EVOLUTIONARY LEADERSHIP IS a relatively new term in the field of leadership. It speaks to a different perspective drawn from the latest business school research, as well as cognitive behavioral sciences, positive psychology, and integral theory.
The number one thing that stops all people, including Leaders, from being effective is distractions. Distractions from what? From being present with the task at hand. When we are distracted, multi-tasking, finishing things half way, we are unproductive.
A No-Mind experience is a phenomenon that people experience when their mind is completely still. In this state, they have no internal dialogue running, and they are externally focused on the job at hand. Due to there being no thoughts, there is nothing but the experience of the now or present moment.
Lend a Hand Bahamas, a Bahamian nonprofit organization, is delighted to announce a charitable contribution of $100,000 from the Kate and Justin Rose Foundation. This donation will enhance vital food security in the community of Adelaide in Nassau, Bahamas, for the next 10 weeks. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt in The Bahamas. As a result, many companies have had to lay off employees and even close due to a complete decline in tourism.
All of us struggle at times to manage a particular situation, circumstance, or person. The emotions arise within, we jump to conclusions, make rash decisions, and then wish we had bitten our tongue or acted differently.
There is another way. A sure fire strategy that transforms these situations every time, solving problems and inspiring change.
A common challenge for leaders to overcome in a culture is an attitude of blame, and deflection of responsibility from agreed results. It’s human nature and all can be found guilty of doing this at some stage. When leadership detects this attitude creeping into the company, it’s their duty and moral obligation to stamp it out. A lack of ownership can disguise itself in many ways, from excuses, blaming others, to absenteeism. Whatever its shape or form it will infect others and detract from top performance.
There is a common saying ‘When the going gets tough then the tough get going!’
These are for the majority of us the most challenging times in living memory, and it is just getting started. I have been contemplating on how to meet these challenges both personally and professionally.
Tonight we moved into full lockdown over Easter, unable to leave our property until Tuesday 5am next week. Before this, we were under a 24-hour curfew only allowed to leave your property to buy food and to exercise on the, guess where, the road near your property.