#116 – Regain Your Power through Self-Awareness and Healing with Catherine Kontos

Catherine Kontos showcased exceptional resilience as she confronted the harsh reality of stage 3 breast cancer amid a tumultuous divorce, all while running her own business.

Catherine faced these profound challenges by harnessing the extraordinary power of the human mind, employing techniques like meditation, visualization, and sheer determination to foster a triumphant, resilient spirit. Her journey stands as a testament to unyielding strength.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, as a seasoned entrepreneur and Founder of RetreatBoss, Catherine and I explore the transformative journey of regaining personal power through self-awareness and healing and how the lessons she learned through this journey can be applied to all facets of life.

Leadership tips you won’t want to miss:

  • Cultivating a culture of mindfulness for heightened self-awareness and resilience
  • Fostering open communication to create a supportive team environment
  • Prioritizing mental well-being for enhanced coping skills in the workplace
  • Fostering a workplace culture that empowers vulnerability
  • Creating a culture of constructive feedback for continuous team self-awareness and development

Catherine Kontos is a Transformation Maven and Founder of RetreatBoss. She is an author, a TEdX speaker and retreat consultant. 

If you’re looking to unlock the secrets of building resilient teams through self-awareness and healing, then this episode is for you!

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For a full written transcript of the episode, please see the show notes at the link above.

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Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with middle managers who want to communicate authentically so they can effectively lead their teams without losing themselves. As a former Speech-Language Pathologist, Lindsay applies her expertise in the neuroscience of communication and connection to help managers foster an environment of trust and respect in their teams, so that everyone can bring their best selves to work.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with First Nations organizations, her experience as a parent to two neurodivergent children, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend well beyond her professional expertise.

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Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with middle managers who want to communicate authentically so they can effectively lead their teams without losing themselves. As a former Speech Language Pathologist, Lindsay applies her expertise in the neuroscience of communication and connection to help managers foster an environment of trust and respect in their teams, so that everyone can bring their best selves to work.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with First Nations organizations, her experience as a parent to two children with pervasive mental health challenges, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend well beyond her professional expertise.

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