This piece by former McKinsey Managing Partner Marvin Bower published in November 1997 is still very relevant. A 1950's and 60's leader Bower was ahead of his time.
If you are wanting to really embrace leading and managing the 21st century way take onboard Bower's insights and take action.
You will feel better, and so will your people. Better performance will follow.
To many Bower's insights were maverick thinking in his day. Staggeringly for some, they still are.
Is your thinking still old school? Could you think more like a maverick and then step out of the box with your actions?
Be the difference you want to see in the world.