It's much easier to have self-control when we're away from any temptations. So I made it a point to create some rules for myself at a time when I was not subject to the temptation of chess, while I was out for a walk.
For some of us asking is hard, but giving feels natural. Yet a healthy relationship, over time, is where both feel strengthened by the mutual support they experience together.
“When I started learning about this practice, it made so much sense. It was very logical, it was something that I could apply
Matt Tenney has learned leadership lessons from being in prison, living in a monastery and running his own business.
Most of us are aware of the importance of having actively engaged people in our organizations. The State of the American Workplace report makes it clear just how vital this is.
Being compassionate doesn't mean that we don't address issues that need to be addressed, like consistently poor performance. Sometimes the most compassionate thing we can do, which would be in the best service of all the stakeholders, is to let someone go.
Last week I had the honor and privilege of interviewing Miller. We discussed his new book The Heart of Leadership: Becoming A Leader People Want to Follow, which sheds light on the question: What Makes Leaders Different?
I see love not as a feeling, but as an ability -- the ability to respond to people, and all of life, with kindness, compassion, and equanimity.