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May 27, 2021

We’re talking about Books That Make You Become Strong Like Water

In leadership books, we are so frequently advised on how to take charge, to lead groups, to be inspirational, productive, strong and indestructible. Especially as women, we are often conditioned to be tough in order to compete with male counterparts.

What if we could take the advice of successful business woman Laila Tarraf and discover a way to manage courage, compassion, flexibility and intensity in order to be respected as well as 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 to finally unlock decades of suppressed emotions, to integrate the parts of herself that render her both sensitive and strong. She is the author of “Strong Like Water: How I Found the Courage to Lead with Love in Business and in Life”.

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