Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders with John Laurito
David interviewed John Laurito, a veteran of the financial services industry, and founder of his own consulting, executive coaching and leadership training business.
Having worked for a number of financial services companies, in which John had successfully turned around business units that were under performing, John found that he was increasingly taking on more leadership roles. Eventually, he made the decision to leave the safety of his job and start his own business in February 2020, a few short weeks before the Covid-19 pandemic shut down businesses across the globe.
In hindsight, John is glad that he made this move at the time he did, as it positioned him well to learn, and advise on the radical management changes that resulted from the move to remote working environments. Today, much of his work is with management teams to bridge the gap between CEO’s and mid-level leaders. He started his own podcast channel called “Tomorrow’s Leaders” and has recorded over 300 episodes
John also talks openly of his 25-year battle with anxiety and panic attacks, how he kept that part of himself hidden for many years and how he learnt to control them. John’s