CHAPTER 10

Transcending with Self-Leadership

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present…. As our case is new, so we must think anew, act anew.

—ABRAHAM LINCOLN

It has been said that we are living in a new normal; after the 2008 worldwide economic and financial crisis we are all navigating through unchartered waters. The recent past has not prepared us to live what we are living now, and this is true whether we are in Brazil, Singapore, the United States, Australia, Europe, or wherever.

Owners of capital will stimulate the working class to buy more and more expensive goods, houses and technology, pushing them to take more and more expensive credit, until their debt becomes unbearable. The unpaid debt will lead to bankruptcy ...

Get Self-Leadership: How to Become a More Successful, Efficient, and Effective Leader from the Inside Out now with O’Reilly online learning.

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