In Harry Kraemer’s book “From Values to Action”, four principles are set out to make better ethical leaders. Self-reflection is one of the key elements to this process. Learn the other three components and how they can be incorporated into your leadership style through the article.
Day: December 20, 2012
This article allows you to reflect on your current work and gives you signs whether your position is just a “job” or your life’s work. “Your work enables you to create the lifestyle you want for yourself and your lifestyle includes your work.” The author reflects on her own experience and inspiration from another article by MeiMei Fox about finding “the one” in love.
“With the New Year upon us , now is a great time to assess your goals and challenges and decide what you want to change. And you can resolve to practice the art of saying no in 2013, while you increase revenues in the process. The article focuses on strategies and examples how to free up some space on your calendar so you can focus on your business goals and target audience.
This article speaks about what it means to be a “sage” and the fundamental steps successful executives can practice to self-development such as “reflect on your performance” and “know your joys and passions”. Webster’s Dictionary defines a “sage” as one who is wise through reflection and experience. In ancient cultures, a group’s sages were those who had experienced rich lives and were thoughtful about what they had learned through these experience. In contemporary times, groundbreaking research by the Center for Creative Leadership in the late 1980’s found that successful executives were those who had benefited from the “lessons of experience.”
These tragedies offer observers like us the opportunity to re-assess if we are serving life, if we are living what matters most. Coupled with being close to year-end, it is indeed, a well-appointed time for reflection.