Experience is a vast territory. Fortunately, it is well-charted terrain. Since its inception in 1970 the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) has researched the role of experience in leadership development. Along the way, CCL has identified some key principles that focus you on what matters most in becoming an experience-driven leader. We've also uncovered some common misunderstandings that might lead you down the wrong path.
Three fundamental truths form the basis for understanding and practicing experience-driven leadership:
- EXPERIENCE MATTERS—LEADERS ARE MADE, NOT BORN
- EXPERIENCE IS VARIABLE—NOT ALL EXPERIENCES ARE EQUAL
- EXPERIENCE IS THE ...