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Dr. Abe Khoureis
Name: Dr. Abe Khoureis
Title: Amb. of Compassionate Leadership
Organisation: Global Leadership Initiative
Dr. Abraham Khoureis is multi-talented thought leader. Amb. of Compassionate Leadership; University Professor; Show Host, Global Thought Leader Symposium Moderator; and SAG-AFTRA Franchised Hollywood Talent Agent.
1. What have you found most challenging as a leader?
To find the balance between the diverse needs and expectations of individuals while simultaneously upholding a unified vision and guiding the team forward.
2. How did you become a leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?
I aligned my passion with a purpose. Through education I helped create opportunities for myself and my community.
3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?
From 4:30 AM to 8:00 AM meditation, exercise, read at the news of the day, and then breakfast. From 8-12 PM, meeting with clients. One hour lunch. 2-9 PM meeting clients and students.
4. What's a recent leadership lesson you've learned for the first time or been reminded of?
Create your own opportunities as no one cares to lift you up.
5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?
At this stage in my leadership journey, I don't have a favorite book from others. However, my books on Compassionate Leadership and Disability Reasonsable Accommodations inpire me to write other books and on different topics.
6. If you could only give one piece of advice to a young leader, what would you say to them?
Build your leadership style and environment on compassionate leadership. It is beyond a win-win sum. It is a total win for you, team, and organization.
7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader, so far?
People will follow you and admire you as long as they need you. Once you give them what they need will leave you behind and go to another leader that will satisfy their needs.