Finding the Right Balance — and Flexibility — in Your Leadership Style

It’s an outdated idea that a leader should adopt a fixed leadership style that’s agnostic to the specific context in which he or she is operating. A single approach to leadership is not going to meet the myriad of challenges that today’s leaders face. Thus, rather than perfecting a “leadership sweet spot,” a leader needs to develop and broaden his or her “leadership sweet range.” The wider this range becomes, the more effective or versatile the leader will be. The authors identify seven core tensions between traditional and emerging leadership approaches and offer strategies for leaders looking to broaden their range. Read More