In the News: Lessons In Leadership: It’s Not About You. (It’s About Them)

Most of us in the L&D/OD world already know that effective management and leadership is about enabling one’s team members to be able to ‘succeed’, however, what seems logical and normal to us if often not known and/or embraced by managers/leaders themselves. Here’s a brief, but interesting, article from GPB News. Have a great weekend and see you again on Monday. Cheers, Sam 🙂

Ronald Heifetz draws on his training as a psychiatrist to coach aspiring leaders at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Ronald Heifetz draws on his training as a psychiatrist to coach aspiring leaders at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By: Shankar Vedantam – GPB News

Ronald Heifetz has been a professor of public leadership at Harvard’s Kennedy School for three decades, teaching classes that have included aspiring business leaders and budding heads-of-state. Each year, he says, the students start his course thinking they’ll learn the answer to one question:

As leaders, how can they get others to follow them? Continue reading