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The End of Leadership--at Least As We Know It!

The End of Leadership--at Least As We Know It! | Maximizing Business Value |
America is currently facing a crisis of leadership in business and in government. Yet at the same time – participation in leadership seminars and programs has never been higher. The leadership industry, with many of  its roots in America, is now a $50 billion industry. If America is so good at [...]


Kellerman explains that the current state of leadership is no better understood or produced than it was 40 years ago and that followers are becoming more and more disenchanted by those who are leading them.

Though the leadership industry thrives, leadership in practice is declining in performance.

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Via Gust MEES
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 29, 2:33 PM

Leadership has been changing for some time, but not uniformly. It is not readily evident in education that hierarchy is a thing of the past. What this means is that we are educating children and youth in a model that theorists think is passe. No wonder we have a crisis. Practice and theory are not separate, they are fused.

Deborah Verran's comment, March 29, 6:13 PM
Leadership is not just about having ability it is all about demonstrating that ability in practice i.e. standing up & accepting both responsibility & accountability
Gust MEES's comment, March 29, 6:40 PM
Hi Deborah Verran, I agree by 100%! Have a great day :)
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Why We Need More “Whys” in Strategic Planning

Why We Need More “Whys” in Strategic Planning | Maximizing Business Value |

It’s important to first recognize the reasons the question “why” often goes unasked and unanswered. If it’s such a powerful question, why is it so often replaced by “sounds good to me” or other such passive responses? This excellent article discusses why we don't ask this question more often during the process of developing new strategic plans and suggests ways to change our behaviour to deliver better strategy in future.

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