INTRODUCTIONBeing Inspired to Lead

Being is One:The wise say itIn many ways.RIG VEDA

This is business, not personal.”

How many of us have heard this at work? It is as if we are expected to set aside our real being and put on our business persona when we enter through the corporate door. For that matter, how many of us ever talk of being in the workplace? Instead, almost all models of business leadership are typically about doing and having—that is, what should business leaders do in terms of actions and have in terms of capabilities to succeed? Yet these conventional models of leadership are failing us now as we careen from one global crisis to another.

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