You must act only for this day and this hour,
Because tomorrow is unfixed and difficult to know.
You must meditate without wasting time,
thinking that there is only this day and this hour.
After that it becomes truly easy.

Dogen

tMLF Leadership philosophy

tMLF believes that:

  • everyone is capable of personal leadership 
  • respect for the inherent value and dignity of all human beings and empathic understanding of them is central to a successful relationship between leader and led. The ‘I’m OK - You’re OK’ position
  • people of all ages and stages of development are capable of learning to take responsibility for their decisions and actions
  • all are born equal
  • all are creative 
  • our need for relationship constitutes a primary motivating experience, and contact and secure attachment is the means by which the need is met 
  • we all have a self-actualising tendency