Servant Leadership: Authenticity and the Spiritual Journey
Leading with a Noble Purpose and pursuing a life of service to others only becomes authentic, dynamic and revitalizing when your spiritual practice evolves to the higher stages.
Until then it is mainly a “prepersonal” exercise firmly anchored to your egocentric self.
Being Selfless or Selfish
Leading without a spiritual purpose boils down to a simple ego-boosting technique that may make you feel better, but it will not lead to authenticity and into the ranks of the BIG L Leader. Doing good and being your highest self is not the same thing. Doing good can have at its essence an inflated ego drive – at a prepersonal level.
Authenticity and right motives may be repressed by the cocoons of denial and self-deception always assuring you of what a good person you are. When in reality, Authentic Servant Leadership requires brutal self-honesty (as to your true intentions) and that you truly…
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