In leadership books, we are often advised on how to take charge, to lead teams, to be inspirational, effective, strong, and invulnerable. Especially as women, we are often told (and forced) to be tough in order to go toe-to-toe with our male counterparts.
What if we could take the advice of a successful businesswoman, and find a way to balance courage, compassion, intensity, and flexibility to be respected and liable? How can we find the courage to lead with love in business and in life?
It took a series of three crushing losses for Laila Tarraf, author of “Strong Like Water: How I Found the Courage to Lead with Love in Business and in Life”, to finally unlock decades of buried emotions and to integrate the parts of herself that make her both strong and sensitive. As she attests: “I have come to see that true power comes from connecting your head to your heart.”