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Empowering Minds for a Better Tomorrow

Unleashing the power of brain science, the Life Ecology Organization (LEO) creates dynamic strategies for personal and professional growth.

Join us on our journey to promote resilience, innovation, and agility in an ever-evolving world.

About The LEO Program and Our Story

The Life Ecology Organization (LEO) was founded in 2014 by Dr. Niraj (Raj) Nijhawan. Combining his expertise in healthcare and passion for brain science, Raj established LEO with a mission to improve performance and wellbeing in our fast-paced world.

Our Extended Team: Though Dr. Raj is at the helm, LEO thrives on the collective expertise of our extended team. In our journey, we are supported by an extended team of talented consultants encompassing scientists, educators, storytellers, and thought leaders. Each one brings their unique expertise and insights to the table, contributing to the diverse range of perspectives that makes our program so effective.


Our mission is simple: we want to help create work communities that are engaging, effective, and ready to face today's challenges. Through our unique approach, we help participants become more resilient and productive, using evidence-based strategies for success and happiness.


How LEO Works

We focus on bridging the gap between our brain's survival instincts and the complexities of our modern world. Through interactive workshops and engaging activities, we help participants develop emotional resilience and a 'growth' mindset, leading to better mental health and higher work performance.


Your Lower Brain

Your "Old" Brain

  • Emotional suffering

  • Stress damage

  • Disengagement/lost energy

Your Higher Brain

Your "New" Brain

  • Focus

  • Awareness

  • Joy

  • Love

  • Creativity

  • Psychological stability

  • Working memory

  • IQ

  • Self awareness

  • Rate of learning

  • Immune function

  • Connection with others

LEO teaches simple yet powerful “brain hacks” to stop negative patterns and promote resilience and mastery. These Brain Hacks help us to understand, control, and adapt our own brains. Thought-provoking activities reinforce these new neural pathways to achieve rapid transformation. The table below provides some of the brain hacks we teach and how they are organized. 


Measuring Success

The LEO Program, grounded in science, demonstrates proven effectiveness in enhancing mental health outcomes. Our evidence-based methods have shown significant benefits across various groups, ensuring rapid and lasting improvements.

Participant survey results before and after the LEO workshop (data represents nearly 300 participants). Percentage reporting at least half their days affected by the following concerns: Depression, Sleep Issues, Energy Issues, Eating Issues and Anxiety.


Our analysis reveals a 42% reduction in depression and a 40% increase in sleep quality among participants, translating to an impressive ROI of $3,000–$3,500 per person annually, based on these factors alone.

Expanding our focus, the LEO Program champions psychological safety, a key driver of organizational success. Inspired by Amy Edmondson's 'The Fearless Organization', we enhance this critical aspect to strengthen team dynamics and overall organizational culture. By fostering psychological safety, the LEO Program encourages innovation, productivity, and holistic health, contributing to talent growth, diversity, and a resilient, adaptive corporate culture.

Below are our recent survey results, showcasing significant improvements in psychological safety through the LEO Program. These graphs illustrate the measurable impact of our initiatives.

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Our Impact

We've helped thousands of people change their lives through our workshops, webinars, and keynotes across the country. Through LEO, change at the neurological level isn't just possible—it's achievable and sustainable.

Our Clients

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Need more information?

If you would like additional information about our program including: survey methods, data collection, ROI calculations, training, and anything else - please reach out as we would be happy to answer any questions!

Check out our 15 minute sample workshop video

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