Leadership and the Sense of Contribution

Leadership must give everyone accenting to it and signatory to it, a portion of stewardship, a sense of participation, and a space for relevance, to gradually move them from talent to expertise, from crudeness to refined, and from potential to purpose. Whatever puts you on the direction of your life’s assignment, by the incremental rearrangement of your […]

Leadership and the Sense of Achievement

​We are all born with the desire to finish, to arrive (as it were), to attain, to gain, to prosper, to bear fruit, to expand, to become. It is a deep desire within to take your life and make it count. It is the constant panting of your soul to apprehend spiritual realities, as well […]

Leadership and The Sense of Acceptance

​  1. Sense of acceptance/belonging.                   2. Sense of achievement.                                   3. Sense of contribution.                                   4. Sense […]

Leadership begins with self, not with others

“…anyone who has control of his spirit is better than someone who captures a city.”  Solomon, Proverbs 16:32 Leadership begins with self, not with others. What you do with yourself first, is the first determinant of your preparedness to lead others. What you do with/for others only shows the extent of your personal and spiritual […]

Inspire yourself

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. Ralph Waldo Emerson Why wait for someone else when that someone can be you? You can inspire yourself. Everything you seek to do to others in this world, do to yourself first… experience it first, then go ahead […]

Adversity is designed to make leaders

Leaders are born out of personal crises. Crisis is a life saver; it forces out the hidden potential in a person. It makes the person a rallying point, an anchor for those who are about to break down in the ongoing whirlwind of life and a model of possibilities that are still mere dreams in […]

Quotes of the week

“Where your talent and the needs of the world cross, your calling can be found.” —Aristotle “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others, as what he does from day to day to lead himself.” — Thomas J. Watson, former chairman of IBM “Problems are to the mind what exercise is to the […]

Leadership

Leading yourself in order to lead others When Albert Einstein said, “The significant problems we face today cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them”, he pretty much was echoing a wisdom that predated him for centuries. It says in the book of Proverbs, “Answer not a fool according to […]

Achievement (3)

Now, let me draw the curtain on these today. What is the motivation for all noble achievements? The drive for meaning, the hunger for contribution, the passion for significance, the desire for change, the feeling of fulfillment, the fortune of improvement, the thirst for alleviation, the crave for joy, the passion for compassion, the possibility of […]