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Season 1, Episode 20

Loving Kindness and Stress Management with Janet Logothetti

About this episode:

Tough times call for loving leadership. With the COVID-19 pandemic shattering the idea of normal, leaders face the unique challenge of guiding teams to success during intense uncertainty.

In this conversation, Dr. Caneel Joyce talks with Janet Logothetti about how to create an environment of loving kindness and how to manage stress during COVID-19.

Hear about the importance regulation plays in leadership and how to create powerful connections within your team even through remote work.


Read more about leadership during change

Leadership during periods of chaos and change requires self-regulation and a focus on connection. Leaders must keep themselves centered and grounded to access their full intelligence and problem-solving abilities.

By creating a space for people to be heard and seen, leaders can foster a sense of connection and support, even in the face of physical distance. The power of being witnessed should not be underestimated—it can be a transformative experience in times of uncertainty.

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Want to hear more about navigating chaos?

Discover the powerful alchemy of chaos in this special episode of Allowed.

Christine Owenell, an executive coach and partner in Evolution joins Dr. Caneel Joyce to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic presented the world with an opportunity to learn about leadership through an extreme and accelerated learning situation.

Chaos is an opportunity to create something better through the incredible process of leadership alchemy. 


6:50 – Meet Janet Logothetti, an amazing executive coach and partner in Evolution.
18:04 – Janet names the chaos. Naming a situation helps give you control over it. Currently, we are in a VUCA time – volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous.
19:25- We have a responsibility to the greater community to be centered and grounded right now during the COVID-19 outbreak.
22:00 – Why self-regulation and self-care are a necessity.
23:41- Janet covers some actions that will serve conscious leaders well right now, as well as those that do not serve us.
25:27 – Caneel and Janet talk about how to meet our social needs as human beings while practicing social distancing. Loving Kindness is key.
28:16 – Caneel discusses different aspects of reality and a leader’s ability to create reality when the future is very uncertain.
30:13 – Caneel and Janet discuss why group check-ins are a tremendous tool that leaders and families can utilize during this COVID-19 era that will keep us grounded, connected and feeling heard.
35:23 – Janet and Caneel talk about pleasure being the antidote to stress.
38:49 – Caneel and Janet cover the fact that every minute during this Coronavirus crisis leaders are faced with a new opportunity to lead consciously by being creative and curious.
41:47- Janet walks us through a Loving Kindness Meditation to help us center and find calm and peace in our own lives, as well as in the lives of our loved ones.

Discover experiences that give your life purpose in your Zone of Genius

Executive Coach Dr. Caneel Joyce reveals a life-changing framework that can help you overcome self-doubt, uncover your hidden talents, and radiate with confidence, one small step at a time.