There is an Arab proverb reminding us that while it’s all very well to trust in providence and have faith that everything will work out, it does not let us off the hook from doing whatever we can at the same time to ensure a favourable outcome.
Why does personal health matter to leaders? Our mental, physical and emotional condition affects those we are leading and influencing. I call this the Airplane principal: In the case of sudden cabin de-pressurization, first put the oxygen mask on your face before helping another because your are useless if you are passed out (paraphrase)
In the middle of our fast-paced society and demanding culture what would it be like to move with intention and purpose without being driven by the tyranny of the urgent? Can we live free from the feeling of needing to accomplish more with less time? In a word…Yes!