Bring out the greatness in others.
  • Guide others to becoming great leaders.
  • Create a tool chest of tips and strategies for transcending obstacles and challenges. inspire, motivate and educate team members.
  • Guide team members to maximize collective intelligence.
  • Delegate the right job to the right people.

Why this program is so important for college students?

  • The path to becoming a great leader has radically shifted in the last decade
  • Students need to have access to more than just motivational platitudes
  • Many students are cynical
  • Many students find it difficult to admire today’s leaders
  • Apps have changed how we think
  • Students need to learn leadership skills that reflect 21-century thinking
  • Students who have grown up playing Tetris and can multi-task with five smartphones and yet many lack the skills to make important critical decisions.

In this program Lewis offers students information on the skills needed for great leadership and combines them with basic game theory, systems theory, decision science, positive psychology, motivational and inspirational tools and intuition to create, build, sustain and expand leadership potential.

What does Lewis Harrison know about Leadership?

  • He is a past-President of the New York Chapter of the Prestigious National Speakers Association,
  • He was the chairman of the Wellness Professional Expert’s Group at the National Speaker’s Association.
  • He was invited to attend meetings at the Council of Foreign Relations concerning U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East.

View this video of Lewis Harrison’s 1994 presentation to a conference of visionary leaders.


Program #5 – Conspiracy Theories and 1984: Is Orwell’s Reality Here?


In 1949 George Orwell’s futuristic masterpiece “1984” was published.  Here Orwell described a superstate in a world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, and public manipulation, dictated by a political system  under the control of  a privileged inner party elite that persecutes all individualism and independent thinking as “thought crimes.”

“1984” has become a guidebook for many who believe that this is the kind of world we are already living in.

Often called conspiracy theorists by critics these explorers of  “alternative realities” are convinced that there are persons, groups, and organizations that are presently initiating, causing or covering up what is really “going on”, through secret planning and deliberate action, and illegal or harmful events or situations.

Are there conspiracies out there? You bet there are but they are probably not the ones you think you know about.

There is a difference between a conspiracy theory based on solid research and one based on superstition, sloppy research, and wishful thinking.  The Game based thinking (gamification) that has expanded through youth culture through Tetris and other puzzle-based video games and the increasing use apps and social media to create followers and counterintuitive “rebels” has created a form of resistance to Big Brother that Orwell never conceived of.

In this thought-provoking and often humorous program noted futurist and gamification expert, Lewis Harrison, explores many of the most common conspiracy theories including those supposedly involving:

  • The Tri-lateral Commission
  • 60 families that run the world
  • The Council of Foreign Relations
  • ZOG
  • The  Federal Reserve Bank
  • The Power Elite
  • UFOs, Aliens and Area 51
  • Memes and Regenerating Thought Programs
  • The Bilderberg Group
  • Chemtrails
  • The Illuminati,  and many more.

Why this program is so important for college students?

  • The path to becoming a great thinker requires strong critical thinking skills.
  • Many bright students lack the ability to distinguish between fact and fake.
  • Many students need skills for creating collaborative intelligence teams.
  • Many students see the problem but do not know how to find a workable solution.
  • Many students do not know the difference between rational and logical.
  • Many students lack knowledge about confirmation and information bias.

Lewis is not concerned with debunking any particular theory, nor in debating anyone about them. His interest is in exploring cognitive biases, critical thinking, and Fake News. His presentation will present new ideas, tips, and tools to help students in creating effective strategies to solve real-world problems.

Lewis also speaks about conspiracy theories that turned out to be true!


What does Lewis Harrison know about Conspiracy Theories?

  • He has been “connecting the dots” for over 50 years, showing experts statistical flaws in their conclusions.
  • He has the ability to distinguish between cause and effect correlation.
  • He can show through the Butterfly Effect, Tipping Points, and Murphy’s Law how some things actually happen by accident (The bane of conspiracy theorists).
  • Sometimes something is at it seems. Lewis can show that sometimes there is nothing important happening between the lines. (An idea that is the bane of conspiracy theorists.)
  • He can show you how everything is connected, but just not the way you think it is.
  • He was invited and attended meetings at the Council of Foreign Relations concerning U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East. No matter how much he looked, he couldn’t find 5 people consistently knowledgeable, or influential enough to create a workable conspiracy.

Program #6 – Applied Game Thinking: A Unique Path to Success in College and in Life.


No matter what we do in life we must strategize to get the greatest benefit at the lowest cost. Applied Game Thinking is an easy-to-understand-and-apply approach to decision-making that has had tremendous success in all levels of society. The concept of Applied Game Thinking is inspired by game theory, a discipline founded by John Von Neumann, a Hungarian-born American mathematician, scientist, and renaissance man. Game-based thinking describes concepts (systems) that were created to explain why and how individuals and organizations strategize, i.e. make decisions when one person (or more) might also affect the outcome of the decision.

