John is courageous in many respects. To challenge a system from within. Not expected on Wall Street. Not acceptable. To expose oneself to uncertainty and exclusion from one’s peers with all that might bring is often too great a barrier to act. But if not you, then who?
Many Coaches have had Soul Biographies made to capture the inexpressible nature of their work. They have most often been described as ‘coming out’ films. This is a short sequence of some of the epic ‘fail’ moments.
timeline: 0.15 comedy/tragedy : 2.30 a story of two places : 5.02 coaches two immense challenges : 5.57 how you coach : 7.16 how you are seen : 9.35 the conscious field : 10.52 words from two places : 12.45 incongruent nature of advertising : 14.30 why most are blind : 17.30 how you tell the world : 19.49 articulating from presence …
‘I can’t give you anything that you don’t already have.’ This statement is important, and this podcast explores this and the uncomfortable edges that surround it. If the work of Soul Biographies is interesting to you, this delves deeply into its very nature.
This is a film, about the observations and original experience that led to founding of Entrepreneurs’ Organization. It leaves the viewer with an important question “How might you help those around you feel like they are not alone?”
‘… if you’re not at peace with who you are, then how you lead is going to show that.’ Indeed might the entire world be reflective of your own inner condition. And if so, what then?
There is a palpable undercurrent in these unusual times. A sea change in consciousness. And as we’ve become more aware, movements have formed in an attempt to change this world for the good. Know this, “… if there’s truth at the heart of a movement you would do best to realize that and represent it as honestly and truthfully as you can.”
I’ve often wondered how many leaders have faced themselves with the question ‘would I follow myself?‘ And, how many are courageous enough to follow the seemingly untrodden path of knowing themselves.
‘… when you love life, when you love your customers, when you love your business you bring a different self to it, and effective leaders have the courage to fall in love …’ A film on free spiritedness and love in business.
Many in positions of leadership dare not take a new more conscious view of the world fully into the work place, for fear that the structure on which our organizations are built will fall. This is evidence by which you might gather the courage to do so. So regard this as a clarion call.