In our exploration of Leading in Uncharted Territory, Rule #4 is build a strong network of people outside your organization to share ideas and collaborate – connect with the rock stars. The research tells us that Level 5 Leaders are the most effective at leading transformation. You may want to include people who meet these […]
In our exploration of Leading in Uncharted Territory, Rule #3 is Identify your top people as they are the ones who will help you navigate the transition. The research tells us that Level 5 Leaders are the most effective at leading transformation. If you have people in your organization who fit this criteria, you may […]
Leaders are now facing business conditions that did not exist a few years ago including unprecedented speed of change and global interconnection. Much of what we were taught about leadership and management is being tested and some of what we learned is no longer sufficient. We must still perform “blocking and tackling” flawlessly including: articulating […]
It is still important to have a vision and mission as the serve as the deep anchoring mechanism that informs our decisions. Additionally, it is important to balance current plan with responding to signals from the environment that may suggest a change in direction. Some of the direction changes will require significant systemic changes and […]
The term developmental level can be described in several ways, one is different ways of “meaning making” (how each of us make sense of experiences). To determine developmental level, the evaluator looks at cognitive complexity, affective and behavioral questions. An example of meaning making occurs when we receive feedback. Individual responses could range from absolute […]
According to Daniel Goleman, “Emotional competence made the crucial difference between mediocre leaders and the best. On average, close to 90 percent of their success in leadership was attributable to emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is often defined as, “the subset of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor one’s own and others’ feelings and […]
After reading the articles on Level 5 Leadership or attending a class, how will you use this information to increase your effectiveness at work or at home?
I have been interested in leading effective personal and organizational transformations for a number of years. I talk about it and teach in an MBA program. I have finally written an article that was published in the Integral Leadership Review , “Level 5 Leadership”:Leadership that Transforms Organizations and Creates Sustainable Results. I invite you to […]