The key to fulfillment is to see significance in every day rather than treat life as a series of frequent or infrequent milestones. And the way to do it is to make a journal of your life.
How does one overcome the challenge of getting down to doing work that one has been avoiding?
If we are smart enough with how we respond to trauma, the aftermath of it is an experience of awe. The self is led to a place where it stops controlling. It turns its gazes to that which is vast and overwhelming, and from the position of gratitude, appreciates its magnificence.
This suggests that the democracy/autocracy debate is fundamentally a red herring that diverts the attention from the real question of legitimacy
Silencing the Inner Dialogue Exercise trains the mind to come back into the present by being attuned to the environment one is in. If done conscientiously every day and expecially before doing something that requires focus, this exercise can expand attention and focus.
Accountability involves setting reasonable expectations with regards to performance and then holding employees to those expectations.
Jim Collins has rightfully indicated that a key quality of exceptional leaders is humility. This view has become increasingly current, with the growing interest in the spiritual quotient of leadership and the growing body of work in the field of servant leadership.