• A two-page spread profiling The OPA! Way® and the Greek edition of our book, Prisoners of Our Thoughts (ΦΥΛΑΚΙΣΜΕΝΟΙ ΣΤΙΣ ΣΚΕΨΕΙΣ ΜΑΣ), the book's 20th language, was published in the May 17, 2012 issue of ΛΟΙΠΟΝ, phonetically LOIPON (English: "SO"), a popular tabloid and guide to who and what are hot in business, politics, television, movies, books, music, and sports in Greece! OPA! 

  • Our article, "Leading from Meaning: Authentic Leaders Create the Right Conditions," was published in the March 2012 issue of Leadership Excellence Magazine. You may download the article (in pdf format) here: Leading from Meaning-Leadership Excellence-March 2012 OPA!

  • Our article, "OPA! It's a Lifestyle and Workstyle," is featured in the Career Section of the January/February/March 2012 issue of the PA TIMES as a way to inspire and engage employees and organizations! You may download the article (in pdf format) here: OPA-PATIMES-JanFebMar2012 OPA!

  • The OPA! Way® was introduced in a unique interview published in The Greek Star (January 26, 2012), the "Voice of Chicago's Hellenic Community Serving Hellenism in America" since 1904, making it the oldest continuously published Greek-American newspaper in the United States of America! In her article, "OPA's Not Just a Word; It's a Way of Life," Associate Editor Maria A. Karamitsos traces the evolution and deeper meaning of The OPA! Way by focusing on the personal story of its founders, Alex and Elaine. You may download the article (in pdf format) here: The Greek Star_1-26-12 OPA!

  • Alex was invited by the publisher of Greek America Magazine to write the cover story on Arianna Huffington for the November/December 2011 issue. His featured article, entitled "Arianna Huffington: Living Her Inner Greece!", included a personal Q&A. You may download the article (in pdf format) here: GA Magazine Cover Story_Huffington_Pattakos OPA!

  • The OPA! Way® was introduced and "OPA! Happiness Secrets" were outlined in Woman's World Magazine (September 19, 2011) to over 1.6 million readers. OPA!

  • OPA! Magazine, based in Melbourne, Australia, featured and supported OPA! Day and our book, Prisoners of Our Thoughts (soon to be released in a Greek edition—the book's 20th language!), in the September 2011 issue. OPA!


  • Alex was interviewed in K Magazine, the weekly (Sunday) magazine of Η ΚΑΘΗΜΕΡΙΝΗ, the leading daily newspaper in Athens, Greece, published on September 18, 2011. The English translation of the headline reads: "A second Golden Age of Greece will come after the crisis." OPA!

  • Our concept of OPA! Day was introduced in an article, "OPA! Now There's a Name Day," in the September 4-10, 2010, issue of The National Herald (Ο ΕΘΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΗΡΥΞ), the Nation's leading Greek American newspaper. You may download the article (in pdf format) here: OPA! Now There's a Name Day
  • The OPA! Way® was promoted in the Fall 2010 issue of the HEART Business Journal for Women.  For more information, click here.