Leadership Is Not a Title, It’s a Way of Being

Aug 19, 2019 | Blog

In the hustle of today’s world, the need to sloooooow down, take a break, unwind and take care of our self AND our inner self is in great demand. Unfortunately, burn out has become the new normal. Alignment of personal and professional is hard work. If something is wrong at home, it goes to work (and sometimes on social media). If there is a bad day at work, it goes home (and sometimes on social media). The impact on the ones who depend on us and we love the most goes far and wide. We pretend it’s not, but it grinds on relationships in all areas of our life. #truthbomb OUCH. This “way of being” is hurtful all around. And the thing is, I truly believe its not intentional, in most cases. As a society, we are sleeping, going through the motions and pretending not to know.

What if we started talking about it instead of pretending there’s no impact? What if it didn’t have to be like that? You can not escape constant noise in today’s world. It can feel overwhelming and lonely. And, in my opinion, creating an intentional plan to manage this new world we live in is critical. If not, addiction of some kind (name your poison…food, drugs, abuse, gambling, shopping), could be around the corner.

Here’s the good news…we don’t have to travel this road alone. There are communities and resources everywhere popping up to support a healthy 360 lifestyle in mind, body and soul. If you are looking for more happiness, connection and inner peace in your life, there is a proven path to find it! If you are ready to become the best possible leader of self and others, awesome, we are on this journey together!

Regardless if you have a title or not, we all lead in our lives. We lead in our family, we lead in our work, we lead in our communities and most importantly, we lead ourselves. Until I started holding myself accountable to a higher level of leadership (than how I was showing up), I continued to get the same results. I had a coach once ask me “what do you own, here?”. To this day, it is the one power question I ask myself when I am trying to work through something. What do I own, here? This phrase snaps me into accountability…fast!

Here are a few questions that will help you self reflect to see if the transformation journey is for you:

  • Are you finding it difficult to stick to something or meet your goals? If you are ready for increased, sustainable results in your life…
  • Are most of your conversations surface level? If you desire deeper relationships…
  • Do you find yourself in conflict? If you find it difficult to trust…
  • Is there anyone you need make amends with? If you want to learn how to have difficult conversations…
  • Do you feel like people judge you when you are 100% authentic? If you want to feel 100% free to be you and stop caring about what other people think…

If you answered yes to any of the above questions AND if you are ready for different results; a new way of being, let’s talk! The biggest challenge I hear from my clients is how unclear they are with what exactly they want in life. In a noisy world, without clarity, your way of being is confused, indecisive and distracted. Not leadership. These ways of being cause conflict in all areas of life. The idea is to change your way of being, in order to get improved results, deeper connections and overall fulfillment in your life. Are you ready for leadership ways of being like confidence, clarity and purpose?

I help clients find clarity, build a plan and support them as they practice new ways of being. This all starts with a strategy session to zero in on what’s holding them back and build a clear strategy for success. Declaring clarity in your life is astonishing and will launch you into a powerful, transformational journey of leadership and self discovery.

Transformation is no joke. It’s hard work and not everyone is willing to make the commitment OR keep the discipline it takes to continually evolve into the best version of themselves. If you are still with me, there is a reason. Take action. Invest in you. Nothing changes, if nothing changes.

Step 1 – schedule your strategy session today! We figure the rest out together! 🙂 I can’t wait to talk to you!

In love, light and leadership,

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Tina Paulus-Krause

The mission of True You Teams is to create safe space for leaders and their teams to gather, in a collective awareness, inspiring and supporting each other as we all intentionally grow into holistic, conscious leaders, along the way.


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