We have always heard that the trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
Could the same hold true for people?
Our lives are going so fast that we tend to do what is urgent versus what is important. So many of us focus on getting ahead that we don’t necessarily slow down to take time to reflect on what’s going on within us. We need to bring our attention to what’s happening in our lives in a mindful way. A more productive and intentional life can come from going slow.
In today's PDPW Podcast Weekly, Tom Thibodeau, reminds us why it's important to press the pause button in order to take time for self-reflection and to find moments of silence.
To learn more, listen to this week's episode: "Listening to ourselves".
Tom Thibodeau is a Distinguished Professor of Servant Leadership at Viterbo University and has been a faculty member since 1983. He is a recipient of Viterbo's Teacher of the Year award. "It is a privilege and a gift to be able to teach," says Tom; his "Servant Leadership" and "Leading by Serving" classes are among the most popular at the University, which features the county's only Masters of Servant Leadership Program.
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