Leon Logothetis at NHM

Leon Logothetis wants to teach you how to release your inner rebel and embrace the power of human connection.

“I’m so scared of dying without ever being really seen.” – David Foster Wallace

Leon Logothetis
Courtesy: National Hellenic Museum

When Leon Logothetis stumbled across this quote a few years back, it hit him that many of us could relate to living our lives without this magical, yet crucial emotional delicacy. We seek it, we yearn for it, but we don’t often find it. Yet the true magic of humanity lies in our capacity to connect. To inspire. To belong. See and be seen, that is the goal of his presentation.

His book, The Kindness Diaries: One man’s quest to ignite goodwill and transform lives around the world follows the inspirational journey of a former stockbroker who leave his unfulfilling desk job in search of a meaningful life. He sets out from Los Angeles on a vintage motorbike, determined to circumnavigate the globe surviving only on the kindness of strangers. The Kindness Diaries will introduce you to a world of adventure, renew your faith in the bonds that connect people, and inspire you to accept and generate kindness in your own life.

Leon Logothetis is a global adventurer, motivational speaker & philanthropist. It wasn’t always that way. He used to be a broker in the city of London where he felt uninspired and chronically depressed. He gave it all up for a life on the road.THE-KINDNESS-DIARIES

This radical life change was inspired by the inspirational movie “The Motorcycle Diaries”. The days of living and working behind his ‘slab of wood’ (or desk to the layman) are well and truly over. His new passion: Finding ways for your inner rebel (that voice that tells you, you are worth so much more than you think) to come out and play. The inner rebel tells you that your life is yours. And anything you dream of is possible. Anything. And that the fuel for all this delicious potential is simple: Kindness and harnessing the power of human connection.

Leon has visited more than 90 countries and traveled to every continent. Leon has documented his travels for numerous media outlets including Good Morning America, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Outside, Good.

COURTESY: National Hellenic Museum


Want to harness the power of kindness and human connection? Logothetis will appear at National Hellenic Museum to present, “I See You: The Power of Human Connection,” and discuss his book, on Sunday, September 20, from 2:30 -5:00 pm. Tickets: included with General Admission; Adults: $10, Students and Seniors: $8. The National Hellenic Museum is located at 333 S. Halsted Street, in Chicago’s Greektown. 312.655.1234

Review of The Kindness Diaries on Goodreads

Article about Leon in Forbes




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