For me and for many, poor-leadership is the big elephant in the room. Its that big, its arse is pushing ones face up against the wall for lack of space. It’s that obvious.
Being an unreasonable person has always had a negative connotation for most. However, the following quote points to a new and enlightening perspective. Have a read and see what you think.
A fellow Co-Active leader in one of our private slack channels was considering some of the painful challenges in the world. She asked how can we as leaders/coaches make a difference to the world through our clients and people we lead.
Toxic leadership and overbearing (command-and-control) only delivers what the leadership asks for. And from my own experience, that isn’t what’s always needed. Businesses, in the VUCA* world we live in, need to have employees that can speak out (psychological safety), be creative and innovative.
For those that have no heard the word VUCA, may I first compliment your success being able to dodge this highly, and in sometimes overused term. If you don’t know it already it stands for: Volatility Uncertainty Complexity Ambiguity Well I’m going to attempt to overuse it here… However! I do this for no other […]