Renaissance for LEADERS

Peak Performance Resources for Leaders by Leaders

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1. Existence; a state of existence; a condition of existence. 2a. An object, idea, or symbol that exists, is thought to exist or is represented as existing. b. A person. 3. (Capital B) God. 4. One’s basic essential nature. 5. (Philosophy) a. That which can be conceived as existing. b. Absolute existence in its perfect and unqualified state; the essence of existence.


1. The assumption or choosing of a category of identity. Beingness is assumed by oneself or given to oneself, or is attained. Examples of beingness would be one’s own name, profession, physical characteristics, role in a game – each and all of these things could be called one’s beingness. 2. The person one should be in order to survive. 3. Essentially, an identification of self with an object.


1. A firm opinion. 2. An acceptance of a thing, fact, statement, etc. 3. An acceptance that something exists.

Belief System

A belief system is the set of a person’s interrelated ideas, principles, precepts, rules, or laws that govern their acceptance or conviction in the actuality of something they perceive.  It is the person’s mindset.  Belief systems are created by the person’s knowledge and experiences.


1. Accept as true or as conveying the truth.


1. Assign fault, cause or responsibility to another entity. 2. When one individual assigns cause to another entity, he delivers power to that entity. 3. Blame is the negation of responsibility. 4. To find fault with; censure; accuse; condemnation.

Blame Game

Accusations exchanged between people who refuse to accept responsibility for an undesirable event, loss or failure. Finger pointing and scapegoating are common techniques used to divert attention and focus on a person who is assigned fault. Whenever money is lost, emotions run high and the Blame Game kicks into high gear.


1. The 6th out of 7 levels on the Optima Zones. 2. The state of being fully expressed, creative and passionate.  3. People who routinely operate in this zone are on the leading edge of shifting paradigms, social values, and culture.


1. The complete physical structure of an organism, especially of a human being or animal. A carbon-oxygen engine which runs at 37°C. The spirit being is the captain running this engine in human beings. 2. A group of individuals regarded as an entity; corporation. 3. A number of individuals or things regarded as a whole; a group; a collective mass.

Book Value

1. The value of an asset on a company’s balance sheet, which is often different from the amount the asset is worth on the open market. 2. The value of a company’s net assets as per its balance sheet (calculated as assets, less liabilities).

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