5 Characteristics of Explorers. A capacity to get outside the emotional climate of their times. A willingness to be exposed and vulnerable. Persistence in the face of resistance and downright rejection Stamina in the face of sabotage along the way. Being “headstrong” and “ruthless”.
5 Characteristics of Explorers
A capacity to get outside the emotional climate of their times.
A willingness to be exposed and vulnerable.
Persistence in the face of resistance and downright rejection
Stamina in the face of sabotage along the way.
Being “headstrong” and “ruthless”
3 Equators of modern society
Example of a “myth” : more information
Continual deluge of information has -
Confuses with contradictory results
Emphasizes weakness rather than strength
Ignores the value of self-definition
“Old world” focus is on data and technique.
Power tool used by toxic people to sabotage leaders
Used to rationalize lack of clear, healthy leadership
Disguise for unrecognized anxiety
Avoidance when making tough decisions
Misleads us when growth via tension is needed
Example of Learned Superstitions: The world is flat
Confusion of the self with selfishness.
Self-differentiation is equated with being, cruel, cold and selfish.
Preparation is the work
Joseph is betrayed by his brothers, Mrs. Potiphar, and the cupbearer
He is a victim of human trafficking
All dreams have come true except his own.
He has known 13 years of slavery and imprisonment
The first half (Stages 1-3) of the leadership journey
External power (the capacity to act) is represented by confidence, competence, expertise, titles, success, degrees, stature, money, self-esteem and recognition
Making things happen
Achieving cultural success
Making a living
Finding meaning and a sense of calling in our work
Exploring our inner passion
Creating long-lasting effects
Rooted in spirituality, community and connectedness
Making a living work
A new Latitude and Longitude
“I cannot do it . . .” 41.16“ . . . apart from me you can do nothing.” John 5.15
Appoint commissioners over the land
Take a fifth for seven years
Collect and store the grain
Under the authority of Pharaoh
Kept in the cities
Held in reserve
So country will not be ruined
Joseph traveled the land
Joseph collected the produce
Joseph storing the grain
Joseph keeping records
It was beyond measure