Tag Archives: leadership development

Leadership development of the future: stakeholders & aesthetic learning

Due to the increasing complex problems we are facing as individuals, organizations, institutions, society, the  ‘genius with a thousand helpers leadership model’ is more and more replaced by ‘shared leadership’. This has implications for leadership development.   Let me start … Continue reading

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Middle managers & leadership – part 4 – results of the Leadership for Middle Management program

As mentioned here and here, the role of the middle manager is transforming to the point that they may be the most important people in your company today (Mollick, 2011). There are a multitude of reasons for this, but just … Continue reading

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Middle managers & leadership – part 3: how to become a middle leader?

“Which leadership book or training can you recommend me? How can I become a middle leader?” These simple questions require very complex answers if you consider all dimensions of leadership. Day, Harrison and Halpin (2009) advocate an integrative model of … Continue reading

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What predicts the development of shared leadership?

On this blog we have mentioned several times (e.g. here and here) that shared leadership has become an important leadership paradigm in the 21st century.  Up until now, we have not offered you an overview of what factors increase the … Continue reading

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The problem with the 70:20:10 rule in leadership development

I recently stumbled across a piece of text in a forthcoming chapter of the Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations, which made me smile. It made me smile because leading authors in the field, Scott DeRue and Christopher Myers, structured … Continue reading

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Leadership in families is (also) no longer what it used to be

Drath (2001)* formulates three knowledge principles about leadership. They describe wonderfully the evolution of leadership. Also in family settings. 1) Leadership is a personal thing. The leader determines the vision, expects loyalty and is personally responsible for adaptive change. Followers … Continue reading

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How to foster leadership and leader development from early childhood on?

Recent theories put identity & self-regulation development at the heart of leader and leadership development. The table below summarizes which leadership tasks can enhance leadership development from early childhood on…. Any comment?

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