Chapter 11. Enhancing the Psycho-Spiritual Development of Leaders: Lessons from Leadership Journeys in Asia

Philip H. Mirvis Karen Ayas

We started this journey knowing that it was about business, but instead we learned about humanity.

I was able to get to know a great number of enlightened souls, but I also discovered myself.

These are two reflections from Asian leaders of a multinational foods business who spent three days in ashrams, spiritual centers, micro-enterprises, and charities in India learning about community life. The business leaders tended to the needy, offered what help they could, and marveled at how much could be accomplished with so few resources. In a desert campsite for three days afterward, they shared and digested their experiences, ...

Get Business Leadership: A Jossey-Bass Reader now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.