Chapter 20

Compelling leadership (communication)

Communication: Expressing opinions, desires,needs and fears verbally and non-verbally inways that are appropriate and effective to thesituation.

Compelling leadership is defined as being able to engender loyalty, attract followers and use risk as a technique to grow and learn. These leaders drive growth and achievement for individuals, teams and the organisation. Central to this is their ability to communicate with power, clarity, influence and a clear context.

Compelling leaders are powerful and influential; they can lead from any position and understand what they do and do not yet know. They take and drive action, are willing and able to take risks, and are always open to learning; they inspire ...

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