Thus, if organizations want to more effectively develop their leaders, they need to focus on the three foundational elements of self-leadership: self-awareness, mindfulness, and emotional intelligence.
Fear is the root of dysfunctional leadership. I hope by reading this, you have awakened more to that reality; which, in turn will help you: (1) become a more effective leader, and (2) abolish fear from your culture so that your leaders and employees can be at their best.
Whenever I see leadership changes, I can’t help but think that what lied at the root of their inability to be more successful was themselves, and in particular their lack of mindfulness and lack of understanding of the mindsets that drive their non-conscious automatic processes.
Through this experience, Benjamin learned that having an outward mindset allowed him to not only enjoy his job more, but it allowed him to create better music, which opened up a world of opportunity to him.
If you do not have healthy mindsets, those around you know it, and they respond just as much to your mindsets as they do your behaviors. Stated differently, those you lead care more about who you are than what you do.
The reality is that If we want to improve ourselves, our influence, and our effectiveness, that means that we need to change the lenses that we are using the view the world… We need to change our mindsets.
Because mindsets are foundational to all we think about and do, whatever you know about mindsets, it probably is not enough. In all honesty, learning about mindsets has completely changed my life for the better. And, I want to share what I have learned with you so that you can improve your life.