Roy Posner is an internationally-acclaimed author, corporate instructor, business consultant, human development researcher, part-time musician, personal mentor, spiritual guide, and philosopher of life.
Roy is the author of the internationally acclaimed book 'The Miraculous Phenomenon of Life Response,' as well as several other highly respected works. He has been an instructor and consultant in and around Silicon Valley for over 25 years, and has worked closely with global think-tank Mother's Service Society in Pondicherry, India in developing his ideas on human evolution and transformation.
Roy was born in Brooklyn, New York City, was then raised in Queens NYC, was educated at Syracuse University, and in 1975 moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where he lived for 38 years. He now resides in Southern California (Long Beach) with his life partner Susan Lamkey.
Roy Posner came to Northern California (San Francisco Bay Area) in earnest in 1975, and shortly thereafter formed Kenroy company, reselling imported goods from Mother's Commerce Company of Pondicherry, India. There began a lifetime deep association with the founders of Mother's Service Society, including Garry Jacobs, Robert Macfarlane, and Sri Karmayogi among others.
After working at an energy conservation company in 1982, Roy embarked on a career in the computer industry beginning with computer sales, followed by a career in software development and training. Simultaneous to his computer career, Roy delved deeply into the teachings of sage and seer Sri Aurobindo and his spiritual partner the Mother, as well as that of Sri Karmayogi, applying their vast, and deeply profound knowledge to the details of life.
In 1997 Roy founded Growth Online a web site providing fresh, new insights into human evolution and transformation. Inspired by the life and teachings of the Indian sage and seer Sri Aurobindo, as well as Karmayogi, Roy embarked on a journey to understand the deepest truths of life. A good part of what he discovered along the way is presented at Growth Online. Roy is also the author of several books on personal growth and transformation, including the internationally acclaimed 'The Miraculous Phenomenon of Life Response.'
Roy has an eclectic mix of skills and interests. He has been a business entrepreneur and owner, a software developer and trainer, a music composer, a book author, and a philosopher of life. Many of the articles he has penned along the way were developed in collaboration with The Mother's Service Society, a think-tank founded by Sri Karmayogi located in Pondicherry India. MSS has done groundbreaking work in the areas of social development, economics, business management theory, education, literature, psychology, personal growth, and spirituality in life -- extending the profound wisdom of Sri Aurobindo to each of these fields. Most of the content of Roy's writings is built upon this intellectual and experiential foundation.
Roy's central goal for his audience is to help them learn the inner keys to endless accomplishment, abundant prosperity, and deep and abiding happiness and fulfillment in life. Throughout his writings he reveals the psychological and spiritual keys that can help us unlock that infinite potential. Many of the ideas and principles he presents are influenced by the teachings of Karmayogi, the multi-dimensional, original-thinker and spiritual genius who is the founder and leader of Mother's Service Society.
Roy believes that even with all humanity's progress over the past few millennia, we -- as individuals, businesses, and society -- have reached but a fraction of our outer and inner potential. That promise can be realized very quickly, however, when we learn to develop our higher consciousness. In particular, if we change certain limiting aspects of our being, life will quickly respond to that inner effort with good fortune. E.g. you change a wanting attitude, and instantly from out of nowhere you are offered a job of a lifetime. Roy refers to this miraculous-like phenomenon as a "life response." In 2008 he completed his groundbreaking book on the subject, 'The Miraculous Phenomenon of Life Response.'
Roy's 400+ essays on human evolution and transformation can be found in his book 'A New Way of Living.' Influenced by the Indian sage and seer Sri Aurobindo, Roy offers startlingly insights into the human condition, and the emergence of a new consciousness and way of living for individuals and society. Among the topics covered are the process of creation and accomplishment, the keys to attracting sudden good fortune, how to experience the spiritual dimension of life, insights into the character of life, the meaning of world events in light of our evolutionary potential, and many others. The book provides the closest thing to his integral view of life.
Perhaps Roy's most significant contribution to the consciousness space is a chapter-by-chapter analysis of Sri Aurobindo's tome 'The Life Divine,' perhaps the single greatest exposition on the nature of existence, human evolution, and the spiritual Reality ever devised. The work has been published in book form and been favorably reviewed by The Indian Diaspora website among others.
