Once upon a time, a young man asked his parents if he could leave home and become a Tibetan Buddhist ordained monk. The top gurus of a Tibetan Buddhist sect saw this young man’s potential as a future religious teacher. At the age of 18, that young man already consumed the entire Mahayana Buddhist canon, was practising daily, waking up at 4am every morning to pray, was a vegan, and was adept in meditation.
My grandpa passed away recently, peacefully and quietly he left. Yet, beneath all that quiet, was a giant who made a lasting impression in my life. Let me ask you first, who is a true leader to you, and what standards do you hold yourself to as a leader?