Guiding Principles of Sacred Leadership
“Sacred” leaders maintain a laser like focus on the organization’s mission to serve, guided by an enduring set of values and a concern for the FUTURE.
The vast majority of the leadership literature is really about management, not leadership; what we call the “MBA approach to leadership” with a focus on the bottom line and the short term.
A smaller, but important segment of leadership studies focuses upon the leader. Of course, the attributes of the leader are crucial to success, but “sacred” leadership transcends the person.
Mr. Davis proposes that there is a higher level of leadership; what he calls Sacred Leadership. Leadership is “sacred” when: