Embracing Your Role as Mentor
Becoming an elder is not based on one’s age but on one’s wisdom and willingness.
Through her work as an anthropologist and her research in the field of cultural intelligence, Dr. Lindsey shows how mentoring and mastery are common to all cultures.
From the apprentice guilds of Europe, where masters of craft invested themselves in their novices, to the Hawaiian Kahuna, who often waited years for the right student to arrive, elders and elders-in-training have played a significant role in the transfer of wisdom from one generation to the next.
In an era of uncertainty, the world is inundated with information yet starved for wisdom. In this thought-provoking presentation, executives and senior managers learn how wisdom — as it’s exemplified and shared — is the missing link in leadership today.
Drawing on the lessons from elders around the world, leaders will explore how to access their own inherent wisdom and raise the mantle of what it means to be an elder statesperson in the 21st century. As one visionary elder said, “When there is chaos all around you, become still as a mountain because in that stillness is the answer you seek.”