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An essential roadmap to those called forth to be of service in dynamic and unpredictable times.


This book will show you how to

  • How to address change in an artful and wise manner.

  • Conquer fear and anxiety in the face of uncertainty.

  • Find hope and resilience in even the toughest of times.

  • Build a supportive community that will carry you through.

  • Unleash your inner strength and potential, and

  • Help you lead with joy.


What Readers Are Saying

“Kathleen’s approach to change is a breath of fresh air, offering a unique and imaginative perspective that is both empowering and transformative. This book is a game-changer for anyone seeking to navigate life’s challenges with creative edge.”

Chip Conley,

New York Times bestselling author and founder of the Modern Elder Academy

"Empowerment Amidst Chaos: Master Any Moment with Creativity and Grace is an essential User’s Guide to those called forth to be of service in these times of disruption. With her unique gift to teach robust ancient wisdom with playful ease, Kathleen Joy is necessary companion on the road to transformation."

Kelly Wendorf,

author Flying Lead Change: 56 Million Years of Wisdom for Leading and Living (Sounds True)

"With her trademark wit and formidable insight, Kathleen Joy has penned a Standard Operating Guide for humans navigating life's inevitable chaos. This book is essential reading for earthlings wishing to ride the waves of transition and turmoil."

Dr. Seema Yasmin, Emmy award-winning journalist and author of What the Fact?! Finding the Truth in All the Noise.

Kathleen Joy is the founder and CEO ofLumiereWork™, a world-class consulting and executive leadership coaching organization. Kathleen’s mission is to ignite the joy and power of transformation in each and every leader and team.


For over two decades, Kathleen has pioneered growth through holistic intelligence – simply, bringing your whole self to the world. She believes that everyone has the resources and intelligences to get what they desire, but few know how to seize them. Her trademarked methodology gives leaders, visionaries and changemakers the tools to perform at their best, delivering benefits that are both transformative and sustainable.

The LumiereWork™ experience brings together world-class consulting, personalized coaching, energy practices, and behavioral science to deliver change at scale – improving individual agility, impact and resilience. The results? Leaders who make an authentic difference, acting consciously and fully with great clarity and purpose, even in times of radical change.

Kathi holds a MA in Organizational Development from The California Institute of Integral Studies and a BA from the University of Michigan. She completed courses in Cross-Cultural Studies at the Universite de Lyon II while working in France for several years. She is a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and earned a 4-year certificate in The McKay Method of Energy Healing. She’s been an ICF member since 1997.



5-star ratings from all readers

Do you feel destined for more?


Want to manifest your brilliance?


Feel a calling and wonder how to achieve it?


Do you need to finally break through a barrier and be free?


Empowerment Amidst Chaos is an essential User’s Guide to those called forth to be of service in these turbulent times. It helps you discover the potential that change can offer you and how to properly use it. Based on 25 years of experience, this book takes you on a journey through the territories of change via a constructive, philosophical, and sometimes whimsical series of conversations.

“Empowerment Amidst Chaos has a unique blend of merging personal, mindful wisdom with professional insight, to allow me to navigate through challenging times.”

Kelly Wendorf, author Flying Lead Change: 56 Million Years of Wisdom for Leading and Living (Sounds True)

“Kathleen has applied her extensive executive coaching knowledge to create an enthralling book that challenges readers to explore their own beliefs, allowing them to unlock their true potential within what seemed impossible.”

Dr. JJ Kennedy, Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience

“Kathleen’s work has helped me to better navigate with grace and calm. I feel like I am a better human and a more effective agent of change because of this work.”

 Violet Abtahi, COO Enya, Inc., Boba Network


Kathleen Joy
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