Principle-driven leaders want to know themselves well, and yet they often get their principles from others.
Tag: "Meaning of Life"
Leaders in all spheres–education, business, politics, sports–feel compelled to address short-term concerns, now more than ever. The pressure to show results quickly is so very strong. If positive results don’t come soon enough, leaders are sent packing and roundly criticized. And yet we also want leaders to be mindful of long-term stewardship and to act [...]
A perfectionist rejects: failure, painful emotions, success, and reality. According to Tal Ben-Shahar in his new book The Pursuit of Perfect: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Start Living a Richer, Happier Life, “perfectionists reject everything that deviates from their flawless, faultless ideal vision and as a result suffer whenever they don’t meet their own [...]
Friendship provides so much joy, light, and meaning in life. You may be at an event having an ordinary time when your friend walks through the threshold, and your eyes meet, triggering the mirror neurons to fire. The ordinary becomes extraordinary. You can’t explain it and you don’t need to. Meaning was given and not a word [...]