Each Friday's podcasts are always under 10 minutes.
This is episode 119.
I estimate that over the past thirty years I’ve read more than 1000 books on leadership. I’ve also watched 100’s of videos and listened to a zillion podcasts. There is no shortage of ideas about how to lead.
Google best selling leadership books and leadership styles and you’ll find a endless list:
Good to great
I could go on.
Which of these ways of leading will work perfectly for you?
My answer is none of them.
You will certainly gain insights.
The bottom line is this, there are a myriad of ways to lead. Only your way will work for you.
Since I became a student of leadership thirty-five years ago I’ve noted that there are proven principles, patterns and processes to adopt in your own best way.
In the short video below I overview a few:
There’s are as many ways to lead as there are people on the planet. The world needs more of your one-of-a-kind leadership in the service of others.
This is particularly true in a world of so-called hybrid work.
In a brilliant recent article titled ‘The end of the office’ Seth Godin says “As social creatures, many people very much need a place to go, a community to be part of, a sense of belonging and meaning. But it’s not at all clear that the 1957 office building is the best way to solve those problems.”
I couldn’t agree more.
Much of the purpose of leading is to help people to feel they belong and to find meaning for them.
Who will you become? What will you do next?
Become the wise leader you want to be?
PS Six ways that I can help you to hone your one-of-a-kind way of leading
1) Apply to join a wise leaders peer-group.
2) Undertake the wise leaders workshop.
3) Take up some bespoke mentoring.
4) Join in a We Need To Talk Experience.
5) Subscribe to my monthly wise leaders newsletter which means my first and third Wednesday events are complimentary.