A Higher Standard of Leadership Part 2 of 3

1. Focus on responsibility not rights
[lead by example by focusing on what we are called to do to make this world a better place]

2. Emphasis on values-based service
[put your gifts in service to the greater world, it is the only way they and you are actualized, fulfilled]

3. Commit to personal service
[start from the inside out: family, friends, community]

4. Understand the needs of those you wish to serve

[dedicate time for personal observation, commit yourself to seeking truth, and identify (empathize) with people]

5. Reconcile power with service
[create harmony by tempering power entrusted to you and continually dedicating it for the greater good]

An excerpt from A Higher Standard of Leadership: Lessons from the Life of Gandhi with my interpretations on it.

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A Higher Standard of Leadership, Part 1 of 3

A Single Standard of Conduct
[Having a single standard of conduct requires the courage of doing what is right and accepting the consequences]

1. Commit to absolute standards
[absolute standards such as truth, non-violence and love]

2. Commit to the journey
[Staying on the path requires faith and perseverance in the face of obstacles that will surely appear]

3. Commit to training your conscience
[Do the inner work needed to hone your intuitive judgement and maintain perspective]

4. Commit to reducing attachments
[Let go of the desire for power, privilege and possessions; these will not serve you on this journey]

5. Commit to minimizing secrecy
[Seek openness and create trust]

An excerpt from A Higher Standard of Leadership: Lessons from the Life of Gandhi with my interpretations on it.
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October 13th, 2017

Our worst fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are
powerful beyond measure.

It is our light, not our darkness that frightens us.

We ask ourselves,
“Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?”
Actually who are you not to be?

You are a child of GOD;
your playing small does not serve the world.

There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so
other people won’t feel insecure around you.

We were born to make manifest the glory
of GOD within us.

It is not just in some of us, It is in all, in everyone;
and as we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.

As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela
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