Being a good citizen means being a contributor, a person who contributes to the collective, this means acting with the intent to give.
Great leaders are very often not very nice but we appreciate their harshness because we know it is rooted in a genuine concern for us and it helps us become better.
I want to explore the issue of how leadership is to achieve this. What can leadership do to unlock employee willingness to change and become more mature?
Put simply, leadership is really about cultivating people who are mature enough to take full accountability for their own contribution.
Emotional intelligence is the full awareness of one’s own emotional responses to things. It is about truly understanding what emotional responses tend to accompany what sorts of environmental stimuli.
Both intelligence and maturity are very useful, but in different ways so I want to write about the different uses of maturity and intelligence.
Maturity and intelligence are not the same thing. An intelligent person can, like anyone else, care only about satisfying his/her agenda and so can be very immature.
Am I not part of the universe? Isn’t the very fact that there is a universe and that I have chosen to live in it something of a miracle?
Prison genre movies appeal to something inside me. I’ve watched dozens:The Shawshank Redemption, Jericho Mile, The Green Mile and The Hurricaneto name a few.
On the face of it, the signs of immaturity are fairly easy to identify, at least in certain circumstances. However, the range of behaviours called immature is of a great variety.