PERSONAL GROWTH: Forget that leadership role if you can’t master personal excellence.
“We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have travelled from the point where they started.”
~ Henry Ward Beecher
What is growth?
It’s our ability to stretch ourselves to our personal best. Personal excellence is a core criterion for leadership growth.
Maturity is built when our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual-selves are congruent. While we pay attention to physical and mental growth and it becomes part of our system, resilience is built with emotional regulation and clear sense of identity. These 36 quiet leaders showcased how their personal growth contributed to their EQ leadership excellence.
“I want to grow. I want to be better. You Grow. We all grow. We’re made to grow. You either evolve or you disappear.”
~ Tupac Shakur
“Becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.”
~ Michelle Obama
Nirmala Suppramaniam advocates the importance of financial literacy for Financial Wellness. Staying focussed on our ‘Why’ – our purpose in life, our happiness is central to financial wellness. Spotify
“We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world”
~ Helen Keller
As we listen, connect and learn with these leaders’ stories and practices, we come to understand how they face their leadership role with curiosity, reflection, acquiring the right mindset and skills that lead to their personal growth that ultimately shows up in their ability to build trust in a relationship and their leadership uniqueness.
Team Leadership in Flow ASIA
“Dare to love yourself
as if you were a rainbow
with gold at both ends.”
~ Author-Poet Aberjhani