THE CONSCIOUS leader practices wholeheartedness: he gives fully of himself, offers all of his heart, knows that anything less is living small to avoid risk.
THE CONSCIOUS leader knows that persuasion is not about convincing, nor manipulating, but rather letting the other person come to the conclusion by themselves.
The conscious leader knows that each person is responsible for their half of any relationship and that making a decision or taking a stand for something does not automatically mean you have to blame someone.
THE CONSCIOUS leader knows there is an unlimited source of energy that can be unlocked in herself and in others, and the decision to do just that is the key.
The conscious leader chooses response over reaction. To respond means to act in alignment with a higher value.
The conscious leader knows that success comes through small, consistent actions, and improvement through small, consistent refinements.
The conscious leader doesn't push forward on a hopeless project just because he's afraid of missing out. He takes the hit and moves on.
The conscious leader knows that authenticity is more than just being honest about what you think or feel. It's about rising above yourself and being the best version of yourself that you are committed to be.
When the image one has of oneself - or that a corporate has of itself - is matched by what's happening outside, that is a sign of congruence.
The conscious leader recognises when people avoid dealing with reality in a particular way and she challenges them to face it.