In order to grow into a great leader, we must ensure that we build our character, principles and values. The stronger the character of a leader, the better they can display good leadership and make decisions that are in the interest of the greater good. Personal inflexion points make us stronger if we make the right choices. This section is designed to help subscribers to have those difficult brave conversations with themselves and make the necessary changes within themselves.
We are often quite unaware of how our belief systems are influenced by various external factors, and how those beliefs may impact on our decisions and actions. Not interrogating information that we are being fed on a daily basis could quite easily lead to a skewed view of reality, which may lead to inappropriate decisions or actions. Reflecting on how we have come to our conclusions should be standard practice for leaders.
Taking a step back and getting onto the balcony to observe yourself is probably one of the most difficult things to do. We don’t like acknowledging, nor watching, our flaws in action. However, as long as we are not aware of the flaws, we cannot correct them. It is always a lot easier to look at the flaws of others than looking at our own. When we are able to convince ourselves that we need to become our own observers and step back, we open up a whole new world of possibilities in our own self development. But, that does sound easier said than done. How does one accomplish and maintain such a feat?
One’s inability to come to a decision can create a never-ending cycle of turmoil. This is especially true when we need to make decisions at
If the rhythm of the drum beat changes, the dance step must adapt.
— African proverb