So What Does Conscious Leadership Look Like?

Here are seven components of Conscious Leadership:

1 Leading yourself
2 Style
3 Trust and ethics
4 Transparency
5 Rewards
6 Communication/realtime
7 Support

Leading Yourself

Just as this book puts people before leadership, we must also put leading ourselves before leading others.

There are many appallingly bleak but recognizable models of management style such as the mushroom management (‘keep ’em in the dark and feed ’em crap’), the seagull (‘arrive in a flap, squawk around for a while, crap over everybody and then fly out’) and so on. We know that they exist because we have all seen and experienced them!

Will those approaches to leadership help organizations thrive in the 21st century? ...

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