I have been meditating a LOT lately on the elements of Leadership, and more specifically on how to lead when we feel that we are depleted, slowing down, or that we are falling behind.
Here is what I believe about leaders and leadership:
Leadership is a Calling, an act of Service that comes from Soul, Dharma, beyond a single human lifetime
Leaders work best when inspired from within, instead of motivated by reasons outwith themselves
Our capacity and ability to lead comes from the best within us, our divine gifts
It is expressed through action, through the choices we make each and every day (not in what we choose to do every once in awhile when we have to)
We first must learn to lead ourselves, to be consistent, focused, and to live with integrity and honesty if we have any hope of supporting or leading others.
So when we are experiencing a second year of a worldwide pandemic, when we can feel limited, denied, delayed, how do we...
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