- Shambhala Publications12/21/2021Pages: 296Size: 6 x 9ISBN: 9781611809213Details
Boundless Leadership provides a complete and systematic roadmap to finding meaning in your work, unleashing your full potential, and inspiring your team with resilience, innovation, compassion, and confidence. Contemplative neuropsychiatrist Joe Loizzo, MD, PhD, and executive advisor Elazar Aslan, MBA, PCC, reveal a new science-based vision of leadership that introduces disciplines of mind, heart, and body to help leaders cultivate clarity, compassion, and fearlessness for themselves and throughout their organization.
Boundless Leadership offers real-world applications to bring ease to leading oneself and others and provides examples from the authors’ experiences with clients, including CEOs of multi-billion-dollar businesses and hyper-growth start-ups, entrepreneurs, managers, and nonprofit leaders trying to balance the complex challenges of work and life in our interdependent age. Each section includes a range of transformational methods grounded in current neuroscience and contemplative practice, as well as practical applications to clarify intentions and decisions, deepen accountability and collaboration, and embody positive impact and purpose. Boundless Leadership also addresses the trend toward remote work and provides advice and guidance to remain productive and joyful when your work environment is in flux.
Whether you’re a CEO, manager, team leader, consultant, coach, social entrepreneur, or community activist, this book offers the tools you need to clarify your vision, lead others with grace and impact, and ignite positive change in the world—giving you a much-needed advantage in today’s fast-paced digital age.RelatedCheck items to add to the cart orAuthor BioJOE LOIZZO, MD, PhD, is a psychiatrist, clinical researcher, and meditation scholar-teacher who integrates neuroscience with contemplative practice to help people cultivate personal well-being, interpersonal compassion, and transformational leadership. Assistant professor at Weill-Cornell Medical College and founder of the educational non-profit Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science, his other books include Sustainable Happiness and Advances in Contemplative Psychotherapy.Praise
"A breathtakingly original approach to leadership, both practical and visionary. Anyone who cares about our future and how leaders can help shape a better future will find Boundless Leadership a source of inspiration." —Daniel Goleman, bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence and Focus
"Boundless Leadership offers readers the insights, wisdom, scientific evidence, and practical advice they need to become the leaders they hope and want to be—leaders who are at once caring, compassionate, clear-eyed, and effective. If everyone who is a leader, or aspires to be one, reads and absorbs the lessons of this book—as I hope they will—the world will be a better place" —Katherine J. Klein, vice-dean, Wharton Social Impact Initiative and Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management, The Wharton School
"A bold vision of a new human and organizational order coupled with a step-by-step guide to get you there." —Reade Fahs CEO, National Vision Inc.
"Boundless Leadership shares a powerful truth; developing as leaders is an inside-out process. It makes the case, with a coherent blend of modern science and personal story telling, that we can achieve more with greater ease by developing the discipline body, heart, and mind. Readers will find a practical and transformative guide to develop the kind of leadership needed most today—intentional, authentic, compassionate, and empowered." —Brandon Atkinson, CEO and Founder, 46 Summits Consulting
"This very practical book shows how to optimize your body, mind, and heart for twenty-first century leadership. From two master teachers, it is comprehensive, profound—and extraordinary." —Rick Hanson, PhD, bestselling author of Resilient and Hardwiring Happiness; Senior Fellow, Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley
"In this empowering synthesis of contemplative insights and the science of the brain and mind, Joe Loizzo and Elazar Aslan offer a guide to personal and professional leadership that helps us find deep inner resources of strength in ourselves and others. The approach of this guide to being an impactful, compassionate, and visionary leader is built upon cutting-edge science and inspired by the wisdom of meditative practice, providing us the best of rigorous research and heartfelt truths that can help us all to create a new world of compassion, connection, and creativity." —Daniel J. Siegel, MD, bestselling author of Mindsight; clinical professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and executive director, Mindsight Institute
