5 Paradoxes That Will Improve Your Leadership Effectiveness

“Good leadership consists of doing less and being more.” – John Heider, The Tao of Leadership Soft is Strong We may have been taught that leaders must be tough, rigid and forceful. Yet this often leads to outcomes that undermine leadership. Force creates resistance. Rules inspire rebellion. Water is soft and flexible yet it can Continue reading 5 Paradoxes That Will Improve Your Leadership Effectiveness

Leadership is a Promise Kept

Every leader has promises to keep. Promises that are in effect the moment you step into the leadership role. The exact nature of these promises may vary somewhat based on the individual, context or culture but the important thing to remember is that these unspoken promises are very real and always active. They do not Continue reading Leadership is a Promise Kept

Let the Power of Imagination Fuel Your Leadership

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” ― Albert Einstein Process. Data. Measurement. Planning. Communication. Vision. Strategy. Words we associate with leadership. Imagination? Not so much. And that’s unfortunate. I suppose there are reasons we don’t talk Continue reading Let the Power of Imagination Fuel Your Leadership