Today’s powerful leaders believe that good business is good for people, good for the world, and understand that their actions have global impact. The critical success factor in this is the consciousness of the leader. It impacts every decision, every conversation, every leadership moment. It requires knowing yourself and showing up authentically, taking business actions that align with your heart. Getting there is not always easy. How do you create consciousness in your leadership? In the Spirit of Leadership is Cheryl Esposito’s invitation to leaders throughout the world; an invitation to lead from the heart with honesty, vision, and courage. Are you ready to take your leadership to the next level?
About the Author
Cheryl Esposito, founder of Alexsa Consulting and Center for World Leadership, is internationally recognized for coaching leaders to increase effectiveness, successfully navigate transitions, and expand their realm of possibilities. For more than twenty years, she has coached CEOs and senior executives, helping them learn to lead themselves in order to lead others. Her work facilitating leadership retreats, team development, strategic planning, and organizational change led her to what she believes is the critical success factor in any of these ventures: the consciousness of leaders—how they show up, how in sync with self they are, and how they are perceived by others. Cheryl’s clients soon understand the path to this outcome is "knowing how to know oneself." "Honoring the person and their innate talent is key. My purpose is coaching leaders to build on their strengths and reach into their core of integrity. We work in a collaborative way to shape them and their work in the world."
“Effective leadership requires a congruence of authentic speaking, self-trust, and a genuine respect for the gifts and talents of others. We all recognize, admire, and respect leadership which motivates and inspires others to contribute their personal and professional best. Cheryl Esposito’s book, In the Spirit of Leadership and her Center for World Leadership provides both practical and inspirational ways that can cultivate and awaken empowering and collaborative leadership skills for everyone.”
— Angeles Arrien, Ph.D. Cultural Anthropologist
Author of The Four-Fold Way and Second Half of Life
“This book is the perfect recipe for living on purpose – a mystic path, solo reflection and a taste of the wild. It will feed the hunger of body and soul.”
— Richard J. Leider Founder, The Inventure Group and best-selling author of The Power of Purpose; Repacking Your Bags; and Claiming Your Place at the Fire
“This is a stunning book of insight, poetically presented, that is greatly needed by modern world cultures. Cheryl has done a magnificent job in imparting insightful guidelines that should be immensely helpful to both individuals and institutions. Through her deeply personal sharings, she opens a way that is clear, enlivening, liberating and immediately relevant to your life. I recommend this book most highly.”
— John P. Milton Founder of The Way of Nature and Sacred Passage, Author of Sky Above, Earth Below: Spiritual Practice in Nature
“This delightful book of poetry and prose will allow you to self-reflect into the heart of what matters to you.”
— Richard Strozzi-Heckler, President of Strozzi Institute and author of The Leadership Dojo and Holding the Center
“Esposito's elegant book reaches deep into the silent center of the self, where creative thoughts arise. To spend time with the poems and meditations here is to nourish the soul.”
— Betty Sue Flowers, international business consultant, poet, and co-author of Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations, and Society and Director, Johnson Presidential Library and Museum