James was a leader of a large organization that was downsizing, and he was struggling. He was always stressed out and was experiencing constant physical pain, emotional breakdowns and spiritual collapse. In his words, “He was a mess.”
On the outside, he looked fine, but he said that, on the inside, he was falling apart. He knew he needed a life change, but he had no clue where to begin. I told him we begin from within. We begin with your thinking, your doing, your being.
So often we spend so much time focused on doing that it can be hard to know how to start just being. To lead from within, to change the quality of your living and leadership start by: