Unconscious leaders are expert decision-makers and have a clear vision of what they want to achieve regardless of how their decisions or behavior can affect others. They tend to focus on the external environment and are driven by their emotional responses.
Conscious leaders, on the other hand, are those who lead with full awareness, authenticity, intentionality and hold themselves accountable. Rather than focusing on oneself, conscious leadership underlines the purpose of the organization as a whole.
Nathanael Chawkin, founder and CEO of Palæstra Leadership, takes us back to when he learned about conscious leadership and how his parents played a vital role in introducing him to meditation and consciousness. He also talks about his work with Palæstra Leadership, where he specializes in transforming organizational culture by coaching executive dynamics.
In this episode, Darius and Nathanael discuss the impact of conscious leadership in an organization, the benefits of meditation, the differences between spirituality and religion, and it is important for a leader to have a greater purpose.
Nathanael looks back on how he started conscious leadership
How Nathanael started working for the Stagen Leadership Academy
What is conscious leadership, and why it is important
How Nathanael started meditating at a young age
Understanding spirituality and religion
Why it matters to have a higher purpose as a leader
The benefits of higher intelligence in humans
The importance of self-knowledge
Palæstra Leadership and what it offers
Nathanael talks about Awakening Leadership and their upcoming plant medicine retreat in Costa Rica
And other topics…
How To Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan: https://www.amazon.com/Change-Your-Mind-Consciousness-Transcendence/dp/1594204225
Connect with Nathanael:
Palæstra Leadership: https://www.thepalaestra.com/
Awakening Leadership: https://awakeningleadership.org/
Connect with Darius:
Book: The Core Value Equation https://www.amazon.com/Core-Value-Equation-Framework-Limitless/dp/1544506708
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