I got to thinking a lot about legacy this past week. My mother-in-law passed away and the sharp separation of death, even one that is anticipated made me reflective on this topic. Depending on your age in life you may …
Leading with love is a higher testament to one’s leadership acumen than simply taking the well-trodden path toward fear-based, power-hungry management.
What are you doing about preparedness as a leader? What are you practicing to be prepared? Is the mood in your organization one of possibility and resolve to come up with creative, satisfying solutions? Or has there been a mood of entrenchment and “hunkering-down” based on fear?
Because being able to search and find your own inner Waldo is a task that has direct relevance for the inside job of leadership. To find your own inner Waldo requires that you stop allowing the non-stop thoughts of yesterday and worries about tomorrow to take over. Instead, allow your entire mind, body, and being to enter and experience the present moment
Think of your moods and emotions as a wardrobe. You prefer certain colors, styles, and weights. When you enter your closet you consider the weather, season, and yes, usually your mood before selecting what it is you will wear. But how often do you consider a thoughtful selection of your mood or emotion?