During the period 2004-2008, Roy was also a contributing author and editorial board member of Consecration magazine, a journal dedicated to practical application of spirituality in daily life. He is also a research associate for The Mother's Service Society/MSS Research, and a contributor to both the Human Science project and the Karmayogi.net forums. Several years’ back Roy participated in the development of a new web-based expert system for personal relationships, RomanceEternal, as well as a powerful online sales training system, TenFold Sales, based on profound principles of personal growth and success.
Roy participated in e-conferences on creating full employment in the world, the emergence of True Individuality in society, and a new vision of Higher Education as guest member of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS). He is also a guest researcher for the World University Consortium (WUC), a new initiative of the World Academy.
In October 2010 Roy spoke on the phenomenon of Life Response at the North American gathering of SKY (Simplified Kundalini Yoga) in Mtn. View, California. In December 2010 an article about Roy's insights on the phenomenon of Life Response was presented in an essay in The Times of India. In April 2012 Roy spoke at a gathering in San Francisco of Tech Mahindra, a $3B Indian IT company, on the subject of how to evoke powerful Life Response in Sales by changing one's attitudes.
Roy was also featured on the cover of the online edition of BusinessWeek for his remarks on intuition's role in 21st century business success.
In the summer of 2013 Roy released twenty 3-4 minute inspirational audios on how to attract sudden good fortune from out of nowhere, i.e. the phenomenon of "Life Response."
In 2014 Roy co-founded LAMERE, a management consulting, training, and research company dedicated to taking its clients to the pinnacles of success. The stated goal is to turn every company LAMERE comes in contact with into a highly energized, vastly productive, and enormously profitable Living Organization.
In November 2014 Roy made a presentation to ~100 business owners and others at the EVOLVE management conference in Kochi, India on the subject of how "Overcoming Negative Attitudes Attract Business Success." Shortly after a glowing review of Roy's book 'The Miraculous Phenomenon of Life Response' was presented in the magazine supplement of the Hindustan Times in India.
Roy is also the founder of GuruSoftware, a software development, training, and consulting company headquartered in California, specializing in project management. He has conducted over 1000 training classes to over 5,000 students. The business (and his other endeavors) serve as a living laboratory for Roy to apply the powerful life principles he has learned along the way, which in turn provide new insights that are captured in his latest essays, articles and books.
One of Roy's deepest aspirations is to develop an interactive, dynamic web and mobile based personal growth program to help users elevate their consciousness to enable vast success and deep inner fulfillment in life. It would include all of the knowledge he has garnered through his association with Sri Aurobindo, the Mother, Sri Karmayogi, Garry Jacobs and others. A simple simulation of the site/program has been developed.
In Spring 2015 Roy became an Advisory Council member of the Global Institute of Integral Management Studies (GIIMS) in Cochin, India. Its goal is "Building a group of educational institutions by blending the educational systems and organization of the West with Indian Values and Wisdom."
It should also be noted that for over twenty years Roy has provided 1-on-1 Life Guidance to individuals around the world. In particular he offers clients powerful ways to attract sudden good fortune into their lives. He calls this profound, miraculous-like phenomenon "Life Response." He has written an internationally acclaimed book on the subject. His approach is to understand their current needs, and then suggests the best "life response inducing" solutions. Those are the particular methods that when engaged in attract sudden good fortune for the client. By implementing his suggestions, they are able to attract miraculous-like conditions, fulfilling their deepest aspirations and then some. Over the years there have been many remarkable successes!
In 2015 Roy released 'A Life Response Reader,' a companion to ‘The Miraculous Phenomenon of Life Response.’ It consists of many hundreds of life response experiences collected over the last 15 years categorized for easy access. A number of the entries are Roy's own personal experiences, but there are also many more involving friends and associates around the world. The 400 or so true life incidents are categorized into dozens of life response Methods, which are the inner and outer movements of consciousness one makes that evoke sudden good fortune -- such as greater cleanliness and orderliness, making a firm decision and commitment, overcoming a negative attitude, not reacting to another's intensities, feeling goodwill towards another, opening to the spiritual Force, etc.
In latter 2015 Roy released a higher sound quality version of his 'The Sunlit Path' musical suite, originally composed 2006-10.
