“The problem is that leaders think they’re supposed to be courageous in facing the outside world, whereas what is so profoundly transformative is the courage to look at yourself.
It’s the courage to not give up on yourself, even though you do see your aggression, jealousy, meanness, and so on.
And it turns out that in facing these things, we develop not self-denigration but compassion for our shared humanity.”
Pema Chödrön en dialogue avec Margaret Wheatley.
My friend Pierre Goirand posted this and I love it