We see the leader inside of everyone, and value leadership as a key part of both growing up, and waking up in the lives of everyone at work. The research is clear, the way in which a leader makes sense of the world around them is a direct reflection of their decision making and leadership capacity. Growing up, we learn to take coordination seriously, to seek the perspectives of others and improve our lens for strategy and governance. Waking up, we realise that the world is bigger than our own network of perspectives, our own expectations of each other and even the unknown corners of our own awareness.
The greatest predictor of role performance variance is Mental Ability.
The reason why we are having such a hard time managing and leading in VUCA is that we don't have these rituals and practices that cultivate our own individual awareness.
You have to be able to follow as well as lead. You have to leave your ego at the door. The hierarchy doesn't really work anymore.
How do you look at the adaptive leadership? You start rewriting the rules as you know, how do I actually get information from other systems to make this better...