Picture your entire life stretched on a fluid canvas of colors, sounds, thoughts and aspirations. Right now you are intimately affecting your individual lifetime work-of-art. The overall design is in your hands.
“When I run after what I think I want, my days are a furnace of stress and anxiety; if I sit in my own place of patience, what I need flows to me, and without pain. From this I understand that what I want also wants me, is looking for me and attracting me.” ~ Rumi
Every experience we have is a gift and it’s up to us to discover what we can learn from it. If you’re busy beating yourself up you’ll miss the lesson, plus, most likely prolong the experience.
Leaders of the 21st century will be asked to navigate uncharted territory. It will put you in the driver’s seat yet demand that you let go of control.
It will seduce you to the edge of the unknown then ask you to jump. It will lure you out of your comfort zone over and over.
This book presents principles and techniques that translate into practical skills that can be applied to your career and personal life. With newfound clarity you can identify and solve problem areas – within yourself and in your organization.
Your intuition tells you not to attend the party but your guilt kicks in. “I promised my friends I’d go.” “What will people think if I don’t show up?” You give in to what you THINK is the right thing to do and ignore what your feelings are telling you.
When is the last time you saw your boss or the CEO doubled over in uncontrollable laughter? Yet genuine laughter is healing and even enlightening as it illuminates and reveals fresh perspectives on our challenges.
Why is it so hard to say no? It appears to be embedded in our DNA – to rescue, enable and save others – even if we’re drowning in the process.
This new breed of leadership understands the heart and soul of humanity. They lead from an inner strength guided by the collective moral compass. They know we’re in this together – all of us – united as one.
It’s time to choose new approaches to our challenges. We must lift ourselves out of ingrained and harmful patterns in order to heal our collective wounds. It’s time to embrace change and have the courage and willingness to do war and peace differently.