The remedy for disconnected leadership

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The disconnected leader runs on emptyThe remedy for disconnected leadership is finding a place to sit between two trees.

To avoid becoming a “disconnected leader,” a leader devoid of all emotion, running on empty, we need to find a place to recharge. We need to find a place to still time and a time to be still. Find a place to become truly disconnected and restore what being “connected” has taken out. Does your contract of employment (even if you employ yourself ) come with an emotional health warning? When you turn over the last page of the document it should read: Read more

WHY I TRAVELLED 7182 MILES TO Cook A BURGER & Make Intentional Memories

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Why I Flew 7182 Miles To Cook A Burger And Make Intentional Memories

If I asked you to recall a moment when you uncontrollably laughed with friends that you will treasure forever, what reminiscence would come to mind? If I asked you to recall a moment when you experienced the immensity of nature and at the same time sensed the frailness of being human, what memory would come to mind? If I asked you to recall a moment when you celebrated the public achievement of an ambition you had nurtured privately, what recollection would come to mind?

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How Many Days Are Left In You And Can you slow down time?

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Living life to the full - can you slow down timeCan you slow down time?

A while ago I came across these words:

Teach me to number my days, so I can have a wise heart.”

It stuck me that a profound personal perspective on my mortality brings with it an important insight into how we use the finite gift we have been given of time. Life is limited, more for some, than others. The geographical location, time in history and the family we are born into, affect the length of this life we have. By the very nature of being a human, even sometimes in its random and unjust brevity, we all experience the fullness of the days of our life. Can you slow down time? How many days are left in you? Perhaps more importantly, how much of “you” is left in your days?

 

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