Leading from the mind’s eye simply relates to how you uses your brain and focus where you want to go. If you have a leader who is focusing on the wrong thing, that means you have a leader who can’t control his/her focus. In turn, he/she will get into all kinds of difficulties. Furthermore, to identify when is right or wrong, you have to go in and look at values. You have to understand what are the values that guide the mind’s eye.
There is a connection between leading from the mind’s eye and what is happening in Thailand. When your only focus is on overthrowing something (on a negative outcome), then you would miss the perspective. The steps to lead from the mind’s eye are:
Recognise your own state
Build understanding of how your brain works
Use experiences around you to help support you
Identify how we react with people
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