We are in a time when leaders are experiencing pressure to offer some sort of inspiration amid much confusion and uncertainty. Some are rising to the occasion. Some are hesitating – unsure of what to say and afraid of how what they have to say may be received.
As leaders, the best inspiration we can offer our people is the authentic inspiration that comes from within ourselves and from the experiences we encounter immediately around us every day.
Cultivating that attention to ourselves, our inner lives and to our experiences is something ancient wisdom writers called watchfulness. We can grow as leaders by growing in watchfulness.
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