Posts by LAITHOS

Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, and Courageous

In 25 years of working with leaders to do all the above, I have found a pattern that I share in my new book, Leading with Emotional Courage, consisting of four essential elements that all great leaders rely on to rally people to accomplish what’s important to them. To lead effectively — really, to live…

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Self-Care is Not Selfish

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The speedy, ever-efficient, and output-based work has only one consequence: burnout. “We’ve all been there: you push yourself to the point that you can’t take anymore so you just give up. Self-care helps you avoid getting to that point,” writes Kristin Wong of Lifehacker. Self-care isn’t just important, it’s crucial.

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Welcome to Living the LAITHOS Way™

Welcome to the LAITHOS Way

We look forward to sharing our path to brilliant leadership over the next year. When practiced, it will encourage reflection, bring clarity and inspire change in your business and life. When undertaking any journey, you want to know who you are travelling with. Meet your LAITHOS Co-Founders as we share glimpses into what we’ve experienced…

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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Named as one of the top 15 business thinkers in the world, Daniel Pink is the author of several bestsellers on work, business and behavior. In this video animation of his talk to the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), the real truth behind motivation is revealed.

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Everybody Dies, But Not Everybody Lives

Richard Williams (stage name Prince Ea) is an American spoken-word artist, poet, and filmmaker. In this video he challenges us to never live with regret on what we did NOT do. Human potential and the ability to “strengthen your core” is a choice. What will you choose?

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The No.1 Habit Billionaires Run Daily

This isn’t a get-rich quick scheme. It’s about how to change your brain. How to rewire the neurons through visualization. As Mel Robbins – an expert in change, human behavior and mindset – says, “this isn’t woo-woo stuff, it’s science based.” And, when practiced, it will change your life.

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How to Lead Your Employees by Coaching


Managers account for 70% of the variance in employee engagement. Only about one in four employees strongly agree that their manager provides meaningful feedback to them — or that the feedback they receive helps them do better work. Many managers struggle in this area. They aren’t equipped to have individualized, motivating, coaching conversations with their…

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The Secret to Leading Organizational Change is Empathy

Change is hard. Organizational change is really hard. And there’s one technique business leaders should always rely on to effectively motivate and lead: empathic communication. Develop and show empathy for everyone involved in your corporate transition, and you’ll lead a team that feels valued, included, and driven to help your initiative succeed.

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10 Ways To Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Leadership skills. Sales ability. Communication skills. Intuition. These are all manifestations of one critical skill–emotional intelligence (EI). Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, understand, and manage your own emotions, as well as those of others. It is essential to decision-making and relationship-building. In fact, research shows emotional intelligence accounts for nearly 90 percent of…

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