Lewis Harrison studied  John Von Neumann’s original concept, tweaked it a bit, and applied it to other disciplines to create an approach that any college student can apply to maximize their social and academic experience. If you are a “gamer”, a sports enthusiast, or you spend more than an hour a day using Apps and social networking, this is a must program.

The Greek philosopher Socrates stated that “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Any student who is interested in avoiding obstacles, problems, and the most common pitfalls in college, will greatly benefit from this program.

In this entertaining and thought-provoking program, Lewis will introduce his audience to:

  • Zero-sum, win-lose games, (Presidential elections).
  • Non-zero-sum, win-win, collaborative games, (Philanthropy).
  • Perfect, complete information games, (Chess).
  • Imperfect, incomplete information games, (Dating).
  • Sequential move games (Ping Pong).
  • Simultaneous games (Rock-paper Scissors).

View this television interview with Lewis Harrison as he explains the fundamentals of game theory and applied game-based thinking.

Why this program is so important for college students? 

Many business and economics majors are taught short introduction to game theory but it is seldom connected to “gamer thinking” and they are seldom taught how to apply in their personal and academic lives.

Students with a knowledge of game theory:

  • Make better decisions
  • Have a deeper understanding of human behavior
  • Can predict the future more effectively (Through probabilities)
  • Understand how the actions of others affect them
  • Are more successful competitors

What does Lewis Harrison know about applied game theory?

  • He was personally mentored by Dr. Harvey Slatin, an engineer at the Manhattan Project and an associate of (poker player with) John von Neumann, the visionary who developed game theory.
  • He has written 3 best-selling books about game theory and game-based thinking.
  • He developed applied game theory, a unique approach to game-based thinking that addresses irrational, emotionally motivated behavior.
  • He has used game theory successfully as a professional problem solver and entrepreneur.

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Program #7 – Life Game Strategies

There is a common cliché that “life is a game.” The truth is that life, especially college life, really is a game.

In order to succeed on campus and everywhere off campus it is essential that you have some strategy – a clearly defined plan to achieve your goals even under stressful and uncertain conditions.

Strategy is important for all of us because the resources available to achieve these goals are usually limited.

In order to create a successful strategy, individuals must map out how their goals will be achieved by through available resources.

To have an effective, efficient, and productive strategy essentially means you can shape the future.

In this fun, informative, and motivating presentation futurist, and game theorist, Lewis Harrison will show you how to:

  • Isolate the essential information and resources needed to create a winning strategy.
  • Examine the information and resources.
  • Set goals.
  • Determine the actions to achieve the goals.
  • Mobilize the isolated knowledge and resources to create a number of potential strategies.
  • Act to achieve desirable ends (goals) with one of these strategies (the means)
  • Explore alternative strategies.
  • Help you to adapt to a hostile environment.
  • Use applied game theory (a concept that has won over 12 Noble prizes) use your imagination and logic to choose between specific alternatives.

In addition,  Lewis will map out his 7 most successful strategies including:

  • Rope a Dope: The technique used by Muhammad Ali to win the Heavyweight Championship against George Forman.
  • Rubik/Tetris: Rearranging boxes of ideas to create a winning strategy.
  • Mister Rogers: Using rapport and subtle influence to win the day.
  • Mission Impossible: Create a team of experts to achieve challenging goals.
  • Reciprocal Altruism: Collaborating with adversaries to win.
  • Money Ball: Using statistics to create a winning strategy.
  • Weakest Link: Using assessment tools to isolate constraints in yours and your opponent’s game plan.

Remember: The best strategies will ensure long-term success if followed faithfully.

Watch this interview with Lewis about life game strategies.

What does Lewis Harrison know about life game strategies? Watch this interview with award-winning Journalist Phyllis Haynes.

  • He has been designing winning and visionary strategies for over half a century through his coaching and consulting: Think Tank and The RealUGuru Project. His clients have included educators, association executives, major corporations, political organizations, foundations, and competitive athletes. He was a past-President of the New York Chapter of the Prestigious National Speakers Association,
  • He was the chairman of the Wellness Professional Expert’s Group at the National Speaker’s Association.
  • He was invited and attended meetings at the Council of Foreign Relations concerning U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East.


Program #8 – Spiritual, Not Religious


To describe oneself as spiritual but not religious is to feel a sense of freedom, often combined with pain of longing for the concept of the sacred.  Secular spirituality can include atheists, agnostics, pagans, and ethical culturalists. These are all paths of, thought, action, inquiry, and experience that transcends the rites, rituals, ceremonies, clergy, holy books, churches and temples often associated with organized religion. To be spiritual without dogma is a way of exploring a type of wisdom that is both mysterious and also essential for living a life of contentment”.

