August 6, 2013 Guardian Sustainable Business
It is only by embracing our pain and joy that we have a hope of becoming effective change agents, says Hetty Einzig.
Anglo-American culture teaches us to be isolated. It rewards the self-sufficient and the assertively goal-oriented. Everything has a context. An understanding of systems; how everything is interconnected and depends for its health on everything else and how each affects the other in a constant feedback loop, helps us work through the darker aspects of ourselves, and the pain within life.
The leaders we need, in all contexts, think and feel more broadly, can forgo self-gratification, understand interdependence and are skilled at navigating ongoing transitions.... http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/cherokee-teach-business-leaders-sustainability
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