Laura Aiken is a Consultant and Coach on a mission to end Corporate Trauma. She founded Thrive Leadership to help companies build cultures of resilience and inclusion that help their people thrive. Laura is also a registered yoga teacher and leads transformational retreats around the world where she helps leaders build self-awareness, empathy, and resilience.

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Time Codes:

(4:28) –  Origin story for Thrive Leadership.
(7:56) – Laura’s personal burnout experience.
(10:38) – How do you define stress?
(15:59) – What’s the difference between stress and trauma?
(22:33) – Power dynamics at work & corporate trauma.
(26:49) – Understanding flow.
(32:04) – How should we be thinking about resilience?
(34:52) – Meditation and mindfulness as resilience tools.
(40:23) – What does Thrive help build resilience?
(43:15) – What’s the difference between striving and thriving?
(46:57) – How do we keep our edge while letting go of the outcome?
(55:36) – What are you sick of talking about?
(56:08) – What would you like people to know about corporate trauma and corporate burnout?
(57:53) – What does a work environment look like when people are thriving?
(59:11) – What is the purpose of business?
(1:00:28) – Where can people find you?