The by-product of pursuing your cause and rallying people behind it is attention. There will always be more people than you think, watching you. Every now and then, those watching (or stalking, if you are ever so lucky) you will be made or will make themselves clearly visible. For the sake of the cause the audience […]
By leading change, you create the future. Thus, leaders are always in the future. They walk in the present yet in the future at the same time. In order to get to the future, systems and many other mechanisms are created. Make no mistake, every system and tool that is developed is not always necessary. […]
‘Status quo leadership’ is about carefully keeping everything neat and as it is. It is about doing anything not to upset the way things are and nothing to change them. A leader who does this is practicing, for lack of a better term, ‘status quo leadership’. “Lack of a better term” because it is not leadership. The […]
Followers naturally respond better to bold statements, decisions and actions compared to indecisiveness. Supporters you cause are accelerators. As easily as they can help build momentum for the cause you lead, a lack of boldness can make them part of the machinery that destroys your momentum, discrediting your leadership and ultimately the cause.
This is the first introduction to leadership heretic. Thus it is proper to kick off the movement here by defining “heretic” and more importantly in the context of “leadership heretic”. The definition of leadership heretic in this post is not comprehensive. Thus “leadership heretic”, its pertinent attributes and its implications will be the core to the […]