In this era where human consciousness is being challenged to seek something higher than oneself, it is easy to run into some kind of a leader, or spiritual guru.
With so many different varieties of gurus out there, how do you know, who to trust, and who to ignore?
If you ever wondered what could be a litmus test for someone to be recognized as a real leader, the following tips might come in handy.
- Fake leaders are serious all the time, whereas real leaders, take it easy, almost all the time.
- Fake leaders will try to impress you with miracles, true leaders never care about impressing you.
- Fake leaders like to show off how much they know, while real leaders find it easy to say, “I don’t know.”
- Fake leaders sell dreams, while their eyes are on your pocket. Real leaders help you drop foolish desires, so you can be at peace just as you are.
- Last but not the least, the true test of a leader is whether he is calm and pleasant or easily irritated. A true master enjoys himself and is calm and composed in every situation.
The one thing I look for in a leader is not how much he knows, or judge whether it is right or wrong. I simply see if he appears happy, especially in a crisis.
Because if a person can be happy in a crisis, then that is it. You need to look no further. Because anyone can be happy in pleasant circumstances, but only a true master knows how to be calm in tense situations, which is a quality worth emulating.