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the is the decision to step out of darkness into the light. but a powerful call to action. power or piling up profits.THE SOUL OF LEADERSHIP Deepak described a leader as ―the symbolic soul of a group of consciousness. so in a sense. Each letter represents a different aspect of being an effective leader: . where consciousness. and compassion redefine the locus of power in relationships and organizations. the deepest desires of the group.Very beautifully he has put the example of Mahatma Gandhi and explaines that Leadership is all about transformation not management. it’s about getting our ego out of the way so that we can serve the greater good. A Seven Step Framework for Leaders: We can spell ―Leaders‖. By evolving toward an ever higher level of spiritual awareness. a community. a step by step methods to release the power of leadership within each one of us. an organization. decision. that’s the key to remembering Deepak’s leadership framework. Leadership is the most crucial choice one can make . action. Deepak Chopra offers not only a blueprint. Leadership begins at home and in the heart. love. He went on to say that the leader represents the longings. It’s not about popularity. Deepak Chopra shows that true leadership comes not from exploiting people’s fear and anger but from helping them tap into their better angels.‖ He said that group consciousness could be a family. The video was all about the peace and clarity the soul brings to any vision. or non action. Deepak Chopra opens the door for today’s leaders to access the secrets of success we all need without giving up who we are. ―the soul‖. we have the capacity to change our lives and the world itself. a country or the whole world. Deepak Chopra’s lights the way to twenty first century leadership. True leadership begins at the spiritual level. The Soul of Leadership is an invaluable resource. demonstrating how we all can become enlightened leaders in our own lives.

facts remain clinical. The vision has to be compelling. watching their diet. E – EMPOWER OURSELF. 5. 7. It has to be inspiring. 4.1. The story has to authentic and it has to make a difference in our lives. Take initiative. Be comfortable with our own emotions.Take risks. Without the story. Deepak suggests asking the colleagues.If we ignore them. Take calculated risks.Deepak pointed out that according to Gallup research. S – SYNCHRONICITY. 3. L – LOOK and LISTEN. the story only changes when you take calculated risks. they disengage. Be aware of needs and know what’s needed here. . Manage relationship in a way that fosters that bonding.According to Deepak. People are actually buying into a story. E – EMOTIONAL BONDING. if we don’t notice their strength. and they know how to manage stress. Deepak says that when people are emotionally bonded they are much more effective. It has to be a story. Be action-oriented. then it’s just a dream. As a tip.Deepak says that leaders who are really effective are emotionally and physically grounded and stable. Use emotional intelligence. but what gives soul to facts is story.One of the best ways we can empower others is by noticing their strengths. not the facts. disengagement falls to less than 1%. Empower others. their disengagement goes up by 20%.We need to be a role model for action. Deepak reminded us there are 7 levels of need from safety to survival to belonging to self-esteem to creative expression to hired consciousness to success.If we’re not going to task risks. A – AWARENESS. Look and listen with our mind – so we can analyze the facts.Above all maintain good health.If you criticize them. Understand the emotions of others. it goes up by 45%. D – DOING. 2. then the story remains the same. Look and listen with our heart — how do we feel about things? Paint a vision. Look and listen with our flesh – eyes and ears. Deepak says we can get all the facts. exercising.That means getting good sleep. 6.If we’re not taking action. ―Am I doing what I said i was doing?‖ Ask for feedback. R – RESPONSIBILITY.If we notice a single strength.

As every psychotherapist knows. we can overcome any sort of biological inheritance or conditioning. we are edging God out. Even though you may know what to think. so we need to unearth the excuses buried deep within us and become conscious. He outlines many of the . Wayne Dyer reveals how to change the self-defeating thinking patterns that have prevented us from living at the highest levels of success. If we choose joy. happiness.Wayne Dyer Excuses Begone Dr. We tend to find an excuse not to proceed. Our subconscious (habitual) mind is accessible. Often it takes something or someone outside of us to help ourself realize that. We have to make a basic choice between joy (God) or excuses (the ego). Other people blame childhood conditioning or an uncaring society that tells us we are not good enough unless we are rich. and every change has a defining moment. Many people believe that they are genetically damaged.We can bring our desires to consciousness by disconnecting the power from our subconscious so that it can’t continue to run our life. famous and powerful.The excuses run the gamut from biology to psychology and cultural conditioning. All we ever get is now. The question is then. If we wish to elevate our life. in the present moment and only in the present moment. In other words. there comes a moment in therapy when the patient sees this choice. And this is particularly true when we’re conscious that we live our life. They cannot do what they want to do because of bad genetic inheritance. Every thought occurs in the present moment. He calls this the ―excuse way of life. actually changing those thinking habits that have been with us since childhood might be somewhat challenging. The ego creates negative beliefs to retain control of our being. Dyer says that this is all nonsense.‖ By dropping all excuses and changing beliefs we change who we are. and health. every single bit of it. it really doesn’t matter how long it takes. ―how do I change my beliefs?‖ Dyer suggests using affirmations and meditations. We then develop an elaborate series of excuses to maintain the status quo-which is perceived as safety. He sees that beliefs must be changed for a better life. to make us think that we actually are nothing but an ego living in a body. Dyer explains that beliefs protect each of us from fear.

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