Books and Publications

Current Project: Spiritual entrepreneurs: Transforming ourselves, transforming our world.

Call for spiritual entrepreneurs: If you have a regular psycho-spiritual practice that informs and fuels your entrepreneurship and those efforts are for or toward a common good, I’d greatly appreciate hearing your story and potentially using it for my next book. Please email me at with a brief bio to include information about your spiritual practice and your work.

Frizzell, D.A. (2018). Ten developmental themes of mindful leaders: An integrative leader-development framework to navigate your transformative journey. Scotts Valley, CA: Kindle Direct Publishing. 

Frizzell, D.A. and Banner, D.K. (2017). Leader self-development, psychological maturity and meditation: Elements of a transformative journey. In Neal, J. (Ed.), Handbook of Personal and Organizational Transformation. New York, NY: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-29587-9_66-2

Frizzell, D.A., Hoon, S., and Banner, D.K. (2016). A phenomenological investigation of leader development and mindfulness meditation. Journal of Social Change, 8, 14-25. doi: 10.5590/JOCS.2016.08.1.02

Doctorate Dissertation

The Perceptions and Lived Experiences of Leaders Practicing Mindfulness Meditation: A Phenomenological Investigation    (Scholarworks document 1583)