…is the Dream State for the Builder’s Journey. It’s our value proposition and our deliverable for leaders and their teams. It stands apart from the false oneness of group-think, outward appearance/compliance, or temporary alliance against a common enemy. True oneness is integral to lasting impact and the greatest teams, lives, & legacies.
Our purpose is to awaken, challenge, and together transform a few leaders, teams and individuals into ONE – distinct & deeply connected – one BUILT TO LEAD.
How valuable is oneness? To find out, grab a piece of paper and draw a line down the middle. On the left side, write how work & life feels when you don’t have oneness within yourself, or with your significant other, family, partner, board, team, et al. After you finish, reflect on what you’ve written – what’s the cost when you don’t have oneness? Write some more.
On the right side of your paper, repeat the exercise writing about how work & life feels when you have this kind of oneness. Reflect again. What’s it worth? Write some more.
The Builder’s Journey to true oneness requires practice – real, hard, work — and you can’t build it with others until you’ve started to build authentic oneness within. Great leaders have a strong CORE. Leaders are believers — they know with uncommon clarity, depth & alignment WHY they are here, WHO they are, and HOW they want to live & work. And they are constantly building their core stronger, never settling — always a W.I.P. – ever-deepening their W-orldview, I-dentity and P-rinciples.
A self-centered, others-controlling life will never produce true oneness. Leaders who try to control others find themselves A-Lone, because leadership is about influence, not control. Your influence and true oneness with others will only grow as you lead in a core-centered, self-controlling way. Leaders are connectors to an inspired vision much greater than themselves. They serve their teams, and with BUILT TO LEAD they practice with their teams to become ALL-one. A-Lone vs. ALL-one? It’s literally one ‘L of a difference.
The one ‘L is the love leaders give and receive (not take) along the Builder’s Journey. BUILT TO LEAD leaders challenge their teams to do the same – to become truly ONE with them – through intentional, deliberate, ongoing practice. Starting in Practice 1 and continuing through Practice 1000, BUILT TO LEAD leaders & teams practice speaking truth in love, believing in each other and pushing each other to do what they CAN. Together they share a great big dream and a labor of love called OPUS where average is no longer tolerated.
Together we train, and together we practice to build true ONEness. Together we improve.