The Soul of Leadership

Chopra, Deepak. The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness. New York: Harmony Books, 2010.

We all have a still place inside us that is the source of everything that gives our lives meaning. This is the soul, and it is the place great leaders turn to for their inspiration, and for the answers to all their important questions.

Leaders and followers co-create each other. Followers express a need, and the leader supplies a response.

Just as individuals grow from the inside out, so do groups. The group’s needs must be met wherever they are. Sometimes a group needs a parent or protector, at other times a motivator, healer, or spiritual guide.

The outcome of any situation is defined in advance by the vision that goes into solving it.

The responses shared by leaders and followers are built into us, guiding us to evolve and progress. The soul is aware of how to unfold our evolution to produce the highest and best outcome in any situation. …