"Boundless Leadership is a groundbreaking book that redefines what it means to be a true leader today. Rather than a superficial list of mundane and trite qualities found among ‘great leaders,’ Boundless Leadership takes a deep dive into the leaders themselves to identify the critical characteristics that define authentic, mindful, and effective leadership in a world full of sloganeering. This book is as much for the leader as it is for those they lead. A unique and progressive take on the organization of the future, Joe and Elazar are to leadership what Demming was to quality. A must-read for both current and aspiring leaders." —Ron Insana, Senior Analyst, CNBC
"A breathtakingly original approach to leadership, both practical and visionary. Anyone who cares about our future and how leaders can help shape a better future will find Boundless Leadership a source of inspiration." —Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
"Have you ever had a workplace that you just couldn’t relate to? Boundless Leadership provides us with a road map to change—blending the heart, mind, and body to change how we relate to ourselves, bring authenticity, connect with others, and lead in the workplace." —Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Change
"In a world increasingly powered by connectedness, interdependence, and networks, the ability to shed historical win-lose thinking and embrace boundless leadership is critical for the success of any leader, organization, or society. The evidence-based approach and pragmatic techniques contained in Boundless Leadership combine to create a powerful handbook that guides the reader to successfully achieve this necessary and advanced approach to self-development and leadership." —Brad D. Smith, former CEO and Executive Chairman, Intuit
"Boundless Leadership builds an understanding that leadership comes from within, that each of us can impact positive change in ourselves, our organizations, our personal lives, and even the world. It doesn’t stop there; the book gives practical methods to shift thinking and behavior to achieve success. I cannot help but think how helpful this work would have been for my younger self." —Beth Shapiro. Executive Director, Citymeals on Wheels
"There has never been a more ‘appropriate’ time for this book. Leaders today struggle to transform, as they are defined by archaic stereotypes and presented with conventional approaches for improvement. Boundless Leadership delivers a path for those ready for self-exploration and to begin their own personal journeys of transformation. The practical methods offered by Elazar and Joe apply to the leaders in all of us and transcend our personal and professional lives. The future of authentic and empathetic leadership starts here. For those who embrace it, the positive impact in your lives, organizations, communities, and the world are endless." —Fiona Bruder, President, Americas, George P. Johnson Experience Marketing
"Boundless Leadership is a deeply comprehensive and science-backed manifesto for enlightened leadership—an essential manual for leaders, change-makers and anyone who wants to make a difference and develop their full potential." —Emma Seppälä, PhD, author of The Happiness Track
"We take as a given that professional athletes practice their sport based on years of research into the optimal way to build muscle, skill, and motivation. Boundless Leadership is the ‘training manual’ for professional leaders, combining neuroscience and psychology to provide pragmatic and effective skill development that will have a huge impact on you and your organization." —Brian O’Kelley. Serial Entrepreneur, Technologist, and Angel Investor
"Boundless Leadership fearlessly proclaims how to place human dignity and joy at the very center of the twenty-first century workplace. Clear, practical, and seasoned, Elazar and Joe use their decades of business experience and transformational practice to challenge, guide, inspire, and advise. Their guidance is urgent; their insights are vital; their wisdom is refreshing!" —Michael Carroll, author of The Mindful Leader and Awake at Work
"Joe and Elazar have written a book that isn’t just another leadership manual that offers new wrapping for the same old concepts of how to lead. This book is a guide for how to shift your whole being to uncover the compassionate wise leader within you. They lay out a clear and actionable plan for training the mind, body, and heart, and I am certain it will help all those who read it find the boundless potential they might not have even known they possess." —Erin L. Olivo, PhD, MPH, Co-Founder and Executive Clinical Director, Center for Wise Mind Living
"Boundless Leadership uses the latest findings in science and a finely engineered architecture along with tools and practices to guide you on a journey of transformation. If you do just some of the work, expect a massive shift in your leadership, of self and others." —Elena Grinev, head of Solution Delivery, Shell New EnergiesSelected Reader Reviews