Emilia Lahti’s GENTLE POWER now pre-empted in China!

We are extremely excited to announce that Chinese rights for GENTLE POWERA REVOLUTION IN HOW WE THINK, LEAD AND SUCCEED have been acquired in a pre-empt by CHEERS.

Since their establishment in 2005, with the mission of “dialogue with the greatest minds and evolve with the smartest people”, CHEERS has published more than 1200 books with over 30 million readers throughout China.
They excel in titles about business management, science and technology trends, humanities and social sciences,

Emilia Lahti’s GENTLE POWERA REVOLUTION IN HOW WE THINK, LEAD AND SUCCEED, is an upcoming title on co-creating the next level of company and community cultures based on the science of sisu.
The book introduces the original concept of gentle power, a universal strategy for how to draw from the deep well of inner strength and fortitude in order to lead more effectively in all aspects of life.

Download the English proposal by clicking here

The World English rights for this future bestseller have already been pre-empted by Sounds True in the US and they will publish the original English language edition in Fall 2022/Spring 2023.

Emilia Lahti is an international keynote speaker, human rights activist, ultra-runner and world’s first academic researcher on the Finnish concept of sisu. A  former student of Angela Duckworth, she has spoken at dozens of companies and campuses, including Facebook and UC Berkeley, and her work has been featured in Business Insider, Forbes, and Scientific American, among other places. More info at: https://www.emilialahti.com/

As a part of her research and quest to understand how individuals unearth dormant life energy, Emilia trained to complete Ironman triathlons and a 2400km/50-day run/bike journey across New Zealand and joined a martial arts academy in the mountains of North China. Her upcoming first international book Gentle Power is the result of a decade of research and life on five different continents.


WORLD ENGLISH: Sounds True (orig.)

About author

Emilia Elisabet Lahti

Emilia Elisabet Lahti (PhD, MSc, MAPP), who goes by Elisabet, is an awarded educator, applied psychology researcher, and founder of Sisu Lab that helps create communities and work cultures based on everyday leadership as an expression of courage and compassion. Elisabet holds a master’s degree in social psychology from the University of Tampere in Finland and a master’s in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied under Professors Martian Seligman and Angela Duckworth. 

Since initiating the research on the Finnish construct of sisu in 2012, Elisabet’s doctoral work has involved exploring the limits of her own sisu through ultra-endurance running and Eastern martial arts. Her work on sisu has been featured by The New Yorker, Business Insider, BBC, Forbes, and more. Born and raised in Finland, she has lived and taught internationally and given talks at Fortune 500 companies, TEDx, Stanford University, and UC Berkeley.