3 traits of highly enlightened leaders
Saturday, May 30, 2015
"If I could define
enlightenment briefly, I would say it is the quiet acceptance of what is."
— Wayne Dyer
dictionary defines "enlightened" as "someone who is free from
illusion." So, my question to you is: What illusions, fears, limiting
beliefs and self-defeating habits are you holding on to that are keeping you
from being your best? It's time to release them.
busy-ness: Do less and accomplish more
I speak to organizations and mentor business leaders, I have found
that enlightened professionals share three common characteristics:
trust in their innate wisdom to make conscious choices based on their awareness.
leaders use wise strategies like affirmations, mindfulnessand meditation.
Theypay attention to their intuition and to synchronicities to help guide
live and work on purpose.
most effective leaders have a clear, written life purpose statement — the
reason they are here — and express that purpose often through the work they do
and by serving others. It's what they are most passionate about and what gives
them joy. It's what they would do regardless of compensation.
have a high "prosperity consciousness."
know without a doubt that there is more than enough to go around. They
naturally cooperate and collaborate instead of compete with others who share
the same objectives. They look for win-win opportunities and always find the
time to offer advice and mentor others.
believe we all have moments of enlightenment when we are aware, on purpose and
connected with our prosperity consciousness. And each time we express it, we
inspire others to do the same.
one enlightened thing you can do today?
Tricia Molloy is a leadership speaker and author of Working with Wisdom. She works to inspire professionals to be more positive and
productive through keynote speeches, employee talks, workshops and webinars.
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