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The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness by Deepak Chopra
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“WHAT MAKES A GOOD LISTENER? 1. Not interrupting. 2. Showing that you empathize: not criticizing, arguing, or patronizing. 3. Establishing a physical sense of closeness without invading personal space. 4. Observing body language and letting yours show you are not distracted but attentive. 5. Offering your own self-disclosures, but not too many, or too soon. 6. Understanding the context of the other person’s life. 7. Listening from all four levels: body, mind, heart, and soul.”
Deepak Chopra, The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness
“Awareness ultimately has no boundaries. It exists in this world but endlessly goes beyond it. The world's great wisdom traditions all derive from a higher reality that is indescribable but can be experienced. This is the greatest wonder and source of awe. As the ancient Indian sages declare, “This isn't knowledge that you learn. It's knowledge that you become.” When you fully absorb this insight, you know what it means to transcend. You don't need to travel anywhere; all of reality exists in you. You exemplify wholeness because you are united with everything and everyone around you. You exist to demonstrate that human beings can reach the infinite, and by simply being who you are, you help others get there.”
Deepak Chopra, The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness
“When you can arrive at the point where looking and listening comes from your entire being, you are setting the stage to be an inspiring leader.”
Deepak Chopra, The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness
“The need for security calls for a protector; achievement calls for a motivator; cooperation calls for a team builder; understanding calls for a nurturer; creativity calls for an innovator; moral values call for a transformer; spiritual fulfillment calls for a sage, or seer.”
Deepak Chopra, The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness
“In eight areas of your life you have the power to be guided by your soul: thoughts, emotions, perception, personal relationships, social role, environment, speech, and the body. In all of these areas your behavior affects the people you lead. If you evolve, so will they. Leading from the soul means that evolution is your top priority. You never act in such a way as to lower the self-esteem of others. You examine your underlying beliefs and modify them as new opportunities for growth reveal themselves. Because evolution is an unstoppable force in the universe, you draw upon invisible powers. Therefore being responsible is no longer a burden. It rests lightly on you as long as you continue to grow.”
Deepak Chopra, The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness
“Once you become aware of your shadow, the next step is to defuse it. What doesn’t work is to resist, fight, steel yourself, or go into denial. The shadow may feel like an enemy, but Nature brings about creation through destruction. The wholeness of life depends upon reconciling these two forces. In yourself, anger, fear, resentment, envy, and greed emerge as negative forces because they aren’t integrated. “Good me” and “bad me” are at war. Until you disengage from the war, you have no recourse except struggle. The seeds of anger and fear will grow, and because they are flourishing out of sight, in the dark, they become more distanced from the light. Increasing isolation causes natural expressions of the destructive force to become renegades, randomly causing harm wherever they can.”
Deepak Chopra, The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness
“Tagore: “Power said to the world, ‘You are mine.’ Love said to the world, ‘I am yours.’ Love won.”
Deepak Chopra, The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness