Leading During a Change of Age
That we are living in a change of age, not in an age of change, is an expression I heard for the first time from Josephine Green, a former trend-watcher at Philips. Later I heard more people saying the same thing. I don’t know who first came up with it.
The line of thinking in this chapter is consistent with the leadership books I wrote in Dutch. Important sources of inspiration have been Wessel Ganzevoort (former CEO of KPMG Consulting Europe and later a professor of management and an independent thinker) and Harry Starren (co-author of one of my books and at that time managing director of De Baak).
The paragraph about great leaders as great human beings comes from an interview with Tex ...