Authentic Leadership

Tips and Guidance for Authentic Leadership
  1. “In the end, reconciliation is a spiritual process which requires more than just a legal framework. It has to happen in the hearts and minds of people” Nelson Mandela

  2. “A real leader uses every issue, no matter how serious and sensitive, to ensure that at the end of the debate we should emerge stronger and more united than ever before.” Nelson Mandela

  3. Authenticity means not being afraid to be who you are. Only those that have come face to face with their own demons and challenges dare to be authentic.

  4. Education is a way of going from cocksure ignorance to hesitant, unsure, humble authentic Intelligence.

  5. Self-awareness is the key of authenticity. If you know yourself, you know where to stand and when you know where to stand, you can take your position.

  6. When your heart awakens and you find the courage to follow your dreams and put your deepest intuitions and intentions into action you will find that you can lead authentically.

  7. When you release the limited identity of ego and reclaim your TRUE identity as a spirit; will you find the courage to be authentic.

  8. “Aint you thinkin’ what’s it gonna be like when we get there? Ain’t you scared, it won’t be nice like we thought?” “No she said quickly.” “No I ain’t. You can’t do that. I can’t do that. It’s too much – livin too many lives. Up ahead they’s a thousand’ lives we might live, but when it comes, it’ll on’y be one.” John Steinbeck The Grapes of Wrath

  9. “The only journey, is the journey within” Raner Maria Rilke

  10. “Let go of your mind and then be mindful. Close your ears and listen?” Rumi

  11. It’s important sometimes to let things be, just as they are and allow them to breathe without questioning or fixing them. Tiddy Rowan

  12. We tend to get so focused on where we are going, we forget to be where we are right now. Slow down, get out of your hurry. Be here now. Practising mindfulness, creating a mental space that is harmonious and peaceful, is the only path to authenticity.

  13. “Make a true estimate of your own ability and then raise it 10 percent” – Norman Vincent Peal

  14. Authenticity is not the accumulation of knowledge. It is living now, moment by moment.

  15. A ship in the harbour is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for. It is only in stretching and reaching that we become aware of our unique potential – our authenticity.

  16. “Risk, risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others for the voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself” Katherine Mansfield

  17. Authenticity is about courage. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.

  18. There are no wrong choices; there are only different choices – so go on – be daring, be different – choose to be who you truly are.

  19. “First you jump off the cliff and you build your wings on the way down” Ray Bradbury

  20. “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible” – Arthur C Clarke