" Heart Centered Leaders" must be open, simple, direct and they do not manipulate others. They are not extremists, and not about " all " or " nothing", which divides people between what is believed to be right or wrong. They have the capacity to bring about what is " good" for all. Their actions and attitudes are adapted to the situation at hand. They practice balance, temperance, moderation and wisdom.
Heart-Centered Leaders are not bullies, religious fanatics, political maniacs nor dictators depriving people of their rights and liberty of expression. They do not condemn themselves for their mistakes; on the contrary, they learn from them. They live sensibly in the present, and plan the future with care by adapting with flexibility to the ever changing circumstances. Their honesty is perceptible in their sense of humor and in their ability to admit their mistakes and accomplish their tasks whole-heartedly.TEAM SYNERGY
Synergy is the association of multiple factors that when combined bring forth an action in which the sum of the totality is superior to the sum of each of the individual parties. A person that lives and applies these principles, is synergetic and becomes a catalyst for change. They are capable of improving almost any situation in which they find themselves. They work hard and intelligently in order to be productive. They are creative and constructive.
Heart-Centered Leaders must bring together in a harmonious manner, all of the team members while compensating for some of their weaknesses by using others strengths. In order to attain objectives, these leaders must be willing to delegate power easily and naturally by trusting in their collaborators. No threat is perceived in the capacities of others, therefore there is no need for micro management, espionnage or jealousy.
In case of conflict, these leaders will keep their distance and dissociate the people from the conflict or from the problem that appears, by concentrating on the interests and preoccupations of others instead of wanting to remain on their own positions. Together, they arrive to synergetic solutions that are in general much better then the original proposals and thus manage to reach compromises in which each team member " gives" and " receives".
A powerful synergy is manifested when everyone choses to let go of absolutely wanting to " be right" at all costs, ( behavior generated by the ego), and are willing to hear as well as understand the perceptions of others, while being open to consider a new common perception which will be benefical to all parties involved.Here are certain results generated by " Heart-Centered Leadership":
- Long Term Vision
- Emotional Self-Control
- Adaptability to people and situations
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