For the past month I have been reading a book based on the life of Tulsidas, one of the greatest religious poets of India. He is credited with rewriting the Ramayana in “khadi boli” – the language of the common folks – so that people could easily sing the hymns and awaken the spirit of the great classic…
“Self-leadership. Nobody – I mean nobody – can do this work for us. Every leader has to do this work alone, and it isn’t easy. In fact, because it’s such tough work most leaders avoid it. We would rather try to inspire or control the behaviour of others than face the rigorous work of self-reflection and inner growth…
What is your passion? Come on, you can say it out loud, don’t be afraid. Let me help you: “My passion is _______________” There, all you need to do is simply fill in the blank.
Oh, are you thinking that you don’t know what your passion is? Maybe I can help you figure it out. Write down a few possible contenders, and then ask yourself the following questions with regard to each one:
1) Does doing it, or thinking about it make you feel good about yourself?
2) Is it something you enjoy doing so much that you would do it for free, or even pay money to be able to do it?
3) When you are doing it, do you lose track of time?
4) When you are talking about it do you become more animated and enthusiastic?
5) If circumstances allowed you to spend more time doing it, would you?
If you answered yes to most of these questions for one of your contenders, then you found a winner…
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I’ve used a lot of different documents to record items, including plain paper, ruled paper, and my popular note taking template…