Bring Dr. Elia to your next event

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Bring Dr. Elia to your next event

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Knowledge without application is really just education.

Dr. Elia’s talks have been characterized as outstanding, practical and life changing.

He has helped thousands of people both in their careers and in their relationships to achieve success and better work-life balance. As a keynote speaker he frequently presents at international conferences and Universities focusing on corporate wellness, mental health, positive leadership, building trust & loyalty, and building resilience and agility.



Positive Leadership shapes positive organizational behaviours. A positive leader not only inspires others, but has the ability to identify and attract individuals who contribute positive energy to others around them. A positive leader purposefully enhances positive emotions. As a leader, you directly influence the behaviors of others. If you want to create a culture of trust and collaboration that fosters creativity and ownership, then being a Positive Leader is your best way to lead.

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How can exceeding expectations engender trust and loyalty? Organisations that exceed customer expectations consistently deliver more than is expected of them and find a way to wow their customers time and again. In both customer service and in the overall organization, building a culture of trust and loyalty is fundamental for success. A culture of trust and loyalty has its foundations in honesty and spreads to delivering the wow factor as a unified force that exceeds customers’, employees’ and stakeholders’ expectations.

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Being mentally healthy is a state of overall wellbeing. In our interconnected world, we are all vulnerable and impacted (directly or indirectly) by global events. We’re called to face challenges that require us to leave our comfort zone again and again. And as individuals we’re being asked to cope and manage numerous different tasks and situations on a daily basis that raise our anxiety levels. Helping your people manage their wellbeing and mental health is mandatory in order for your organization to thrive in these turbulent times.

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Learn the basic steps and practical method in order to develop your resilience and build your agility. Resilience and agility are now more than ever considered to be the cornerstone of an empowered workforce. Resilient and agile employees demonstrate greater commitment and create an environment where creativity and innovation flourish and team members feel empowered to be accountable and try out new ideas.

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Based on the latest research and backed up with practical tools, this session will leave you and your team empowered and ready to create a happy workplace. Finding happiness is urgent. Our wellbeing depends on it. Happiness is a choice. If we want to have a positive environment around us we have to start without ourselves. People want to thrive, not just survive. As happiness is a skillset that can be learned, learning how to infuse lasting transformational happiness into the workplace is learning how to thrive. Learning to love, be grateful, forgive self and others, live with passion and purpose, be service oriented and have healthy relationships are all part of that journey.

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“Dr. Elia sincerely cares about others and has a talent for helping people catch the vision of their potential. His optimistic outlook and personable manner have a positive impact on those with whom he associates.”

Quinn Remund
Ph.D. Principal Systems Engineer, Ball Aerospace

“Dr. Elia is a superb teacher and an excellent speaker for both small and large groups. I recommend Dr. Gourgouris as a first-class professional with valuable insights, extensive clinical practice and a problem-solving aptitude.”

W. Kenneth Thiess
CEO, Parker, CO


About Trust and Loyalty
How can exceeding expectations engender trust and loyalty?

Hold on to Joy
Why is it important to hold on to the “golden moments” of life?

The Gap Between Reality and Expectations
How can closing the gap between reality and expectations, even exceeding expectations, lead to joy?

The Four Personality Types
What are the four personality types of a crisis? Brief clip describing the “Victim,” “Critic,” “Bystander,” “Navigator.”

Making Decisions
How can making decisions from a fear perspective impact our lives and organizations?

Is it Danger or is it Fear
How do we deal with multiple crisis as the same time?

Dr. Elia interview at The Injoy Success Podcast – Host Jeff Baietto: #106 Dr. Elia Gourgouris | The Happiness Doctor

Helping Organizations Thrive – Host Julian Roberts: #9 Elia Gourgouris | Bend like a palm tree

Dr. Elia as seen on the Do Good Work podcast – Raul Hernandez Ochoa – How Successful Leaders Navigate Change With Dr. Elia Gourgouris & Kon Apostolopoulos

Dr. Elia as seen on the Get Up Nation Podcast with Ben Biddick- Episode 135: Dr. Elia Gourgouris and Kon Apostolopoulos, Authors.

Dr. Elia as hear on The Katherine Zox Show – Episode 1278 Navigating Crises – 8/12/20

Dr. Elia as seen 7/29/20 on Medford News 10 – Off Script Podcast – Episode 106 : “Be a palm tree, fear is not our friend, and choose happiness”

Dr. Elia as seen on 7/20/20 on 20 Minute Leaders Episode 78 with the amazing Michael Matias – Forbes `30 Under 30` and Forbes `18 Under 18` honoree, and TED X speaker!

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    “Excellent session to remind us all that being positive in challenging times shows strength, courage, and helps to move not only ourselves forward, but others forward too.” Bank of America