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The Pause Principle by Kevin Cashman

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CHAPTER TWOPAUSE TO GROWPERSONAL LEADERSHIP

GROW THE WHOLE PERSON TOGROW THE WHOLE LEADER

AN ANCIENT STORY FROM THE TALMUD illustrates our essential life journey. The story goes something like this: “Every blade of grass in all of creation has an angel standing over it, whispering three words of encouragement: Grow … Grow … Grow.” Regardless of our individual belief systems—religious, scientific, or humanistic—most of us can relate to this core impulse in life: Grow more, be more, contribute more, become more, serve more. This is the essence of leadership … the implicit drive to grow, contribute, and create enduring value. Helping ourselves and others to pause to align with this primal growth impulse is the purpose of The Pause Principle.

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