With Patrick Mosher
As a leader at this epic time in human history, you have a tremendous opportunity. I don't believe in good or bad luck. You serendipitously crafted your world to be exactly where you are.
Whether you are navigating your business or your family through this turbulent time, the world needs you and your talent NOW!
From 30 years of consulting to Global 1000 executives through their most strategic initiatives, I extracted four keys to leadership in turbulent times.
This is Patrick Mosher's Leadership 101 training.
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Leadership Key #1. Envision Rally Points
Some call it Shared Vision. Others call it Implementable Strategy. Maybe it’s a Goal or Ambition. Call it whatever you want. Important thing is to Envision that Rally Point. Envision something that's in the distance. A vision that grabs people's hearts and their passion to GO! Paint a picture. How does it look and feel? Tell a story...
Have you ever woken up and remembered your dream? I did this morning. My dream was both unnerving and satisfying. I don't remember a lot of the details and as the day unfolds, I'm forgetting more and more. It's a fascinating journey to record your dreams. You might want to keep a dream journal on your nightstand!
In this dream, I was in prison. I was talking to another inmate, consoling him. I remember clearly that I woke up with a sense of serenity. Almost happiness.
That's weird, right?
My Dream Coach often said remembering your dreams is a gift from your subconsciousness to your consciousness. We often remember images, but feelings are as important to remember from our dream as the images.
I could go all over the place with interpreting the prison part of my dream. Feelings of overwhelm, stress, not living fully into my purpose, daily pressures I put on myself to get stuff done,...
In the late 90's I was asked to speak on a Change Management panel. About 60 people packed into the little classroom. During Q&A, someone asked about the Graying of America. The first two panelists gave their answers about investing in pharmaceuticals, boomerang parents and dementia. Basically, the burden old folks put on our society. I was next and I'm sure I gave an incredibly enlightened answer which I can't remember today.
The fourth panelist glanced down at the three of us, looked at the crowd and said, "My fellow panelists have interesting and important perspectives, but I have a different one. We are entering an unprecedented time in our human history when we have more wisdom on the planet than any other time. And we're wasting it."
You could hear a pin drop.
Something in me changed forever in that moment. Ask yourself, do you feel like you are basking in the amazing wisdom that exists IN THIS MOMENT on our...