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Leadership: The Inner Side of Greatness, A Philosophy for Leaders, New and Revised, 2nd Edition by Peter Koestenbaum

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CHAPTER 11

Expanding Organizational Skills

As we have seen, the essence of the Leadership Diamond model is the leadership mind, or leadership intelligence, which is different in kind from the so-called ordinary mind. Shifting gears into that new consciousness is the secret of power and control. This transformation can be described by observing leaders and by detecting the hidden leadership potential within oneself. And leadership begins by being a leader in one's own life.

In passing, think of this: it is useful to conceptualize oneself as a company, a business, or an organization—even as a state. Each of us, then, needs a marketing department, a finance department, and a planning department. If we are a state, we need a defense department, a ...

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