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Ronald Heifetz* on leadership – Part III: the five strategic principles of leadership

1. Leadership identifies the adaptive challenge. It puts the finger on the values at stake and the work to be done. For leadership without authority this is easier. The sole focus enables to become the lightening rod for the issue, the … Continue reading

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Ronald Heifetz* on leadership – Part II: the difference between power, authority and leadership

Leadership is often defined as social influence. That makes leadership trivial and instrumental: people using their influence to reach group goals. At the same time we all associate leadership with ‘making the difference’, ‘realizing breakthroughs’, ‘transformation’. Heifetz shows the way … Continue reading

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Ronald Heifetz on leadership – Part I: “Leadership is not waiting for the coach’s call to adress hard problems.”

“How can we understand and define leadership, not only in its effectivity, but also in its morality?” “Did Hitler show great leadership?” It’s an easy question to provoke a debate on leadership. The answer to that question is not easy. … Continue reading

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