A summary of living leadership

What you have said is, in a way, obvious – but we have forgotten it.

A German manager responding to our presenting the concept of Living Leadership.


Be prepared to look foolish enough to become an authority

Leading is a social, in-between activity. Leaders, groups, organisations and the environment around them are interdependent. Leaders are not just at the top but in the middle of a complex network of relationships. Living leaders recognise this interdependence and relish discovering what is possible.

Respect the context and the culture of your organisation. Engage with people around you and look for exchanges ...

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