The essence of Nelson Mandela’s gift was his uncanny ability to connect deeply with his own vision and to connect it to others. His example reminds us that what lies outside of us pales in comparison to what lies within….
Give yourself the gift of wrapping your leadership values, habits and practices in a metaphorical box. Leaders renew and replenish this month. Clean out.
The surest way to build a meaningful life is follow your passion it to approach everything you do from the standpoint of “What can I give?”
Last week I had the privilege of again hosting two students from the Akilah Institute for Women in Rwanda. Akilah is an organization about which I am deeply passionate. It is a college for young women in East Africa that “offers a unique model of market-relevant education empowering graduates for success in careers and leadership roles.”
By focusing on gratitude, leaders can “immunize” themselves from the impact of challenging circumstances. Commit to making gratitude a part of daily life.
While there is sometimes a desire to stand out and showcase what an individual can do, the strength of “a cappella” comes in the singers’ abilities to blend their voices, rather than to showcase any one voice.
A recent example of how this worked for a client is when Mike had difficulty connecting his “thinking” to his “feelings,” he used a specific breath practice. This allowed him to experience the multitude of sensations in his body that could guide and direct him to what really mattered.
What Keeps Leaders Up at Night? by Nicole Lipkin is a treatise on self-awareness and personal responsibility and the damaging effects a lack of those qualities has in our lives.
Human beings are pre-wired for balance. Our bodies are designed to be in homeostasis; a balanced state is our birthright.
Leadership sustainability is about the commitment to change; growth that is consistent with shifting requirements for the individual AND the organization