Recently I’ve been noticing a number of high level executives and successful high-achieving entrepreneurs come clean about what’s been driving them. With all the hype of the forthcoming presidential election I had to laugh when I recently heard Tony Schwartz, a panelist at a recent convention, discussed on stage that he was “driven to dharma” by Donald Trump.
What exactly am I getting at here? There’s a point that most highly successful people get to when they realize there’s more to success than meets the eye.
According to Ricardo Levy, chairman of Catalytica Energy Systems, most executives are trained for quick decisions and action – contemplation is not part of the current rulebook. This is true for most professional designations and those who are considered successful in their field – so why all the burnout? What is the switch cost factor most are paying? What is the cost of leaning in so far that you’re falling flat on your face?
You are human – which means you are as much a physical being as you are a mental being. You are also as much those attributes, as you are a spiritual being. Spirituality does not mean practicing a religion – it means practicing humanness.
I loved hearing that in Levy’s own career, he discovered the need for spiritual guidance in crucial decisions. Levy denoted that he uses these basic guidelines:
- Quiet the mind.
- Reach deep inside. Go beyond the ego to hear the inner voice.
- Don’t fear ambiguity; rest in the unknown. “This is the most difficult piece”, he admitted because “most of us are not comfortable unless we see the path.”
- Stay humble.
If you have not yet looked at your own spiritual requirements, how to fuel your own inner power – the time is now.
Look around you, by 2020 depression will become the leading cause of disability – worldwide.
Without looking for a spiritual practice that connects your mind, body and spirit you’re likely holding yourself back from what you are capable of or forcing your life and career to happen which will eventually suck the life out of you.
Success and happiness are not separate when spirituality is involved. What simple practice can you begin today to incorporate spirituality into your daily life and career?
Would it be helpful to see the one common spiritual practice that eight extremely successful people, (who have what they do mastered), all share in common each morning so that they continue to be Success On Fire™? You can immediately use this case study to implement the one thing they all believe in common, to begin creating your power to thrive!
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