More scientists and spiritual leaders alike are agreeing that the vast majority of our ailments are inflicted by ourselves through our thought life. We are not deliberately guiding our thoughts away from fear towards love, forgiveness and therefore health. This is a daily requirement, as we need to renew our thinking every day. We cannot rely on yesterday’s successes, today is a new day and requires purposeful new thinking. Refer to Etienne van der Walt, Michelle Strydom, Caroline Leaf.Read more "Beating Burn-Out by Renewing my mind"
Good people make good leaders and corrupt people make bad leaders. Anybody can be a leader because people need to follow someone and will inevitably find what they are looking for, and another leader is born. What is a good leader then? Good people have the long-term sustainability of healthy social and economic systems at […]Read more "The “Good” Leader"
I was happily married before and am happily married now. My words surprised me recently when I said it out loud.Read more "Happily Life!"
When grace is under siege we live in a world of scarcity where we compete for security. This security can be in many forms, but the only true security lies in accepting true Grace and Love. Loving myself and others.Read more "Grace under Siege – the heart of our pain and arrested emotional and spiritual growth."
In a world where children are exposed to everything that adults are exposed to there is an urgency to teach children to navigate emotionally and spiritually more than ever before.Read more "Teaching children to be Emotionally Intelligent"
In the previous conversations about how to create Healthy Human Ecologies, I elaborated on various capabilities and attitudes that are vital for the creation of Healthy Human Ecologies. The following are practical steps towards creating a Healthy Human Project Team (Ecology).Read more "Summary : 8 Steps to build a Healthy Human Ecology"
In the previous Dragonflies and other Leadership stories I shared my thoughts, inspired by many teachers and experiences on how to create Healthy Human Ecologies. It maybe helpful to consider unhealthy leadership behaviour to highlight this concept further. Emotional Intelligent people, we are taught, have the ability to postpone what they want. In some cases […]Read more "Narcissistic Leaders create toxic Human Ecologies"
In the previous edition of Dragonflies and other Leadership Stories, the concept of Justice was discussed as a prerequisite for trust among people. The destructive nature of the absence of trust was highlighted by ancient wisdom, who pointed out that in extreme circumstances entire societies face genocide. Without trust it is impossible for people to […]Read more "Trust is the Oxygen of a Healthy Human Ecology"
In the previous Dragonflies and other Leadership stories the concept of the fractal was explained as the building blocks of a system. The main purpose of the Dragonflies and Leadership stories conversation is to consider what it takes to create healthy Human Ecologies. Human Ecologies are therefore the systems under the spotlight. The first fractal […]Read more "Fractal Value to create a healthy Human Ecology: Love = Justice"
This edition of Dragonflies and other Leadership Stories is dedicated to the concept Fractal. It is vital to grasp this idea if we want to understand the shape of our lives, communities and societies. I am not going to attempt to provide a class in understanding fractals, when you enter this word on your preferred […]Read more "The “Fractal” building blocks of a Human Ecology"