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The Mindful Coach: Seven Roles for Facilitating Leader Development: New and Revised Edition by Doug Silsbee

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CHAPTER 4
The Master
We can do no great things—only small things with great love. I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.
Mother Teresa
 
 
Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.
 
Aldous Huxley
 
 
WE WILL BEGIN (AND WILL END) WITH THE MASTER, because she is, as I said, qualitatively different from the other Voices. This “way of being” encompasses the mindfulness and awareness that we aspire to bring to our lives; it stands behind, coordinates, and animates the other Voices we may choose to use as coaches. The Master is about being; the others, while informed by the mindfulness and presence of the Master, are more about doing. Mastery blends ...

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