According to science humans have only five basic senses, but human experience suggests that we are working with many more senses and sensibilities.
The concept of responsibility has ethical and affirmational qualities, yet it also has an edge -- a sharp one that can cause resistance.
Nothing stays the same; it just changes faster. If there is one simple rule of leadership, it’s to learn to navigate the chaos, because there’s plenty of it about. But all is not lost. We have some great tools for finding our way through different dimensions: creativity, ingenuity, cooperation, flexibility and, perhaps the greatest of them all, intuition.
When our elected leaders’ actions fail to inspire us, wherever we live in the world, it’s far easier to unconsciously cast a new vote against them by refusing to engage with life. We withdraw and retreat in protest.
Leadership starts from inside. Accepting ourselves and the full range of our faults and magnificence is the bedrock of authentic presence, which allows us to lead from within.
December is well upon us and here we are, face-to-face with what has been a turbulent and, for many, an intensely trying year. It’s possible that, as the year comes to a close, you are among those less than happy with the way the world looks in the wake of 2016.