CHAPTER 9CONCLUSION

“There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story.”

Frank Herbert

Leadership sustainability has become the responsibility of all leaders: leaders charged with building other leaders, human resources (HR) professionals who create the infrastructure of leadership development, and external coaches and advisors who inform the leadership process.

We strongly, yet cautiously, believe that good leaders can become better when they consciously sustain the changes they know they need to make. Most of us learn to parent by copying how our parents parented us. Many leaders lead by mimicking how their mentors and prior leaders led them. Sometimes, these multi-generational leadership efforts work well. At other ...

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