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The Need for Mindful Leaders in Challenging Times
Fleet Maull begins this dharma talk by discussing his position as an optimist, while also recognizing many of the issues, struggles and challenges that the world faces in this modern day. How do we as individuals navigate through these challenges? How can our Buddhist practice, along with mindfulness, have an impact on the external world? After describing these challenging realities of today, he brings us back to personal practices that we can all do. He continues by stating the “need for mindful leaders” and views these worldwide issues as a case of why such leaders are necessary. Fleet finishes with descriptions of his seven principles for mindful leadership and how these can be applied to one’s personal practice in the context of the bigger issues of the world.