In 2016 Roy completed the first edition of a new book called 'Life Response in Work,' which focuses on how to attract sudden good fortune in your work activities and thereby attain peak levels of success in your career. The book is also the basis of corporate workshop and training on the subject.,
In addition, in 2016 Roy founded a new site called 'Life Response Today,' containing a myriad of content on the phenomenon - from articles to books to audios, videos, and interviews. One major addition to the site is the 2016 release of a dozen plus original videos on Life Response. They were written by Roy and compiled with music and visuals by Senthil R. Murugan. A number of the videos are based on the audios Roy released in 2013, and therefore many of them include Roy's narration.
In the second half of 2016 Roy reorganized the contents of Growth Online into a new form called the Supramental KnowledgeBase. Like Growth Online, the contents of its hundreds of articles is divided into five area - Personal and Spiritual Growth, the Nature of Life, Reality and Theory of Creation, Society's Growth, and Business Growth. Main contributors of content to Supramental KnowledgeBase are Roy Posner, Karmayogi, Garry Jacobs, N. Asokan, Sri Aurobindo, and The Mother. Senthil Murugan worked with Roy to transcribe the vast content from its old to new form. The project is ongoing and hopefully never-ending as new content is made available.
In 2017 Roy gave a presentation of "Sales Values and Life Response" to GIIMS (Global Institute of Integral Management Studies) located in Kochi, India; and continued to operate in an advisory role to top management. Also in 2017 Roy, in collaboration with Senthil Murugan, created a half dozen new videos on the subject of Life Response, as well as on Supramental Life, and insights on Sri Aurobindo's metaphysical epic 'The Life Divine.' Throughout the year, Roy also continued to give Life Guidance to a number of devotees of Karmayogi, offering solutions based in large part on the innovative, highly effective spiritual methods "Appa" has introduced to the world.
Also in 2017 Roy continued to provide his daily thoughts in Facebook, including five new groups he founded on Consciousness Approach to Business and Work, A New Way of Living (based on Roy's book of the same title), Society's Progress and Evolution, Character of Life in Literature and Film, Future Education: A New Age Approach, and Supramental Life, joining the other groups he founded on The Book (a novel by Garry Jacobs), and the most prominent one on Life Response. Roy also did some investment in marketing the Romance Eternal Facebook group which represents the web site he collaborated in establishing.
Towards the end of 2017 Roy released the book Life Response Videos which is a compilation of the text of all his Life Response videos (made in collaboration with Senthil Murugan) in a pdf format with graphics and links to the actual YouTube animations. At the end of the year he also released a set of lengthy Conversations he had on the topics of how he came to the teachings of Sri Aurobindo, the nature of the Life Response phenomenon, and more.
In 2018 Senthil Murugan and Roy embarked upon a new project with the creation of 'Life Response Magazine.' It is a monthly distributed in electronic form, with the possibility of a future print version. The journal is dedicated to the dissemination of profound knowledge on the subject of how to evoke sudden good fortune from out of nowhere, enabling ultimate success and happiness in life. The knowledge contained in the magazine is based on the teachings of Roy Posner and members of Mother's Service Society. Among the initial themes focused on are "Power of Beingness," (which includes methods of mental silence, silent will, non reaction, non-initiating); Changing Habit, the Routine; Token Effort; and Life Response in Literature and Film. The articles indicate that taking to these methods have enormous power to evoke sudden good fortune. Each topic is accompanied by powerful real-life circumstance that demonstrate how individuals evoked these startling results.
In the latter half of 2018 Roy expanded the number of Facebook groups founded and contribute content for to 14. In addition, he and Senthil Murugan began developing booklets for the posts for several of the Facebook groups. These are in the form of free pdfs to the public. So far booklets have been created for 'Higher Consciousness, Infinite Success in Business and Work', 'Spiritual Life', 'Supramental Life' 'Character of Life in Literature and Film', 'Future Education' and 'The Book' Facebook blogs. These booklets will be updated over time, as new posts are added in their respective Facebook groups.
In 3rd quarter 2018 Roy made a series of presentations over five consecutive days to ~300 business management students of GIIMS management institute in Kochi India on the subject of Energy Conversion Process, 5 Growth Engines, and power of Values. The presentation was called 'Keys to Infinite Business Success.'
At the start of the 2019, Senthil Murugan released a 100 page synopsis of Garry Jacobs' epic, mystical novel 'The Book' in poetry-like format. Roy edited the book. Shortly thereafter the Life Response Center web site was renamed 'Life Response Today'.
Chronology of Life Events
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(100+ Astonishing Incidents in life of Roy Posner)