Four Agreements for Personal Freedom
In today’s busy world we are bombarded with messages and information from everywhere. Our ability to pay attention gives us the filter to keep out what we don’t need and to help make purposeful choices. Attention is key to the Toltec advice given by Don Miguel Ruiz in his book, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom. Thousands of years ago, the Toltec were known throughout southern Mexico as women and men of knowledge. Ruiz believes if we follow the Toltec advice we can attain “personal freedom”.
There’s nothing inside The Four Agreements that you don’t already know. You may even think there are more important things a leader should be focussed on. But before you get on with your day, I want you to consider something, The Four Agreements contains everything you need to know about dealing with the people you lead, and maybe more importantly, how to deal with yourself. The book has held a prominent place on my bookshelf for years.
The Four Agreements are:
The power of this book isn’t new or groundbreaking information. It’s a reminder that there are a few things we can all do on an everyday basis to become a better steward of the mission we are on, and to the people, we lead.
It’s up to you, but this book just might be what you need today to jumpstart your development and working with us could help accelerate that for you!