When people forget the principle of how things work they are faced with paradoxes… . Understanding the way things happen resolves paradoxes.
Tao Te Ching, Chapters 18 and 21
Although we have only begun our journey of a thousand miles, we believe that we’ve taken several important beginning steps. Those who write about leadership, researchers and scholars as well as popular authors and consultants, have many disagreements. These quarrels are sometimes vehement. However, we see most such differences as superficial. Our understanding of leadership points to a fundamental, underlying agreement, which we’ve called the “new paradigm” of transformational leadership.
In Chapter Three we expressed ...