In his book, The Mindful Leader, Michael Carroll tells the story of a capsized riverboat in a Chinese village. As all the villagers ran to the river to help, one man, an old fisherman, went off in the opposite direction.
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Lately I’ve been rocking the 24 hour rule. This is the mindful practice of waiting 24 hours before taking action on something that’s important. Whenever I sense myself trying to control an outcome it’s a sure sign I need to throw down the 24 hour rule.
Active coping, which I consider as a style of personality functioning, predicts leadership effectiveness. This is true based on laboratory research I headed at the University of Chicago and in my 14 years of ongoing research in the field.