How much time do I give myself
each week to be in silence and inner listening?
What is my spiritual character:
spiritual view of life + spiritual purpose + spiritual values?
What path of spiritual growth-path of action, devotion, or wisdom-do I most naturally employ?
What spiritual disciplines most
help me to deepen my spiritual awareness?
3. Embody spiritual principles in your leadership. See what it looks like
waking up as a spiritual leader each day.
does spirituality support my success in business?
is my work an opportunity for spiritual growth?
have I talked my thoughts and walked my talk in the last 24 hours?
4. Engage in revolutionary activities. Stretch your ideas of what’s
possible in who you are, what you contribute, and how you can lead from your
does my work culture look different from a spiritual view?
is my definition of wealth for my organisation as well as for myself?
do I see myself relating to my organisation’s stakeholders from a
four faculties are not just for individuals. In fact, when a group of leaders
identify their common spiritual view of life, support each other in growing
spiritually, embody spiritual principles day-to-day, and engage in activities to
transform their organisation, they cannot help but stimulate fundamental
change… naturally. This change will occur in three arenas:
culture of the organisation
organisation’s approach to creating wealth
organisation’s relationship with
society and environment
an executive team embodies a common spiritual view, it naturally exercises the
spiritual values such as truthfulness, responsibility, peace, love, and
non-violence. Those values shape the day-to-day culture for learning and
innovation. Then, the wealth-creation activities of an organisation –
including strategy and product development – will be based on this culture of
spiritual values. The team’s spiritual character will also drive their
decisions as they interact with and affect the societies and the environment in
which they operate.
we are all called to lead the way to a new story about leadership and spiritual
values in business. As stated by Michael Ray, professor at Stanford
University’s Graduate School of Business
real heroes of today are people dealing with the challenges of a world in
chaotic transition. They know the difficulty and suffering that is part of
this world. But they also have full faith in their inner creativity and spirit
with its infinite intuition, will, joy, strength, and compassion. They know
that the joy and promise of life is taking these inner qualities and bringing
them forth in a constant quest for the highest for themselves and everyone
The Art of
Spiritual Leadership in Business is a response to this challenge, this call,
for business leaders to take the lead in guiding their organisations from a