“We are in an age of unprecedented change, it’s a ‘revolutionary’ time to be alive! The question we need to be asking ourselves is - ‘Am I leading that change?’ I believe we all have a choice to step up into personal, professional and social leadership. We have a choice to become agents for change, amplifiers, thought leaders to upgrade our thinking and lead our very own revolutions.”

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The power of perspective


* Keeps you going when times are tough.
* Allows you to keep your head when everyone around you is losing theirs.
* Reduces conflict and allows you to mediate tension.
* Is why people meditate.
* Promotes you to leadership positions.
* Allows you to entertain differences of opinion.
* Promotes well informed rapid decision making.

So how do you get it?

I've created this model to suggest 6 ways you can achieve perspective. In short it's about circling an issue in a spherical manner.

See the forest and the trees by developing your perspective.



Leadership styles are old school

Have you heard the school of thought that suggests different leaders have different styles? The autocratic, the empowering, the whatever...

That's so the year 2000 and things have changed. A 21st Century Leader needs to have capabilities, not styles. In a fast changing world you need to adapt and flex your style. To have a signature style that is known by others is to advertise that you lack the ability to adjust fast enough in the modern fast change environment.

To me, a personal leadership style that you live into is a self-fulfilling prophecy. Don't name your style, don't have a style, instead, develop your capabilities as a 21st Century Leader.

Here are 16 Capabilities I think the 21st Century Leader at any level needs to develop. Consider this your personal development plan as a leader.

It's not cool to have a leadership style. It's better to have broad capabilities.


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