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From Smart to Wise: Acting and Leading with Wisdom by Navi Radjou, Prasad Kaipa

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CHAPTER TWO

Shift Your Perspective

Connect to Your Noble Purpose

Perspective, the first of the six leadership capabilities we identify, is also known as worldview, mental model, or mind-set. We place it first because it underpins all the others and is thus the most critical of all six capabilities. When a person’s perspective shifts and broadens, profound change and growth become possible. Just ask Raj.

About six years ago, Raj came to us for help. After a hardscrabble childhood in India, he worked hard and graduated from top engineering and management schools in India and immigrated to the United States, where he found greater success. He emerged as a business leader who was talented at seeing entrepreneurial opportunities and driven to success. ...

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