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Manage to Engage

Jan 31, 2019

Great leaders help the people they manage embrace rigorous accountability – but to do that, the people they manage have to feel seen and safe.

 

However, most of us don’t choose to be leaders, and we weren’t taught how to be leaders in school, so we reluctantly end up learning on the job; we are thrust into...


Jan 28, 2019

When we think of courage, we often think of braving some sort of life-threatening situation. But almost every day, even the people who jump out of planes work to avoid holding others accountable or being held accountable because it invites emotional difficulty.

 

If you really want to be courageous, try intentionally...


Jan 24, 2019

To wrap up this series on Leadership as a Spiritual Teaching – in which we’ve discussed the definition of consciousness, how societal conditioning clouds our perception of reality, and how this prevents us from solving problems – we’re going to learn how leaders and managers can start solving problems by...


Jan 21, 2019

Our society operates using the framework that problems get solved through intelligence – but I argue that problems get solved through consciousness, which has nothing to do with intelligence or skill. It is, fundamentally, the ability to step outside of your conditioning and see reality through a lens other than the...


Jan 17, 2019

In the last episode, we started a metaphysical dialectic on consciousness. We established that consciousness requires an awareness of self because reality and our perception of it are not always the same.

 

Today, we’ll clarify the metaperception required to identify this gap between your story about reality and...