CHAPTER 23

Tapping into a Higher Purpose

Healthy leaders first must tap into the higher purpose of their organization. The grounded leader understands that everyone is rooted and enriched when people pull together for something greater than themselves. When individuals pursue more than simply a livelihood, they fulfill a quintessential human need to contribute to the community of their fellow man.

As we discussed earlier in the book, long before this gets turned into actions, you as a healthy leader cultivate a combination of positive emotions, meaningful calling, and higher purpose inside yourself. This powerful process helps define who you are. Only then does your personal philosophy about life and business get coupled with action and translated ...

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