A question often asked is, “What constitutes an inspiring leader”? Inspiring leaders use the language of “We” not “I”. They display humility and have a genuine interest in developing the capacity of others, they respect and seek feedback. Research has identified the quality of humility as a strong predicter for effective leadership. Humility is about having the ability to minimize status or position differences, genuinely putting the needs of others first. Inspiring leaders have the ability to turn the big ideas into executable plans, whilst keeping others enthusiastically engaged.
The Poem below clearly demonstrates why a peer workforce is essential, living with mental ill health must not define a person or his/her ability or capacity to live a life of purpose, meaning, choice and citizenship.
Want to set yourself free of old habits?
Covid 19 has offered us a chance to not only clean our cupboards but to also assess our old habits and clean out those that are no longer useful to us. Understanding behaviour is necessary in order to make change. The old saying “out with the old and in with the new” is much easier said than done. Before we can make changes to the behaviours that do not serve us well, it’s helpful to understand that there are other ways of perceiving the world and how it operates. Dr. William Glasser has provided us with a new psychology - a new way of perceiving the world that frees us from our old habits.
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