In this presentation Lewis Harrison, explores the sacred, love, community, and spirituality – free of the chains of dogma and the constraints of formal religion. Through this presentation, you will be guided in exploring how to define and clarify your personal life vision so that it may lead you to what is known in many spiritual traditions as “Awakening.”

Spiritual, Not Religious draws wisdom from the great philosophical traditions and applies it to the digitized world we live in today. The common thread through it all is the idea that reality is what you choose to construct while exploring and observing your interactions with other people, places and things. It doesn’t matter if you are an atheist, agnostic, pagan, or the follower of a formal religious tradition. If you can remain detached while forming bonds built on kindness, love, tolerance and compassion you will truly have entered into the realm of the spiritual.

As these spiritual components are magnified Lewis offers tips, tools, techniques to assist the audience members in creating a practical order and harmony to the messy chaos that often passes for normal living.

In this presentation, Lewis explores ideas and practices that will help his audiences to magnify what is already spiritual in their lives while introducing spiritual ideas that you may have previously been unaware.

In this presentation Lewis Harrison will show you how to:

  1. create a life centered on ethics, and humanism rather than on theology.
  2. Learning to think, speak, and act in way that promote mindfulness
  3. create a spiritual discipline devoid of creeds and sectarianism.
  4. respect humanity, nature, and environmental stewardship.
  5. integrate social justice with tolerance and respect.
  6. speak less and listen more effectively.
  7. see the inherent worth and dignity in all creatures
  8. embrace the potential to grow and change,
  9. create a spiritually based ethical community, a community that transcends the individual experience and which is enriched through our relationships with others
  10. define your personal life vision.

What does Lewis Harrison know about religion and spirituality?

  • He was raised in an observant Jewish family.
  • He spent much of his teen years at the Society for Ethical Culture, a pioneering humanist organization committed to social justice for all.
  • He spent 5 years living as a monk.
  • He was a shaman’s apprentice for 15 years exploring trance states and other altered states of consciousness (without the use of hallucinogenics).
  • He has been teaching secular “mindful” meditation since 1973
  • He has been exploring and teaching non-secular spirituality for over 50 years.
  • He is the author of the book Conscious Capitalism, an exploration of entrepreneurship, using spiritually oriented intention and business principles.

Watch this interview with Lewis about a spiritual approach to business.



Lewis Harrison’s Daily Fee for Speaking, Facilitation, Symposiums, and Seminars:

$2,500 – $5,000



“…presents a well organized step-by-step program. Following this program may have an immediate impact on your mental and physical health, and lead you to the threshold of a greatly improved quality of life. I recommend this man to anyone who wants less stress and more energy..”

      Jack Canfield, the author of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” – Series of books

“What makes Lewis particularly effective as a speaker is that he engages superbly with audience members, typically in an unexpected way, appropriately using anecdotes to make his points.”

     Daniel J. Wiener, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist, LMFT (Licensed Family Therapist) and Professor, Department of Counseling and Family Therapy,  Central Connecticut State University.


“Lewis was one of the most interesting and informative speakers we had during the professional development training. He is truly a unique presenter.”

       John Delate, Associate Director, Purchase College, State University of New York, Office of Residence Life.


“Lewis Harrison’s entertaining, high energy,  interactive style sparkles with insightful principles synthesized from a wide range of experts and thinkers.”

        Scott E. Weiner, Ph.D., former philosophy professor.


Lewis is that unique individual who walks the walk and talks the talk, and embodies the values he believes in. He will always go the extra mile to help others. I would recommend Lewis to all those who want to succeed in any aspect of their life.”

       Marilyn Horowitz, Professor, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts


To have Lewis speak at your school contact him at LewisCoaches@gmail.com


Call him at 212-724-8782



Lewis Harrison on the Radio

Hear Lewis Harrison weekly on his  Network) radio show “Ask Lewis”

This is a motivational, educational, informational, inspirational and very funny Radio Show.

The show broadcasts every Thursday at 4:00 – 6:00 PM (EST) at

91.3 FM Roxbury NY and streams internationally on your smart device at WIOXRadio.org

WIOX broadcasts from Roxbury NY in the majestic Catskill Mountains and is a proud member of WSKG Public Media – Part of the NPR network of stations.


To learn more about having Lewis Harrison make a presentation at your school call him at:

212-724-8782 from 9 am – 9 pm.



He can be contacted by email at: LewisCoaches@gmail.com