giving to listening in a transformative way to lessen any suffering.
“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That’s the message he is sending.”
Here is the longer interview excerpt with Oprah:
Thich Nhất Hanh on becoming a monk, meeting Martin Luther King Jr; concentration and compassion, power of mindfulness, insight, how to transform warring parties and how to deeply transform relationships.
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PORTRAIT OF A TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADER:
THE LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
School of Management
Napier University Business School
Purpose: This paper explores the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in relation
to four characteristics of transformational leadership.
Methodology: It draws upon excerpts from archival sources of personal
correspondence and statements by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stored at the King
Center, Atlanta, Georgia.
Findings: The research finds that Dr. King personified the four characteristics of
transformational leadership. It also illustrates King’s leadership legacy through
modern works on leadership.
Practical Implications: The analysis presented assists our understanding of the
qualities of and the way we think about, transformational leaders. It emphasises the
importance of building follower confidence; challenging taken-for-granted
assumptions; developing follower needs and upholding high moral values.
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I have several of his books and his love for his fellow man shines through on each page.
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When I see that he and some others were able to make a difference in bringing people to an understanding of the need for compassion and empathy, it makes me happy.
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I have seen this before and am very impressed with what Thich Ngat Hanh has to say. We are fortunate to have such a person to learn from.